My Y-Wing Build

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by leofirebrand, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. imcold

    imcold Member

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    It's looking pretty awesome and inspirational, I don't think I had ever seen so many greebles packed on a paper model ever! :)
  2. leofirebrand

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    Spent a late last night, getting the model finished and I am very happy with the final result. I also quickly put together a basic stand for it out of some foamcore and a dowel rod. I attached a few pictures but you can see all 18 of the photos on my blog here:

    http://www.firebrandcreations.net/Papercraft/Y-Wing/YWing.htm

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  3. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    awesome!!!
  4. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    Yes...AWESOME...

    This looks really like a prop...

    Super!
  5. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    I.L.M. EAT YOUR HEART OUT!!!

    This is ABSOLUTELY MUSEUM QUALITY!!!

    KUDOS to you on a fine job well done.
  6. F131

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    Wow, I'm gone a few days and come back to this completed masterpiece. Incredible.
  7. Zathros

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    @ F131, It felt like you were gone longer than that!!

    :thumb:This "Y wing" is the model to beat. The Bar has been set very high. I think it would have to work for real to beat this! :)






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  8. F131

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    I'm a constant lurker, minimal (model build) contributor. I need to get building again...and a nice Y-Wing could make that happen.
  9. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Lurk long enough, and they make you a Moderator!! :)
  10. leofirebrand

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    Again, thanks for all the kind words it keeps me wanting to build more. I only recently found this forum and have already learned a bunch of new tricks some of which I incorporated In this build. I really want to try out this super glue method I have seen produce some impressive results and I'm about to order a circle cutter. Man I wish I had discovered that gem sooner.
  11. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    I have to agree with everyone here, in that you have not only made a museun quality model, but you have set the bar (not onlt for this model, but) for every other model of this class and others like it.
  12. imcold

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    I don't have much to add, it's a spectacular model, tons of detail, great painting&weathering and you have assembled it in a couple of days. We want to see more of this! ;)
  13. dnalor

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    @leofirebrand,
    And what is your next project?..
    I would love to see you doing an At-At or At-St...:)

    @Imcold..any chance you do your magic with this y wing...
    I don't know how you would do all that detail...but it would perfectly match your x wing :)
  14. leofirebrand

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    Not sure whats next at this point. I am going to take a brief break though before my next project. I was kinda toying with the idea of an X-Wing, Vader Tie, or Mech from Battletech. Thought the AT-ST would be fun too. I need to retire so I can spend more time on my hobbies.
  15. imcold

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    Maybe. I click on my set of blueprints and add a line or two now and then, the ungreebled "core" and "head" is close to done, but that's about it. Drawing and texturing the details, that's the real show-stopper (not to mention tie fighter, otana and a bunch of other models..).
  16. Revell-Fan

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    OMG!
    hamrhamrhamrhamrhamr

    That is fantastic! As Z and RB said, museum quality. You could make a feature film with it!

    :thumb::thumb::thumb: