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  1. Fractal-Fett's Avatar
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    Aug 5, 2009, 3:39 PM - Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #1

    O.K. I have decided to tackle this one as it has been on my to-do list for QUITE some time. I am building a full-size,usable Speeder Bike. (doh!!! :P)

    Anyway, probably going to do a Frankensteining of sorts, kind of like Pepakura (kind of) for parts, with some metal-work, some fiberglassed cardboard, some scratchbuilding, and the complete demolishing of an old Yamaha dirt bike.

    I will start work soon, but I have a request, can any one put up some REALLY good reference pics???

    I hope to have this, my Fett, and a biker scout costume done by SDCC next year, as I will entering the masquerade.
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    Aug 5, 2009, 3:45 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #2

    ok, will difinately subscribe to this
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    Aug 5, 2009, 4:45 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #3

    I GOTTA SEE THIS! I plan on doing a biker scout next

    El1te
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    Aug 5, 2009, 4:49 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #4

    I have a 3d model I made based off of Lucas Arts reference a couple years ago if you want me to look for it.
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    Aug 5, 2009, 4:51 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #5

    My suggestion for pics would be to scour the net, there should be tons of pics, like screen grabs, model kits, toys. I was thinking about the possibility of building a speeder bike and then adapting it to a hoveround, scooter type of chair for parades and such, but a dirtbike !! Sweet !!

    Good luck !
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    Aug 5, 2009, 4:54 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #6

    Stormrider said: View Post
    I have a 3d model I made based off of Lucas Arts reference a couple years ago if you want me to look for it.
    That would be great, Thanks!!!

    Some guy did do a hover-round, and yeah, it was pretty slow.
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    Aug 5, 2009, 4:54 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #7

    I suggest buying one of the Sideshow models with the Biker Scout and Bike. Should have lots of detail to them as they're fairly large.

    Looking forward to this.
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    Aug 5, 2009, 4:55 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #8

    Unfortunately, I'm close to broke, I've got like $3.50, so, not to much to go with, but, It'll work.
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    Aug 5, 2009, 5:44 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #9

    Subscribed
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    Aug 5, 2009, 5:45 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #10

    Oh and what do you mean by usable?

    Cant wait for some progress
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    Aug 5, 2009, 6:17 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #11

    Usable, as in, can move, can steer, can speed up to 300 k.p.h., nah, just kidding on that last part. It will be made to be able to be remote controlled. I have an idea for the skit I will be doing. I need to get it finished, I want to enter the youth category at masquerade at SDCC '10
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    Aug 6, 2009, 12:41 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #12

    Sweet! good luck with that ner vod
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    Aug 6, 2009, 12:44 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #13

    Make sure you post lots of pics and tell us how you do it

    Im very interested

    Oh and one more thing, what kind of speeder bike?
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    Aug 6, 2009, 12:48 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #14

    O.K. So i bought some pvc for the details of the undercarriage and the fin extenders,
    i am waiting for some more sintra and fiberglass resin to begin.
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    Aug 14, 2009, 2:53 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #16

    I have a small model maybe a foot long. It's somewhat poorly constructed (oops) but pretty detailed, I'll subscribe to the thread so just post if there's anything you want pics of.
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    Aug 14, 2009, 3:05 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #17

    Hello, I can give you the mail of the maker of this 1:1 speeder bike

    http://www.expouniversostarwars.com/ (click on the link, then play the video that is on the bottom and select 8:23 minute and above)

    I'm not really sure if he speaks English... but if you cannot speak Spanish you can use me as a translator

    Good luck with this project!
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    Aug 14, 2009, 6:35 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #18

    Hikarikuen said: View Post
    I have a small model maybe a foot long. It's somewhat poorly constructed (oops) but pretty detailed, I'll subscribe to the thread so just post if there's anything you want pics of.
    Thanks, that would be great. and Ogait, can you tell me what he said, the video isn't working.
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    Aug 17, 2009, 1:34 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #19

    No offence mate, but didn't you say you were my age?
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    Aug 18, 2009, 4:32 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #20

    If you mean 13, then Yeah!!!

    Anyway, update!!!

    I printed out the templates today (thank you paper replika.com!!!) And am going ot cut the main body out of cardboard later on (I hope.
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    Aug 29, 2009, 5:12 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #21

    Cant wait to see this.
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    Aug 29, 2009, 5:25 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #22

    O.K, so UPDATES!!!

    I got some of the cardboard cut out, and today I hope to have the forward body done.

    I currently have a million prop ideas swirling around in my mind, so I'm trying to narrow them down.
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    Sep 1, 2009, 8:47 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #23

    This sounds sooo cool FF. I cant wait to see some progress pics!!
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    Sep 1, 2009, 8:51 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #24

    Looking forward to it ner vod!
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    Sep 1, 2009, 9:32 PM - Re: Full-Size, usable Speeder Bike #25

    Yeah, about the progress..... I messed uo pretty bad on some of the measurements, which means a restart. I'll be slowing down because school starts tomorrow. (
    (Freshman!!! YEAH!!! )

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