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1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby Atlast93 » January 5th, 2019, 6:49 am

I was frustrated on my way home from work today that there is no longer an E-Wing kit on the market so I hatched this idea... I've never scratch built anything so this may end up in the trash, but here's an attempt at the least! :P

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Re: 1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby Atlast93 » January 5th, 2019, 3:48 pm

Working on the wings

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Re: 1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby Atlast93 » January 5th, 2019, 5:39 pm

A quick little mockup with the wings attached. That'll be all I get to do until I get back from my business trip.

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Re: 1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby Ramsayman » January 5th, 2019, 9:04 pm

I like the idea. Looks like it would be an E-Wing MKIII?
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Re: 1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby Atlast93 » January 5th, 2019, 10:08 pm

It is starting to look like a mix between the mkIII and the original from dark empire. It's definitely not going to be super accurate, but it will still look pretty neat if I do it right.
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Re: 1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby blakeh1 » January 7th, 2019, 9:49 pm

Cool conversion!
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Re: 1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby dano985 » January 8th, 2019, 3:19 pm

Nice!
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Re: 1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby Del » January 9th, 2019, 2:26 am

Atlast93 wrote:It is starting to look like a mix between the mkIII and the original from dark empire. It's definitely not going to be super accurate, but it will still look pretty neat if I do it right.

I happen to know a guy who sells the Dark Empire version in 1/72, but I like what you're doing with this kitbash.
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Re: 1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby Atlast93 » January 9th, 2019, 2:52 pm

Del wrote:
Atlast93 wrote:It is starting to look like a mix between the mkIII and the original from dark empire. It's definitely not going to be super accurate, but it will still look pretty neat if I do it right.

I happen to know a guy who sells the Dark Empire version in 1/72, but I like what you're doing with this kitbash.


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Re: 1/72 E-Wing (bandai resistance X-wing conversion)

Postby Del » January 9th, 2019, 5:14 pm

Atlast93 wrote:
Del wrote:
Atlast93 wrote:It is starting to look like a mix between the mkIII and the original from dark empire. It's definitely not going to be super accurate, but it will still look pretty neat if I do it right.

I happen to know a guy who sells the Dark Empire version in 1/72, but I like what you're doing with this kitbash.


Tell me more! Lol

Well, since you asked :lol: , - http://www.mvmodels.biz/kesselrun.asp#echofighter. I changed the name, which is probably why you didn't find it when you searched. Stu Pidasso aka "The Jimi" made the MkII which is also an excellent kit, but I don't think he has that one available right now. I really do like what you're doing here, so please continue. ;)
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