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Zvezda: Star Destroyer
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Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 01:33 AM UTC


Zvezda have announced they are to release a new tool Star Wars Star Destroyer.

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Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 01:41 AM UTC
Wow.. Where that come from? Not expecting that from Zvezda.

Looks like it should be good, looking at the sprue shots. Put me down for one.
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Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 01:43 AM UTC
Interesting surprise. They do have rights to other Disney products, like the Cars movie, so maybe that opened the door for other products.
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Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 03:00 AM UTC
Is it a rebox of Revells?
I know a fair few Zvezda kits have been reboxed by Revell in the past, so I know they already collaborate.
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Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 03:09 AM UTC

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Is it a rebox of Revells?
I know a fair few Zvezda kits have been reboxed by Revell in the past, so I know they already collaborate.


Apparently this is a new tool kit. This kit will be around 24 inches long, and the Revell/Monogram kit in my stash is around 15 inches.
As for the rest of the Disney stuff, no idea, there website doesn't show anything Disney related.
Andy
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Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 03:47 AM UTC
Holy s*%t! A 2 ft Star Destroyer?? I may have to seriously look into this when they arrive! And I thought my Polar Lights TMP Enterprise was big!
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Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 07:55 PM UTC
Looks pretty cool to build I'd love to do a write on one of these kits! Put me down for one my good sirs!
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Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 08:49 PM UTC
It's not the original ST, but a SW Rebels version. I'll buy it!!!
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Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 08:21 AM UTC
This kit has been on the cards for a few months now and is expected to sell for 80-100 euros. It should be available in mid December
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Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 11:28 PM UTC
That's quite a bit of money, but then again, it's a lot of plastic. And it looks quite detailed, too.

Jim
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Posted: Tuesday, November 01, 2016 - 10:22 AM UTC
That is quite a surprise! Looks like an awesome kit and very well detailed. The price might be a bit too hefty for me.

We will see when the first reviews hit this site. Otherwise I can review it
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Posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 08:56 AM UTC
The story goes that Revell don't have the production facilities to produce this two foot long kit so Zvesda will manufacturer it and Revellers will repackage it into their own boxes, similar to what they did with some of the fine Molds star wars kits.

The Revell boxed kits should be available in april
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Posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 08:49 PM UTC
Can't wait to get one and will wait and see if anyone does any after market stuff for it.
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Posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 11:20 PM UTC

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Can't wait to get one and will wait and see if anyone does any after market stuff for it.



Madmonk over on britmodeller is planning to make a lighting kit for it
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Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 01:30 AM UTC
I assume this will be a euro licenced product so only imported kits here in NA?
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Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 01:31 AM UTC
And they will need to make a same scale Rebel Blockade Runner of course!
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Posted: Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 05:04 AM UTC
Got mine from Russia a coupe of days ago detail and fit amazing not many parts for such a large kit.
Removed the rear of the engines with a razorsaw and have added 3 inexpensive bike lights. Looks very sweeet. Am going to add a diffuser next to even out the lights from the nine leds . Will use frosted plastic from a milk bottle, total cost of lighting engines up 8. But on this one thats all I am doing.
Some photographs on the Scale Aviation Modeller facebook page if you want to see how she looks and I will post more over the next few days.
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