Here's a preview of what's to come!
For those who can't wait until Christmas, here is my take on the new X-Wing Fighter from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens!
About this creation
This "poor man's version" as I like to called it, due to using cheap parts such as basic slope bricks and what-not, is inspired in part by the X-Wing moc-up designed by Vakkron, Saabfan, & Whatsuptoday.
Like their design, this moc-up features a simple geared S-fold wing system, landing gear, droid and pilot cockpit, back-storage for supplies, and spring-loaded photon torpedoes. Also comes with a full stand in the shape of the Rebel Alliance logo!
Again, this is just a cheap version, although I think I got the wings more accurate than theirs. Again, I could be wrong.
In the trailer, I notice the front bottom S-Fold wings are smaller in the width than the back wings, so I tried following that:
Close up for the cockpits:
S-Folds closed and Landing Gear deployed:
Storage is behind the droid cockpit above the wings:
How the sides are put in:
Close up of Cockpit:
Close up of Landing Gear:
The Rebel Logo Stand:
Pilot & Droid:
Wish I had the parts for the black & orange version - it looks awesome:
An IMPROVED version for Lego Digital Designer is in the instructions. Feel free to play around and edit it to your liking:
No worries, poor-man doesn't necessarily equate to bad in my books and I admire you are using what you have rather than funneling money down brick(crack)link! Now what SHOULD happen is that LEGO should see your stand design and incorporate it into their upcoming sets or else they're a bunch 'o fools! ;D
Quoting Jared .
I'll be honest, I'm not particularly fond of your model (just a matter of taste, don't hate ;D), but that base/stander is phenomenal!!
Not a problem. As I said, mine's a "poor man's take" on the model and limited to what parts I have. So my moc up isn't for everyone. But I'm glad you like the stand. I thought that would give the moc a nice touch. =3