building my own snowspeeder

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  1. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    :) thank you master.

    it really looks great (even from nearby)...but you still see that it is paper..but that is because it's papercraft.

    i have started with the the part where the harpoon is located..
    but it's a tough part with many strange angles...maybe with take 3 i have a good part :)

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    Your model is very cool Dnalor.
    Great gob my friend !
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    When you posted "thank you master", I had to click back to see who had posted before you. Me, Master?, No way Jose!! :)
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    :)

    You do this longer than me so are a master...
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    dnalor Active Member

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    The backpart where the harpoon gun is located is starting to look nice.
    i had much trouble to get it correct..
    but i think i have it..

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    ok plating installed..

    now starting on the harpoon gun

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  7. dnalor

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    at te moment i'm building the harpoon gun..

    at first it looked like nothing..
    but with all the greeble stff on it..it starts to grow...
    maybe it becomes a good gun :)

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    Ok today made the gun ready and installed him.

    it looks nice..maybe th barrel isn't long enough but it looks close.
    now i can start wit th two small boxes on each sid.

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    So, i think i'm ready.

    all the panels details are installed.

    now i'm figure-ing out how to display the ship at home.

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    one snowspeeder ready to ride.

    i hope that the speeder will survive to ride home.

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    This is it.

    I have installed the snowspeeder on his spot.
    Looking great I only hope that the speeder will stay there.
    I have placed it tilted and there comes a lot of weight on the mounting point.

    but the view is awesome.

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    When you got the Harpoon right, I thought, "He's finished with!". Excellent, you could probably trade it for a very nice car!! This thread has been a pleasure to read. Superb! :)
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    Thanks...
    it was a fun build but took to long....:)

    Now i'm building only my Y-wings...
    Let see if i can complete those 2.
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    Only because YOU were building it. It went by fast for me, the reader! :)
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    Nice build - I started today the same model. Thanks for your pic - I will refer to, if I will not be able to follow the instruction.
    Your models are always very big - what is also very cool. Which size are you printing A3?
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    Ah....I also started with the instructions...but that ended when I began with the wing-parts, and the greebleing..

    This snowspeeder I printed it A0 ...that is the largest I can print :)

    I hope you also insert the pilots...it is really an upgrade to the speeder...it looks more life like than a parked speeder!

    I will follow your thread..
    happy building!
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    Wow - A0 - I think I would not have the space to park one papercraft in this size in my rooms ;-)
    I did not think to create a new thread as your threed can be taken as referece for all future buildings. I think it might make things complicated if too many threads are giving the (mostly) same information - what do you think?

    @ pilots - I saw your link - would be great. I will try, but as I have a model printed in A4 - I think the parts are gonna be very small and I doubt that I will be abe to finalize in good quality. We will see.
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    Place there is always.. for a star wars ship :)

    And there are WAY to less starwars threads here...so your speeder can have one too :)

    and about the pilots :) there is another link for pilots..i placed one of them in my x-wing..not as detailed.
    I can't find the link anymore..
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    Thanks for feedback - I will follow your advice to enlarge the star wars threats.

    @ pilots as mentioned will try. Thanks for the support.

    I found 4 rebel pilots in the resource section:
    rebel pilot and arc pilot both 1:35 and 1:50 - just for info
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    for the pilots you only need the upper torso and head..
    maybe a little tricky with the scale..
    even i think that my pilots a little to small..i think they should be a little bigger.