And for my next creation....

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Cybergrinder, Jan 21, 2019.

  1. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Awesome!! :)
  2. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    And now the main saucer complete

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    And a shot of the docking bay?

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  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    You are doing a really good job on this project!
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  4. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    The bottom pic shows great symmetry. :)
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  5. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    And the top of the super-structure complete :)

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    Now, to finish the super-structure and figure out lighting :hammerhead:
  6. Cybergrinder

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    So the last part of the super-structure done

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  7. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    And now the impulse engines.

    I couldn't leave them flat, so with a bit of lateral thinking...

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    I recessed the things! Housing in the top right of the picture

    And completed. Top view

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    Underside

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    And a side shot

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    Now to get it all together with the lights....
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  9. Cybergrinder

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    You should see them lilt up :)
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  10. Cybergrinder

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    Saucer attached, I think this is one of the better Federation ship's I've done :)

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    And now some teasers :)

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  11. Dagger

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    That looks wonderful !!!
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  12. Revell-Fan

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    BLING!!!!:)
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  13. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Thanks guys, and it's not done yet :)
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  15. Cybergrinder

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    @Sky Seeker , you're correct, only the saucer itself is attached.

    I finished attaching the secondary hull parts, I waited so that I could get the alignment right.

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    And the captain's yacht completed

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  16. zathros

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    Just a big WOW!!! That ship all lit up is wild!! I might consider a pot to bring the lights down, then again, it just might be the camera, night with bright lights is hard to photograph, another method is making a voltage divider. They are an effective way of dropping voltage and having full voltage on the same circuit. This simple circuit shows how the larger resistance resistor drop 3.3volts from the circuit, but if the LED needed 5 volts, you could still get it by going from ground to the 5V input. The 3.3Volts would not be felt by the circuit. Using Resistors of equal value, you get equal voltage drops, so a 12 or 24Vcc system could really be cut up and be used to wired all kinds of stuff, and all kinds of voltage levels. :)

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    The supply I'm using to test does pump out a bit more than 5V :)
  18. Sky Seeker

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    This lines up well. Nice job! :) :King::King::King:Looks up to par with your usual work which is fantastic!:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::Bravo::Bravo::Bravo:

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  19. zathros

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    That's great, then you could make different levels of lighting, typically a diode takes 1.5 volts to turn on. You LED's should have a spec sheet. Using a breadboard, you could make different voltage drop and see how long you can get a diode to light up. Also, if you don't expose the Cathode or Anode, you can cut, and Polish the ends to shape LED's. :)
  20. Cybergrinder

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    And, she is complete! IMG_20190521_210840.jpg IMG_20190521_210944.jpg IMG_20190521_210910.jpg IMG_20190521_185650.jpg IMG_20190521_210856.jpg

    "Beauty" and lighting shots to follow once I can create a bit of a "set" :)

    BTW; The stand was tweaked a bit as well....