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JDeck adds lights to his latest diorama...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, April 25 2017
"Started playing with electronics tonight! Going for two old "spotlights" on each side, and one overhead door. Trial run is pictured. Shade still needs weathering."

Click on through to see his full process.



JDeck shares new Bandai News...
-- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, April 25 2017
"Check out this General Grivious! Holy moly! Release date end of july. Price 4,860 JPY, so 48. USD, thereabouts."

The range of motion seems fantastic!



Mandalore25 is back with an RC Gregor!
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, April 24 2017
"Darth Armoress Customs Commando Gregor Mark II. You can still get these clone wars style Republic Commando Boss figures pretty cheap on ebay, so with the popularity of the clone Wars still pretty strong, thought I'd take another shot at him, and this time I think he looks much better. The black wash helps, even though I think it get away from me in a few spots. Also decided it was easier just to glue the backpack on, sits nicely all they time, and doesn't fall off occasionally.

If anyone is interested, he's listed here:"

I think he looks great. This character was definitely a favorite in the latest fans choice poll too.



Blizzard Force does another Vintage Carded Custom...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, April 24 2017
"I'll definitely keep 'em coming, no worries... ;) I've just done a "head count" this weekend, if I didn't miscount I'm currently at 143 completed customs...and more are on the way... :D Speaking of which:

EMPIRE STRIKE BACK - Luke Skywalker (Wampa Cave)"

Looks great to me!



Camo Deafie finishes his Humpback Gunship...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, April 24 2017
"All complete with wing cannons installed, and with both S-foils closed and open, as well as in flight mode. The R2 unit enters the craft from the bottom from one of the large panel openings in front of the rear landing gear. EDIT: Last picture in this series shows just how large the ARC wings are compared to the X-wing sets even on the ARC-X hull."

This was one great build.



Jodo finishes up his Blue Leader X-Wing...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, April 24 2017
"Thank you everyone! I've never customized a vehicle before, so this was new territory! I've repainted props though, so I approached it in a similar fashion (slow and steady).

Until new reference material surfaces of the bottom fuselage, I believe I'm done!"

I think it turned out pretty nice myself.



More great images of Ron Hembling T-47 Project...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, April 24 2017
I came across this gallery while perusing FB yesterday and just had to share it. This is one fantastic looking ship and diorama.



The Closet Jedi is back with a G.I. JOE Update...
-- Posted by Tamer on Monday, April 24 2017
It looks like he made a pretty cool stairway section and it looks like he gave Snake Eyes are great day!



Ron Hembling creates a T-47 Dio...
-- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, April 23 2017
"Hi All,

Finished a new dio today and I have been playing Battlefront alot lately and love it as it always gives me dio idea's.

This dio depicts aT-47 Airspeeder heading into battle on Sullust.

Recipe

Speeder - is from Bandai and is built staright form the box except the pilot which are from Hasegawa's 1:48 pilot/ground crew set as I wanted pilots with masks. The speeder was painted and weathered using Vallejo Paints and Pastel Chalks.

Base - is foam board cut out to the shape I wanted then I used scrap pieces of high denisty foam and ripped those apart to make the rocks.

Once the foam rocks were glued down and had dried I used spakfilla with a little PVA glue and some artist Slate colour paint and covered the base and rocks.

Once dry I painted and weathered the base using Vallejo Paints and Pastel chalks. The lave was done by mixing Vallejo's Flat Red and a little of Vallejo's Light Orange in with Woodland Scenics Realistic Water and then used a brush and filled in the lava stream section

Ron"



Star Wars: Puzzle Droids - Pre-Register Now...
-- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, April 23 2017
"Explore the galaxy with your favorite droids to experience the Star Wars™ saga like never before in a brand new match-3 adventure. Tap into BB-8’s memories for an epic retelling from his unique perspective of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The journey will feature familiar scenes and previously untold moments alongside exciting gameplay and interactive puzzle boards. You’ll even meet characters such as Rey, Finn, and Poe Dameron and take on the First Order. Are you ready to embark on the ultimate Star Wars puzzle adventure?

• UNLOCK memories to experience iconic moments and previously untold stories through the eyes of your favorite Star Wars droids
• MATCH-3 to create combos, clear obstacles, and face-off against enemies in over 50 levels
• UNLEASH epic power-ups to help you clear the board and complete your goals
• EXPLORE a galaxy far, far away! Journey across Jakku and escape the First Order alongside BB-8
• COMPLETE missions and collect memory discs to unlock the most heroic memories to continue your adventure"

Sounds kinds of fun to me. There is some additional fine print to read when you click on through, but pretty much the norm for free app games.



Its officially Camo Deafie Day here at the Yards!
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, April 22 2017
"Painting progress!

The whole thing just looks...sinister! Looks like something used by covert/clandestine strike teams, or by Deathtroopers"

With this third custom vehicle update I think we can safely assume he is really tearing it up in the custom vehicle front. I can so see this see this ship doing something untoward!



Mandalore25 is back with a new Female Custom!
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, April 22 2017
"Well my apologies for being so long between figures, a lot has happened, and I haven't really posted anywhere but facebook. However I have a cool one I'd like to share, Kharys from the old Marvel Star Wars comics, and is usually my prime example that not all those old comics sucked."

Well I would never had said they did, but his new custom is sure to please. Make sure you click through to see the full recipe.



Camo Deafie shows us more of that ARC-X-Hybrid!
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, April 22 2017
I am really liking seeing the full build images and description for his ARC-X Hybrid! (56K death).

I like the paint scheme and you can really see the attention to detail CD gives his builds.



Larifari is back with a Rogue One Update!
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, April 22 2017
"I'm one with the Force; the Force is with me."

I would say so with a Rogue One Chirrut Imve figure like that!



Camo Deafie shows us a great X-Wing and ARC-170 Project...
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, April 22 2017
"Started with the Revell model of Luke Skywalker's X-wing, a 3rd one that I acquired along with the two sacrificial X-wings

Used flat black first, then Tamiya Light Gray spraypaint after masking."

Talk about one outstanding Diorama and Display of his Partisan X-Wing Repaint!



Fiala Fernbrugg wows with an Experimental TIE!
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, April 22 2017
"TIE EXPERIMENTAL MK1 (BIZZARO)

The TIE Experimental M1, also known as the TIE Bizarro, was an experimental member of the TIE Series and a part of the TIE Experimental Project.
One of the starfighters built by an Imperial research project led by Director Lenzer under the command of Grand Admiral Demetrius Zaarin, the M1 consisted of a single standard TIE/LN starfighter wing panel with two wing braces connected to a pair of standard TIE series cockpit pods. The port pod held the control systems, and the starboard pod held a turbolaser much heavier than the laser cannons equipped on any previous TIE.
[wookieepedia: target="_blank">http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/TIE_Experimental_M1]

Drawing made by "unusualsuspex" (deviantart: http://unusualsuspex.deviantart.com/art/TIE-Experimental-M1-ortho-New-520547892)

I used two Revell TIE Fighter model kits for the custom."

Folks it looks pretty daggone sweet. Nice job Christoph!



Ron Hembling finishes his Poe Diorama...
-- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, April 22 2017
"Hi All,

Here are my usual out door pics, please enjoy.

Ron"

Talk about over the top!






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