TIE - Stealth Prototype. Commissioned before execution Order 66 by the Jedi Council to produce a long-range Fast Attack Jedi fighter, the TIE Devastator was to replace the aging Jedi strike fighters as a specil mission vehicle.
About this creation
I started designing this model several months ago using scetches and LDD. I modeled it after the SITH Fighter. The model is build to the Lego UCS scale. It took about 3 weeks to build. I have gone through several design modifications. The cockpit is fully detailed, while not pictured, i will be including pics of it soon. The stand that this model sits on went through 3 changes and i finally ended up with a hybrid of Technic and block platform.
Unfortunately the pics don't do it justice, but please comment and provide feedback. I will be using this in an upcoming VIG/Ongoing story.
Quoting Mike Johnson
A truly unique design worthy of praise. A couple of questions though. Do the wing panels move at all? Also, what exactly is Lego UCS scale (believe it or not this is one I haven't heard before)?
Wings are fixed. Ultimate Collector series. Like the TIE Advanced x1 they used to sell. (LEGO)
That's so cool, a really unique TIE Fighter design. On some of the last pictures it has almost a klingon look like a Bird of Prey which in my opinion is really cool (I know I'm comparing a Star Wars ship with a Star Trek design, which is a big sin for some fans. For me both are great SciFi!) Great job! :-))
Excellent TIE fighter! Love the detail throughout the build and the sleek look. Before reading the info at the bottom, I was thinking this looks just like a TIE/Sith fighter hybrid. I am a stickler for good TIE mocs and you didn't disappoint! I am working on a minifig- scale TIE avenger which should be up in a few weeks if you ever want to stop by... Excellent work!!!
I did wonder, when I saw the thumbnail, whether this was based on an actual TIE design from the novels or games. I know in the post Jedi era of novels there are several new variants.
Fantastic design, I love the fact it seems just as capable of manoeuvring in an atmosphere as it can in space. One of the major design flaws of the original TIE is how it requires repulsor lift technology to remain airborne in an atmosphere.
You've managed to create something that I could imagine fitting into the existing continuity, not many fan designs can boast that.