Star Wars - Millenium Falcon Weathered Version - Building

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  1. starbuck

    starbuck Active Member

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    Hi,
    just saw Star Wars Episodes 4 to 6 on BR and I immediately decided to build a Millenium Falcon, as it is a cool
    "scrapheap" - not my words - Han Solo said so.

    The model consists of 8 sheets where sheet no 1 has to be printed twice.
    I also found an instruction in internet in japanese and in english. (SF PaperCraftGallery)

    First steps - no problems just be aware to do it twice and what is the upper side of the Falcon.(upper part with the red mark)

    Note: the holes have to be on both parts the main body (1) and the small parts (2).

    May the force be with you....

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  2. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    Let see how your falcon is going to be.
    I did this one too...but mixed it a little with a Russian falcon...to get more details on it.

    but it is a fun build.
  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    It looks like you are off to a good start.
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  4. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Hi Starbuck, I've built the very same model! It's quite a nice build, I found that the "caps" at the end of the corridors (where the entrance rap is) are a bit proud once glued in place. All I did was "borrow" the wife's manicure scissors & trim it down. :)

    Enjoy, I'm sure it's going to turn out great!
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  5. starbuck

    starbuck Active Member

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    @ Cybergrinder - thx for the tip.
    @ dnalor - did they have the same scale?
  6. starbuck

    starbuck Active Member

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    next parts - and the two layers of the main body are glued together - by following the instructions - no problem seen so far.

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  7. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

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    You're doing a great job, and it looks like a cool model. I'm interested in seeing how it looks completed!
  9. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    just curious, are you going to do the "easy" guns for the turrets or the other ones?
  10. dnalor

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    are there easy guns?...
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  11. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    he he, on the template there is a choice for the guns, one of which is described as easy, the other is a little bit more complex. I didn't find them too difficult though :)
  12. starbuck

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    oh, I did not see two versions - I will try both - depending on the result I will see what to use ;)
  13. DAVESTAR

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    This will be fun to see.
  14. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Look forward to seeing it!
  15. starbuck

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    no guns so far ;-)
    First difficulty: the big part of this session is not easy to combine with the body. It took me some time to and some tries to handle it.
    I managed without using a sissor.
    As this procedure will also be necessary for the bottom - I will glue it only on the edge and not additionally in the middle section. Should make it more easy - I hope.

    Result for the upper part OK with difficulties;-))

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  16. starbuck

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    Hi again,

    thought bottom parts are the same - they are not. Some are same some are different.

    Keep you informed about assembling (problems).

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  17. starbuck

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    Hi,
    I checked the link - wow many more details - think also a model (models) worth doing.
    Could you post a picture of your MF?
  18. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    It looks like you are making GREAT progress on this model!!!
  19. Cybergrinder

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    Looking good! darn, might actually be better than mine :)
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