Stealth Thunder Fighter

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  1. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Hello Ladies and Gentlemen,

    With help from Revell-fan (i.e. providing the colour pallet and the graphics for the markings), I have re-coloured the Thunder Fighter in a "STEALTH" paint scheme.
    As you can see by the photos, I have added the cockpit interior and will be adding the landing gear.
    I am also adding greebles as I go along. ( I know that I have made a few mistakes along the way)

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    Enjoy the photos.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    More photos

    Here are more photos.

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    ENJOY!!!
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    For those of you who want to repaint your TF in the "STEALTH" paint scheme, this is the pic that Revell-fan and I used for such:

    Thunder_Fighter_Stealth_marking.jpg

    This is the source for this pic: http://bagera3005.deviantart.com/gallery/#
    Just look under the category of "BUCK ROGERS". There you will find a few more paint schemes as well.

    More updates coming soon.
  4. Zathros

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    I really like the color of this. Looks almost Army Air Force. :)
  5. ASC Mclaren

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    Very nice! I'm eager to see this finished.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you for the kind words of encouragement.
  7. silveroxide

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    I think black is very becoming for this version. Now to give it a name on the left side, like "LAURA" and place it at the Galactica.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I too like this paint scheme. It does suit it quite well indeed.
    I could see this plane (as well as any of the other TF variants) flying escort with a stealth Viper on a recon mission.
  9. ASC Mclaren

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    I like the idea of a TF and Viper display, maybe with a nice X-wing. kinda like a 70's kids version of the Paris air show.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I do not have a X-Wing, but I do have a MK-II Viper and the TF's in both BSG paint schemes that I can show off together, as well as my entire TF collection (when I am finished with this one).
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    Update

    Here is an update of the Stealth TF.
    I am sorry for the wispy ghost affect. i will attempt to take better photos next time.

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    ENJOY!!!

    Next will be the Engine exhausts.
  12. silveroxide

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    Slow down Rhaven, you are going to fast and forgetting to blacken the edges. Otherwise, it is looking great so far.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you Silver. I see what you are talking about. I am going to attempt to redo the canopy and make it look a little better.
  14. Zathros

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    It's only the experienced modelers who can be told such things and not get offended. No reason to be either. I saw a rather fantastic ship model built, I won't say when and where, but recently, and this almost 2 year project was marred by the simple fact this person did not color in edges. Almost 2 years between design and finish. I spoke with the designer of that model, and what could he say, you can print out the edges?


    A great model Rhaven! :)

    Nice to see you posting Silveroxide. You, and the great repository of knowledge you carry around is always welcome and welcomed. :)
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you for the kind words Zathros.
    I am glad that Silver pointed that out to me. I consider him more the just an expert. If he says something, I tend to listen and take what ever he says on-board and if that means that I should change something or do something differently ( or what ever else), then I will generally go ahead and do it.

    It is because of people like you and Silveroxide, that keep me here and help me improve my skills in this wonderful hobby.
    I greatly encourage and appreciate any and all advice and constructive criticism about my work.
  16. Zathros

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    It's been a long time since I have made a model of any quality that matters. You guys are ones keeping the hobby alive, and pushing it forward. :)
  17. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Well then my friend, it is time that you print out a Thunder Fighter and build one (or all of the variants for that matter:twisted:).:whip1:
    I (for one) would like to see what you can do.:yep::yep::yep:
    Yes, I have just thrown down the gauntlet.:twisted:
  18. F131

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    A bada$$ looking fighter. I think this is my favorite version.
  19. Zathros

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    Mine too! :thumb:
  20. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you both.