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  1. toadwbg

    Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project

    Mucho gracias! I've decided to do an ANH version with the blockade runner in the main hanger bay. As such I won't be doing the garbage shute. I've ordered a Blockade Runner off Shapeways. Here is some other stuff I'm considering: - resin main hanger bay - battleship turrets for the main turbolasers - ANH bridge panel off Shapeways - tractor beam projectors off Shapeways I'm not worried about being 100% accurate to the original ANH filming model. I just want to get those few distinguishing features that help it stand out. The rest will be some scratchbuilding old-school style with various greebles from my spares! I will also be using LEDs to light up the engines and main hanger bay. Not sure yet if I'll be doing the fiber optics for Windows. You have definitely inspired me!
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    Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project

    I'm going to start mine over Christmas break. What aftermarket add-ons do you feel are the most worthwhile?
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    What makes a good/bad fitting model?

    The plastic can creep under it's own weight. There is also internal stresses from the molding process the settle out over time. Not to mention heat, humidity, and thermal cycles.
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    What makes a good/bad fitting model?

    Also a reminder old kits may have fit better 20-30 years ago. Plastic creeps and warps over time sitting in the box.
  5. I also gave up on Hyperscale years ago for these same reasons.
  6. Found what I needed. Search over.
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    What makes a good/bad fitting model?

    Pretty much nailed it above.
  8. Looking for this part if you have one in your spares, would really appreciate it! I can pay for shipping. I'll take more than one if you have it. A Sherman or M10 kit would have this. I used to have a kit that got trashed with this part, know I'm kicking myself in the head Thanks- Toad
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    Sad day in the Marvel universe.

    They did "pre-film" several cameo scenes already so we will see him in several upcoming fills yet.
  10. Turns out, I need this part in 1/48 scale, not 1/35th!
  11. I'm also told this part off the Tamiya M10 is "close enough". EDIT: 1/48 SCALE needed
  12. Looking for this part if you have one in your spares, would really appreciate it! I can pay for shipping. I'll take more than one if you have it. I used to have a kit that got trashed with this part, know I'm kicking myself in the head Thanks- Toad
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    No Talk Of Solo?

    I did enjoy Solo. I think Ron Howard pulled a rabbit out of a hat to save this film. . Disney/ Lucasfilm needs to do damage control however. Darth Kennedy MUST Be vanqwished. Somehow we need to turn back time and stop TLJ from ever being released....
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    NEW MIG -21SMT REVELL 1/48

    Pretty sure I got the SMT kit in my stash. Anyone interested in it for $20? Send me a PM.
  15. toadwbg

    Ban Dai 1/144 AT-AT

    Outstanding! What color did you use for the base coat? Looks spot on to the movie version.
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