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by Uwe Kaeding
January 28th, 2020, 10:28 am
Forum: W.I.P. Work In Progress
Topic: 1/12 JPG Probe Droid
Replies: 9
Views: 1624

Re: 1/12 JPG Probe Droid

All the painting is done now, ready for some chipping and weathering:
Probot WIP_018A.jpg
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And the light still works!
Probot WIP_019A.jpg
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by Uwe Kaeding
January 28th, 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: W.I.P. Work In Progress
Topic: 1/12 JPG Probe Droid
Replies: 9
Views: 1624

Re: 1/12 JPG Probe Droid

Thanks - no the aerials are supplied as wire with aluminium tubing for the tops, all of which needs to be cut to size.
by Uwe Kaeding
January 27th, 2020, 5:48 am
Forum: W.I.P. Work In Progress
Topic: 1/12 JPG Probe Droid
Replies: 9
Views: 1624

Re: 1/12 JPG Probe Droid

Arms cleaned up and with brass tube replacing all of the pistons, and pins glued into the ends: Probot WIP_010.JPG Test fit of all of the parts put together: Probot WIP_011.JPG I eventually found some connectors small enough to fit, soldered them on and tested the light: Probot WIP_012.JPG Probot WI...
by Uwe Kaeding
January 27th, 2020, 5:40 am
Forum: W.I.P. Work In Progress
Topic: 1/12 JPG Probe Droid
Replies: 9
Views: 1624

1/12 JPG Probe Droid

Been working on this one for a while but am finally making some progress. It's the JPG Probe Droid kit mastered by Nick Sagan, with the lighting kit from Tirydium Models - my first try at lighting a model. I started by drilling some holes for the wiring and building a conduit between the head and bo...
by Uwe Kaeding
January 25th, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: W.I.P. Work In Progress
Topic: 1/12 CB-23 Conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 2260

Re: 1/12 CB-23 Conversion

Yep, she's very colourful! I've got say Resistance is nowhere near as good as Clone Wars - it seems much more aimed at kids. Some interesting stuff in it though. Anyway this one is done and you can see the finished pics here: https://www.keeperoftheforce.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2531 Final jobs were ...
by Uwe Kaeding
January 25th, 2020, 11:28 am
Forum: Finished Work
Topic: 1/12 CB-23 Conversion - Finished
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

1/12 CB-23 Conversion - Finished

Finished the conversion of the Bandai BB-8 kit to CB-23 from the Resistance cartoon: CB-23_001.jpg CB-23_002.jpg CB-23_003.jpg CB-23_004.jpg CB-23_005.jpg And here is a comparison shot with BB-8 so you can see the differences: CB-23_006.jpg The WIP is here: https://www.keeperoftheforce.com/viewtopic...
by Uwe Kaeding
January 24th, 2020, 11:56 pm
Forum: W.I.P. Work In Progress
Topic: 1/12 CB-23 Conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 2260

Re: 1/12 CB-23 Conversion

Assembly finished and gloss coated ready for decals:
CB-23 WIP_013A.jpg
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by Uwe Kaeding
January 24th, 2020, 2:52 am
Forum: W.I.P. Work In Progress
Topic: 1/12 CB-23 Conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 2260

Re: 1/12 CB-23 Conversion

Finally finished the masking on the head and painted the crimson coat:
CB-23 WIP_012A.jpg
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Now just waiting for everything to dry before final assembly.
by Uwe Kaeding
January 24th, 2020, 2:50 am
Forum: Finished Work
Topic: 1/72 E-Wing
Replies: 4
Views: 1335

Re: 1/72 E-Wing

Nice - looks quite different to the old ModelAddix one (now sold by MVM). It would be interesting to see the two side by side one day.
by Uwe Kaeding
January 23rd, 2020, 2:51 am
Forum: W.I.P. Work In Progress
Topic: 1/12 CB-23 Conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 2260

Re: 1/12 CB-23 Conversion

Thanks guys. I ended up doing the conversion because 1) Bandai really haven't shown any interest in either the Clone Wars or Resistance cartoons (although I live in hope for CW Y-Wing or Headhunter) and 2) I had a spare BB-8, so why not.