X-Wing Red Five
as seen in STAR WARS “a new hope”
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The ultimate conversion into ILM style hero X-Wing in 1:49
After having tested different methods on my Red 2-conversion I am now finally going to build an ILM hero-style X-Wing in 1:49* – as a conversion from the Fine Molds kit.
*1:49 is the calculated result on basis of the main kit parts used – assuming that the original Studioscale X-Wing is exactly 1:24 scale.
With the help of my friend and MODEL-FORCES business partner “ChrisGFX” we are able to have all the EXACT kit parts of the ILM studio model 3D-printed in almost any scale we want.
So – after a lot of research, especially on each of the unique hero X-Wing features we’ll be able to convert the Fine Molds kit into any of the famous ANH X-Wings.
Here’s my prototype build – a Red Five: