X-Wing Fighter build

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  1. starbuck

    starbuck Active Member

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    Hi,
    started with the x-wing of sirius.

    first parts: wings: each wing consists of two parts as shown in the picture.
    Easy doing by comparing with my last build which was the viper of UHU02.

    nevertheless interesting model, as the wings can be moved from closed wings (just flying) to open wings (attack mode).

    we´ll see how it works.

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  2. dnalor

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

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    Very tight and linear. A great start! :)
  4. starbuck

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    Hi next parts to be assembled (picture 1), as you can see the position is described exactly - same is true for the wings - be careful not to mix the parts.

    picture 2, 3, 4 parts have to be folded related to the glueing tabs. therefore I use both parts to define the fold lines.
    The small part is on the inside of the bigger one.

    picture 5 result

    picture 6 wings not yet fixed to avoid wrong placing;-))

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  5. starbuck

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    next parts picture 1 assambled picture 2 - where I do not yet know where the three parts (13 14 and 15) in front belong to
    .....and how to put the parts 16 17 and 18 - :confused:

    I hopely will find out before fixing

    picture 3 next parts - enough for today......

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  6. starbuck

    starbuck Active Member

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    .....edit - if anybody has an idea regarding my questions - please let me know....
  7. dnalor

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    why are the engines not round?
  8. starbuck

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    @dnalor - can´t say why - the creator of the model designed them this way - engines fit perfect to the wings which have the same format
  9. starbuck

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    so now the body

    tip: do not put front body and back body together now, first attach the wings and then finalize the back body and combine with the front part

    if done right now it is rather difficult to put the wing mashine into place

    - by the way it is gonna be a big model especially in comparison with my latest model the viper mark II of Uhu02 ;-) (pictures to follow)

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  10. starbuck

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    forgot: next tab is for the gun - i used tooth sticks to stabalize the part
    (picture to follow)
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    next views - wings attached - first laser, canopy and front part

    as mentioned tooth sticks used to stabilize the laser

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  12. dnalor

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    hey what's up with the nose?...
    is the top part in the middel in or out?...it should be in.
  13. starbuck

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    @ dnalor - thx for the hint - good eyes - its out - I will correct

    thank you
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    :)
    I did the imcold X wing...and seen all those parts for weeks..:)
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    It's a limitation of the software. I've seen this a lot. It doesn't stop the builder from making them round though. :)
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    Picture 1: Corrected nose - thx again for the hint.
    Picture 2: parts of the engine ....and.... first parts for the finalization of the guns which are not included in the model - I made them 17mm * 9mm and cut the corners (Picture 3)
    Picture 4: finalized engines and second parts for the finalization of the gunds, where I used the parts of the engines
    Picture 5 and 6: finalized X-wing also in comparison with Colonial Viper Mark II (UHU02)

    All in all a fast build not very difficult - biiiig model in comparison to my other fighters.

    Was fun - thx to the creator of the model.

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  17. starbuck

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    last one from side ....

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  18. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    You did a GREAT JOB on the X-Wing!!!
    It looks REALLY GOOD!!!
  19. vulcan8630

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    Beautiful model work!
  20. Revell-Fan

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    Look at the size of that thing! :mrgreen:

    Very well done, starbuck! This model truely is a giant! Thank you for sharing this build with us.