My first build in many years, the Viper Mk II from Battlestar Galactica. I went to a larger scale than minifig scale so I could use a 6 stud width for the cockpit and engines. It's almost technic figure scale and I could get a technic figure in there if not for the way I had to extend the windscreen with the black slope pieces.
I was determined to get the angled detail in the cutout section of the nose.
I was able to get close to the tapered look of the side engines by angling the 3x6x6 cylinders, with a turntable and hinge at the back. The connection at the front is just to a hinge and not a full connection so that falls apart easily.
Using another 3x6x6 cylinder for the inside of the back section of the side engines let me use 4x4 dishes inside the engine cutouts.
I still need to add some detailing to the back end, but I like how the engines turned out.
Quoting taylor melton
i... want... instructions *drool*. but no seriously any chance you could make instructions and convince me to go back into legos
Thanks! Not a chance on the instructions, besides figuring out how to do it is most of the fun (and aggravation). Check out the viper by Matthew Davis that has instructions, it was really helpful in understanding how to taper the nose and attach the wings. I will get a cylon raider up soon that will have instructions though.