As it was with a stroke of luck, I got the Battlestar Galactica Colonial Viper. This is the re-tooled version from Revell. I remember getting the original model so many years ago and I only went as fas as damaging the cockpit while trying to turn it transparent. Then news came that Revell is redoing the model kit but as soon as I wanted one, it was all sold out. Thanks to SFTPMS member cptan, I finally got one and I am very excited about it.
Apart from the viper, I also bought a Warrior MCV
good enough for some kit-bashing. That is, if I
wanted to do it.
The first thing that strikes you is that the
decals for the model is more extensive if
you compared them to the old ones.
was just three little bowls with lines. Here, it
has more details and more importantly, its
made for lighting. As for the front intake, it
is still the original but I just love that.
A first in history! Ha ha ha ha!
begs to be lit. Oh, do not worry about the
pilot's head as its just a neck where you
can position the head in any direction.
(Just as I told Bruce about this idea. to be
HonestI have not seen the Viper kit
before and this idea is just a coincidence.)
Viper cockpit, somehow, at the back of my
mind, there must be more detail to this.
Sp, Bruce, you coat it with silver, then black to make
sure the lights do not leak. Then the normal paints
and once done, just scrape off the part that needs
to be lit.