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new on this forum , scratch building.

Post by ptitrainrouge » Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:53 pm

Hello
I am new to your forum,

I am a N scale train layout modeler , and one year ago, I have discovered scratch building of spaceships; I was hooked.
I have discovered specifically this forum: it is amazing.

Let me introduce my two first humble tries; I am a newbie .

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Post by Scotaidh » Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:18 pm

Welcome to SSM, Monsieur Small Red Train (is that correct?). :) You know, I always enjoy seeing other folks' builds, but yours made my jaw literally drop in amazement. You're a "newbie"? Are you sure? Your work looks very professional to me, my friend.

Very nicely done, indeed! :) Speaking for myself, I can see you will raise the skills bar for most us. :)

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Post by gsb5w » Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:40 pm

Welcome and awesome work.
That really was a Hattori Hanzo sword.

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Post by Sluis Van Shipyards » Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:10 pm

Those are really good firsts! I agree once you know you can scratchbuild something it's hard to go back to kits!

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Post by ptitrainrouge » Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:37 am

thank you, for your welcome and kind words.

By anyway , I am really a newbie for this stuff, and if you could have a direct look on my models you would see it very quickly :oops:

and yes it is "little red train" lol

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Welcome to the sanitarium !!!!!

Post by artic316 » Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:52 pm

:D Some say we are nuts, some say we are crazy. But we say we are creative and very intuitive and very responsible recycle bandits, we see what others often miss and just toss out. :8) We have the vision to turn everyday objects into beautiful and inspiring artwork. Welcome to the group and we are looking forward to seeing some of your creations added to the gallery.
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Post by ptitrainrouge » Thu Feb 09, 2017 1:59 pm

I work on another project : a space tanker .
The scale will be 1/220 as in my first project.

The idea came from this :
http://s1122.photobucket.com/user/ptitr ... ort=3&o=25

the base of a clothe drying rack

first steps
http://s1122.photobucket.com/user/ptitr ... ort=3&o=35
for the main hull

http://s1122.photobucket.com/user/ptitr ... ort=3&o=34
for the engine part

http://s1122.photobucket.com/user/ptitr ... ort=3&o=33
the front (a part of a phone cell)

http://s1122.photobucket.com/user/ptitr ... ort=3&o=32
this will be the center of the spaceship (coming from a toy)


http://s1122.photobucket.com/user/ptitr ... ort=3&o=31
a new step of the rear engine part

http://s1122.photobucket.com/user/ptitr ... ort=3&o=30
this will be the global shape of the ship

I Post next photos later



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Post by gsb5w » Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:25 pm

Excellent progress.

Thanks for posting.
That really was a Hattori Hanzo sword.

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Post by Go Flight » Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:18 pm

Welcome!

All are terrific designs, but liking the big bulky freighter look, I'd have to go with that one as my favorite. :wink:
Keep up the good work.


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Post by Thom » Sun Mar 05, 2017 3:43 pm

Looking good. Love to see all those disparate pieces coming together!

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Post by EVApodman » Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:13 am

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Re: new on this forum , scratch building.

Post by artic316 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:43 pm

wow , who woulda thunk it? Great creation you have there, keep up the awesome work. :8)
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