Tie Advanced X-1 - scratch-built (Star Wars) Custom Vehicle
Custom #:98811
Name:Tie Advanced X-1 - scratch-built
Custom Type:Vehicle
Toy Series:Star Wars
Creator:William Kirk  
Date Added:November 28, 2018
Base Figure:None.
Height:9.00 inches
This scratch-built Tie Advanced X-1 Fighter dimensions are 23 x 33 x 35 cm (cca 9´x 13,2´x 14´).
It is in scale with my previous Tie Fighter.

It took me more than four months to finish this model, but I didn´t have time to work on it every day.
As always I used cardboard, plastic, modeling clay and foam.

Wings: I used a big cardboard from an old TV box. The stripes of the solar energy collectors are made of plastic net - it makes the square pattern similar to the studio model. I used the plastic for the edges. The structure relief is made of different things you can find at home.

Sphere / main hull: I used a polystyrene foam sphere (12 cm) and transparent yoghurt cap. The structure relief is made of plastic, thick paper and modeling clay. Under the cockpit, there is a printed photo of Darth Vader. For the two laser cannons I used the screw caps of the superglue.

The main hull is connected with the wings through a roll from the kitchen wipes.

You can also see some pictures I took during the construction.

User Comments
Herbert -
Monday, December 17, 2018
This is the kind of jobs that blow me away !!!
William Kirk -
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Thank you very much, Herbert!
StrangePlanet -
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Wow, that’s crazy impressive.
William Kirk -
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Thank you very much!
Steampunk821 -
Friday, November 30, 2018
Add a few more inches and you should be able to register this "vehicle" I recommend a full coverage policy!!Nicely done!!!
William Kirk -
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Thank you for your comment!
Edgy 3 -
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Simply Amazing !!!!!
William Kirk -
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Thank you!
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