Imperial probe droid

Themodelshopman

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This thread is covering the making of my new Imperial probe droid model. Made almost entirely from scratch, with close to no kitbashing for parts. The model has a diameter of 40 cm and is larger than the original studio scale model which has a diameter of 32 cm. I wanted a larger model, and to be free of the hunt for the kits and correct parts. I also want to paint this the way i saw it in the film.
 
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Themodelshopman

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The progress so far, about 17 days into the build
 

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gedmac66

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Sounds like an interesting and challenging project !
Looking sweet so far - so it’s completely scratched, no 3D printing involved either ? Perhaps you’ll share your parts information/inventory sometime ?

Ged
 

Hunk a Junk

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Loving this! What material do you use to fill the space between the ribs when you're making the bucks for the domed pieces? And show us your vacu-form. Do you heat the card in the oven?
 

bwize

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WOW! I am at a loss for words lol. This is beyond amazing. Your scratch building skills are very impressive. Can't wait to see you tackle those spindly legs.
 

Themodelshopman

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Thanks- Maybe i will put wheels on mine
Kidding aside, working on the droids ‘hat’ now
 

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Themodelshopman

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The eyes being scratched
 

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Themodelshopman

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Eyes done
 

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