ST III Merchantman

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Re: ST III Merchantman

Post by novahobbies » Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:26 pm

Now this is some serious good scratch-bashing!

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Re: ST III Merchantman

Post by Kremin » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:55 am

andyh wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:38 pm
I think I see your problem with the bridge.

If you look at the studio model again (from side on), you’ll see that the wings follow the curve of the hull and don’t sit up high like that. If you change them to sit lower then the bridge height can also be brought down to match.

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Yeah I can see what you mean It just puts a lot of angles out, not to worry I've gone with plan B instead

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Re: ST III Merchantman Plan B

Post by Kremin » Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:09 am

Just wasn't going to be happy with the Bridge section so went in a different direction with it
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First off I tried with a wedge cut
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And started to glue the side panels on
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The wedge was wrong so it got squared off
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and any loose bits glued in place
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almost at the end of construction, should be ready to start paint next weekend

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Re: ST III Merchantman

Post by novahobbies » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:46 pm

Well done! I like your plan B with the bridge unit. Very imaginative and it looks great!

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Re: ST III Merchantman

Post by Kremin » Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:48 am

novahobbies wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:46 pm
Well done! I like your plan B with the bridge unit. Very imaginative and it looks great!
Thanks Dude

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Re: ST III Merchantman

Post by Kremin » Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:23 am

First Paint

Primer coat brings it together
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Changed some details that I didn't like and added some other parts
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Blacked in the structure
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Then Highlighted in old gold
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Re: ST III Merchantman

Post by trekriffic » Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:55 pm

Man that's a job and a half you've done on this. Very cool.
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Re: ST III Merchantman

Post by Tesral » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:05 am

Nice job. Still looks too "Warsy".
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Re: ST III Merchantman

Post by Kremin » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:14 am

trekriffic wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:55 pm
Man that's a job and a half you've done on this. Very cool.
Now I need a BoP to put next to I just wish I could build it as nice as yours
Tesral wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:05 am
Nice job. Still looks too "Warsy".
Huh? that reference went over my head

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Re: ST III Merchantman

Post by Kremin » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:31 am

Now Don't Laugh
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I mixed up some light purple
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It looked fine on the pallet
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So I painted it and let it dry
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It was wrong
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Very wrong and a lot different than it looked wet
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Now lets not talk about it again

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