Falcon Lighting Test
I’ve had a pretty productive weekend with my little Falcon. After tracking down a misdelivered order of LEDs and fiber optics to my neighbors porch I mocked them up in the sub-light engines to get an idea of how they look. I will have to fabricate some type of enclosure to contain the light bleeding out of the nooks and crannies. Also planned are fiber optic landing lights on the bottom of the saucer and some colored fiber optics in the cockpit bulkhead. The real challenge is trying to figure out how to cram a 9 volt battery in there.
Paint work is mix of Tamiya and Vallejo colors. Overall, it is going well but I’m already tired of the endless cycle of masking, mixing, spraying and cleaning…
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