BSG Chariot by Revell Fan

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by ASC Mclaren, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. Revell-Fan

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    It looks good! Keep it on! :thumb:
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    Originally Crazy (Super) glue was invented as a form of "liquid stitches" for just such a purpose.
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    When I build the chariot, I think I will give the treads a little extra layered detail, just so they look more like real treads
  4. ASC Mclaren

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    Yes, but this is an alpha build, so it goes together as designed, or I would have embellished here and there. I will be posting last nights build pictures shortly, and hopefully finishing the build tonight :thumb:
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    You think the same way about models as I do about such. when I do a test build like this, I build it straight as is (but in my mind I am thinking how I can add moe to it when I build it again).

    You are doing a GREAT job on it.
  6. ASC Mclaren

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    More pictures. This time I built from the inside out, I glued part 60 and 60 to the "Inside" laminate parts 62/63. Then fitting the inside parts to length around the road wheels. Once the length and shape was set, I shaped and applied the outside track 61 and 61. This worked better then the first side, where I built from the outside in. Remember to dress the edges and gaps :thumb:

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    Then I built up the patch parts, an amendment to the passenger seat and a more correct light post. I did measure the post side to side and mark a center line, same with the bottom of the lights, then I matched up the lines.

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    Without the amended passenger seat and light post. I started layering the trailer hasp.

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    Laminated the trailer hasp, it took 12 layers of 110# (if I counted correctly). So here it is, finished. Revell Fan Designed a great model!

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    So, go and build it! Just remember, Adama never gave the keys to Zack, but Apollo got to borrow the Chariot every Friday night.

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    Here are a few more. I'll get some more "in the wild" pictures soon.

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    Congratulations on a job well done my friend.
    That is FANTASTIC!!!
    I am really looking forward to building this model.
    The pictures in the "wild" are a great touch.
  13. ASC Mclaren

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    Thank you! I will get more "free range" pictures soon.

    I forgot to mention ASC's build tip: when aligning the side rails (parts 14/15 and 17/19) carefully line up the front, that is the critical feature, then work the back of the bed. If you line up the bed end, then the front will not align to the folds.

    I'm looking forward to see builds of this as soon as it is released :thumb:
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    Thank you for the build tip. I will remember that when I build mine.
  15. ASC Mclaren

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    Guess what? Another beautiful day in the Puget Sound! So I got some more free range pictures.

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    "Commander Adama, I found these odd containers deep inside the agro ship."

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    NICE, very NICE indeed.

    You could easily make your own little comic strip with these guys.

    Keep up the GREAT work.
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    Sadly ,when Boba Fett made a "pit stop" at his local Fill Yer Fuel Cell & Go station, two unidentified males stole his bounty.:shock:
  19. ASC Mclaren

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    And they sold their haul to a scrap metal merchant for seeds sign1
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    Great work, ASC! You have done well. It looks exactly as designed. I'm looking forward to seeing the energizer on its back! Keep it on! :thumb::thumb::thumb: