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Colonial Viper 1 year 5 months ago #1

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Little side project I have started when for when the Sub and T-34 annoy me..
Mobius Colonial Viper Mk1

Pretty basic kit... had no seat so banged one together out of the spares box..Mix of 2x 1/48 F-14 Bang seats and a 1/32 Me109 seat... will prolly add little bits and pieces to the whole kit as I plod along..
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Colonial Viper 1 year 5 months ago #2

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Cool, I'm watching.
Brings back a couple of childhood memories :cheer:

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Nice choice. I've one of each of the vipers in my stash to do one day. looking forward to seeing what you do.

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Colonial Viper 1 year 4 months ago #4

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Cheers guys. This is just a fun build for me so I will add stuff where I please and it will in NO way represent the actual tv series craft...

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Colonial Viper 1 year 4 months ago #5

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cool love BSG watching on

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Had a bit of time today so did some more on this wee plaything...painted the cockpit ..just needs a gloss then some dirt/wear..finished the seat..started on the engine assy adding some extra bits and pieces as I please..cut out the moulded grill in the nose cone to add some mesh to it..
Hoping to have an update on the T-34 soon too. Things have been busy as we are hosting various groups of Lions supporters this month!
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Colonial Viper 1 year 4 months ago #7

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Ah ha, now I know where my garden hose fittings went lol
Looks cool, nice cockpit.
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Colonial Viper 1 year 4 months ago #8

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Very cool Nos. Would like to do one of these one day

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Dragged this out again...added some extra bits that you cant see at the moment ...colour soon!
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awesome ....
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Cool stuff NOS
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Good to see this back on the bench :woohoo:
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Colonial Viper 8 months 4 weeks ago #13

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And this made it to paint the other day!!

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Colonial Viper 8 months 4 weeks ago #14

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Nice :woohoo:

Always good to get some paint on!
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It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.

Colonial Viper 8 months 3 weeks ago #15

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Looking GOOD!!
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Colonial Viper 8 months 3 weeks ago #16

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Nice to see it progressing mate.
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Cheers Guys...More to come shortly with luck..but at the moment my bench looks like this!

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Colonial Viper 8 months 3 weeks ago #18

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some more paint down..the black is actually just the primer but I'm quite liking it..so I might keep it..just dirty it up a bit.
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Colonial Viper 8 months 3 weeks ago #19

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Some nice work there Corran and good progress on that trio.

Couldn't help but notice a potential avatar for you on the Monkey's website...

Then again, elsewhere was this 1-8 model
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On the bench:
Revell 1-72 Hunter FGA.9

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Thats pretty cool mate!

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Colonial Viper 8 months 3 weeks ago #21

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So this is the colour scheme I have decided on...


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Colonial Viper 8 months 3 weeks ago #22

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Squadron name could be black snakes or black mambas... Looking good either way!

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Black Mambas sounds like a sex toy............ :P

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Colonial Viper 8 months 3 weeks ago #24

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The black sex toys. Lol. Perhaps not. Looking very good btw

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Colonial Viper 8 months 3 weeks ago #25

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Looking awesome :woohoo:

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Colonial Viper 7 months 5 days ago #26

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I decided to do some metal work on the Viper.
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Love it. What did you use for the exhausts and the sections just behind the intakes?
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Colonial Viper 7 months 4 days ago #28

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Smashing stuff :woohoo: Looking good.
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CyNaKyL wrote: Love it. What did you use for the exhausts and the sections just behind the intakes?


The exhausts were all Alcad.. Magnesium followed by hot blue, hot violet and finished with jet exhaust. The other stuff is a base of hobby colour dark iron followed by vallejo model colour gun metal,oily steel.metallic black and aluminium.

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Colonial Viper 7 months 4 days ago #30

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Wow that's looking awesome, I'm loving it!

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In Progress:
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