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Re: Ewok catapult (with real twigs!)
« Reply #45 on: August 21, 2005, 09:24 PM »
Looking good!  It looks very primitive - exactly how the ewoks would make it!  It looks like it would fit right perfectly in any Endor dio!
You should make some "boulders" for it to lob!
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Re: Ewok catapult (with real twigs!)
« Reply #46 on: August 21, 2005, 09:39 PM »
why use boulders when there are Ewoks ;D

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Re: Ewok catapult (with real twigs!)
« Reply #47 on: August 23, 2005, 09:59 AM »
Thanks guys- yes, it's an older custom I had on RS a while back.  By the way, it is actually film-accurate because I used a ROTJ pic for reference.  Here's another pic with some rocks I found in the yard:

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Re: Ewok catapult (with real twigs!)
« Reply #48 on: August 23, 2005, 10:11 AM »
That's so cool Daigobah.  Kinda funny in a way too.  I always thought that Ewoks were silly, but to be honest when you put them in a diorama with an awesome custom centerpiece like that, they seem much cooler.

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Re: Ewok catapult (with real twigs!)
« Reply #49 on: August 23, 2005, 04:08 PM »
Daigo-Bah, I remember seeing this a while back, and I must say that it looks great.  Your work with rea wood is amazing and to perfect scale.
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Re: Ewok catapult (with real twigs!)
« Reply #50 on: August 24, 2005, 03:19 AM »
I remember this too DB and it's really nice...  I'm impressed with the authentic look that came from using actual materials...  What problems did you incur making it?  Like does it shrink as the wood dried out over time or anything?  Did you try any way to preserve the wood for instance?

Does it shoot too?  I'm curious about that.

Very nice...  It looks great, to-scale...  Very cool.
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Re: 12" upgrades I've been busy with...
« Reply #51 on: August 25, 2005, 09:12 PM »
Just did a couple more:








The Luke is a Dooku body with lots of clothing modifications, the Dengar has a repainted face, shorter neck, and shorter arm plates, and the DS Droid is spraypainted gloss black (instead of steel gray) and the goggles are chrome.
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Re: 12" upgrades I've been busy with...
« Reply #52 on: August 26, 2005, 03:45 PM »
very nice work Daigo-bah, i especially like the fur you added to the Wampa - it reminds me of the puppet they used in the film. nice paint job on the Death Star Droid. i have one of those laying around that i was thinking of making into the chrome droid that was in the Sandcrawler with 3PO & R2.

i have been using Dragon bodies and heads for my 12" upgrades i have been doing. they are much slimmer and more realistic than the Hasbro/Joe bodies, and have more points of articulation. in fact, when you compare a Dragon body to the bodies that Sideshow sells, the only difference is in the arms - which i found to be pretty interesting.

keep up the good work!

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Re: Ewok catapult (with real twigs!)
« Reply #53 on: August 28, 2005, 12:09 PM »
I like it, it looks cool! :)
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Re: My revamped Sailbarge
« Reply #54 on: October 2, 2005, 10:54 PM »
I figured it would be fair to bump this thread... I am planning on making a Sail Barge sometime soon, so I am going to need to use this for reference.   ;)

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Re: My revamped Sailbarge
« Reply #55 on: October 3, 2005, 10:10 AM »
Oh ya, I remember this thing. It was most impressive!
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Re: My revamped Sailbarge
« Reply #56 on: October 3, 2005, 01:40 PM »
I would love to see another version of a most superb custom as this one.

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Re: Daigo-Bah's Customs
« Reply #57 on: June 20, 2006, 05:53 PM »
Here is a Snowtrooper using the GG bust-up and the bottom half from a POTF2 Snowtrooper:



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Re: Daigo-Bah's Customs
« Reply #58 on: June 21, 2006, 12:13 AM »
It looks great, but I think it's kind of tall... do you agree?

I'd consider maybe using the GG head and arms on a regular Snowtrooper, just to see what it looks like.

Interesting custom, I always enjoy your work a lot.

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Re: Daigo-Bah's Customs
« Reply #59 on: October 16, 2006, 08:00 PM »
Hey guys- I bought an extra Chirpa recently with the intention of customizing another Ewok.  Basically I cut away a lot of his existing hood, repainted his body brown with a drybrush of light peach, and painted the hood blue with a dark wash and more peach drybrushing.  I also painted some of the leaves and feathers on his hood with different colors.  There's a comparison shot with Chirpa to show the differences.







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