The UHU02 Colonial Viper appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Revell-Fan, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    Since I am a nice guy (and I want to maintain that image of such).
    Here are a couple cubit for you.
    Not only that, but I will buy the first round of Ambrosia and cigars to celebrate your successful build.aussie
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  2. silveroxide

    silveroxide Well-Known Member

    What Can I say, great build and I am looking forward to the Diorama. At that small scale, It is going to be interesting to see the crew working on the fighter. I believe that there are some mini figures from the railroading side that can be used for the deck crew, but you may have to paint and modify some of them. Are you going to make a separate thread for the diorama build? Thanks for sharing and see you around next posting.
  3. mcusanelli

    mcusanelli Member

    Unbelievable!! Sir, you're work is extraordinary. Beautiful!
  4. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    Thank you very much!

    I thought about hiring a group of ants and painting them orange! :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:

    This is something I haven't decided yet. I'll think about it and keep everyone updated here.

    And, BTW, the BIG Penny is available here:

    It is in the "Oddball Stuff" section; it is about the size of a CD. Great illusion and a funny alternative to the scale-cubes; I think I'll make a BIG EURO-Cent model! :thumb:
  5. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    As for the diorama, do you remember that little teaser:


    Well, I have attached another pic. Do you guess what it is??? :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:

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  6. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    And yes, this is my INDEX finger! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
  7. bgt01

    bgt01 Exemplary Confidant

    Awesome work on the Viper. That thing looks ready to launch!:thumb:
  8. uhu02

    uhu02 Active Member

    Congratulations. Very beautiful work.
    Cheers to great index finger.:thumb:

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  9. silveroxide

    silveroxide Well-Known Member

    Graet work on your viper. You should take the Starbuck plate and tail number off and replace it with HUSKER. It looks like the refurbished Mark II from the first episode fresh out of the museum.

    It is great to have the Master pop in every now and then to check on his creation as built by different builders with different techniques. Thanks UHU02.

    At the moment, I have to re-do a couple of access panels that seemed to have disappeared. I have the wooden base cut out and have started on the floor plan for the maintenance bay, but those photos will come later. The Viper looks like it belongs on the base plan. Can't wait until the walls start to go up. Build on and see you all around the forum.
  10. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    Thank you all very much for your kind comments! :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Well, I don't want to reveal too much about it, but there was another factory-fresh Viper in the fleet... It had a story which will be told soon..! :cool:

    That's right! :thumb:

    I'm looking forward to seeing the pics. Good luck with the dio! :thumb:
  11. Raven101

    Raven101 New Member

    Amazing I though this was impressive when I thought it was original size, then I see that picture showing its true size. Never been much good at building paper models myself just build for fun of it regardless. But I'm always in amazement at moderns out there who can build in such a small scale. Amazing.
  12. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    Sorry for the confusion, but I was just kidding!!! :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:

    The Viper is 1:32 scale and about 28 cm (11") long, the Penny is a paper model and about 12 cm (4.5") in diameter.

  13. Rogerio Silva

    Rogerio Silva Active Member


    You see? You see? Shame on you... Fooling around with people...
    Naaaaah... That's the quality of your penny model that did it! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
  14. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    Yes, yes, you are right, Rogerio.... And I deeply apologize.... angel

    And I guess the only way to show my deepest remorse is ... to build something small...

    Something really small...


    Just take a look..! :thumb:

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  15. silveroxide

    silveroxide Well-Known Member

    That is either an astronaut or buck rogers for the starfighter.
  16. Rogerio Silva

    Rogerio Silva Active Member

    Oh, brother... Here we go again... :cry: sign1 sign1 sign1
  17. gideon1962

    gideon1962 Member

    Hey, the penny had me fooled. Nice work!
  18. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    This job costs me an arm and a leg... Wait, there is no leg ... YET! :mrgreen:

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  19. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    Well, the leg and the arm need something to be attached to...

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  20. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    The Astronaut Is starting to look REALLY GOOD!!!

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