1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by Scott Girvan » March 14th, 2014, 4:11 am

3D work looks great.

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by blakeh1 » March 14th, 2014, 5:47 pm

nicholassagan wrote:Turret CAD work. :D
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Looks great. Hopefully those will become a kit!

It would have saved me the trouble of scratching up my own kind of crappy versions
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If you have a tool and aren't aware of what it can do, its dangerous. A jedi can do amazing things with a lightsaber. A roomful of chimps with lightsabers... would get messy.

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by dupes » March 14th, 2014, 9:09 pm

Crappy? Daaaaamn...looks like good work to me!
Need to build 30 models per year until I'm 90 to clean out the stash. Time to get cracking!

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by blakeh1 » March 15th, 2014, 12:28 am

They look ok from a normal viewing distance, but they are inconsistent since I pretty much built each one individually, only having made a greystuff mold for the main part of the turret weapon. If you look at each gun turret individually you'll see they all have things in slightly different positions or things are aligned right. a CAD designed master would sure make things nice and uniform as well as getting more accurate detail than I could do at that scale.

An upgrade kit based on that awesome 3-d rendering would sure be a god send!
If you have a tool and aren't aware of what it can do, its dangerous. A jedi can do amazing things with a lightsaber. A roomful of chimps with lightsabers... would get messy.

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by Jason Abbadon » March 15th, 2014, 7:56 am

Halcyon083 wrote:
nicholassagan wrote:If I were a hybrid I'd just poop them out. :D
I don't care how you make them, as long as I can buy them!
Well, after he washes them off throughly, that is.
Maybe he drinks release agent to...er...you know, I think I'll spare you the visual.


This time.


Nick, these look cool, but honestly, the ISD turbolaser batteries seem...pretty lame. I mean, they have the worst kill ratio in all the movies! I think 3P0 would do better than those gunners!
I think some Rebel agents must have mixed a bit of Jar Jar DNA into those later clone batches...maybe just changed the coding to produce nearsightedness..

Any chance you'll make us a nice Venator turbolaser battery in 2256? Something with better details (particularly at the sides!).
You could easily make a better Venator bridge with the proper windows.....

YOU WILL MAKE THE VENATOR PARTS...[/Jedimindtrick]

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by nicholassagan » March 15th, 2014, 4:21 pm

Doc Raven is actually making the Venator parts. :D He even has the brass barrels available.

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by nicholassagan » March 23rd, 2014, 6:52 pm

Another big step completed....A lot of sanding and a lot of decals really takes a lot out of you….

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On the plus side I picked up a new Testors scribing pen and it makes a big difference compared to the Hasegawa tool!!

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Also got my fiber optics!! 600ft of .25mm for $20!!

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by dano985 » March 23rd, 2014, 6:58 pm

Awesome!!

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by Halcyon083 » March 23rd, 2014, 6:58 pm

Are your eyes bleeding yet? :D Looking good!
By Grapthar's hammer... what a savings...

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Re: 1/4222 Ertl Star Destroyer HYPER BUILD!

Post by nicholassagan » March 23rd, 2014, 7:07 pm

Man! I didn't even start scribing yet!!!

Also, most of the 3D parts are being printed so we'll see how those turned out in a couple weeks...I'm still working on the rest of the "head"...right now it's just the face, tower and turrets.

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