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  1. andrewdick68

    AMT ERTL Millennium Falcon Build

    That is awesome, Thanks so much for that advice. I was thinking that it would need about 1/4" between the plastic and the lights, but the foam strip is a great addition. Really appreciate it...
  2. andrewdick68

    AMT ERTL Millennium Falcon Build

    Progress :D
  3. Red Panels.jpg

    Red Panels.jpg

  4. andrewdick68

    AMT ERTL Millennium Falcon Build

    Engine Lighting Update. I'm looking at different ways to do my engine lighting using the floor to ceiling clear plastic parts provided in teh kit. I have so far a couple of options all using internal illumination. 1. Paint the clear with transparent blue on the inside, and use a grey stick on...
  5. Transperant blue of grey mask.jpg

    Transperant blue of grey mask.jpg

  6. Translucent Plastic with Strip LED.jpg

    Translucent Plastic with Strip LED.jpg

  7. Translucent Plastic with String LED.jpg

    Translucent Plastic with String LED.jpg

  8. String LEDs on armatureStrip Vs String LEDs.jpg

    String LEDs on armatureStrip Vs String LEDs.jpg

  9. String LEDs on armature.jpg

    String LEDs on armature.jpg

  10. Engine mask cutouts.jpg

    Engine mask cutouts.jpg

  11. andrewdick68

    AMT ERTL Millennium Falcon Build

    Yep, you've got the office and model area dialed in ;)
  12. andrewdick68

    AMT ERTL Millennium Falcon Build

    Not much. Had to sadly let work get in the way I'll get some photos of some ideas I have for the engine light and get them up today if I can sneak away from work. You'd think working from home I'd have set my office desk up next to my model desk so I could work on models while on Zoom meetings...
  13. andrewdick68

    AMT ERTL Millennium Falcon Build

    I just got the tiny Bandai MF, X-wing, AT-AT, and Tie Fighter sets. 40% off at Hobby Lobby
  14. andrewdick68

    AMT ERTL Millennium Falcon Build

    I've started wiring up the Mandible lights and the lights for the lading gear bays.
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    UC Well lights.jpg

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    Headlights.jpg

  17. Wiring Up the lights.jpg

    Wiring Up the lights.jpg

  18. andrewdick68

    Hello from a returning novice

    Thanks. I said to myself not to get carried away with stuff on the build but got lost in it. Now I find myself sneaking out to the garage where I'm set up just to get 5 minutes on it when I can.
  19. andrewdick68

    Hello from a returning novice

    Welcome back. It is a common theme for many of us. I too recently picked up again after 35 years. Mainly getting set up for retirement but have started an AMT Millennium Falcon build that I'm documenting here AMT ERTL Millennium Falcon Build Long slow process because that other thing called...
  20. andrewdick68

    AMT ERTL Millennium Falcon Build

    I've also got these ones to build one day also. I will also get the Bandi perfect grade kit once these are all built and I have my hand in on the detailing
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