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AH-KU MkII (Scout/Melee Mech)

by filipturz, published

AH-KU MkII (Scout/Melee Mech) by filipturz Jan 8, 2018

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Summary

Hello again,

This time it took longer because I resorted to rough sketches and imagination in terms of the design. Used various bits and bobs from around the web for inspiration, but it's not a blatant copy of any particular design. It's actually quite challenging to come up with a mech design, but eventually I came up with something I like and, hopefully, you'll too.

I dubbed it AH-KU MKII (Autonomous Hunter-Killer Unit, Mark 2) - dubbed "Cheetah" - as speed, camouflage and agility are what brings it to close quarters combat at which it excels. Being caught out in the open though renders it almost helpless.

Print Settings

Printer:

3DGence ONE

Rafts:

Doesn't Matter

Supports:

Yes

Resolution:

0.15

Infill:

~20%


Notes:

Print big for FDM, print at around 50mm tall for DLP.
Checks out OK from Netfabb.
Will require a bit of sanding as the tolerances on the parts are extreme to say the least. But a minute with sandpaper and you'll be OK.

How I Designed This

Blender all the way, as usual.
If anyone's interested, the presentation screen was made using Substance Painter.

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Nice design and a great aesthetic. Can't wait to print this one!

Such a awesome desing.
And Warhammer 40k Tau Empire conversion material... ;)

A sure print for me. Pure art work! Thank you

This is awesome ! A sure print for me, thank you !

Love your designs! This is fantastic! Thank you!

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