FANTASY SCALE - (Star Wars) Tie Fighter Gallery

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  1. Nov 3, 2011 #1

    danieljh14

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    My Tie Fighter

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    Daniel, I've built the regular TIE Fighter, and haven't even opened the DV TIE Fighter, because I was unsure about how to get good crisp edges around the black for the Ion Engines. My basic TIE is still all gray because I'm fretting on how to do the masking.

    Any comments on how you did yours?
     
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    :y: I'm shocked with this tie fighter and death star !! i'm a star wars fan, but i don't know if i like it or not. but you did a good job !!!!
     
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    The only improvement to the kit would be clear lexan tube and nosecone.
    Other than that, nice job! :)
     
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    Brilliant idea. I'll switch mine over to use one of those narrow flourescent tube wrappers.
     
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    yeah, in that way definitely i'll like it !!
     
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    Well, only if it isn't that difficult to find the parts. It would be strictly a appearance thing (it would look like just the TIE interceptor is flying).

    I'm wondering if they made a X-wing?
     
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    Welcome to the FANTASY SCALE (Star Wars) Tie Fighter Gallery on TRF.

    This gallery showcases the (Star Wars) Tie Fighter and those rockets derived from it. Particularly appropriate in this thread are the following:


    Estes: Darth Vader's Tie Fighter: #2144



    as well as any upscales, downscales, clones, kitbashes or other derivative works. Even Goonies qualify!



     
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    Estes Darth Vader's Tie Fighter (#2144) Basic Information.

    [​IMG] Estes Industries

    MODEL NAME: Darth Vader's Tie Fighter Also known as:

    NUMBER: #2144

    Introduced: 1997
    Final Year: 1998
    Designer:

    Type: Exotic, Fantasy Scale
    Motor Mount: 1x18mm
    Recovery: Parachute
    Stages: 1
    Length: 26.5"
    Diameter: 5"
    Span:
    Weight: 2.3 oz

    Mfg. Description: Fight the Rebels with Vader's personal attach craft. Molded in highly detailed plastic. Special atmospheric flight probe attaches quickly for flight. Soars to over 500 feet. (Estes 1998 Catalog)


    Advertising Liveries

    [​IMG] 1998 Catalog (Image 1) [​IMG] 1998 Catalog (Image 2)


    Face Card(s)

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    Instruction Header(s)

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    First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

    See Also:
    TRF Build Threads

    TRF Applicable Threads

    LINKS
    EMRR
    RocketReviews
    Mfg. Page


    If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
     
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    heres my G powered NCR X-wing gpowered xwing hemit1.jpg
     
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    This is the 2144 Darth Vader's TIE Fighter and the 2102 TIE Fighter (1997 re-release)
    2014-08-04 17.08.43.jpg 2014-08-04 17.12.43.jpg
     
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    Hopefully you've conquered your trepidation of masking, but the trick on both is to paint the wings, first Black, mask, then Gray. Paint the body Gray (if you're not happy with the match, spray some Black, then Gray - but it shouldn't be an issue) and then attach the wings to the body.
     
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    Looked great lifting off, but it started skywriting not long after these were taken. I've yet to get a good flight out of this bird, but my bag of tricks isn't empty yet.:grin:
     
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    One of the fellows in MDRA scratch-built an X-Wing Fighter. Looked great, but suffered severe casualties on launch. Wish I had a picture.
     
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    The 'lugs' leave a lot to be desired. I replaced mine with microrail buttons and it usually flies straight and true.
     

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