1:1 Scale Millenium Falcon part found !!!

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  1. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Hello all,

    Today i was watching on blu ray the ESB...

    What was my surprise, when i saw some familiar parts used on the lifesize Falcon while Chewee and Han are fixing it at the hangar.

    I used to Have a Triumph TR6 and a Spitfire...... and i know many parts by heart... and i think that some other were used, like in the Snowspeeder cockpit...


    Well, lets go to the facts...


    Take a look at the pic that i took from the TV screen...(see at the bottom)


    And now look at this Spitfire wheel... :love :love

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    Hope you did like it

    Alfredo
     
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2012
  2. micdavis

    micdavis Master Member

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    That's awesome.

    ....only 6731 parts to go.

    Get on it.
     
  3. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Thanks !!!

    Do you know if this part is also on the scale models?


    Alfredo
     
  4. Dedalus5550

    Dedalus5550 Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Now I can complete my full-size MF build.
     
  5. Leigh

    Leigh Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Definately MK4 & 1500 Spitfire hubcaps, nice find :thumbsup I used to work for a Triumph specialist, I can probably get hold of a few sets of those if required.
    I wonder if they used any other Triumph or BL parts :)

    Edit: they were also used on the Mk3 GT6 but the GT ones are made from chromed white metal (much harder to find in good condition) while the spit ones are either silver or black plastic.
     
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  6. JMChladek

    JMChladek Sr Member

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    I always knew the Falcon was a "Triumph" of engineering. At least it seemed to have the same reliability as some British sports cars in any event. ;)

    More than likely they were not on the studio models (I've never seen any at least). Full size set piece construction involves a bit of "kitbashing" as well. So while some shapes and pieces were faithfully fabricated from the small models, others took more of a "building a forest instead of each individual tree" approach as it were. So you can get stuff like this happening.
     
  7. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I think that i found another part inside the Snowspeeder cockpit. I will try to make a pic later and post it ....


    Alfredo
     
  8. CJS

    CJS Well-Known Member

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    British car parts on the Falcon, no wonder it was unreliable. Probly had Lucas wiring. Thats really funny in a double meaning kinda way lol. I'm British so I can knock british cars lol. Good find though for sure!
     
  9. Larry T

    Larry T Active Member

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    This may be of some interest to Steve Starkiller.
     
  10. jkno

    jkno Master Member

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    Very cool find my friend!!
     
  11. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Thanks !!

    I am pretty sure that Blu ray will help us to find many interesting things :love

    Alfredo
     
  12. jkno

    jkno Master Member

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    Totally agree!! Except the ol' Ben yelling out like a crazy man :D
     
  13. PHArchivist

    PHArchivist Master Member

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    Cool!

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Chaank

    Chaank Well-Known Member

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    I've heard it mentioned a few time on here about the 1:1 MF build. Is this for real? If so is there a thread for it?
     
  15. SofaKing01

    SofaKing01 Master Member

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    FANTASTIC! GREAT FIND! We should keep a running record of both interior and exterior parts that are identified! If anybody has or can identify these parts PLEASE let me know... Why? Not sure if most are aware but a full scale studio prop of the ESB version of the MF IS in fact being built in Tennessee. Its still in the early stages but the project IS moving forward. Steve Starkiller, Chris Lee and myself (I'm the newest "member") are spearheading this operation and can use ALL the help we can get.

    Chris Lee's Full Scale Millennium Falcon | Don't worry, she'll hold together…

    I happen to be working on the main instrument console in the cockpit.
    http://www.therpf.com/f9/1-1-millennium-falcon-console-replica-147319/

    Let's keep identifying those parts and make the MF come to life!!!
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2012
  16. thegreatgalling

    thegreatgalling Sr Member

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    That's neat!!
     
  17. Drak

    Drak New Member

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    Great find!
     
  18. Madrid Boba

    Madrid Boba Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Thanks guys !!

    Alfredo
     
  19. AZNmastermind

    AZNmastermind New Member

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    Might wanna add another 0 to that number haha
     
  20. TK-326

    TK-326 Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I've set up a new page on the site for parts like this:

    Parts | The Full Scale Millennium Falcon Project
     

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