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Dermo245

Revell 1/285 Easykit Pocket Millennium Falcon

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"Well, she may be 1/285 but she's got it where it counts, kid..."

Since I was between builds (and had a bit of Sci-Fi bug), decided to have some fun with this little' un....

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Behold the many, many sprues of pre-painted kit.....

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That's an A3 cutting mat I have so you can imagine the size of the kit - you can't? Well, the kit is no bigger than my hand.

The detail isn't too bad considering the scale and what I planned to do was repaint it/weather it a bit more realistically and improve it where I could.
Fast forward a few nights (or Kessel Run's if that's your thing) and got to here...

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- thinned down the saucer edges
- tried to replicate the 'plating' detail by cutting some notches into them
- separated the engine control flap-things (some better than others)
- cut away/sanded down some of the more 'heavy' detail
- and added some greeblies from tiny slivers of plastic strip here and there

I had thought about replacing some of the pipework. And saw how tiny that was. Yeah. Sure!

After a coat of primer, followed by Revell Light Grey 371 and some of the 'panels' picked out...

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One saucer-with-wash-comparison photo...

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And just a while ago with that universal modelling scale reference, the paint tin

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Still got some wash to tidy up and bits to add but almost there!

Thanks for looking.

Dermot

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Cracking job on tiny little kit.

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