News: eFX Precision Cast Millennium Falcon at SDCC

Back in the 2009 SDCC, eFX announced that they were releasing a new line of Star Wars  spaceships called the “Precision Cast”. Each model was made from mixed media and the price point would be around $300. They debuted with an unpainted, but nicely detailed model of the Millennium Falcon. The line was put on hold as eFX didn’t think that they’d be able to hold that price for the quality of the model that they wanted to release. At this years SDCC, eFX displayed a nicely painted model that looked as though it is almost ready for the shelves.

EFX Falcon 1EFX Falcon 2EFX Falcon 9EFX Falcon 8EFX Falcon 3It’s a great model and I’ll be hoping to add one of these to my collection soon. I do think that the lighting needs looking at as there’s quite a lot of bleed. I’ll be interested to hear what they’re hoping to retail this for, but i wouldn’t expect too much change from $500. Thanks to Rebelscum for these awesome photos.

EFX Falcon 17EFX Falcon 15It looks like the rear wall of the cockpit still needs some detail work and you can really see the light bleaching everything else.

EFX Falcon 13EFX Falcon 4I hope that they try to disguise the support strut. Perhaps a simple coat of black paint would do the trick nicely, but that wire on view is ugly.

EFX Falcon 10The asteroid base is a nice touch.

EFX Falcon 11Check out their “In Development” photos of the Millennium Falcon here.


About mffanrodders

A keen Star Wars collector since 1977, my collection focus seems to have taken on a turn towards Han Solo's iconic Star Ship. Why the Millennium Falcon? No one else seemed to have one at the time and it was fair to say that i had difficulty resisting the higher end models. My friend, icruise from Rebelscum has a superb blog for his Jabba the Hutt collection, I thought that i'd start this blog to chart my own collection of Millennium Falcon related stuff as it increases. Well, that was the plan but it now seems to be more about cataloguing any Millennium Falcon item in general now so that i can come back to them later.
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