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    calico1997 replied to the thread IG 88 Head - my own version.
    I love all those jet combustion chambers. They look like droid heads or cantena lamps in the making. You can see them laying all...
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    calico1997 replied to the thread IG 88 Head - my own version.
    Mounted on the lamp base, shown here with a 25W (2w LED) light inside of it. The red inserts look bright cherry red in reality, but the...
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    calico1997 replied to the thread IG 88 Head - my own version.
    Here is the final result, with paint, a few 3D parts including the top hat, the red pinball inserts, the hydraulic fittings, the piping...
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    calico1997 replied to the thread IG 88 Head - my own version.
    There are some connectors on the sides of the IG droid that look like small hydraulic compression fittings. I added 6-7 brass ones that...
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    calico1997 replied to the thread IG 88 Head - my own version.
    There are a couple large round ports on the side of this flame tube and also the correct one used for IG-88 and IG-11. The ports have...
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    calico1997 replied to the thread IG 88 Head - my own version.
    Again for the red lights or "eyes"?, I used more red pinball playfield inserts of various sizes from Pinball Life company. I attached...
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    calico1997 replied to the thread IG 88 Head - my own version.
    For paint, I used Rustoleum sandable gray primer, followed by Rustoleum Bright Coat silver. Weathering for all parts was then applied...
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    calico1997 replied to the thread IG 88 Head - my own version.
    For the telescope type eye, I used 1/2" copper reducing pipe and a small PVC joint, from Home Depot. I put a red "lens" in the end of...
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    calico1997 replied to the thread IG 88 Head - my own version.
    I wanted to keep this project simple and pretty quick. I needed to make the jet flame tube look a little more like the IG droid. The...
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    I was never a fan of the IG-88 design from Empire Strikes Back. It looked to me like the tin man from Wizard of Oz or some kind of...
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