BSG Medevac Raptor (Rebuild)

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  1. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I have decided to rebuild the BSG medevac Raptor from Revell-Fan.
    This time around, I am raising as much of the detail (mainly the armor plating) as I can.
    Here is my progress thus far:
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  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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  3. Revell-Fan

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    Sweeeeet! And the fleet grows...! :)
  4. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I can attest from seeing this on SKYPE that this model is HUGE!! Which makes it attention to detail all the better. :)
  5. mcusanelli

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    Amazing build so far, but that's no surprise! Looks great, RB :)
  6. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you one and all for the kind words and encouragement.
    I am hoping that I can get it done before the 1st of June. There is a paper model EXPO on the 8th of June that I want to enter this model in.
  7. kevlary

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    Looking good so far ,i cant waite to see this one finished!!!
  8. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Update

    Here is an update on my build so far.
    As you can see, I have added quite a bit of detail and laminated the armour plating that is on this model.

    Here I raised the detail of these parts to give a more realistic feel to the model.
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    Here I have sealed the cabin.
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    I raised the panels here.
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    I raised and laminated all of the armour plating to about 1.5 mm thick.
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    I made the front landing pad thicker and more pronounced.
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    Front landing pad is now attached.
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  9. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Here I scratch built the underbelly RCT (reaction control thrusters) (parts 26 + 27).
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    Main RCT complete.
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    Main RCT attached.
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    Secondary RCT complete.
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    Secondary RCT attached.
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    All that is left to finish off the underside of the cabin is the main landing gear.
  10. DanBKing

    DanBKing Dan the Man

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    I stand down..........! ;-)

    As always, you take the detailing to the utmost level...... :D

    And, as with your first version of this model, I sit back and learn from you, Sir!
  11. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Here are the rear landing gear.
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    Rear landing gear attached.
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    On to the Main thrusters (and the rest of the rear assembly.
  12. Revell-Fan

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    We'll really have to make an interior for this one! :cool:
  13. Danscrew

    Danscrew Danscrew

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    Beautyfull build so far Rhaven Blaak !

    Keep Going :thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
  14. Rogerio Silva

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    Rhaven

    Mentor, the idea of raising the pannels just brought the model a lot closer to "reality". Beautiful job!
    Now I would love to see you and Revell-Fan design an interior for that babe! Oh, boy! I SOOO do not deserve it...
  15. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you for the compliment.
    As for designing the interior, that is up to Revell-Fan. I know that he has MANY projects in the queue at the moment. So it will (more then likely) take awhile before he is able to get to it.
    Not only do you deserve it, but so does everyone else here that is a BSG fan.
    SO SAY WE ALL!!!
  16. Revell-Fan

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    Yes, including me! :thumb:
  17. Rogerio Silva

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    So...

    Say we all!:thumb::cool:
  18. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Main Thrusters

    Here are the main thrusters.

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    As you see, I have added more detail by raising the textured parts.
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    Now on to the Tail booms and fins.
  19. Rogerio Silva

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    Goin' for it!

    Wonderful job!:thumb::cool:
    Please, more pics!:mrgreen:
  20. ShadowHawk141

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    Fantastic detailing RB, it won't be much of a surprise comming from your hands but this model will turn out great. I'm realy looking forward to see more of it.

    Cheers,
    Elko