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X-Wing Restoration Part 5 – The Conclusion!!!

If you have gotten this far, you have seen the step by step restoration of a basically trashed X-Wing.  Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 With the X-Wing back together and the wings seemingly holding, … Continue reading

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X-Wing restoration Part 4 – The Rebuild!

Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 I have had a change of mindset on this X-Wing.  Basically, the value in this was that it had the original canopy and guns. The wings were broken, and when disassembled, I … Continue reading

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X-Wing restoration part 3: Perseverance

See Part 1 / Part 2  The X-Wing is apart and the Wing “weld” is setting – Now I’m going to mess around with the electrical. So far, it is totally dead. The battery contacts are totally corroded over, and there … Continue reading

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X-Wing Restoration Part 2: The Cleanup!

So, as you read in Part 1:  I got an X-Wing that turned out to be a bit bigger of a project than I anticipated. Oh well – There are no hard projects, only new “learning experiences.” *Say that in your … Continue reading

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X-Wing restoration: Part 1- The Migraine Maker

I have been wanting a vintage X-Wing for a while. Not that I couldn’t just BUY one, I just was kind of waiting for a good deal to find me. And I thought it had. Thought…. it…. had I found … Continue reading

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How do you fix a broken sound feature in the A-Wing?

Fix for a broken sound feature in the A-Wing vehicle. Continue reading

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How do you remove yellowing from vintage figures?

Methods on how to repair yellowing in vintage plastics. Continue reading

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