building my own snowspeeder

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by dnalor, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Looks good to me! :)
  2. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    :)
    i'm still thinking about the lights...
    i don't know if there is any space for the leds and cables..
    so i have to build first the cockpit...and look then were to hide everything..
  3. dnalor

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    i build a fast half helmet for checking the size of the figures..
    and i think they are large enough...

    So that's positive :)
    Now the complete figure.

    The cockpit is going slowly..i designed the buttons and made the layout..
    Now i have to glue them and do a little layering for the 3d effect.

    i also found some great plastics for the windows..but that is for the final.

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  4. DanBKing

    DanBKing Dan the Man

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    Mmmmm... Maybe the pilot has a large enough 'cavity' to firmly insert the Arduino into .............:eek:

    If it's big enough, you could shove all sorts of things up there .......sign1
  5. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    i think i need al the space to get a skeleton inside the man..
    Somehow 80gr paper is a little flimpsy..but with the lack of some better paper..
    i have to make something to carry it.

    And i know for sure that these 2 pilots will be the only ones build like this..
    because DAMN those are dificult and packed with little stuff .....:)..and that is really true.
  6. DanBKing

    DanBKing Dan the Man

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    Succes!
  7. Zathros

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    I look forward to every post you make!! :)
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    BIIIIGGGG model!
    Looks like another great build from dnalor! :)
  9. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    AARGGHHHH who came up with that idea of those pilots?...
    uh...i did...damn :)

    thank god i don't need to build them complete..

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  10. dnalor

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    ok..
    the first pilot test fit..
    i finally found again some carton which was almost large enough for the outer shell of the cockpit.
    cut it up a little made a mesh/grid for the front of the speeder installed it looks nice.
    installed the cocpit and to cut a lit off it because he was to large..

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  12. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    and I thought your X-Wing was big... WOW is an understatement.
  13. Zathros

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    This is looking great! :)
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    dnalor Active Member

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    today i've glued my own custom cockpit side panels into place...
    And i like them :)
    now i only need a front- and backview panel.

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  15. Zathros

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    Have you considered making a full size cockpit! I know you could. A personal man cave, you get home from work, close the cockpit, and watch TV in your air conditioned Cockpit, put four wheels and make a Velomobile, you'd make a fortune off of it!!


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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    You are doing a GREAT job on this.
    It is really coming together nicely.
  17. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    My wife would hate that...
    come home from work and go sit in a man coccon ......
    a tv...airco...microwave incl a fridge with all in 1 ready meals...:)
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    dnalor Active Member

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    and working on the second pilot..
    i still don't like this :)
    But somehow the folding gets better :)

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  19. scyeige

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    Looking good!

    BTW, do you colour the edges?
  20. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    somethimes...when they are very clearly visible..
    but normally everything is grey....and then you don't see it that much.
    And some error's with glueing i mask with some colour