Gumbinger

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  1. Gumbinger

    NEW Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter - Minifig Scale MOC

    Hey Hey -- Since my last post, I made a bunch of adjustments, with a complete overhaul of almost everything. I was able to add more detail to the front, the bridge/cockpit area, tail, wings, and undercarriage. I'm really happy with how it turned out, and am excited to say that over the Christmas break I had some free time to crank out the STUD.io model AND instructions. My main reference was this 3-D model that I found -- https://sketchfab.com/3d-models/star-wars-delta-7-jedi-starfighter-053a14f9353a4f4aa6300fa0a398ffab -- but I've also found the image below useful. If you compare my model to the image below, you will see that the overall length is spot on, but the wing width is off by a hair. The only way to make the wings wider with the 3x6 wedge plates is to make it longer, with will make the model too long. I'm tempted to work with the 4x6 wedge plates, but not sure if that will work? I also decided to use the 3x3 cylinders for the engines, as that matches the 3-D model much better. The reference image below has the engines a little smaller, but I think the 3x3 engines look best. Instructions are available on Rebrickable -- https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-97631/Gumbinger/delta-7-starfighter-moc/#details More pics on Flickr -- https://www.flickr.com/photos/147199612@N04/albums I'm going to take pics of the physical model & do some renders of some of the details soon. Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr SWPM-JediFighter by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr
  2. Gumbinger

    NEW Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter - Minifig Scale MOC

    Hi there -- I don't have a plan to make instructions for this model. However, I recently bought the new 3x3 curved slope corner pieces to redo the back of the tail area, which lead to me doing a complete overhaul of the model. The wings and undercarriage stayed relatively untouched, but I revamped the cockpit and tail areas. I was going to do a new post about it, but haven't gotten around to it yet. Here are a few pics -- I'm still tinkering with a couple things inside the cockpit, but I'm getting close to being done. I can't promise instructions anytime soon, but once I finish the instructions on my ETA-2 model I will start on this one. Updated Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Updated Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Updated Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Updated Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Updated Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Updated Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter by GUMBINGER, on Flickr
  3. Gumbinger

    NEW Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter - Minifig Scale MOC

    Thank you all for the positive feedback! Maybe -- I would consider it if I got enough requests.
  4. Hello there! Here is my second iteration of one of my favorite ships of Star Wars -- the Delta-7 Aethersprite Delta-7 Jedi Starfighter. @khatmorg & @atlas_er are big influences on this design -- especially the cockpit area of @khatmorg's, and the wings by @atlas_er. Biggest difference in mine is the overall length; it's shorter by two studs (which I think is more accurate). Making it a little smaller in comparison, but still has a lot of detail. Overall I'm really happy with how it came out. I tried my best to eliminate all gaps, and make it smooth as possible. I've very proud of the green accent on the back wings, and how I was able to keep the front wing/hood area smooth. The only thing I'm bummed about is that I couldn't squeeze in rear landing gear, but I love how the smooth underside came out. And the little bit of stickering on the back section to better convey the curve of the green. It's quite sturdy, but it does have some weakish points in the design. Thanks for checking it out! Delta-7 Jedi Interceptor MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Interceptor MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Interceptor MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Interceptor MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Interceptor MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Interceptor MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Interceptor MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Interceptor MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Delta-7 Jedi Interceptor MOC by GUMBINGER, on Flickr
  5. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    Hi there, I've updated the MOC (with another small update coming soon - more on that in a bit), and I just wanted to share a few of the updates. The instructions for BOTH models are on REBRICKABLE. ***UPDATED DESIGN & INSTRUCTIONS*** 1) I've updated the design slightly to add more stability to the rear section & engines. The rear section was 1/2 stud higher than the rest of the ship, and now it is level with the rest. Now there is a smooth transition all the way through the model. OLD version RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr NEW RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr 2) I've updated the wings on the engines to closer resemble the model, by adding a 1x1 quarter round tile, which adds a nice round-over for the leading edge. OLD RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr NEW RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr 3) I ditched the design for the "call sign" or red lines on the side -- no longer brick built and instead chose stickers. I used red electrical tape which worked really well. Its more stable and just a better solution over all. OLD RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr NEW RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr4) I've also added instructions for the red ship. Very similar, but a few differences in the inside to set it apart from the blue model. RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr5) The cockpit now raises/lowers via a hinge. BUT, an idea popped into my head the other day, and I've been working on a new version, where I will be able to keep the flat hood (no dip via a 2x4 curved slope) while still allowing the cockpit to hinge up. RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr RZ-2 A-WING by GUMBINGER, on Flickr WIP The hinge brick attached to a ball joint (which is attached to the main model) acts as sort of a scissor-lift & allows the cockpit to lift straight up without interfering with the tile or bricks in front of it. I'm going to play with it a little bit more to make sure its strong enough to hold up, then I will update my instructions on both models. Cockpit hinge WIP by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Cockpit hinge WIP by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Cockpit hinge WIP by GUMBINGER, on Flickr Cockpit hinge WIP by GUMBINGER, on Flickr
  6. @mcphatty nice work & excellent MOD! I like the how you did the curved slopes and 10x3 wedges on the blue model -- it keeps it in line with official set, but shows the difference in the two variants.
  7. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    Man those look great! I think I prefer the clear canopy - I might update mine. Glad you liked the build!
  8. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    I've been slacking lately and need to finish the red instructions - I need to test out the "hood" in physical bricks first. But I'm close to adding those to the rebrickable site. All who have purchased will get the updated PDFs once they are completed. Can't wait to see your version! Awesome! Can't wait to see how it turns out. Sweet! Its a sticker, not sure which set it came from. It looks like its from a trench run? Maybe from one of my older x-wing sets? I'll try to confirm on bricklink.
  9. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    Hi there! Thanks for the kind words. I would love to see your updated rendition of this ship -- you can never have enough takes on this ship. Maybe I'll takle my Delta-7A model next... It's due for an update in a couple of areas
  10. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    One purchase for all three
  11. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    I wasn't planning on it, but I definitely will! Once I'm finished with the red & green variants' instructions, I will post the mods. Thanks! The lips of the 1x1 round plates with holes fit snug in the gaps in the plates on either side, and don't move. It's definitely not an approved Lego method, but it works. And it keeps the thrusters perfectly centered in the engines.
  12. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    Good morning! I just wanted to stop by to let you know that the instructions are up on REBRICKABLE. I am almost finished with the instructions for the Red version, and will add those sometime this week. - M
  13. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    Thank you! I appreciate the complements. Your model is great too, and I think LEGO should update their design to more resemble yours. They never address the split the in the front end, and I don't think they addressed the updated shape (i.e. its a tad longer then the RZ-1). I am currently working on instructions, and they should be done in the next week. I did reach out to Brick Vault, but unfortunately they were not interested in using my design for their shop because they are already working with another designer. Oh well! I will more than likely sell them on rebrickable. ALSO - that's a great looking minifig! Looks legit LEGO
  14. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    **UPDATE** I finished the Stud.io model this weekend and tinkered with some color-swaps. I didn't check to see if LEGO makes all the pieces in the colors needed, so I'm sure I will need to edit them when I make instructions. For example, I know they don't make the ice cream cone piece in red or green, but I can swap those out for regular cones. I didn't spend much time on the red or green models, I only swapped colors. RZ-2 A-Wing BLUE by GUMBINGER, on Flickr RZ-2 A-Wing RED by GUMBINGER, on Flickr RZ-2 A-Wing GREEN by GUMBINGER, on Flickr
  15. Gumbinger

    RESISTANCE RZ-2 A-WING

    Glad you are enjoying it! P.S. - I'm working on instructions