Crichton from Buck Rogers - 1/32 scale!

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  1. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

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    Our dear member Jenny ( @cylongirl ) asked me to make a 1/32 scale version of Crichton for her Buck Rogers hangar bay:

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    http://zealot.com/threads/construction-of-a-buck-rogers-hangar.179500/

    At first I thought this would be insane and near impossible. However, after looking carefully at the original SketchUp model I decided to give it a go. The model was simplified a bit in order to make sure that it is buildable. So here we go:

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    Parts printed and first cuts:

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    The head:

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    Things are getting tiny here! ;)

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    Head complete.

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    More body parts.

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    Remember: "Head & ? ... Shoulders", right! :D;)

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    Last edited: Sep 13, 2016
  2. Revell-Fan

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    Mini-Crichton as he looks now:

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    CU later! :)
  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    WOW!!! I am IMPRESSED!!!
    You are really doing a GREAT JOB on this little guy.
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  4. micahrogers

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    Just plain WOW
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  5. zathros

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

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    X-O-LENT!! :)
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  6. Lee Clifton

    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    Nice job! That is small. Will look great in the diorama.
  7. Rhaven Blaack

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    @Revell-Fan You do know that we need (an accurate) Twiki as well. ;););)
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  8. cylongirl

    cylongirl Galactica lives in Germany

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    Wo kann ich den Bauplan ausdrucken? Nice job!
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    HGJ
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    Thank you all! :)

    The plans are still in the works. This is just a test build to find out if everything fits or if anything has to be changed. Once the plans have been revised after the test they will be uploaded to the resources. ;)
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  10. bigpetr

    bigpetr Designer/Master Modeler

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    It is surprising how cute model can come up from an ugly looking printed page:). Nice work as always.
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    There will be several extra parts for laminating in the final plans. I'm building a simple version to save time. ;)
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    The build continues with more tiny parts:

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    And he's done! :)

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    (The dark area above the arms has been revised and will not show up on the final model.)

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    :)
  13. Lee Clifton

    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    Nice build. Those are a lot of small parts. I'd need my visor magnifier and small tweezers. I then I probably still couldn't build it. Really good model design.
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  14. Rhaven Blaack

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    @Revell-Fan OUT(FRAKKING)STANDING!!!
    Again, you have outdone yourself! You never cease to AMAZE me!
    I am looking at adding this to my collection!
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    Thank you! I knew you would like it! ;)
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    cylongirl Galactica lives in Germany

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    Perfekt [​IMG]

    Und wenn jetzt der Bauplan als pdf. Datei (und nicht zip) daherkommt versuche ich es auch einmal. [​IMG][​IMG]
    Perfect
    And if now the blueprint as a pdf . File (not zip) comes along I try it once .
    Super!
    HGJ
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    I was thinking of the seam line at the back of the torso... What do you think, wouldn't it be better to shift it to the side so that it is hidden by one arm?