• I'm sorry, sir, we can
    not open the cockpit.
  • No, no,
    unacceptable!
    I need this ship!
  • Uh-oh, I broke the windowglass here...
  • ha! its a ice-scraper thing! - ~Mǝchɐ Monkǝy~
  • :copyright: - Origins1994

The Inconvenient Flaw of the Y-Wing.

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The Koensayr's BTL Y-Wing Fighters often got their cockpit opening mechanism jammed in sub-zero operating temperatures. On Hoth It was not good, not good at all.

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  1. cheeser359 64 months ago | reply

    WOW!
    Viewed 38,680 times!!!!
    A-friggin-mazing!

  2. Avanaut 64 months ago | reply

    Thanks isenn!

    cheeser359: Thank you for your feedback. The DVD extras are the industry's gift to us. Before it was just bits and pieces – and Cinefex. I'm a fan of the making-of's and I'm having a blast figuring out how to do simple "old school" effects with toys.

    You make a good suggestion to SavaTheAggie, this shot is actually done the way you describe. The Snowspeeder in the background never saw any water.

  3. Turnislefthome 64 months ago | reply

    wow. very talented sir. thanks for sharing. you inspire me!

  4. Michael Paul Smith 63 months ago | reply

    Thank you for sharing this!
    Who da thunk it?
    This is what creativity is all about.

  5. thedot_ru 63 months ago | reply

    Thank you for sharing! Great job!

  6. Fried Toast 63 months ago | reply

    Fantastic stuff! Found this linked over on the brothers-brick.com.

  7. THE BRICK TIME Team 63 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The Brick Time, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  8. jensenwalker 58 months ago | reply

    These are great a friend of mine sent these along. Have you contemplated sending a pitch to Lego. These images would look fantastic as Box art or Point of Purchase posters. There are a ton of success stories mad of less.

  9. Levin Yen 56 months ago | reply

    I like your photoes so much!!! they are fantastic!!

  10. criss_garcia 53 months ago | reply

    WOW!!! Just AMAZING!! :)

  11. s.kosoris 52 months ago | reply

    oh wow, thanks for sharing! I always wondered how you made your snow pictures! lol, to date when I want snow shots, I've just photographed minifigs outside in the winter!

  12. xstc 48 months ago | reply

    Hi. I love this photo. Can you share how you got the sub zero temperature effect? Many thanks.

  13. ta||tim 48 months ago | reply


    er, check the first comment...

  14. Tonx- 46 months ago | reply

    Superb effect and thanks for showing how you did it, that`s just awesome! I have to say my two fave characters: R2D2 and Darth Maul, are under-represented a bit here to my shock and disappointment lol

  15. riderxdesign 29 months ago | reply

    wow..thanks for sharing the tip n DIY. awesome :D

  16. Finnerup 25 months ago | reply

    This is absolutely amazing!

  17. Telghar 23 months ago | reply

    OMG excellent work, absolutely clever. I love this out of the box thinking to make such a scenery. And the you are giving me a lot of ideas :) Thank you to share your techics, and to not keep jealously for yourself :)

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