Progress! My other two small tripods have finally made it through the assembly & paint shops to join 'Tom'.
Tripod 2 ('Dick'), with recessed heat-ray:
Tripod 3 ('Harry'), with heat-ray extended:
And a couple of group shots:
What's the collective noun for Martian tripods? I quite like 'triumph'. A triumph of tripods. Rolls right off the tongue.
Right, now I need to start on some opponents. And also build the large tripod ('Peggy') I have.