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Author Topic: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)  (Read 34175 times)

Offline DizWhiz

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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #45 on: March 05, 2014, 10:36:34 pm »
That cockpit alone is a full kit looks awesome.
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #46 on: March 06, 2014, 01:25:54 pm »
Wow, Armando.  That looks awesome!  With your skills and talent along with that wonderful Finemolds kit you really are going to go to a galaxy far, far, away!  Great start my friend!
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #47 on: March 06, 2014, 02:50:44 pm »
Thanks guys. Well Jerry, if I can nail the weathering down on this puppy, I think it will look amazing.
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #48 on: March 06, 2014, 04:01:27 pm »
Fantastic it looks... Hmmm hmmm hmmm hmmm (bad Yoda impression).  :o
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #49 on: March 06, 2014, 05:45:05 pm »
Lol Scott.
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #50 on: March 06, 2014, 08:30:33 pm »
The cockpit is looking great Armando. That photo etch really makes a difference. That kit is amazing.
If It's a model kit, I like it already.

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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #51 on: March 07, 2014, 04:48:07 am »
Wow that cockpit is sweet! Seeing those little guys in there put a smile on my weary face at 2:48am (cramming for exam).
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #52 on: March 07, 2014, 12:31:02 pm »
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #53 on: March 07, 2014, 01:21:55 pm »
Thanks guys. Lufty, good luck on whatever it is you're cramming for.
Boyd, you ain't kidding. The fit of the parts does not disappoint. I have yet to have a problem with any warpage or edges not sitting right.
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #54 on: March 07, 2014, 02:09:02 pm »
Love the detail Armando truly an epic build

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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #55 on: March 07, 2014, 04:13:08 pm »
Thanks Bill! Cant wait to see your Borg alcove.
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #56 on: March 09, 2014, 07:28:35 pm »
Quick update on my Falcon. Been assembling the gun turrets and the landing gear, as well as beginning the long job of gluing greeblies unto the hull.
First the turrets. I found some decals to glue on the inside, so I got some Testors decal paper, created the decals, and glued them in. To be honest, I was disappointed in the result. The decals did not stick very easily, and I went to all that trouble for nothing because they cant even be seen from the outside. Considered briefly lighting the turrets, but  atest with an SMD seemed too bright and didnt really show them, so I abandoned that idea. Apologies for not having pics of the decals in place, but you havent missed much. Cant see them. Here are the decals.



Its a shame they cant be seen, because they were kinda cool.
Here are the turrets assembled, as well as the landing gear, which still needs to be painted. Note the photoetch baffles in place.



Here's the photoetch parts compared to the kit parts.



Heres a pic of the inside of the cockpit to see how it was lit, in case you wanted to see that.



And heres a pic of the upper saucer, with greeblies on...the greeblies are the unpainted parts.



Next I will begin designing how I am going to light the main engine. Got some bicolor LEDs and I will be playing with several ideas in my head. Should be interesting. Enjoy.
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #57 on: March 09, 2014, 07:44:33 pm »
dude! That details awesome! This kid looks really sharp! Great job so far!
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #58 on: March 09, 2014, 09:45:41 pm »
She's lookin good!  The Styrene Surgeon strikes again!
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Re: Millenium Falcon 1/72 scale by Fine Molds (Modified)
« Reply #59 on: March 10, 2014, 02:33:58 am »
Thanks guys...the sheer number of greeblies is amazing...
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