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Ace Kim | June 29th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, News

Bothcon: Special M-wing Door Prize

White M-Wing

Last M-wing post for today, I promise.

As part of our plans for Bothcon, we assembled a very special M-wing kit that had a nearly-all white M-wing. Only the Technic pins and printed tiles were in their original colors. We even created a white Bothcon minifig Ace pilot. We instructed the attendees to not open their kits or trade their bags until the very end. Forum member Datoth (Jason Daubert) was the lucky winner. His door prize package consisted of Chrome C-3PO, Chrome Stormtrooper (polybag), Chrome Darth Vader, White Boba Fett, San Diego Comic Con CubeDude set, and the Star Wars Celebration V CubeDude set.

Thanks to Datoth for providing pictures that I was shortsighted to take.

BothCon Prize Pack
Ace Kim | June 29th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, News

M-wing Powerpoint File and Parts List Update

Forum member minicoop4 has compiled all of the instructions for Jon Palmer’s M-wing into a Powerpoint file so you can download it and build it offline if you wish. He also double-checked the parts list and found two errors:

  • 6 Light Gray Brick 1×2 (instead of 5)
  • 9 Light Gray Plate 1×2 (instead of 10)

The instructions page has already been updated.

Thanks minicoop4!

Ace Kim | June 11th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, News

M-wing Kits, Parts List and Instructions

M-wing Kits for Bothcon

I finished assembling the M-king kits for the goody bag. I also uploaded the parts list and instructions for Jon Palmer’s M-wing Starfighter to the site. There are also instructions and a parts list for the Version 2.0 upgrade if you’re interested. Bothcon attendees take note: no instructions will be provided in the goody bag, you’ll have to get the instructions here.

Ace Kim | June 5th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, News

M-wings From The Community

Jon Palmer introduced the M-wing to the community back in 2003 and since then it’s been reimagined by a few members of the AFOL community. And rather than throw a lot of text at you, I’ll just shut up and put up some linked pictures. Enjoy!

Don Solo’s Custom M-wing

custom M-Wing

Ryan Wood’s Agents M-wing

Agents M-Wing: side

Repoort’s Neo Classic Space M-wing

NCS M-wing

Fazoom’s PCS M-wing

pcsm1

Malravion’s Custom M-wing

M-wing

Ace Kim | June 3rd, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, MOC Spotlight, News

The MXL

m-wing

Sometime after Jon Palmer unleashed his M-wing onto the world, he upgraded his original and called it the MXL, pictured above. My jaw dropped when I first saw it. It’s still impressive by today’s standards. No instructions were ever made and unlike some of his other alphabet fighter projects, this was never offered for sale. Fast forward to the beginning of May and I took it upon myself to try reverse engineer the beast.

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Don "Solo" Reitz | June 2nd, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, Reviews

Review: Jon Palmer’s M-wing Starfighter

front 3/4

This is a little out of the ordinary as far as reviews go, and I guess the same could be said for the ship itself… What we have here is a slice of AFOL history that we’ve brought back into the spotlight. I was still in a grey-age when this first appeared so I’m quite happy to finally get my own copy in the original burnt orange color scheme.

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