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a new project

Post by ptitrainrouge » Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:31 pm

hello I felt in love with a model in the reader gallery from the yellow contest;
this one:
http://www.starshipmodeler.com/contest/ ... tch_18.htm

I have decided to build something in the same shape and color
I am afraid that it will be almost a one year project.
the length will be nearly 70cm.

The first work: a dorsal trench, based on the backside of two old HO train cars
http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... 0xutcx.jpg

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... gamozs.jpg

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... 4sof1e.jpg

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... fzdhkh.jpg


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Post by gsb5w » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:12 pm

I like what you're doing.

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

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Post by ptitrainrouge » Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:04 pm

thank you


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Post by Thom » Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:42 pm

Great inspiration. I can't to see your completed interpretation, as I am loving your progress!

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Post by ptitrainrouge » Sun Mar 05, 2017 1:02 pm

Nice to see that you like it, Thom
thank you.

it will take time to complete it :roll:

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Post by ptitrainrouge » Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:19 am

hello
the front structure is going on ,

on theese frames I will glue 1mm thick styrene sheet ,and after a skin with structures and final detail.

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... kiqh8o.jpg

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... 1xvjb0.jpg

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... kapbp2.jpg

and to give you a first idea , installation for the photo of what I call the
dorsal trench
http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... gzgxzq.jpg

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... gmmb34.jpg

next news, next time

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Post by Scotaidh » Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:57 am

My reaction was two-fold:

1) Great Work! Looks ... interesting, in a "Look at that! That's cool!", non-Oriental sort of way. :)

and

2) Oh, wonderful - now I've gotta buy train models in addition to ship, aircraft, tank, car, and sci-fi models. I'm gonna need a bigger ... cupboard. ;)

<grumble> My wife is gonna disown me. <grumble>


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Post by ptitrainrouge » Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:24 pm

:D trains may be very small ; Nscale 1/160 and smaler Z scale 1/220

there is another tiny scale 1/500, but it is a bit far from modelism

you can build a Z layout on a pizza box. You dont need a cupboard :P


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Post by gsb5w » Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:48 pm

Good progress.

I like it.
That really was a Hattori Hanzo sword.


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Post by EVApodman » Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:21 pm

Very Chris Fossian in design.
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"Basically what I do everyday."

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Oh my God!! It's full of plastic peanuts!

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Post by jgoldader » Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:39 pm

Nice work!
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Post by Thom » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:44 am

Great progress. Those hull pieces look good, and nice start on the bridge. Pieces can come from anywhere!

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Post by raser13 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:13 pm

All right I have to know, where did you get these parts?


http://rs1122.pbsrc.com/albums/l534/pti ... 0&fit=clip

Just so I know where to start sending all of my money. This us why I'm always broke!
i love it when a plan comes together
http://s1015.photobucket.com/albums/af278/raser13/

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Post by ptitrainrouge » Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:53 pm

thank you THom

Raiser
the base is 1mm thick styrene
the discoid grids come from coffee Lavazza cartridges,
I have glued around a part of a plastic bracket
then the four little balls are plastic pearls
and different parts of styrene
thats all

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... qbskk1.jpg

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... bvxvrf.jpg

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... q7absq.jpg

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Post by raser13 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:47 pm

i need to find me some of those lavazza coffee cartridges!! those are awesome finds!! or if some one that drinks them wouldn't mind sending me about a half dozen. i'll pay shipping. just shoot me a pm.
i love it when a plan comes together
http://s1015.photobucket.com/albums/af278/raser13/

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Post by ptitrainrouge » Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:09 am

the price for theese cartridges is about 30$ for 100 (thx google); a bit expensive if you dont drink this coffee , and you must have the special Lavazza machine to use them.
you can have them in the us or canada


personnaly I had them in an wastebin of an office during a job meeting. (people were looking at me strangely)
:D if I find some more, I will tell it to you

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Post by raser13 » Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:59 pm

if you ever cast them send me one :D lol
i love it when a plan comes together
http://s1015.photobucket.com/albums/af278/raser13/

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Post by ptitrainrouge » Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:54 am

some news

the bottom "wings" were carved for pannels and the base yellow paint is done (not perfect, I use only spray cans), drying before masking and black.

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... xvr6rc.jpg

I began to carve pannels ont the main "wing"
http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... dicv8s.jpg

carving is a bit boring, so I manage to glue some pannels on the hull structure (the black part with holes comes from a tv keypad.)
http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... f48m8t.jpg

next news next time :)

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Post by ptitrainrouge » Wed May 03, 2017 11:10 am

hello
I have finished to carv the main "wing"
up
http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... 0epzvv.jpg

down
http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l53 ... jimucx.jpg

next news next time



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