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Pride of the Herd by GeneralMechanics
Pride of the Herd
The proud bull rests at the peak of the hill. Watching over his herd and land.
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Gentle Giant by GeneralMechanics
Gentle Giant
#9 "Julius Hungy Parobelas" the Gentle Giant.

Hard to believe I bottle fed him isn't it?
He is a Gelbvieh and Pinzgauer cross, and the first born of our only set of twins in the history of our farm that I had to raise since his mother rejected him. He turns five years old in December.

Photograph taken by me, General Mechanics
2015 Parobelas Farms
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First Precious Moment by GeneralMechanics
First Precious Moment
Her precious moment. 

On March 24th, 2015, my two year old heifer #2-13 "Freida" gave birth to her first bull calf, "Grayson." According to my records, the suspected father is my four year old bull, #9 "Julius Hungy."Gentle Giant by GeneralMechanics

Grayson marks the first of our next generation of hybrid cattle combining the Charolais, Gelbviegh, and Pinzgauer bloodlines.

The culmination of four years of work and her lifetime of nurturing, Freida was our first successful crossbreed between our Pinzgauer and adopted Charolais cattle. Even though she was the second born, she surpassed all expectations in behavior, growth, and maturity.

This picture is symbolic of everything we've been working towards. Freida was not just for show as some pen raised heifer, but a nurtured animal who would become a mother some day, and she was more than prepared for it.

Photo was taken by Me, General Mechanics
At Parobelas Farms, in Hahira GA. 2015
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What's on the desk 3-27-2015 by GeneralMechanics
What's on the desk 3-27-2015
As an unexpected turn of events, my sister's boss discovered that I'm a model builder and asked me to work on some kits for him. He's a Porsche enthusiast, and as such asked me to build not one, but three cars! Starting with the first to arrive in the mail is the Revell 1:24 scale Porsche 911 Turbo (1987 model).

This is going to take me away from working on the Perfect Grade Unicorn Gundam for a few weeks, but I will return to my Beast of Possibilities soon enough.

I'll be honest it's a big step back in time for me, since the last time I built a model like this was decades ago, when I didn't have the wealth of knowledge or years of skill to back me up. So far I've only done modular construction; assembling parts that don't need to fully connected to one another yet. I even used my UltraSonic cleaner to peal off the chrome plating on the engine parts so I can repaint them.

This picture's just to show him that "I won't let his car end up like the last car model (cough, standing over his) that I built."

For reference, that's the DMK-01 Optimus Prime by Takara. Optimus Prime DMK-01 by GeneralMechanics 

I'll post more photos of the finished car before I send it back to its owner. and I'll be sure to drive it in reverse to undo the mileage I put on it first...
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Greetings visitors and friends of my DeviantArt Domain!

I send this journal entry to say that while in my period of minimal activity on DA, I keep a more regularly updated photo-journal segment on my Google+ Page. I'm not retiring from DA, it's just easier with G+ since it is built into my cell phone and is more rapidly available to post material online.


...or I'm just that one guy who continues to refuse to getting a Facebook page. 

Don't judge me, it's not like I've got a Zune. 


The address link is plus.google.com/u/0/+RobBraun/

"Apparently I'm popular there because people like my pictures of Gundam Models, Baby Cows, and Broken Tractor Parts!"

There you will see some in progress work of mine that I will later mirror here and in future model reviews on CollectionDX!
  • Listening to: Sansa MP3 player
  • Reading: model kit manuals
  • Drinking: water

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GeneralMechanics
Rob Braun
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
Gunpla and Cow Master of CollectionDX!
Fearless Leader of the GM Brigade!
Solo Legendary Hero of Awesomeness!

Current Residence: Builder's Den, Hahira region
Favourite genre of music: soundtrack
Favourite style of art: Fine Point Illustration, character illustration
Operating System: ZBN-Drive
Shell of choice: Ceramic coated Cobalt-Titanium alloy
Skin of choice: Nano-polymer
Favourite cartoon character: Grimlock, The Tick, Freakazoid.
Personal Quote: "If Life were easy, it wouldn't be fun."
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Makingscalemodels Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the watch! *bow*
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GeneralMechanics Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome! Your work is incredible!
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Tentish Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you so much for
 the watch!! X3
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IsaiahBelmont Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
GUNDAMS ROCK!!!!!!
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Count-Vilanova Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Hey happy birthday buddy!
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enc86 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
Welcome to :iconmodelpit: buddy, we are happy to have you. please read the rules and have fun!
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SierraFaith Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for the :llama:!
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SierraFaith Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
:giggle: hi
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Pitboy2710 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
Just read your review of 1/100 scale Metal Gear Rex. Thanks for the info :)
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GeneralMechanics Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! Thanks for reading.
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