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by Tesral
Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:49 am
Forum: 1/2500
Topic: Paper model maker
Replies: 2
Views: 577

Re: Paper model maker

Ridged foam...that does have promise. It handles some the rigidity problems as well. It would be less fiddly than trying to build strictly from paper.

Some thinking must be done. Thank you.
by Tesral
Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:30 am
Forum: 1/2500
Topic: Paper model maker
Replies: 2
Views: 577

Paper model maker

People have seen my massive bulk carriers. Neat, but massive and I have thought long and very hard on how to make one. Sacred Scale of course Resin -- Pro: The bulk carriers are lots of similar parts. Con HEAVY, expensive Metal -- never mind. Styrene - I would work the rest of my life cutting it out...
by Tesral
Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:48 am
Forum: Misc
Topic: 1/200 Flying Sub to Trek Shuttle (now picture heavy)
Replies: 34
Views: 6326

Re: 1/200 Flying Sub to Trek Shuttle

Mold release acquired, more tomorrow.
by Tesral
Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: 1/2500
Topic: 1/2500 TOS Police Cruiser now available
Replies: 5
Views: 1003

Re: 1/2500 TOS Police Cruiser now available

Greyryder wrote:There are hobbies that aren't expensive?


Nose picking and tiddly-winks come to mind.
by Tesral
Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: 1/200 Flying Sub to Trek Shuttle (now picture heavy)
Replies: 34
Views: 6326

Re: 1/200 Flying Sub to Trek Shuttle

Hey! Your Manta has one nacelle up, one down, dot, dot, dot ... True. But that would be a bitch to land. Alternately, you could use the fins as nacelle struts, giving it a slightly awkward look all Trek shuttles seem to have. I'm going to guess you have better ideas. :D Well a different idea. I'm c...
by Tesral
Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: 1/2500
Topic: 1/2500 TOS Police Cruiser now available
Replies: 5
Views: 1003

Re: 1/2500 TOS Police Cruiser now available

There is a very good reason that expensive hobbies are pursued by empty nesters.
by Tesral
Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: Misc
Topic: Time Slip Creations 8 foot model.
Replies: 10
Views: 3099

Re: Time Slip Creations 8 foot model.

She's grateful mine are literally toys and not expensive cars, boats, planes or real flesh-and-blood models. I'm not allowed to being home pets that eat more than she does or want to change the decor. There is an exception for horses. As to the models. We, she collects model horses and Victorian dr...
by Tesral
Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: Misc
Topic: 1/200 Flying Sub to Trek Shuttle (now picture heavy)
Replies: 34
Views: 6326

Re: 1/200 Flying Sub to Trek Shuttle

IIRC the TMP warpshuttle is much closer to 1/200 scale than 1/100. To check the trus scale, the docking port is 8' in diameter, measuring off the David Kimble blueprints prepared by the draftsman on the original movie.. That is the first real data I've had on the size of the shuttle. You are correc...
by Tesral
Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings fellow builders
Replies: 11
Views: 3009

Re: Greetings fellow builders

One must be discriminating in term of crib decoration
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by Tesral
Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings fellow builders
Replies: 11
Views: 3009

Re: Greetings fellow builders

It will be ass-laminated. IE sat on or otherwise mangled.

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