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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #45 on: December 28, 2004, 07:59 PM »
A sneak peek at Level Two...

the torture rack...



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Oh dear...  I don't know how much more of your work I can possibly take, Bobb.  You're driving me veritably insane man!   :P

We really need to get a "drooling" graemlin here...
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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #46 on: December 28, 2004, 08:13 PM »
We really need to get a "drooling" graemlin here...

As you wish.   ;) 



Very fine work, keep it up.

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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #47 on: December 28, 2004, 09:00 PM »
Just when I thought Muftak's work couldn't get any better, he updates... I almost passed out when I saw these pics. 

Please, please Hasbro make this and the Death Star!!! 

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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #48 on: December 28, 2004, 09:20 PM »
A nice update indeed.  Nice detail with the color and everything too, very accurate.  I'm really anxious to see all the detail shots of the torture rack the most though.  That's something that will be scrutinized I believe. :)

Great work...

Man though, Lando looks like his arms are huge or something.  I see it's VOTC Land so I just assume it's the picture.  It just makes him look odd in the shot.  Boba looks sharp though, even if he's not the right colors for ESB.
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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #49 on: December 29, 2004, 08:06 PM »
Yeah, I was pretty much on top of Lando in that pciture, so it's a bit of forced perspective I think.

Here's a couple more of the rack for ya, JJ:





And another hallway shot. The door behind Lobot opens, and will lead to the detention cell where Chewie reassembles Threepio:



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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #50 on: December 29, 2004, 09:35 PM »
The outstanding pics just keep on coming...   :o

How many levels are you planning on making it?

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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #51 on: December 30, 2004, 09:09 AM »
Cloud City is only going to be three levels tall--the Freezing Chamber will cap it off on top of the current level.

There will be room for Luke to knock Vader off the back of the Chamber at the top, and jump down to continue the duel along a separate gantry piece that I will build to fit on the back, a la the old Micro Bespin World sets. Consider that level 1 1/2.
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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #52 on: December 30, 2004, 09:34 PM »
Incredible!!  What did you use to make the torture rack??  That is just one fantastic piece!!
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Re: !!LEVEL ONE COMPLETED!! Modular Cloud City
« Reply #53 on: January 4, 2005, 12:19 AM »
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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #54 on: January 4, 2005, 07:26 PM »
Incredible!!  What did you use to make the torture rack??  That is just one fantastic piece!!

Thanks! The rack is made mostly of a Jurassic Park 3 catapult (for the base--I searched long and hard for something appropriate-looking that the figure could pivot on top of, and this worked beautifully) and a Voltron-figure (I believe) rocket launcher for the body. To that I added generous amounts of foam and black posterboard to flesh it out. A couple of sliced up force pikes (a skiff guard and a spare Xizor one) were used for the prongs that jab Han.

The backboard Han is strapped to is black foamcore with foam detailing, and the missile launcher from the crappy POTF2 Deluxe Boba Fett. His feet strap in via the footholder piece from the POTJ Carbon Freezing Chamber.
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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #55 on: January 4, 2005, 07:40 PM »
WOW!!
only need to add some lights to the torture rack and whammo!!
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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #56 on: January 7, 2005, 05:08 PM »


The Jawa.com has been gracious enough to host some higher-res pictures of the first level. Clicky through here to see Cloud City closer than ever before...  :P
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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #57 on: January 7, 2005, 06:54 PM »
Holy shttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #58 on: January 8, 2005, 02:35 AM »
Muftak!!!!!!! :oWOW! Great work man! That is just increditable work! :o
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Re: Modular Cloud City
« Reply #59 on: January 23, 2005, 10:14 PM »
Building the holding cell...


Always wear safety glasses when taking on a project of this size, even if you have to borrow them from a friend.


Where I started this week...I set out to finish the walls


I cut out "skins" of foam for the walls, and thin planks of foam to add the depth of the corrugated walls...


I've found the droids help out a lot with these repetitive steps. I tried to hire some Union Labor, but they took too many breaks.

After lots of cutting and gluing, we get...

Chewie looks pretty upset! I had hoped he would like it!!
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