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by NX-17000
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Lighting & Electronics
Topic: anyone here good with arduino code?
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: anyone here good with arduino code?

I've never programmed with Arduino (although I do have experience with the Atmel chips used on them), so I may be overlooking something, but I think the issue is the PWM as you believed. As I understand it, PWM allows you to control the brightness of LED's without implementing any circuitry to contr...
by NX-17000
Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Lighting & Electronics
Topic: PCB design
Replies: 7
Views: 479

Re: PCB design

For modeling purposes, I generally just use a large prototype board like this one, solder the circuit to it, and then cut it down to size afterwards. It's not pretty, but it's not visible in the model and it's generally cheaper to make 10-15 small circuits on a large board than to buy small prototyp...
by NX-17000
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Lighting & Electronics
Topic: Picking a power supply
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Picking a power supply

Based on Ant's parts/Numbers, you'd be looking at anything from 65 ohms to 260. Personally, I'd aim for 120s unless they're not bright enough.
by NX-17000
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Construction
Topic: Soft Vinyl model needs some weight suggesstions needed for filler(s)!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 447

Re: Soft Vinyl model needs some weight suggesstions needed for filler(s)!!!

Does it need to harden? I've only ever built a single figure, but when I did I filled the legs with sand and then capped it with a few pieces of styrene that I glued down. That was a few years ago, but it looks like it's still working to me.
by NX-17000
Mon Jun 15, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

Blappy wrote:
Mottom wrote:I'm willing to start the rotation off.

I have some time off work soon to work on it.
If everyone is fine with that then shoot me your mailing address.
Sounds good to me. I can take it after Mottom if no one else minds... Looking forward to some more time with the model.
by NX-17000
Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:03 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

Don't worry about it. There's always next year. If we do go back around with 2 months per person, can I be moved further up the list? I have an Engineering Coop coming up next winter, and there's no guarantee I'll even be in the province when my turn would come around.
by NX-17000
Sat May 23, 2015 4:59 pm
Forum: Contest 23: Departures v2.0
Topic: New Contest ?
Replies: 21
Views: 14210

How about the "Structures" subject that's been thrown around before? I'd like to try the contest this year, but I'm not much of a Star Wars fan. Plus, Structures is still open enough for those who want to build Star Wars. (You could try to argue that something like a Death Star or AT-AT was a struct...
by NX-17000
Mon May 18, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

Did you see the decals I threw in for a paint scheme inspiration? I was thinking maybe bare metal with red pin stripping from the decal sheet for “Big Wing”. :wink: I'm gonna guess he never got the decals, mostly because I don't remember putting them in the box... I don't remember taking them out o...
by NX-17000
Mon May 04, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

A large box arrived today. Everything appeared to survive in tact. I might make a few minor changes then get to finishing the big one. The smaller one needs a lot more work so I will see if I can do it too. \ Now that's fast. I didnt think you'd have it until midweek. Can't wait to see what you do,...
by NX-17000
Sat May 02, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

Shoot! I meant to send you the info right after I delivered it. Tracking # will make it's way to you in a moment
by NX-17000
Tue Apr 28, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

So, here's what I've been doing. I decided to work a bit more with the smaller one since it had a larger cockpit, and I figured I might be able to do more there. First thing I wanted to do was cover up the large hole in the back of the cockpit. I fiddled aroun with the idea of using some sheet styre...
by NX-17000
Tue Apr 28, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

Oh God Putty.... I see way too much sanding in my future. :D Fear not, I havent made a putty mess on the traveling models! I've got the travelling models, Mobius's Colonial One and a Starcrafts Steamrunner all on the bench atm. Lets me work on something while I let parts dry. The putty work was fro...
by NX-17000
Mon Apr 27, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

So, has anyone here ever pulled the manoeuvre where you play with parts for a few days, sketch down some ideas and decide to photograph everything during the build process? Few days later you go to right to work, start cutting, glueing, etc and then realise halfway through when your hands are covere...
by NX-17000
Wed Apr 15, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

Yep, Models have arrived. Picked them up this afternoon. Pics of my thoughts to follow as soon as I find the camera, or decide to use the cheap one in the phone.
by NX-17000
Sat Apr 11, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

OK so how long is NX-17000 going to have it and how much time will I have? I'm going into full on Wonderfest crunch time now. That means I need to have it for as long as possible. I'll have to be stealing 30 minutes here and there to mask and paint these. I'm just semi-panicking early to be sure I ...
by NX-17000
Wed Apr 08, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

Address has been sent to Mottom, looks like he's opened it. No word after that.
by NX-17000
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

TimeScape wrote:So its been more than 5 days since the last post. Any progress? Inquering minds want to know... :D
Add my vote too. I want to see what I get to play with in a week or two!
by NX-17000
Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

Does that ever look Sharp! I'm not sure you guys will want to send these beauties to me in a month once Mottom's had his run.... Here's hoping it goes well!
by NX-17000
Sat Feb 07, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Mid/West
Replies: 177
Views: 51555

Cool! I like the idea of the larger crewed cockpit, sorta reminds me of Degra's Ship from Ent.
by NX-17000
Fri Jan 09, 2015 7:18 am
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Traveling Model II
Replies: 89
Views: 27748

I like the sound of it- can't wait to see what that translates to in a model
by NX-17000
Wed Jan 07, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Traveling Model II
Replies: 89
Views: 27748

Well, the Canucks are already going, and I think that Nor'Easter has started as well. No word on the other group though
by NX-17000
Thu Jan 01, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Team Hosers! (or whatever...)
Replies: 133
Views: 37238

I'm already liking the looks of this. Can't wait to see what I'm gonna get to work with when it makes it here.
by NX-17000
Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Traveling Model II
Replies: 89
Views: 27748

Hey NX-17000, you going to HALCON this coming weekend. If so drop by the MSFM (Maritime Sci-Fi Modelers) tables in the vendors' room and say high. Bill A bit late getting back to this, but unfortunately I couldnt make it. Had to work both days this weekend, and I've still got a small pile of other ...
by NX-17000
Tue Nov 04, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Traveling Model II
Replies: 89
Views: 27748

Anything works for me.
by NX-17000
Tue Oct 28, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: Traveling Model II
Topic: Traveling Model II
Replies: 89
Views: 27748

I'm in, if you guys will take me. In Halifax, Nova Scotia. Based on the existing setup, I'd probably fit between Gundamhead & Timescape.