[PROJECT] Builds By Baz - Full Scale MK II Colonial Viper

Discussion in 'Other Toys/Hobbies' started by ASIGN_Baz, May 15, 2017.

  1. Alby1976

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    All good, been following your builds from the beginning, just had a few beverages last night.
     
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    Did you not watch his engine test video? :D
     
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    I would make a sizeable donation to see it fly out of there (genuinely) under its own power :D
     
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    Read the post above yours.
     
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    Over the last couple of days I've managed to steal a little time here and there.

    A little chisel and paint work done on the guns. Looking badass.

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    Starting to detail the engines now. I found out that the prop in the side is the air regulator/water trap off a compressor. Now I just have to find a couple of non-functioning units to install to look the part. I couldn't believe Bunnings didn't sell the coils of small diameter copper pipe for plumbing. The smallest they have is 1/2 inch.

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    Managed to pre-fit the second engine exhaust module, but now I'm running out of room behind the ship, so demolitions today, once again.

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    Automotive shops should have brake line tubing that would be spot on for what you’re after. Easy to bend and shape as well.
     
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    Holy shit Baz.. Freaking amazeballs man!!! :D
     
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    You need yourself a "Baz Cave" (see what I did there?).
     
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    Thanks man. I'll go check out super cheap and repco.

    Ta mate :D

    Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na BAZMAAAAAAANNN!!! yeah ok..... :p
     
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    At least the suit should be more comfy than the iron man suit :D
     
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    they probably won't have it, "bundy tube" is what you are after but it is steel, usually 3/16" or 1/4". brake suppliers will carry it. a HVAC supplier should have small diameter copper.
     
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    Actually, all the actors complained about how hot the pilot suit is. The Chromoflair material is a rubberised metallic. I have some and it looks like a mobile sauna.

    Thanks mate. Good lead.

    Baz.
     
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    By the way, I uploaded my new logo thanks to PunX0r. to Teetalk. Unfortunately they don't do the web address printing down the sleeve like I want, nor do they print the larger logo on the back of a hoodie, (they do for everything else).

    Builds By Baz t-shirts and stuff.

    Until I can find a similar setup with the options I want, this will do.

    I get $2 for every shirt which isn't much, but it all helps towards the builds and you get a nice shirt.

    Cheers!

    Baz.
     
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    they might have small diameter copper tubing though, it's used for mechanical oil pressure gauges and the like
     
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    Demolitions complete, (of one wall at least). Area all cleaned up and rubble removed. I have a lot more room to continue the build now. Smoothing and detailing along with the engine exhausts to finish and clad the legs in steel housing.

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    A mate dropped off an air filter/water trap/ It's not exactly the same as the screen-used prop, but it's pretty close.

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    I managed so steal a bit of time here and there, then pulled an all-nighter last night. Had a beer and went to bed around 2:30am. Tired, but got a lot done.

    Assembled, painted and mounted the last engine exhaust module, then started cutting the second of the three turbine exhaust fans.

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    This time I made sure the fan can be passed through the module exit without having to disassemble it.

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    /me imagines great plumes of plasma exiting those fans :D
     

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