Danscrew's grey BSG Raptor

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Danscrew, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. Danscrew

    Danscrew Danscrew

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    This evening, I started to build the BSG gray Raptor from Revell-Fan. It will be like the ''Marine Raptor''.

    Like my Galactica build, I am going to add some details and lights to.

    My first evening.....

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  2. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    I will be starting this model in the desert scheme as soon as I get it printed
  3. Zathros

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    It's Raptor fever!! Great start! It will need someplace too land, a three foot long Galactica hanger, even if just half of it, so you can arrange the models inside, making a diorama? I'm just kidding you because your other post lead me here. :):)
  4. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I am glad to see that you are making the Gray Raptor. You are off to a really good start.
    I will be following this thread.
  5. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    A great start! :thumb:

    Lights??? :eek::eek::eek:

    I gotta see this!!!! Please post pics!!!
  6. Danscrew

    Danscrew Danscrew

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    Ok guy's.....I wish I had more time for this hobby but there is some update.

    I finish the main body. I am going to wait to assemble the pieces together at the end of the build cause all the wire of the engines lights must pass in.

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    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    :eek::eek::eek:

    MORE! MORE! MORE! That's frakkin' awesome!!!


    :thumb::thumb::thumb:
  8. mcusanelli

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    Beautiful! I can't wait to see it all lit up :)
    Mike
  9. Danscrew

    Danscrew Danscrew

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    Ok Guy's............some update.

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    Wow!!!!
  11. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I like the LEDs and the detail that you are putting into this project.
    It is coming together nicely.
  12. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    hey lights....nice.
    is it steady lights or do they blink..or strobe..?
  13. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    :thumb::thumb::thumb: That is frakkin' crazy! Don't forget the light in the fins! :thumb::thumb::thumb:
  14. Zathros

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    I will add my song of praise to the chorus! The lighting idea is brilliant! :)
  15. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    Ohhhh shiney :)

    very good job so far
  16. Maverick65

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    Great job, the lights make it pop. I've always wanted to add lights to some ships, problem is I don'd know how. You would'nt mind sharing your secrets would you? After xmas I plan on building the red evac version. Gonna build Jaybats Raptor as well, kind of a comparison thing I guess.

    Thanks for sharing your build.

    Regards,

    Rick
  17. DanBKing

    DanBKing Dan the Man

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    Loving it!!!!
  18. Danscrew

    Danscrew Danscrew

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    I Dnalor,

    The lights are not blinkable. Maybe I would have to do the trusters just like your X-Wing but just keeping simple.

    I Maverick65,

    I found this XMAS lights that can be lightup with batteries. I just take the number of lights that I need and wired together. To color the bulb, pen felts.

    To all of you..........THANKS !:wave:

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  19. Zathros

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    Make sure that it is wired so that if one bulb lows out, the rest keep working. It,'s a good idea except they draw a lot of current from the batteries, which is why people go the LED route. It's a great idea though. :)
  20. Danscrew

    Danscrew Danscrew

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    I guy's,

    I found these LED lights.......... so I'm gona be ok with my futur project.

    Some update with my Raptor.

    I buil the biggest pieces of this model and I starded the final assembly. I will finalize the details and will post the complet build this week. So keep around !

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