Buck Rogers Starfighter final

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Dymerski

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much work went into this...I tried to keep everything like a studio effects model. The interior was kept simple. I did however sculpt the helmet on the pilot.
This is casts right from the studio molds. The markings were done in the computer. This is big... around 25 inches
Dean
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mbmcfarland

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That is totally amazing.. I loved that show...I have been looking for a studio scale starfighter kit for a while now. A casting of the original model is just too awesome.

I bet Dean's looks 100 times better than the ones used on the TV show.

Mike

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JP05

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Originally posted by PHArchivist@Nov 14 2005, 12:44 AM
That's awesome.  Nice finish work Dean.

Kit...?  Hadn't heard of this before...
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That kit that Dean finsihed is one of 2 castings from the original forms. Only 2 made I was told. I have the other one.
 

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SSRN Seaview

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Is this the same kit? >>That kit that Dean finsihed is one of 2 castings from the original forms. Only 2 made I was told. I have the other one. <<

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cobywan

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There was a kit version of this. I think Jim Key tricked out a "studio" casting. Federation Models used to carry it.

Man I've wanted one for years.
 

Jestefarean

Sr Member
Originally posted by cobywan@Nov 15 2005, 02:33 AM
There was a kit version of this.  I think Jim Key tricked out a "studio" casting.  Federation Models used to carry it.

Man I've wanted one for years.
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Yeah...unfortunatly Jim sold the masters before I could get to them. I've tried to contact the new owner through Jim to no success.

(If your out there, new owner, drop me a line. ) :)
 

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That's a really gorgeous job. Superb. excellent work.

I was totally blown away to find out that the Thunderfighter was the original concept for the Colonial Viper, but they changed it to the tri-wing dart design.

There's pre-production art showing the thunderfighter sitting behind Apollo and then a later version showing that the artist had painted out the thunderfighter and replaced it with the Viper we know today.

It might be really cool to get a monogram kit of the BR fighter and paint it up like a Viper somehow...

-Gordon
 

cobywan

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I have been looking for one of these for a while now. Anyone know if the pattern that was sold by, Jim Key I think, is in the hands of someone who wants to cast a new run?
 

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