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Offline Antonio Sobral

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Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One - Finished
« on: November 21, 2017, 05:58:45 AM »
Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One

Jimbo Fakk was a legendary beauty hunter from the Kaioose galaxy, and a part-time adult movie stars manager.

He would relentlessly roam the entire galaxy in order to cast wannabe starlets.

Sometimes things would get ugly and he would have to leave in a hurry.

For that he used a Firespray-31-class patrol and attack craft, that he named "Sleuth One"
with several custom made modifications, such as an extra-large backseat and a stainless steel pole.

And an humble and poorly grammatically assembled limmerick to remember him by...

There was once a man from Kaioose
Who'd caught pretty girls with an excuse
And the moment they would try to run
Is was for him indeed the most fun
And the backseat would surely be used


And some photos....























Thanks for watching!


Surely limmericking in English is not one of my strong points, but it was an excellent exercise :)

« Last Edit: May 05, 2018, 06:53:34 AM by Antonio Sobral »

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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2017, 06:19:45 AM »
Some recognizable and not so recognizable parts make a fine Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One space ship. :smiley:

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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2017, 06:23:19 AM »
WOW! Was Jimbo a cousin of Boba?
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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2017, 02:05:02 AM »
 :smiley:
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2017, 08:30:46 AM »
You've captured the look of that Star Wars space weathering perfectly, Antonio!

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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2017, 10:01:13 PM »
Looks good but it needs more "bling" ... make that, "BLING" ... given Jimbo's chosen career path. :smiley: ;)
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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2017, 03:24:48 PM »
Interesting take on  classic

Offline Antonio Sobral

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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2017, 05:08:06 PM »
Hi folks!

Thanks for the comments!

But this craft it is not painted yet!!!
The current coloring is the original factory painting, since this is the Revell snap-on pre-painted easy kit.
...with the engine cowlings of a 1/72 B-26 and some tank wheels of long forgotten origin.

As Mr Wombat so accurately pointed out, the final paint scheme will have a definite more BLINGY look to it :)

Regarding Jimbo personal history, after many many years of being told by half galaxy to go screw himself,
he finally took it literally, and produced a cloned offspring which he named Bamba Fakk.

Thanks for watching!


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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2017, 06:17:18 AM »
very nice

Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2017, 08:42:39 PM »

Regarding Jimbo personal history, after many many years of being told by half galaxy to go screw himself,
he finally took it literally, and produced a cloned offspring which he named Bamba Fakk.

Thanks for watching!

It is looking great this one.

Maybe Mr Jimbo had a copy of Robert A. Heinlein's "All You Zombies" drop through a wormhole to that universe ....
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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2018, 01:15:53 AM »
Indeed he had!

Heinlein is my all-time favourite Sci-fi writer. I have all his books.
One day I will have to read them all over again. One day....

In the meanwhile Mr. Jimbo's ship painting phase has finally begun, after all this time!



Not a big advance, but one step forward nonetheless.

Thanks for watching!
 
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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2018, 04:18:36 PM »
And a few month later, allow me to present the Space Salamander.

Or, as is it better known in scientific circles, the Triple S (Spatium Salamadra Salamandra).






















I bet George Lucas never saw that coming! :)
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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2018, 05:03:50 PM »
That's some very eye-catching paint work!

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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2018, 10:38:04 PM »
Very Chris Foss paint scheme! Nice! 8)
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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2018, 02:27:52 AM »
Very Chris Foss paint scheme! Nice! 8)
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That's exceedingly well done and gorgeous.

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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One
« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2018, 06:52:16 AM »
Thanks for the comments! Indeed it is a very Fossian painting scheme :)

And after many days of procrastination, I finally managed to finish it!

Please find below the photos:






































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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One - Finished
« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2018, 07:42:41 AM »
That is seriously amazing! Best looking verson of a Slave1 ever. I love the Foss inspired paint work and its perfectly weathered
Very inspirational all round
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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One - Finished
« Reply #17 on: May 05, 2018, 05:07:06 PM »
 :smiley: :smiley:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One - Finished
« Reply #18 on: May 06, 2018, 02:06:58 AM »
 :smiley:
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One - Finished
« Reply #19 on: May 07, 2018, 10:37:32 PM »
Nice, very nice. It has "the look" that I try for, but rarely get.
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Re: Starlet Wars - Jimbo Fakk Sleuth One - Finished
« Reply #20 on: August 11, 2018, 11:36:32 PM »
Just stumbled on this one, Wow !  Nice paint job

Like it

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