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Star Wars Dioramas and Displays / Death Star II Docking Bay
« on: January 17, 2004, 09:12 AM »
I present you my Death Star II Docking Bay Diorama Diorama:

Made in 1 day, And I got help from a talented buddy, with lots of Painting experience (Warhammer and such). He also created a VERy nice droid, made out of a pepper mill. An Imperial droid called the PJ-17. It is painted all black, with some yellow stripes on it, where in the original peppermill where some cut-outs.  It looks really cool and effective ! The only parts needed where a peppermill and 2 paint colors. I got the peppermill when my mom needed a better and bigger one. I saw that they where about to trow the old one away, and I snatched it up to my room figuring a use for it. I think I found it.  ;)

a VERY BIG THANK YOU to my classmate Steven Erna, for helping me out with this, and Dexter's Dio !  

Also featured will be the Dignitaries released by Hasbro, but aswell as some custom dignitaries, spotted in following picture :
 
I will ad the 2 Dignitaries released by Hasbro so far, and make a Third one, from a Recipe from Daigo-Bah.

The construction proces has been made on a basis of NiubNiub's Making Of and Downloadeble Textures. You might see htere are some differences. When I printed the foot textures, I saw that that one foot would be the size of half my diorama ! So I scaled the beam back 50%. While I kept the normal textures 100% to spare work. Yet, after I found out I printed, turned out that I am pretty much out of Black printer inkt. So, all had a kinda blue shine to it.  So I decided to use the blue decals, to save paper and even more inkt.

The floor I found in a Sleiper, an Art supply store. It costs 1.75 Euro for an A2 sited Glossy Black paper. I tried a way to ad the floor paterns like on the floor pieces of the Dignitarie figs, yet, found no good way to do it .. .The bigv  white bordder around the opening of the bay is Hugely Underscaled, yet, the best way to make it that way. It was made by cutting foamcore to the size, and is 2 cm high. Also in there, is a small black box. It was also made with foamcore, and originaly created for my Hoth Diorama. Yet, more "real" boxes will get to there anyhow, so I decided to give it a pure black repaint, and use it in this diorama. It is partly an optical illusion that it is a box, as it is "missing" it's back panels.

Tough it may be a "little" inacurate, and Scale issues a "bit" wrong, I stil Like it VERY much. Tough .. Now, to find a place for it  :lol:

Yet, I will get the Dignies later, I can't deny the pictures to you.   ;)

 
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Star Wars Dioramas and Displays / Hoth
« on: December 30, 2003, 08:18 PM »
Ladies and Gentlemen.. We got him !

I mean, I did it..

it is done

for now..

It lacks certain figures, and it stil need some elements. But those can take so long, that I no longer want to tease you guys.

Here are the pictures:
NOTE, they are in FULL size on Request


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Let me know what you think !

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Vintage Kenner / Jabbas Trone
« on: November 14, 2003, 03:32 PM »
Hey all

I have a quesion....What are the *EXACT* measuremenets on Jabba's Dais ? (his trone)

Thank you :)

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Star Wars Action Figures / The Bear Clan
« on: July 4, 2003, 01:49 PM »
I am planning for a Bear Clan Diorama.. and so I needed more variation in Figs, so I did a little Head & Hand Swap with an extra Ashla and Anakin TPM Padawan :)

pretty simple.. I also but on the extra parts on Anakins TPM body (pics coming soon)



Also coming is a Bear Clan Padawan with my little sisters face  8)

Tell me what you think !

and a big Thanks for Movie Merchants (they open VERY soon). Without their help this wouldn't be  possible  ;D

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some weeks ago, the poster for the new Star Wars Weekends was announced !


Who will make the best Darth Mickey ? (Or Jedi Mickey for the some people ;) )

I will host all entries at my site (StarTours.Bejedi.com)

 There is no price, only the honor and fun   :P

Who else dears to participate in this quest ?

 :P

More info HERE:

     :)


PX: already 1 entry has been posted! check it out !

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Fan Art / Krisvds Art
« on: January 24, 2003, 06:29 PM »
I have also my own gallery at BeJedi.Com

http://fanart.bejedi.com/?content=kris

I am adding more art VERY soon !

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Vintage Kenner / Needed help: Disney vintage figs...
« on: January 24, 2003, 01:13 PM »
http://startours.bejedi.com/index.php?content=collecting (scroll down to Vintage)

where are those figs from ?  ???

they where exclusive to Disneyland... but any backstory ?

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Toy Reviews / RX-24 (REX)
« on: January 24, 2003, 01:05 PM »
this could belong in the Toy Sectiojn, but I won it, so it is Star Tours  

so, after getting home from School, there was a package waiting for me (I thought from Matt), but after seeing the adres, it was from R2DToys

I opened it, the card was wrapped in bubble plastic, and is in GREAT condition !

After turning the card, I saw it has Japanese Stickers on them ? (are they rare ?)
I decided to keep it Carded (for now.. I have NO idea if I will open it later.)

I saw the fig IRL at F.A.C.T.S. but was way over my budget (35 EUR EACH !)

but holding it in my hands, is too good for words...

I love the fig bigtime !!!

The Likenes: dead on
Articulation: (I keep it carded, but it has) 4 rotation levels on body, Arms, Head and Visor
Paint Job: Very good! , not much paint, butwith Lot's of details
Accesoires: like any Star Tours fig: None, but it would be great to see some base in it.

Grade: A +++

thoughts: I finaly get it... It looks great, is cool... and I feel so good now

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as you see, my avatar  is now 60X60 ... I have an animated gif, and I can't reduce it size, so, why not allow it to have a MAX avatar like 65X65 ....

I know that you normaly cann change those settings,

regards, Kris

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LEGO / UCS STARSPEEDER 3000
« on: November 16, 2002, 01:39 PM »
You probarley know Star Tours... wel, I made almoast every droid...in LEGO.. (I am now working on the  Star Tours Tokyo droids...)

you can view them at my STAR TOURS SITE


FACTS:
30 cm long
15 cm wide
15 cm high
1,076 kg heavy
swoosh factor: 3.5 (it is a good swoosher, but only the weight is a minor point...)

I have added 8 HIGH-REZ (1200x1600) pictures of my UCS starspeeder 3000

click on the links or the pictures to go to it's page, check also my other customs !

 

 

MY UCS STARSPEEDER 3000

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Power of the Jedi / * Star Tours **
« on: November 16, 2002, 01:33 PM »
hello, this is the topic for star tours ... O.K. ?  :)

so, anybody has a clue of what is SK-Z38 ?

if they are good, your toughts will be published at my site startours.bejedi.com

VLPS STAR TOURS page : http://startours.bejedi.com


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LEGO / LEGO it is.....
« on: November 16, 2002, 01:02 PM »
nice forum , but only a small note: It is LEGO not legos  :)

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