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AndyRM101

K-2SO Security Droid

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First finished build for 2017, this is Bandai's 1/12 K-2SO from Rogue One. Even if you haven't seen it yet, it's not really giving much away to say he pretty much steals the film. In many ways he's even better than 3P0 and R2.

Bandai's kit is for the most part as good as all their previous releases, although the plastic is quite soft which makes cleaning up the sprue gates (which aren't as well hidden as some of the earlier kits) a little harder. I tried to mach the weathering to the real K2 as much as possible, using hairspray chipping and various washes to build up the grime on his plating. The base is a rough representation of the Jedha landscape.

 

Full build here

 

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Thanks for looking

 

Andy

 

 

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Lovely work as always. The first shot captures his character really well, and your lighting match with the desert is great too.

 

Cheers,

 

Will

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Wow looks great Andy, so much detail to take in. Really love the scratches, and the dusty feet on the base are very nicely done.

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Phenomenal as always Andy. Love the base and the dusty feet really do sell it. K2 looks straight out of the movie too. Doesn't get much better than that. 

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Excellent work. You really understand the tired / worn nature of Lucas' universe. Looking forward to the next couple of builds (TIE Striker, C3PO) as well.

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There is a 97.6% chance that this is the best model of K-2SO I have seen yet. Alright, 100% chance.  This is some absolutely stellar work, Andy. :yes:

 

Cheers,

Albert

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Andy, that could actually be K-2SO, you've really bought the details out on this great kit. Really cool to watch the build come together, inspirational Artwork and cool photography! Congrats on another awesome model and the base is super realistic i can smell Jedha!

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Another work of art Andy.

 

In some respects I think he looks a little like an Egyptian Mummy brought to life.

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Just WoW!!!! Andy. Simply Stunning. This kit has just arrived at the Post Office and I wanted to jump into it, but I think I will take my time to get it to a better standard than the box offers. I will follow your build for tips and hints. Thanks for sharing.

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Nailed it!

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You didn't add Jyn's backpack dropped to the ground? ;)

 

Good call about K2 stealing the show. Him and BB8 are fantastic additions to the universe. Congrats Andy. You're off to a terrific start this year!

 

-matt

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9 hours ago, M_Sinclair said:

You didn't add Jyn's backpack dropped to the ground? ;)

 

Had the same thought, ha ha!

 

Andy, you made a daydream come true for me. When I came back from cinema I checked all the Bandai stuff on Amazon again and had a K-2SO in mind exactly the way you did it. I love it and will shamelessly copy it as soon as I can! With backpack of course. :winkgrin:

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2 hours ago, mostrich said:

Andy, you made a daydream come true for me. When I came back from cinema I checked all the Bandai stuff on Amazon again and had a K-2SO in mind exactly the way you did it. I love it and will shamelessly copy it as soon as I can! With backpack of course. :winkgrin:

 

Thanks mostrich. The backpack would be a cool addition. I look forward to seeing your take on K2.

 

Andy

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So, so stunning. You nailed it. He looks like he could be a screen-used prop! The WIP was a delight to follow and the end result is simply breathtaking.

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a superb model and the first I've seen of this kit - making it one to remember.

I wish my hands were that close to my knees, it would make pulling my socks up so much easier...

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