rx79gez8gundam

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About rx79gez8gundam

  • Birthday 08/23/1978

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    San Antonio, Tx,
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    LEGO, aircraft, flying, drawing, photography, scale models, auto hobby

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  1. rx79gez8gundam

    Incom-FreiTek T-70 X-Wing

    Because of the funky minifigure proportions, I "fudge" things as necessary. In this case I went with the most readily visible part of the figure in the model, which is the head.
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    Incom T-65B X-Wing

    Working on making one available.
  3. rx79gez8gundam

    Incom-FreiTek T-70 X-Wing

    Look at the studio model picture I posted above. The current LEGO minifigure/x-wing size relationship has been closer to 2/3 scale. My design is closer to a true 1:1. When building my T-65B (off which my T-70 model is based) I also used a 1:72 scale Revell X-Wing kit, as well as pictures of the various studio models and planform drawings.
  4. rx79gez8gundam

    Incom-FreiTek T-70 X-Wing

    Look at pictures of the studio models. If anything I'm undersized. Note the size of the pilot in relation to the size of the craft. I posted a T-65B X-Wing the other day, this model uses the same basic hull. The color on this one is white (muted it in the render).
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    Incom-FreiTek T-70 X-Wing

    Yes it is.
  6. rx79gez8gundam

    Incom-FreiTek T-70 X-Wing

    Adaptation of my Incom T-65B X-Wing model. Features the same geared S-Foil mechanism, working landing gear and opening canopy. LDD does not yet have parts from the Force Awakens sets, so I substituted an R2 astromech and Rebel pilot for now. Will post pics of real model once I've collected the parts.
  7. rx79gez8gundam

    Incom T-65B X-Wing

    Collecting the parts currently, almost have them all. Also working on a T-70 model, will post pics when it's finished.
  8. rx79gez8gundam

    Incom T-65B X-Wing

    Yes I have. There is no adequate transition for the studded end, and they would preclude the ability to feature functional landing gear.
  9. rx79gez8gundam

    Incom T-65B X-Wing

    Thanks! Seamless design is always a big goal of mine, as is as nearly studless as possible. Overall I strive for accuracy first, playability second, and size/number of elements a distant third. That's why so much of my work is huge! This is actually one of my smaller sets. That said, I think I actually nailed all three on this one. No worries, a better TIE is on the way!
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    Incom T-65B X-Wing

    I set out to create a more screen-accurate minifigure scaled X-Wing, and this is my result. The model is built to accept the canopy used in the new Poe's X-Wing Fighter set (75102), but it is not yet available to use in LDD so I created a stand-in for now. I am collecting the pieces to build the model, which is 1471 elements total. It features a geared S-Foil wing system controlled by the wheel on the back, opening canopy, and positionable landing gear with doors. Please visit my Mocpages to see more of my work. Comments/feedback appreciated!
  11. rx79gez8gundam

    Discussion Should LEGO make a Military Theme?

    You have had ample opportunity to bring new ideas and thoughts into the conversation, instead you have restated the same argument again and again. Your last few posts have added nothing to the conversation whatsoever.
  12. rx79gez8gundam

    Discussion Should LEGO make a Military Theme?

    A debate is an exchange of ideas, where each side presents new (emphasis on this word) arguments to bolster their case and attempt to persuade their opposition. You keep restating the same argument, like a broken record. You bring nothing new to the conversation, and are bordering on a flame war. As for Itaria, I've read through all your old posts, I can't fathom why you're even still reading this thread if it offends you so much. You seem a glutton for punishment. If the topic bothers you, go on to another.
  13. rx79gez8gundam

    Discussion Should LEGO make a Military Theme?

    I wasn't aware of the Turkish Stars, thanks for the correction! I know what you mean about military MOCs being somewhat derided. I struggle to get mine any kind of views or comments, and they seem mostly snubbed. It's really disheartening overall. Even when I make non-military models I seem to be ignored. I personally enjoy building military equipment, particularly aircraft, because it's what interests me having grown up in the shadow of an Air Force base. I also feel military aircraft have a lot more aestheticly pleasing "fiddly bits" about them than the typical civilian aircraft does.
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    Discussion Should LEGO make a Military Theme?

    So is beating the dead choir horse because you can't make it sing.
  15. rx79gez8gundam

    Discussion Should LEGO make a Military Theme?

    There are modern military sets available, produced by Mega Bloks under their Call Of Duty series. You also have the options of custom LEGO sets from numerous niche companies online, or you can recreate some of the sets people like myself, MadPhysicist, and scores of others have produced of modern militaria. LEGO is going to stick to their position of "no military" for the forseable future. There is obviously a market for military building sets, and has been for quite some time as competitors have produced and sold them mainstream for years. If the market did not exist the product would never have been on the shelf. This isn't an argument over morals or personal tastes, it's simply basic market math. If LEGO chooses to eschew this share of the market, then they can claim a moral stance and take the loss that branching into that market could otherwise bring. Being that LEGO is one of if not the largest toy company on the planet currently, I doubt they will notice nor care about any said loss. For the rest of us, I suggest if you want to see it, build it. It's what I do.