Republic LAAT Gunship (Battle of Geonosis) (Star Wars) Custom Vehicle
Custom #:47642
Name:Republic LAAT Gunship (Battle of Geonosis)
Custom Type:Vehicle
Toy Series:Star Wars
Date Added:March 3, 2013
Base Figure:Republic Gunship (Attack of the Clones)
Height:9.00 inches
Completion Time:2.00 hours
Another one of my ship repaints. The Low Altitude Assault Transport, also known as the LAAT Gunship, was used during the Clone Wars by the Republic Army.
Like my previous Star Wars repaint, the base of this Hasbro toy was pretty decent, but the paint left it feeling a little flat. I painted all of the creases in the hull with black and brown, then wiped clean. I painted on some more little details throughout the ship's hull, then dry brushed all over for that rusted, battle damage look, and then painted some silver spots to give the effect of hull paint chipping. I repainted all of the missiles on the ship for depth, and dry brushed the engines with silver and black to look more metal. Did a shellac spray over the whole ship to give a more metal than plastic appearance, then I mixed up a light matte brown and did dry brushing on the floors and bottom sides of the ship to look as if it was doing battle on the sandy planet of Geonosis.

User Comments
Monday, March 4, 2013
It takes courage to battle ready a factory paint job. Looks more realistic now.
Blain3 -
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Thanks a lot! This has always been my favorite thing- I can remember doing this to my ships as a kid (although I don't think they turned out like this)
NeCrollector -
Monday, March 4, 2013
DUDE! The FORCE is strong w you! You've just transformed a toy into a masterpiece!
Blain3 -
Monday, March 4, 2013
Wow, thanks so much for the great compliments!!!
JeddTheJedi -
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Such a killer repaint, love all the wear and tear - that ship really looks like it's seen some action on the battlefield now!
Blain3 -
Monday, March 4, 2013
Thanks! Doing that "wear and tear" to all of my SW ships
TicaL -
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Great job! Looks really realistic
Blain3 -
Monday, March 4, 2013
Thanks, def what I was going for
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