Dan Dare Cryptosian Ship

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  1. Bhelliom

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    The Cryptosian Rocket Ship from Dan Dare. I designed this by request from Diderick A. den Bakker. This one is a modified, enlarged version of what I first came up with. The wings are of layered construction, with the finished engines slid over and into place, as shown in the last pictures of rejected parts. An alternate, conic nose section is also shown. I wasn't happy with how that particular one came out. The petaled one looks better.


    Scott K.

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    The second parts picture. Never noticed the six attachment limit before.


    Scott K.

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    Gixergs Well-Known Member

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    BRILLIANT!! I think the world needs all the Dan Dare it can get:)
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    Thanks. Next up will be the space liner Astral Queen. She's printed out and ready to build. After that will come the Treen Interceptor.


    Scott K.
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    Here's some pictures of the stand, since the model needed something better than a Garfield glass to sit on :rolleyes:.


    Scott K.

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    I wouldn't say better than the Garfield glass as more in keeping then the Garfield glass:smile:
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    Well...seems nice to me, too :) Like the simple design of the ship :) Also the stand is a very nice idea. Good job :)
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    Another Dan Dare work-in-progree. The Astral Queen.

    The nose is a bit rough. I had to remove and replace the original, but should have just built a whole new model.

    Still to come, two different stands, and the (optional) launch boosters.


    Scott K

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  9. zathros

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

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    Bhellion, your Cryptosian ship really came out nice!. I bet that would fly really nice with an ESTES rocket engine stuff up the center. :)
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    Just received this today, BRILLIANT! a must for any Dan Dare fan or fan of 50-60's sci-fi rocket ships.

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

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    Brilliant is quite right! That is really cool! :)