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AndrewGPaul05 Dec 2012 8:42 a.m. PST

From their Az-Tech range:
8810 Battle Gun Turret
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If you want to bulk them up a bit, there's
8808 Battle Tower Base
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and
8809 Battle Tower Tall
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I've got one of those turrets at home; from memory, it's about 6cm along a side.

Personal logo richarDISNEY of the RDGC Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member05 Dec 2012 8:50 a.m. PST

Wouldn't those be too big?
beer

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP05 Dec 2012 9:07 a.m. PST

On Shapeways, there's a store called "Ferlin Pomfrett" (no idea what that means) with turbolaser turrets and (for Hoth) ion cannon turrets.

combat wombat Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Dec 2012 10:16 a.m. PST

way too big! you would need to take out a loan to get a nice set of them at 18 quid a piece. they look great though.
CW

combat wombat Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Dec 2012 10:24 a.m. PST

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this guy is awesome. Still a little big though!

AndrewGPaul05 Dec 2012 12:01 p.m. PST

£18.00 GBP each? They're £8.00 GBP They'll work fine without adding the base segment.

Too big? possibly, but it's a matter of taste, I suppose. Presumably you get big guns as well as little ones; the expected mode of attack was a capital ship assault, after all.

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combat wombat Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Dec 2012 1:58 p.m. PST

those look massive but really good. Still £8.00 GBP for just the turret is steep. really like the model at the bottom.
CW

Personal logo richarDISNEY of the RDGC Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member05 Dec 2012 2:43 p.m. PST

Never mind!
You are right. Looks great!
beer

Mako1105 Dec 2012 3:48 p.m. PST

Looks good to me.

Personal logo vojvoda Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member06 Dec 2012 12:17 p.m. PST

I sooo want ones that look exactly like the ones in the movie and to scale for X-Wing. But knowing me I will end up buying any and every thing out there down the road. These are some really nice models.

VR
James Mattes

combat wombat Sponsoring Member of TMP06 Dec 2012 12:26 p.m. PST

well, the C&D lawyers have already started to come after people. sad really.
CW

fee weasel Inactive Member08 Dec 2012 10:32 p.m. PST

Do we know of anyone getting slapped with C&D letters?

I like the look of the larger towers. I played some Rogue Leader for the GameCube tonight and they have both tall/large towers and smaller ones on the Death Star mission. I liked the look of having both.

combat wombat Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Dec 2012 7:22 a.m. PST

I know of two so far. I agree Im making a set of tall towers as well.
CW

flvolunteer Inactive Member18 Jan 2013 7:02 a.m. PST

AndrewGPaul,

Just wanted to confirm that the bottom of the three pictures you present is the "Turbolaser turret large scale" from Shapeways on a custom base?. I only ask because it looks slightly different than the diagram on their sight.

Cheers!
Eric

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