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Offline madmonk

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Cloud City Landing
« on: February 02, 2018, 08:57:18 am »
A bit of a fun project using Bandai's 1/350 Vehicle Series Falcon (the palm sized one), a few LEDs and fibre guides and JPG Productions Bespin Cloud City Landing Pad resin kit.

The Bandai kit should be familiar to most on here but I have added some 3D printed parts from Shapeways (308 Bits) in the way of new dish, nose cone and cockpit, then added lights to the engines, mandible fronts, cockpit and underside landing light.

The base comes as 4 main parts, nicely cast by Jimi and additional parts to go round the base and landing pad.







Next stage is to tidy up the base and paint it.

Offline ImWolf

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2018, 01:58:07 pm »
For such a small Falcon, that looks mighty fine!!!
Just think of what my life might be.....   In a world like I have seen!

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2018, 03:34:30 pm »
That's really nice! Great work!
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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2018, 06:02:17 pm »
Nice one Warren - It's great to see something from your bench! That looks much bigger than it is. I wonder if they'll do a 1/144 version as well?
All you need is to show the landing gear half way out to really make it look like its either landing or taking off  :P

Offline madmonk

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2018, 02:47:59 am »
Thank guys.

Si, you have stole my thunder, the Shapeways set includes landing gear but I haven't added it yet!!

No plans to do the base in 1/144 from Jimi :-[

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2018, 06:28:42 am »
Oh no kidding?! Sorry bro - didn't mean to cut your lunch  ;D

Offline MSgtUSAFRet

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2018, 08:06:04 am »
This looks great, Warren! Very nice!

Steve
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Offline nkaltso

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2018, 10:04:53 pm »
The build looks great, how did you build that base.

What material did you use?

Nick

Offline madmonk

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2018, 12:14:08 pm »
Hi Nick, it

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2018, 07:59:43 am »
Aaaaaaand, BAM, just like "THAT" you comments are gone all because of a stray comma!

Post again, Warren. :)

Steve

EDIT: Apologies, Warren! I think I was on Si's thread previously and didn't change gears! Again, Apologies.  :-[
« Last Edit: May 08, 2018, 07:45:58 am by MSgtUSAFRet »
"To be honest with you, Picard, a significant number of my crew members have expressed a desire to return even knowing the odds. Some because they can't bear to live without their loved ones, some because they don't like the idea of slipping out in the middle of a fight."

Offline madmonk

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2018, 01:34:19 am »
Hi Nick,

The base is a resin kit from JPG Productions. 

Available direct from Jimi at JPG or Starship Modeler if in the States.

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2018, 07:47:31 am »
Warren (madmonk),

Apologies for putting the wrong name in my response.

I now wear "The cone of shame."

Steve
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Offline madmonk

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2018, 08:37:36 am »
No problem Steve, I

Offline jwood314

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Re: Cloud City Landing
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2018, 11:13:15 pm »
Wow, that looks awesome!

 




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