Starwars kits

kpnuts

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Hi all for Christmas my kids asked what I wanted and I said surprise me, get me something I've not built before.

They didn't disappoint I got these

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I've never built one of these kits before or this subject matter.

The kits look really good (although I wouldn't really know how detailed they are)

The instructions look a bit basic.

No idea what to do with these kits, will have to do some research.
 

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You won't be disappointed Ken. They're superb little kits and the level of detail is absolutely amazing.
 

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HI Ken you'll have to watch some starwars films for reseach purposes an they look some great kits
chris
 

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Look great kits. Different scales though? Would love to have a crack at that Snowspeeder
 

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Great kits Ken, although I have some Bandai too I haven’t built any yet, reviews are pretty good about them.
If you can have a look at episodes IV till VI you’ll see these featured the most and they are a good subject for weathering.
Have fun!
 

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I've only built the Bandai scout walker, but it was a lovely little kit. There are known issues with enamel products attacking the plastic on that kit, making it brittle. Not sure if it's the same for other Bandai SW kits.
 

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I have built a few Bandai Star Wars models, Detail and quality is excellent, I am currently building the Tie Advanced x1 1/72 kit and adding lighting which is fun! I could do with some advice on paint colours, I have looked on line but wondered if any members could help?
 

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Anyone know why they all seem to be different scales? Was thinking about adding a few to my stash especially the AT-ST and Snowspeeder
 

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Bandai scales seem to be anything from 1/6 & 1/12 figures and droids, 1/48, 1/72, 1/144 fighters to the falcon and the miniatures who knows the scale! I have built a few of the various scale and the completed builds are a nice size for display. I have learnt a great deal from tagamo modelworx on you tube, his builds are amazing with painting, weathering and lighting including the Snowspeeder and AT-ST.
The detail on Bandai kits are amazing and with no fit issues.
 

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HI Brian
I see that you are into SI/FI as im a trekkie what SI/FI do you like ?
chris
 

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Hi Chris
I do like Star Wars as my grandson is a big fan hence my Bandai collection & dvds but I do like the original Star Trek series & films with William Shatner and also the new films with Chris pine. I have watched some of the Enterprise model builds by Trekworks and they look amazing.
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but I do like the original Star Trek series & films with William Shatner and also the new films with Chris pine.
Cannot stand WS myself. Found him a very rubbish actor who loved himself far to much. Love Star wars though especially the Tie Fighter 'shriek'. Even the new film offerings are good. But looking at your kits, i really do think i need to save up for the AT-ST and Snowspeerder.
 

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Hi Chris
Totally agree with WS acting, but bearing in mind when the series was made i suppose it was good for its time. I did buy my most of my Bandai kits a couple of years ago, the prices now seem to be a bit expensive.
I have a Snowspeeder in my stash looks a good build especially if I can light it.
 

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Hi Chris
Totally agree with WS acting, but bearing in mind when the series was made i suppose it was good for its time. I did buy my most of my Bandai kits a couple of years ago, the prices now seem to be a bit expensive.
I have a Snowspeeder in my stash looks a good build especially if I can light it.
HI Brain pm sent to you
chris
 
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