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  1. TB1184's Avatar
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    Jul 25, 2006, 9:59 PM - Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #1

    Hey all, I just finished my "Holiday Special" jet pack. Let me know what you all think!

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    Jul 25, 2006, 10:17 PM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #2

    WHOA! Dude that is incredible! Two questions for ya:
    1) How long that take to finish?
    2) What source(s) did you use as reference(s)?
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    Jul 25, 2006, 10:25 PM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #3

    Quote Jimmy BufFETT said:
    1) How long that take to finish?
    2) What source(s) did you use as reference(s)?
    1) In total, not counting all the downtime the jet pack spent on my table untouched, I'd say it took about 6 good days of work.

    2) My sources are quite varied. The weathering on the body of the jet pack was highly inspired by a member here, in fact. Darth Miller's ROTJ jet pack was my main source of the paint chip design and whatnot. His pack is just amazing, and I wanted to do something equally as amazing. However, since his pack is still in progress, I had to come up with my own chip marks in places he didn't get to yet (mainly the sides.) The rocket's weathering was based off of several ROTJ packs, and the paint chips on it were based off of the prepro2 rocket. However, since this rocket lacks fins, I had to change some things up and omit certain details. So in short, not one single pack was my source of reference.

    Also worthy of note: The paint design was, of course, inspired by and meant to be the Holiday Special version. But since this is meant to be a realistic approach to that version, I decided to add little bits of detail to it (such as the black bands and the prepro style beacon).
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    Jul 25, 2006, 10:49 PM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #4

    Awesome!

    I can not wait to see your complete Holiday Fett!
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    Jul 25, 2006, 11:55 PM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #5

    Great Job!!!

    ...friend.
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    Jul 26, 2006, 2:59 AM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #6

    lookin nice great job!
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    Jul 26, 2006, 7:49 AM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #7

    Very Nice.
    Really like the weathering.

    Well done.
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    Jul 26, 2006, 8:21 AM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #8

    Sa' weet Dude!
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    Jul 26, 2006, 8:35 AM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #9

    Wow, that's awesome!
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    Jul 26, 2006, 9:24 AM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #10

    Quote webchief said:
    Wow, that's awesome!

    Yeah! What he said! That Rocks!

    What brand of Jet Pack is that?
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    Jul 26, 2006, 9:44 AM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #11

    That rocks man. Excellent interpretation!!
    I love the "real world" cartoon approach you're taking.
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    Jul 26, 2006, 10:57 AM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #12

    That is cool, I finally finished the Holiday special. It took me about 6 months to finially get through the whole thing 3-5 minutes at a time. I was able to watch the entire boba fett animation sequince though as it was really pretty cool.
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    Aug 4, 2006, 10:33 PM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #13

    VERY nice. When I read the thread topic, I was expecting something brighter, cheerier....and cheesier. You made it look fantastic. You will have a sweet suit if you finish the rest like that pack you did!!!!
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    Aug 5, 2006, 9:49 AM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #14

    Don't ,know how I missed this....FANTASTIC!!! The finished product should be nothing short of stellar!

    Steve
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    Aug 5, 2006, 10:20 AM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #15

    Most impressive, friend! That turned out fantastic, friend!
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    Aug 5, 2006, 7:12 PM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #16

    That is one kick :moon jet pack. Its colors are awesome and so is your detail on the pack itself. Very nice bro for a job well done!!!!


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    Aug 5, 2006, 9:21 PM - Re: Finished "Holiday Special" Boba Fett jetpack #17

    Very detailed and original .

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