1:1700 Enterprise-A

Discussion in 'Internet Finds' started by sidewinder81777, May 4, 2009.

  1. sidewinder81777

    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

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    Just finished the 2nd model in my 1:1700 fleet. Cmags' modified rescale of Shunichi Makino's USS Enerprise-A. I didnt take any pics during the build itself as Cmags has that pretty well covered here. http://www.zealot.com/forum/showthread.php?t=165322&highlight=ncc-1701-a
    Oh and Cmags, when you see this just wanted to say I LOVE what you did with the warp nacelles! Looks much better than the original.


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    came up with a fairly nice idea for a stand too but that will have to wait for tomorrow cause Im dead tired.
  2. cmags

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    Hey, nice work there! Came out quite nice. :thumb: Glad you like the pylon/nacelle attachment modification - I designed it to make a more accurate looking model while also facilitating an easier alignment of the nacelles.

    I must say, it's quite satisfying to see others benefiting from my work. It's a taste of what our oh-so-talented designers must feel when seeing others build their models. I may have to try my hand at more design. :)

    Edit: I see you also added the details on the nacelle - the inset coils and raised bussard collector fairings. They came out great. I designed those after building my model so I never got them on the actual one - just in the parts sheet. Can you take any closeups? Does your camera have a macro feature (usually a flower icon). It helps to focus on close up objects. A tripod also helps but a steady hand can often do it.
  3. sidewinder81777

    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

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    Thanks for helping with the cam! knew there was a way to do that but didnt remember how. Here come the closeups, now you can see all my little screwups sign1
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  4. THE DC

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    Very nice work!


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  5. julescrafter

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    how cool! very nice build
  6. CK Styles

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    Lookin' good buddy. Would b fun to scale this one up!
  7. sidewinder81777

    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

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    My first trek model was actually a 1:1000 ent-a, has a slightly warped saucer but not too bad otherwise.Now Ive gotten to where I want all my trek stuff to the same scale so doing Im all my builds at 1:1700 (except shuttles) so when I get to stuff like the enterprise-d it wont take up the whole room
  8. cmags

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    There's a member on here (Rawen) that scaled the 1701-A up to 1:720 I think (not exactly sure on the scale). and then made some interior sets for it, including the arboretum, shuttlebay, conference room, and a few others. He then cut out the windows in those sections so you could see in, and lighted it up with LED's. Check my 1701-A build thread - someone posted his build thread over on kartonbau and he joined the discussion.

    Here's my build thread: http://www.zealot.com/forum/showthread.php?t=165322

    And Rawen's over on kartonbau: http://www.kartonbau.de/wbb2/thread.php?postid=309571#post309571