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EVE UFO kit
« on: September 13, 2009, 10:20:53 pm »
I got a chance to do a quick build this weekend, so I thought I'd share now that we have a dedicated sci-fi section. It's a fun little kit from Lightforce called the EVE flying saucer. It's a tiny little thing, only about three inches wide but it makes up for it in coolness! It has a nice working multi-color blinking light kit and great fit and detail.

On with the show.

Top view



Side View



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Just for fun  ;D





 
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2009, 10:50:38 pm »
Last one is great.  "Take me to your leader"
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2009, 03:54:48 am »
I am liking that, I could use one of those as part of my SHADO themed builds, as I have not found anything suitable to use shape wise to scratch build a UFO. What sort of price are they? and does anyone know of any stockists in the UK?
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2009, 04:31:39 am »
Fantstic!  The last shot backs up Leighs plans to nuke Texas.....
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2009, 04:43:17 am »
I am liking that, I could use one of those as part of my SHADO themed builds, as I have not found anything suitable to use shape wise to scratch build a UFO. What sort of price are they? and does anyone know of any stockists in the UK?
Cheers,
Chris.
Chris there's quite a few kits that are available in the UK that you could use:
http://www.hannants.co.uk/search/?FULL=PH9100
http://www.hannants.co.uk/search/?FULL=PH9102
http://www.hannants.co.uk/search/?FULL=PH9001
http://www.hannants.co.uk/search/?FULL=MMK831
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2009, 05:28:37 am »
I love the Alpha Centauri U.F.O, I'll have to get a few of them  :thumbsup:
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2009, 07:07:43 am »
Thanks for that Mossie,
I had a look at the Area 51 UFO on my LMS website, I think one of those will be as near as damn it for what I want.
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2009, 12:39:38 pm »
Jeff - that looks great! Did you leave the underside windows unpainted? I know the plastic has a bluish cast. I love the way it's designed to snap together with a magnet, too.
Good color choice, too. I just painted one of mine in buffable aluminum and it looks too "cheerful". I'll have to tone it down quite a bit.

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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2009, 02:38:10 pm »
Yeah, I left the windows unpainted, they look a little colored because the lights were on but the camera flash wiped most of the brightness out.

I was going to go with aluminum for my finish, but decided I wanted to try something a little different. I ended up using pewter as a base then shooting a little steel around the edges and copper overtop of everything then a light dusting of pewter again because the copper was pretty bright. Now when I look at it it almost feels victorian/steampunkish with this color scheme.
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2009, 03:03:57 pm »
Very, very cool! It's good to see your work anytime. :)
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2009, 12:15:30 am »

Very cool little UFO :thumbsup:

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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2009, 01:25:46 pm »
Cool as the other side of my pillow, Black Ops! Well done!
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Re: EVE UFO kit
« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2009, 03:47:53 pm »
Very cool! Love the paint finish.  :thumbsup:

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