My Version of UHU02 X-Wing Interceptor

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Sergio Santilli, Jun 18, 2014.

  1. Sergio Santilli

    Sergio Santilli New Member

    OK, finally, after close to 3 months of work and thanks to my brother that give it to me for my birthday here is my version of UHU02 X-Wing Interceptor.
    It does have a lot of details and mistakes I made. In my defense I can said it's me very first paper model ever...
    I did some mistakes mainly on the cabin cover and in the R2D2 receptacle. Things I will fix somehow (I honestly have no clue how)
    Thanks to UHU02 for trust in us and share his models. I hope he doesn't feel offended by my crappy work here :(

    This is the finished work, sadly I didn't take many pictures of the assembly


    Here is the awesome R2D2, I choose the blue one




    Here with the wings opened


    A detail of the cabin

    The open section in the right side:

    The Engine and the Top section:


    The rear


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  2. Sergio Santilli

    Sergio Santilli New Member

    I'm having some issues uploading the photos... :(
  3. ASC Mclaren

    ASC Mclaren Member

    I'm looking forward to seeing this!
  4. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    I have to say that you are a VERY BRAVE man to tackle one of UHU02's models for your first project.
    With that being said, you did a GREAT JOB!!!
    As for making mistakes, it just shows that you are human. I remember the very first kit that I made was Martin Sangers Thunder Fighter. It looked like RUBBISH!!!:banghead: However, I learned from those mistakes that I made and rebuilt it (a few times), and ended up with a really good looking model in the end. The more models you build the better you will become. Just take your time and enjoy the hobby as a whole.
    GOOD LUCK with your next project! I am looking forward to seeing more of your work!!!
  5. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    Awesome work! :) Thank you for showing!
  6. Sergio Santilli

    Sergio Santilli New Member

    Here are some pics from the making:

    The start:

    Wings taking form:



    Starting with the body:


    First details:

    The Cabin:

    Assembling R2D2:
  7. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    We get to see a build thread of your work on this project!!!
    I GREATLY ENJOY seeing build threads!!!
  8. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    yes ...again a star wars ship...
    and a great one!

    she is looking great..nice build!
  9. starbuck

    starbuck Active Member

    Wow, can´t beleve that you started with that difficult model. Can´t see your mistakes. Perfect build. Congratulations.
    I also thought about building UHU´s X-Wing. Looks as difficult as UHU´s Viper.
    Maybe I will start when the building thread is complete - I like building threads - they are really helpful.
  10. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    you can see what problems others find...and how they work around...

    :) building threads rule.....

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