In Progress » YT-1380f Corellian Light Freighter » Detail… FINALLY!

Finally I’ve gotten the hull to a point where I can begin to add detail. First up is the heat radiators and the plate-armor. The armor is .020″ styrene sheet. One of the first items I ever purchased when modeling was a pack of frisket film. It turned out to…

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In Progress » YT-1380f Corellian Light Freighter » Hull Lamination Complete

Yesterday I began laminating the outside of the bondo with styrene sheet. I also forgot to mention WHY I did the balls/bondo thing and didn’t just add the styrene over the ribs. Simply enough I’m clumsy and heavy-handed and would had crushed the shell without the underneath support. Plus it…

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In Progress » YT-1380f Corellian Light Freighter » Bondo Calrissian

Hrmm… Maybe my pilot’s name will be Lando’s not-well-known bastard brother Bondo Calrissian in honor of the amount of Bondo I’ve applied today. Maybe not… bad joke. Anyway, this thing is coming along fairly quickly as far as the hull goes. The hard part will be later with the details…

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In Progress » YT-1380f Corellian Light Freighter

With these new commissions, I’m definitely on a Star Wars kick. Since stuff is drying and I have the motivation, I started on a new scratchbuild project. This ship is my own design for a 1/72 scale Corellian Light Freighter based on the Millennium Falcon’s design. I will build a…

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