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Boba Fett's Slave 1 1/144 Bandai complete

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    June, 2016
Boba Fett's Slave 1 1/144 Bandai complete
Posted by TxAggie05 on Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:24 AM


Here is my Slave 1 I completed not too long ago.  I was a little nervous with the paint job as it was my 1st time to use the hairspray chipping technique.  I'm pleased with the results.  I used valllejo acrilics.  These Bandai kits are fun to put together and have an amazing amount of detail and crispness.  


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    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Thursday, February 16, 2017 2:20 AM

Nicely done, really like the finish.I've got the FM 72nd kit and am a bit nervous about trying to produce that finish. If it turns out like that i'll be chuffed.

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    March, 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Thursday, February 16, 2017 2:37 AM

Looks like the still from the actual movie.  Amazing job!



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    November, 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Thursday, February 16, 2017 7:34 AM

Yeah that's some sharp work. The chipping looks fantastic! 

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    February, 2014
  • From: Michigan
Posted by silentbob33 on Thursday, February 16, 2017 5:17 PM
That looks much better than my first attempt at hairspray chipping! I have the old AMT kit and I've been putting off building it until I'm more confident in the technique.

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    March, 2017
Posted by Modeler X on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:20 PM

Great finish! The wear looks really authentic.

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    September, 2006
  • From: Central Texas
Posted by NucMedTech on Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:57 PM

Very nice finish! I also have the AMT and FM version, might have to get Bandai's for the trifecta. Slave 1 group build anyone?


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Posted by knox on Sunday, March 19, 2017 6:01 PM

Love the model and paint job!              gk


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