Here There Be Tholians

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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by el gato » Mon May 15, 2017 6:08 pm

Hmmm... will have to pick up the 2500 version. That's a really nice design, another winner from Atolm
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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by Griffworks » Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:50 am

I found an old 1/72 scale Tholian webspinner that I purchased somewhere around 5 to 7 years ago? Maybe longer? IIRC, it was mastered by Patrick Tomlinson.

Anyhow, it's almost the exact same length as the Tholian Battlecruiser. My thinking is to maybe add some greeblies and call it a dreadnought.
Tholians002.JPG

Not sure how I'll proceed for sure, but the Tholians are now pretty well represented!
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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by Griffworks » Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:47 am

Apparently, StarFleet underestimated the Tholian threat!
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From left to right: small blue Webspinners are from UGH! Models and based off the TOS Tholian 'Spinners (comes 6 to a set); towards the front, the slightly larger TOS 'Spinner is from Larson Designs, tho I'm not sure if it's still available or not (IIRC, it came 2 to a set); the big ship on the left is from UGH! Models and is a Tholian Battlecruiser, which I think was based off either a video game or an original design from ATOLM(?); the three small 'Spinners in front are from Federation Models (both the site and manufacturer), and are based off the ST:ENT (and also seen in the TOS: Remastered episodes) version seen in "Through a Mirror, Darkly" (come 3 to a set); and the large one on the right was originally designed to be a 1/72 Webspinner from ST:ENT, mastered by Pat Tomlinson, tho I forget the company name it was sold under. I'm "converting" that last ship to a 1/1000 Dreadnought (yes, I know SFB has a different idea on that! This is MY Trek 'Verse! Deal with it!)
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Closeup of the smaller ships.


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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by kobayashimaru » Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:57 am

oh dear goodness that is a lot of tholians!
thanks for sharing that. :vulcan:
I look forward to seeing what final paint and decal scheme or lighting you might go with.
(either internally lit, or display lighting etc).

they work so well together - that is attention to detail in the tholian kitmaking scene.

think of the web-spinner-ness!
(cue that mission from Trek:Shattered Universe)
or worse, borgified tholian web-spinny stuff. :lol:
that's all that's missing, a web-spinning part hehe.

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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by MSgtUSAFRet » Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:21 pm

kobayashimaru wrote: or worse, borgified tholian web-spinny stuff. :lol:
that's all that's missing, a web-spinning part hehe.
Your command of Technical Terminology is truly staggering, kobayashi!! :lol: :lol:

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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by Griffworks » Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:51 am

:lol:

An updated pic.

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The Jem'hadar fighter in this pic is one I got from... someone something like 10 years ago. I have no clue who produced it, tho it is almost exactly 1/1000 scale.

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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by TrekMD » Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:54 pm

Nice!
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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by el gato » Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:09 pm

I'm going to have to pick up some of those Tholian Web Spinners from FedMod. They're a nice for 2500 "cruiser" :P

The Battlecruiser is certainly an Atolm design.

Interesting factoid Erin from UGH! told me about the 72 Webspinner. Pat mastered only one part, designing it so that you create an entire spinner when you cast three parts off of it and put them together. UGH! plans on re-releasing it at some point, which will be part of my 1/72 collection.
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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by Griffworks » Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:04 pm

el gato wrote:I'm going to have to pick up some of those Tholian Web Spinners from FedMod. They're a nice for 2500 "cruiser" :P
That's why I initially bought mine, yep. :thumbsup:
The Battlecruiser is certainly an Atolm design.
It is indeed! As is the Ivarix Romulan Cruiser, IIRC.
Interesting factoid Erin from UGH! told me about the 72 Webspinner. Pat mastered only one part, designing it so that you create an entire spinner when you cast three parts off of it and put them together. UGH! plans on re-releasing it at some point, which will be part of my 1/72 collection.
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Re: Here There Be Tholians

Post by Griffworks » Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:54 pm

Necro-thread raising! :D

Looking for opinions: I’ve got several 1/1000 Tholian ships that I intend to start giving a base coat. I was leaning towards gun metal or something similar as a base and sussing out the rest of the colors from there.
Tholians003.JPG
On the left is UGH! Models Tholian Battlecruiser. On the right is an older 1/72 scale Tholian cruiser from ENT’s first season, and fourth season. I’ve “converted” the latter to be what I’m calling a dreadnought.
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Smaller Tholian “cruisers”(?), from left to right: Federation Models 1/1000 ENT, middle is TOS “The Tholian Web” cruiser from UGH! Models, far right is what was labeled a 1/1000 Tholian cruiser based of off “The Tholian Web”.

Any input is appreciated.
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