1:18 Scale UD-4L Dropship Scratchbuild

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1:18 Scale UD-4L Dropship Scratchbuild

Post by TOOL » Wed May 13, 2020 9:58 am

Hey all! Not sure how many jump on this site anymore, I don't see much activity. Well after Hiya toys announced it would be making a 1:18 scale APC I got the idea to build a same scale dropship for it. It was a crazy idea and I did a bunch of research, drew up plans etc. Well after nearly 3 years it is nearly complete. I just have ordinance - rocket pods- paint weathering- decals- and a few more lights to install. I thought I would share a peak with all of you here, it is roughly 6ft longs and over 4 ft wide. I do have an Instagram @skandjoe that I regularly post collection related items on and twitter @skandjoe as well. I hope everyone is doing well!

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Post by Folkwulfe » Wed May 13, 2020 10:42 am

I gotta say this is impressive! After years of work, it's nice to feel the project coming to a conclusion...trust me, I know. Keep the great work coming.
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Post by tmanthegreat » Wed May 13, 2020 11:24 am

Amazing work! Really glad to see your long project is nearing completion... You’ve done a fantastic job 8)
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Re: 1:18 Scale UD-4L Dropship Scratchbuild

Post by GIJosef » Wed May 13, 2020 11:44 am

This is cool with a Capital C! Great job and the size, wow! I keep hoping that more people show up with great stuff like you shared.

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Post by TOOL » Wed May 13, 2020 1:13 pm

Thanks guys! Yeah its been fun and challenging all rolled into one! Its modular so I can take most of the pieces off hence some of the spacing. Its too big to move otherwise!

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Post by Axis Nightmare » Wed May 13, 2020 1:58 pm

Wow! You don't have to be a Sc-Fi fan to appreciate this project. Very wise doing the modular components. That thing is massive based on the size of the figures next to it. Outstanding!
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Post by Razor17019 » Thu May 14, 2020 10:24 pm

WOW!!!! This is Amazing!
Great detail. Does the ramp/platform close with the APC on it?
Super job!

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Post by pickelhaube » Fri May 15, 2020 3:50 am

Wow what a project .
I also know how it is to work on a long winded project.
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Post by YT » Fri May 15, 2020 8:26 am

Wow I can’t imagine how big it is, I have the APC and it is large! Great work.
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Post by TOOL » Fri May 15, 2020 1:51 pm

Yeah the APC fits inside, I'll probably use magnets to help keep it closed.

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Post by slogan » Fri May 15, 2020 9:32 pm

Kudo’s! Such an awesome endeavor beautifully realized.
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