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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #90 on: May 23, 2006, 11:28 AM »
That is a sweet vehicle!

Could you take an A-Wing and add modified wings from a ROTS fighter?  Just a thought off the top of my head.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #91 on: May 23, 2006, 11:54 AM »
Well unfortunately the Coralskipper will have to wait for now I cant find the neccessary parts to start with. BUt have no fear, I do have a vehicle in mind for this project. I've only reached one amall anag. I need a Mellinium Falcon Cockpit cover to finish it. I know these are harder to get than an honest congressman but Ive put the call out anyway. Can anyone help me out?

AS far as that concept ship, It looks vaugely similar to the old Super Powers Lex-sor 7. IF I could find a pic I'd post it.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #92 on: May 23, 2006, 06:29 PM »
I see parts of an A-wing X-wing for engines, and a Snowspeeder, but I'm not gonna tear all of that apart.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #93 on: May 23, 2006, 08:25 PM »
I think you  could use an x-wing by itself as the base.  slice out where the astromech is so that it goes right from the cockpit to the tail.  Cut in front of the cockpit and use stryene to build out the front.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #94 on: May 24, 2006, 06:18 PM »
WIP shot of my Mandalorian Low Altitude Heavy Artillery Troop Transport. More in my customs thread.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #95 on: May 24, 2006, 10:01 PM »
I've shown it before but I'll show it off again:





Impressive land vehicle.  what do you call it, and what is it made from(vehicle that it was previously.  thanx

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #96 on: May 25, 2006, 04:12 PM »
I beleive that vehicle is the G.I.Joe General right? OR was it the rolling thunder? I know it had 2 large missiles but for the life of me I cant remember what it was called. This is one joe vehicle that I never had but a freind of mine did. Excellent job.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #97 on: May 25, 2006, 10:50 PM »
THank you both. Yes, It was a GI Joe Rolling Thunder. I call it an AT-TT, for lack of a better term.

Aside from two-tone paint work, I basically:
removed the rear turret and replaced it with a soffit vent
removed the entire inner frame with ICBMs, replaced it with seatas from a GI Joe APC and the track for the scout car between the two ramps
cut out and hinged the rear deck into a gantry
wedged on of the rear tire, because this particular one had a cracked axle
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #98 on: May 26, 2006, 10:48 AM »
sort of reminds me of thunderbird 2 with the vehicles inside and all.
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #99 on: May 26, 2006, 07:59 PM »
sort of reminds me of thunderbird 2 with the vehicles inside and all.

I just figured it to be limited in directions to travel, so it needed a quick perimeter scout for the ground and air.
I had intended to land a Republic gunship on it, but that doesn't quite work.

What is a Thunderbird 2?
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #100 on: May 27, 2006, 03:52 PM »
Well, Heres my first WIP of the Darkbird. Which for all intents and purposes is The NJO version of the Mellinium Falcon.
In the books Han painted the Flacon a Matte black color to try to desgiuse her. So essientially thats what I did too. I'm still missing parts( Like the desperately needed cockpit cover!!!) and I still have a few touches to make on her. but she's coming along.





As always your thoughts and comments are very appreciated. Any parts anyone has to help me complete this are more than welcome too.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #101 on: May 27, 2006, 04:03 PM »
That looks Like Awsome Can't Wait to see it finished.
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Mine's Basicly a Freighter Refitted for GAR Use.

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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #102 on: May 27, 2006, 07:15 PM »
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What is a Thunderbird 2?


Oh yeah I forgot Thunderbirds is an English thing.
Thunderbirds is an old TV programme made using puppets.
Thunderbird 2 was one of the ships in this programme which carried a few other smaller vehicles inside it:

I can't remember all of them but I remember one was a moler that was basically a drill on tank tracks for going underground another was an under water thing and one that was basically a digger.
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Re: Monthly Customizing Challenge - Month 13: Vehicles
« Reply #103 on: May 27, 2006, 09:03 PM »
God, then they made an atrocious kids movie here in the USA for that show :-X

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YT-1300 freighter Outfitted For GAR Duty
« Reply #104 on: May 28, 2006, 05:26 PM »
In the Early Days of the Clone Wars Many Civilian Star Ships Were Pressed Into Service to fill a Growing Need in the GAR Fleet. One such Ship, the YT-1300 freighter Was Outfitted For Use in The GAR. Because of Its Speed, Survivability, and Ability to Transport Small Stike Teams, the YT-1300 was Perfect for Sacking Capital Ships and Raiding Supply Convoys. Equiped w/ A Grapling Hook the YT-1300 Would Attach Its Self to a Target Ship, where the Stike Team would Then Enter to Engage the Crew and Scuttle the Target Ship. Plo Koon Commanded Such A ship for a Short Time Durring the Clone Wars, Until His Ship And Pilot Nick named, "Mynock" were Lost Durring an Attempt to Capture Viceroy Nute Gunray aboard his Command ship.
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