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by Bentzin
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Contest Entries
Topic: 1/2500 Excelsior-B class INCOMPLETE
Replies: 4
Views: 1932

Re: 1/2500 Excelsior-B class

this was the kit where you had to snap the nacelle together around the pylon for assembly, wasn't it? Indeed it is. Came as a bit of a shock to me... I understand the logic of the idea, but the execution made for a pair of mis-aligned and difficult-to-impossible-to-align nacelles. So, 'snip!' and o...
by Bentzin
Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:04 am
Forum: Newbie Contest Entries
Topic: 1/2500 Excelsior-B class INCOMPLETE
Replies: 4
Views: 1932

Re: 1/2500 Excelsior-B class

More progress over the past two days. Saucer section glued and seams filled: WIP_20140226.jpg Cut off 'alignment' posts and started process of straightening the pylons to correct the droop of the nacelles. Also assembled first nacelle: WIP_20140226a.jpg Checking toe-in of the first nacelle: WIP_2014...
by Bentzin
Wed Feb 26, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: Newbie Contest Entries
Topic: 1/2500 Excelsior-B class INCOMPLETE
Replies: 4
Views: 1932

Re: 1/2500 Excelsior-B class

So far so good...
Kit is out of the box, parts washed, De-sprued and trimmed.
Next up, sanding down the rather mountainous panel lines.
WIP_20140225.jpg
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by Bentzin
Tue Feb 25, 2014 12:56 am
Forum: Newbie Contest Entries
Topic: 1/2500 Excelsior-B class INCOMPLETE
Replies: 4
Views: 1932

1/2500 Excelsior-B class INCOMPLETE

For my entry, I'm putting together an "Exclesior-B" Class ship. I'm calling it that, as it isn't the Normal Excelsior class, but the one from Generations. I'm not, however, making the Enterprise 1701-B, so I slammed the two names to get Excelsior-B. Backstory will be forthcoming, I'm still brewing i...
by Bentzin
Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: 1/2500
Topic: Romulan fleet buildup
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: Romulan fleet buildup

Impressive!

The detail work is phenomenal!
by Bentzin
Thu Feb 13, 2014 6:33 pm
Forum: General Contest Discussion
Topic: The next official AST contest
Replies: 40
Views: 16926

Re: The next official AST contest

I'm thinking of doing something separate for newbies and those that are returning after a long absence. A mini contest of sorts. I just wonder, if new folks are shy when it comes to merely posting a few words, would they really be willing to post their work? Speaking as a shy (well, quiet and lurky...
by Bentzin
Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:08 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 4
Views: 1603

Hello!

Greetings and salutations! I'm a 40 year old fellow, returning to modeling after a 10 year lapse as a casual builder, 20+ since I did anything serious. Well, anything I spent any real time on, I guess. I don't know how serious my model making ever was. Recently, a friend of mine and I bought a 3D pr...

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