Randy Cooper's Resin Star Destroyer
February 11, 2011
No SD is complete without some pirate hitching a ride.
February 6, 2011
a little behind on the updates. She's done, less a few final
touches that will be left off during shipping (deflector dooms and
antenna array over bridge, cannons and engine rings).
November 15, 2010
The super structure is now lit and ready to be attached.
November 8, 2010
the lower lighting and side trenches are done. Currently
the model has about 1080 fiber optic strands installed.
effect is created by building two light boxes, each which four
LED's. The boxes are affixed to the sides of the bay and
offer heavily diffused light evenly spread across the length of the
bay. This is the first SD bay I've lit this way and am very
pleased with the result.
The top hull is attached with a good dose of epoxy. Time to start on the super structure!
November 1, 2010
a subject of this complexity, I'd have to say that so far this kit has
been a breeze to assemble, so far, no surprises. I still
wouldn't suggest this project for a first time resin builder.
The lower hull is assembled, a first coat of putty applied to the seams and both hangars are attached.
Basic wiring and power distribution for the main hull is in place, she's ready to get a few fiber optic cables run.
October 26, 2010
parts have been cleaned, accounted for and stacked on the table, ready
to go: (Note: The rear engine decks are not pictured, they are back in
the paint booth with a layer of primer on them.)