A Pair of Raptors - Finished

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A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby Uwe Kaeding » June 30th, 2014, 1:26 pm

Got these two finished - first the droid raptor:
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TIE D Raptor_006.JPG
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And then the manned version:
TIE Raptor_003.JPG
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And the two together:
TIE Raptors_001.JPG
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TIE Raptors_002.JPG
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Re: A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby dano985 » June 30th, 2014, 1:43 pm

Great job!
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Re: A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby Mr sinister » June 30th, 2014, 1:44 pm

Nice I've never seen these types of ships before, where are they from?
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Re: A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby Uwe Kaeding » June 30th, 2014, 3:10 pm

Mr sinister wrote:Nice I've never seen these types of ships before, where are they from?

Thanks - the modelss are conversions using the FM Interceptor and Scale Solutions droid fighter as the bases and Multi-verse Models conversion kits. The ships come from one of the EU X-Wing books and are apparently built for one of the Empire remnant factions after ROTJ (Wookiepedia link here: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/TIE_Raptor)
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Re: A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby nicholassagan » June 30th, 2014, 4:55 pm

Killer. WAAAAAY killer.
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Re: A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby dupes » June 30th, 2014, 6:03 pm

Uwe - those look great! Love the droid mod.

Can of worms - what gray did you use?
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Re: A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby Del » June 30th, 2014, 8:42 pm

Those look nice Uwe! I think I honestly like the predatory look of the Droid Raptor the best. I need to get another Scale Solutions kit now.
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Re: A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby Uwe Kaeding » July 1st, 2014, 11:18 am

Thanks everybody.
dupes wrote:Can of worms - what gray did you use?

I'm almost embarassed to say I don't use haze grey. The first TIE I built was the FM kit and I used their colour recommendation (Gunze Hobby Color H338 - Light Grey FS 36495). Because I want all of my TIEs to tie together :roll: that's what I use - it looks good in photos but might look a bit light in real life. Anyway, I've got 13 TIEs done now, and another almost finished so I'm not going to repaint them all and I'll stick with that colour.
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Re: A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby Del » July 1st, 2014, 11:25 pm

Uwe Kaeding wrote:Thanks everybody.
dupes wrote:Can of worms - what gray did you use?

I'm almost embarassed to say I don't use haze grey. The first TIE I built was the FM kit and I used their colour recommendation (Gunze Hobby Color H338 - Light Grey FS 36495). Because I want all of my TIEs to tie together :roll: that's what I use - it looks good in photos but might look a bit light in real life. Anyway, I've got 13 TIEs done now, and another almost finished so I'm not going to repaint them all and I'll stick with that colour.

I think it's just a matter of whether you want a studio look, or an "on-screen" look. I like them both ways, but will continue painting my manned TIEs with Haze Grey and I'll make my Droids a lighter normal grey, like maybe XF-20 or XF-80.
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Re: A Pair of Raptors - Finished

Postby dark kyp » June 14th, 2018, 9:09 pm

looking good! :shock:
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