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September 01, 2009, 07:51:55 AM
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Very nice shaping!

September 08, 2009, 08:30:16 AM
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Wow, nice scratching, Ez. Made me itching to start mine.  ;) Imagined Urs to have a large rear end and feet.  :shifty: Can't wait to see more updates.

September 10, 2009, 08:16:15 PM
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Great start! Looking forwards to more!

September 08, 2020, 12:17:36 AM
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Ok, digging up this thread after 11 years feels like borderline necromancy, but I'm actually working on it, so it seems fair!

I started working back on this thing earlier this year and made good progress.
I'll let you check the first message for context, but here's pretty much where I left things off (just the torso and shoulders):


And here's where I'm now:


I documented the build on Twitter, so you can see more pics and videos there: https://twitter.com/hashtag/TheOII?src=hashtag_click&f=live

I've managed so far to only use plastic card and epoxy, and I'd like to keep it that way. I may end up using option parts but for sure I won't kitbash.

Next steps are:
  • Legs/boosters (conceptually similar to the Neo Zeong)
  • Weapon (RPG/Stinger-like)
  • Secondary arms on the sides of the shoulders
  • Rear skirt boosters

September 08, 2020, 04:17:05 AM
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It's coming along well! I like that you're trying to not kit-bash any other parts into it except option parts. I consider those to be fair game as that's what they're intended to be used for. Same as raw styrene. I used to struggle with modifying existing kits and kitbashing before I realized that it can be WAY easier to just scratch-build the parts sometimes.

September 08, 2020, 05:54:34 AM
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I'm looking forward to seeming more of this!

I've missed the quality work that was always on these forums. I'm glad they're back!

September 16, 2020, 06:44:41 AM
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I worked a bit on the main weapon, a Stinger-like missile launcher (I'll add a missile on the front like on a RPG-7). I'm still fiddling with the proportions but the back portion of the tube will be somehow covered.

September 28, 2020, 05:27:00 AM
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Mostly done with the launcher, but now I feel it doesn't fit with the rest of the design (too blocky). I may change the sights to something rounder, or make a new gun altogether : /