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Offline coeli

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #540 on: September 2, 2005, 12:05 PM »
DE, glad to hear that you are doing OK! Even better to hear that you are doing some customs! Keep us updated as far as how everything is going for you!
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #541 on: September 3, 2005, 11:57 AM »
Got some bad news as far as my posting pics. :( The computer that I am using, for some odd reason, doesnt have a disk drive. ??? And since my Mavica camera loads pics onto a disk I have no way to post them right now. But dont worry, Ive dont the impossibe before, and I havent given up yet. ;D

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #542 on: September 3, 2005, 01:14 PM »
My Mavica records onto discs as well - small CD-R discs - but it also has a USB output slot as well...

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #543 on: September 3, 2005, 02:26 PM »
Sorry its late,
I didnt get inspiration till last sunday; well hes not great, but he here is





Let  me know what you think. just try and find out what hes all made of
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #544 on: September 3, 2005, 03:19 PM »
Smarty, I'm a little stumped on the parts that you used, but I like it!  I think I see some Grievous parts, but other than that I'm not sure.

He really, really looks like a droid that you would't want to piss off... I might suggest a bit of dry brushing to give him more of a "worn" look.

Awesome job!

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #545 on: September 3, 2005, 03:22 PM »
Good job man!  Is that an Ep. I 3po head?

I agree with CHEWIE - a bit of drybrushing would be cool to see.  Still, great use of parts (whatever they are!) - I think it turned out very well  8)
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #546 on: September 4, 2005, 05:03 AM »
Ok, I have two late submissions for the August Challenge - Droids -



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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #547 on: September 4, 2005, 05:08 AM »
I like the yellow one on the left. Is that a CORPS head? What ever it is I really like your choice of parts, the EV-9D9 torso looks cool yellow and it is a good match with th SBD arms and IG-88 legs. The other guy is pretty good looking too. What parts did you use?

What kinds of droids are these?
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #548 on: September 4, 2005, 05:14 AM »
The head is actually from a GI Joe head from a Techno Viper.  Back a long time ago, I cannibalized that figure (probably over 15 years ago now), and for some reason kept the head.  Literally around 1997 I almost put it on the EV9D9 body but never got around to it.  It had been sitting in a box for years until today.

The other one is just a repainted Star Tours droid.  I think that's a good design by them.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #549 on: September 4, 2005, 11:05 AM »
Chewie, how do you get that kind of finish on the super battle droid arms?
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #550 on: September 4, 2005, 11:27 AM »
Great droids CHEWIE!
That EV-IG-SBD-Techno Viper Droid is awesome!  It reminds me kind of those "robot" soldiers from Black Hole.   Do all of those droid parts just fit together or did you have to do some tweaking?  Great design!
Your repaint of the Star Tours Droid is obviously much better than hasbro's!  I like the design as well, I might have to try repainting him as well.
The scariest thing that I've ever seen,
Is the terrible AT-AT walking machine.
It's as big as a house on walking legs,
and whatever it steps on it crushes like eggs.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #551 on: September 5, 2005, 05:23 AM »
All right, I'm going to submit my first entry for this month's challenge since you guys got to see the work in progress anyway. I should have one or two of his buddies finished by the end of the month's big reveal.

Dri'gin Kal is a Bith Bounty Hunter, who travels with a small group of mercenaries led by a Mandalorian named Kallys Fenn. Typically, Dri'gin plays the role of softening up the enemy by hammering their defenses with his hand held plasma throwers, or covering their withdrawal with a steady barrage of cover fire. Dri'gin is also adept with smaller weapons, as his natural Bith dexterity make him rather quick on the draw and a crack shot.





Hope you guys like him. I added a control box to the chest for his plasma thrower, scarring to the head as was suggested by you guys, and a rebreather for when the fighting gets nasty. I also will be adding some sonic protectors to his ears as was suggested, just as soon as I find a suitable piece to cannabalize for parts.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #552 on: September 5, 2005, 05:38 AM »
Shame on you for post it this early! :P

It is so good that you can get away with it though. :P I elaborated more in your other thread. I really like this guy, I'll hold off adding him until later in the month and until you have the updated pictures of him. Excellent work so far, it will be hard to top this. I like the backstory a lot as well. :)
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #553 on: September 5, 2005, 10:44 AM »
protectors, darn it no bith head explosions  :'( :D

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 5 - Bounty Hunters and Terrorists!
« Reply #554 on: September 5, 2005, 11:25 AM »
Great job DD!   I love the addition of the rebreather and the scarring looks very cool.  Great use of parts too, he definitely looks tough  8)
The scariest thing that I've ever seen,
Is the terrible AT-AT walking machine.
It's as big as a house on walking legs,
and whatever it steps on it crushes like eggs.