Star Wars Republic Star Destroyer - Building Thread

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  1. starbuck

    starbuck Active Member

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    Hi again,

    I found a second version in the download section, and altough it is summer, I had to start it.

    Here first pics of the more detailed version.
    I enlarged some parts - as can bee seen on the photos.

    - Ok - have problems to upload photos - I´ll try again tomorrow.
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  2. starbuck

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    Upload of pictures work again - and here the start.

    As can be seen I enforced the middle part to create a stable model.

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    Next steps - assambling of the main body and cutting side parts into shape.
    As I saw in the pictures of the model the parts are used as a total square. I did not like this idea so i cut some additional parts out to make them look more useful. Furtermore I printed a second set of them to be able to watch from both sides (above and from below) and to see the correct colours on it and not only a white area.
    (talking about the parts shown in picture 4 - hope it is understandable).

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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    You are doing a GREAT JOB on this model!
    KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!!!
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  5. starbuck

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    Parts of the backside. These parts are rather easy.
    I know the superstructure is coming......and the superstructure was rather difficult.
    Not sure but found 8 engines - as far as I know the destroyer has only 6 - will see how it looks.

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    as mentioned superstructure is a litte bit tricky - but I manged to do it.
    enclosed also the comparison of the two different models.

    Still missing the guns.

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  7. starbuck

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    .....guns.
    The paper templates where too small for me, so I checked my material and decided to use below shown parts.
    It is not like the original but it works for me.

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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    These look really good!
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    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    This looks awesome! :) What do you think, which ones is closer to the original filming model?
  10. starbuck

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    Oh I think based on the detail the second one is closer to the model used in the movie. venator_over_coruscant_by_pakpolaris-d35x9gp.jpg The colouring of the super structure were additional parts. The original coloured parts - like can be seen at the photo - are also available.
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  11. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Nice job man, superb!! Make some clear plastic wings, get the center of gravity right, and I bet you could make this thing glide. Though I wouldn't have the heart to throw a model like that. Just thinking out loud. ;)
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  12. Revell-Fan

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    @zathros : Like it was an over-sized paper plane..! ;) :)
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