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Xintao Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2012 11:43 p.m. PST

I picked up a Millennium Falcon at a garage sale this summer and completely forgot about it. I stumbled across it last week and was surprised it was a good match for X-Wing.

So I made a flight stand and gave it a wash with GW Inks and it looks pretty decent.


If you want your own it's a Taco Bell toy.

Porkmann Inactive Member10 Dec 2012 4:52 a.m. PST

Looks great, I will have to make sure my son doesn't see it as he is desperate for me to buy X-Wing.

Personal logo Dances With Words Supporting Member of TMP Fezian10 Dec 2012 7:00 a.m. PST

would THIS 'snap tight' kit work as well for 'X-wing'????

I know it may not be as 'cheap'….but is it close enough in size???? (and this site appears to be cheapest place to get it, compared to ebay + shipping, etc)…

and then giving it a black 'wash'….???

is it close enough for X-wing?

Sgt DWW-btod

vojvoda Inactive Member10 Dec 2012 7:05 a.m. PST

Wow I did not even know about Taco Bell Star Wars toys. It look very nice. A little small for my taste but definatly usable for the game.

James Mattes

Soldat Inactive Member10 Dec 2012 7:09 a.m. PST

Yeah someone posted about the Revelle kit being pretty close in size to the one coming out for this.

Thanks Xin I just bought me one for 8.50 including shipping which was cheaper than the revelle kit.

vojvoda Inactive Member10 Dec 2012 8:09 a.m. PST

Yes I have the Revelle kit it is about 3 inches by 4 inches and the one coming out is 5 inches by about 4 1/2 inches.

James Mattes

richarDISNEY Inactive Member10 Dec 2012 8:40 a.m. PST

I just found two of those over the weekend in my garage and thought they would be great for X-Wing…

Mako11 Inactive Member10 Dec 2012 1:51 p.m. PST

Auction seems reasonable, until you tack on the shipping charge too.

Might as well just buy the one from FFG.

Xintao Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2012 2:24 p.m. PST

Well 2 have been bought since I posted. One is $10 USD with $3.51 USD shipping. The MSRP on the official one is $29.99 USD. Just helping with alternatives that are cheaper and available now.

Cheers, Xin

Personal logo Dances With Words Supporting Member of TMP Fezian10 Dec 2012 2:42 p.m. PST

Here's the cheapest Revelle Falcon I've found…

I ordered one there myself…(shipping costs almost as much as model)….

but then I've also 'pre-ordered' the Fantasy Flight one due out in Jan 2013….

(and yes, the Revelle one should look good with black 'wash')

Toshach Sponsoring Member of TMP Inactive Member10 Dec 2012 7:01 p.m. PST

The Revelle Snap-Tite kit is really nice and just about the right scale too. It's plenty good enough to hold us over until February.

vojvoda Inactive Member11 Dec 2012 2:21 p.m. PST

$9.99 USD is a good price I got mine for I think $11.99 USD.

James Mattes

clifblkskull Supporting Member of TMP14 Dec 2012 2:06 p.m. PST

What are you lads using for the Falcons stats etc til Feb?

Ghostrunner14 Dec 2012 2:26 p.m. PST

Can use the real stats if they like – they're easy to find online.

All the Wave 2 ships have been 'spoiled', and it's done nothing to dampen my enthusiasm.

Fire Broadside Inactive Member31 Dec 2012 7:18 a.m. PST

It looks decent although small. But will you be able to resist when the proper release hits the shelves? :)


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