Fantastic job moving along with this build Grendels. Call it sadistic but, I like seeing another modeller having to fix and overcome goof ups and mistakes as much as I do. Masterful perseverence!
This update is a long time coming... I have been working on contest builds and AMPS website reviews. I have set aside one day a week to continue working on my cylon raider. I have done a lot of work to this sucker and I am determined that it will not be in vain! So, here are some updated...
Just a small update on my lack of progress, for those interested. I am currently working on an AMPS (Armor Modeling and Preservation Society) review build for the AMPS website. So, I have had to put this back on the "self for a couple of weeks untill I finish the review. Thanks!
I just wanted to say thank you Scott for putting on a great contest and you did a great job pronouncing Alfklarungspanzer! Thanks you to everyone that voted for my tank. And a big Congrats to MJ for dominating our butts. And also to all the other participants really fantastic modeling guys!
I agree I will be adding ripped up hull plateing and some more structural damage to the engine area and there will also be a large section of the wing that got blown off, floating around with the cylon that got spaced.
I didn't "finish" it enough for me, but I did enough for the contest. Scott posted the pics under finished contest entrys. I will be continuing this build though thanks for the support and encouragement.
Hi guys! We are down to brass tacks now. It looks like a ship now. here are pics of the Raider before the Viper attack.
And, after the attack.. Also added interior bulkheads. Still needs sanding around cockpit and some interior paint befor adding guts and ripped paneling and trusses...
Once Again, Thank you all for the comments. Here is my latest update. I completely scatchbuilt a new cockpit canopy. the kit version is a thick chunk o' plastic. The detail isn't bad on it, but you can't see through it. I found a great pic of the actual set and pic of the Cylon's view through...