building my own snowspeeder

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by dnalor, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. opalmox

    opalmox New Member

    Had to pop over here to take a look, and it seems that I'll have to keep coming back to keep up with it... Nice looking build, keep up the great work.
  2. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    Yes untill now it's a great build...
    everything i try works....more or less... :)
    And it looks like the scale off it all fits the ship.

    Now when i flip over the ship..i hope it stays on :)
    it's a big pile off carton which isn't calculated with the construction of the orginal craft.
  3. DanBKing

    DanBKing Active Member

    Looking great Dnalor. :thumb:
  4. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    Thanks guys..
    i hope it stays on when i flip the ship over.. :)
  5. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    Ok it fits..
    i made some side flaps to hold it up.
    and started with the raised part on the ground..uh..the piece in the picture without the grey-color.

    Also i have to make a skin from the nose to the engine air intake now you see the orginal parts and that's not so good.
    aH....i thinking about constructing an engine something..
    because of the large opening of the air intake. you can see way back in there..
    i try to fill it up a little


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  6. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    aargghh from this day on..
    i'm building a disney toy....

    disney bought star wars
    good part...there will be 3 more movies...
    scary part..mickey is the great evil boss of the emporer..:)
  7. DanBKing

    DanBKing Active Member

  8. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    NoooOOoooooo :)
  9. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    Ok One big underside belly detail ready..
    Now i have to think about the small details..
    and a insert of the air intake..

    And then FINALLY...i can turn this baby over to see if the upside still lives:)

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  10. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    There is not enough that can be said about this project.
    This model is turning out to be far better then studio quality.
    The amount to energy, effort, and work that you are putting into this, is PHENAMINAL!!!
  11. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    ok i tried the inside..
    and i think this is it.

    Now i have to fix the blades so that the spaces are the same between the blades.



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  12. F131

    F131 Member

    Dude, your level of detail is amazing.
  13. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    The vanes looks fantastic. This is bowing peoples minds here, I can't imagine the reaction of those who will get to see them in the flesh! :)
  14. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    Thanks,i do my best.
    Today i installed the inside of the air intake..and made the panel-spaces the same.
    and it looks great :)
    Again 1 problem less..
    Where's my next problem :)
  15. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    Finally...the Vanes :) are installed..i maybe have to tweak them a little but they look nice with the cap on.
    Also the midsection of the ship has his final color.

    Now the details, and the hole for the mounting device.


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  16. loenf

    loenf Member

    That looks great. I always thought the Paper-replika Snowspeeder looks a little bit boring from the bottom side. I am curious about the next details.

    regards loenf
  17. leofirebrand

    leofirebrand Member

    I remember you saying you were wanting to do more scratch building this time around and it really seems you are getting a nack for it. Your scratch built parts intgrated perfectly and really take this model up a notch. I cant wait to see this in it's final glory.
  18. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    me too..:)
    I hope one day i can do a nice Y-wing...he is on my secret todo list...
    But your scratch building is a little uh..very much higher level then mine.
    My building skills start to become a little good but the have to become much better before i try an Y-wing.
  19. DanBKing

    DanBKing Active Member

    Looking great Dnalor.
    Your detailing is superb!
  20. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    detailing is difficult.
    that because i everything i make has to be a grey colour..

    Today i attached the nose fins..and some uh things the air-intake.
    Also made the hole for the wall-mount and glued the plate to the belly of the monster.
    i need to hide the gap between the plate and the rest of ship.


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