USS SULACO

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Re: USS SULACO

Postby kobayashimaru » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:27 am

score
this is coming together nicely.
aztecing to date is just, wow. the join around the bridgemodule must have been hair-pulling,
but look at how straight-edged and even that is.
I'm looking forward to seeing it altogether,
as that lighting is looking nicely blocked and very even.

thanks for sharing!

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Re: USS SULACO

Postby Gidiot » Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:02 am

SO here is the bottom of the Saucer, decided to Modify the paint scheme here... I thought that some Caution outlines would make this look just that much better...
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Here's a wider view...
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And how about a Registry Number?
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And A Ship Name and Registry Number....
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Lights out, Lights on!
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As Above, so Below.
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Now if your wondering why the Sulaco get's the 1807 Registry, well, Aliens was release July 18th, 1986.... so it fit the time line for a ship built after the Big E, yet Not before the Excelsior's 2000.... ;)

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Re: USS SULACO

Postby slawton » Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:37 pm

Well done, sir, well done!
I'm a modeler, not a doctor...

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Re: USS SULACO

Postby Griffworks » Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:19 pm

That extra warning markings have turned out looking great, thus far!
“And I looked, and behold a pale horse; and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him.“

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Re: USS SULACO

Postby el gato » Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:25 pm

:bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:
RogueWolf wrote:I've sacrificed many dozens (maybe even hundreds) of gummy bears to the dark modeling gods to grant me my wish... but I fear my offerings only amuse them, not appease them.

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Re: USS SULACO

Postby MSgtUSAFRet » Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:50 pm

:jawdrop:

Wait a minute. Sorry about that display of emotion, awe and dumbfoundedness.

But...

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Re: USS SULACO

Postby bmanctree » Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:02 pm

Where did you get the decals from? Also, how did you get the wings properly glued on? I tried it on the undiscovered country enterprise and the winged drooped and even broke after I put the nacells on. Any advice on that too?

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Re: USS SULACO

Postby Gidiot » Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:59 am

bmanctree wrote:Where did you get the decals from?


If you are asking in regards to the registry and name, Made those. I learned from Del, and a few others here on Allscaletrek.com.... if you are asking about the Caution yellow/black, that's paint.

bmanctree wrote:Also, how did you get the wings properly glued on? I tried it on the undiscovered country enterprise and the winged drooped and even broke after I put the nacells on. Any advice on that too?


Again, here If you are using the 1/537 Enterprise that kit is much weaker and would require quite a bit of added support to not warp the engine nacelles (get it "warp".... :lol: ) the 1/350 kit is much sturdier and lock in so much easier (structurally speaking- there was some minor alignment issues that putty covered up nicely)....
Main Registry and Name decals:
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Personal hatches on the saucer detail:
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and the main docking hatch with the call outs:
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