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PostPosted: Mon 16 Dec 2013 21:37 pm 
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Recently completed rendition of the AT-ST Walker from the Star Wars adventures. Very few parts but some very large seam lines that had to be sanded out. Originally a snap together kit but I removed all the 'snap' lugs on the parts so that I could get a better fit during assembly. The upper legs that were hollow were thinned down to match each other and then boxed in and some detail added. A rail was added around the top of the head around the hatch area, which I had turned through 90 Degrees and cemented shut. The blast screen 'eyes' were cut out and the covers scratched from plasticard. The hexagonal rear exhausts were cut into the back panel using a drill bit and knife and some detailing was added to the head sides. Also a new 'L' shaped panel was added between the exhausts and then it was painted light grey and lightly weathered with black and rust:

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A basic kit that captures the look, but does benefit from some work, in fact I could have done more but felt that I had the 'look' I wanted so decided to stop at this point.

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PostPosted: Mon 16 Dec 2013 21:54 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon 16 Dec 2013 22:10 pm 
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Well done. I think it shows you don't need to go all "Fine Molds" to capture the essence of the Star Wars machinery.

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PostPosted: Tue 17 Dec 2013 12:49 pm 
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Lovely job of a less than brilliant kit. Mine's still languishing half-built, awaiting a kick up the reactor.
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I think it shows you don't need to go all "Fine Molds" to capture the essence of the Star Wars machinery.

Although I'd sell relatives for a Fine Molds kit of the AT-ST, or even a Revell one. It's always bugged me that such an important and heavily-featured vehicle has been so poorly served with mainstream kits.

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PostPosted: Tue 17 Dec 2013 14:48 pm 
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Nice work - great action pose. Those Ewoks will not have a chance.

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Great job! :P


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PostPosted: Tue 21 Jul 2015 10:11 am 
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My rendition of this kit. Not as detailed as Corricon's, but I also cut out the viewports and added a rail to the top, as well as drilling out the cannon barrels.

The pictures don't really show it, but it's (too?) heavily weathered, in keeping with a posting on the marshy forest moon of Endor.

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PostPosted: Tue 21 Jul 2015 10:15 am 
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Hi Adrian,

Looks good, well done. It will make a great addition to the SMW tables. I built one earlier this year, and they do make a great model.

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