Durandal Class Starship

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Paragon, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. Paragon

    Paragon Active Member

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    I'm still distracted from the Century Series by non-canon starships unfortunately. This time, however, the ship is actually my own design. I drew it a few days ago while working on a story with a friend. Durandal is a warship, first of her class, and her warp nacelles retract during impulse travel to present a smaller target, protect the nacelles, and help the main deflector power a unique ramming shield.

    I should be done with the front and back views tomorrow, at which point I can begin designing a model of it. I intend to make the nacelles fully retractable.

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  2. Tars

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    I confess I'm not really into non-canon star trek ships, but this is definately the first one I like! Great desgin, I'm looking forward to the results :)
  3. Nexus9

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    I like this one. Great work, Paragon.
  4. nice kinada like a cross between rohde island and voyager very good work cant wait
  5. Jones Brandon

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    good lord man just keep it coming man !!!!!!!!!!!:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::mrgreen:
  6. Paladin

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    That is a very nice design. Can't wait to see it built.
  7. Paragon

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    She has a little royal blood in her as well.
  8. Paragon

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    Schematics are done, now on to making a model!

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  9. Jones Brandon

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    keep it up !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!man
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    Forgive my ignorance, but when you use the term, "non-canon," you are obviously not referring to Canon papercraft.

    Do you mean to indicate that your design is specious, something other than the spacecraft designs we see on TV and the movies?

    The idea of retracting the nacelles is indeed clever since many modern combat vehicles employ technologies to reduce their observable profile.
  11. yeah non-cannon means its fan-created and that the design was never seen on the show. but it mantians the look of the ships on the show. hope that answers what you asked still cant wait to see this done paragon you designs are very good as is your method of making them.
  12. MaxMadDog

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    It´s a nice ship. Good work.
  13. Paragon

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    So here she is so far. The windows ended up being a little too large for the 1/1900 scale I was hoping for, so I think I'm going to go back and make them smaller. Otherwise, I'm incredibly pleased with it.

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  14. Jones Brandon

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    Love what i see man. Love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  15. ohgodwhy

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    Nice looking ship. Do the engines fold in, like on Voyager, or do they slide down the pylons like rails ?
  16. Millenniumfalsehood

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    Looks like they slide down the pylons via those two slots. Excellent design, Paragon. :thumb:
  17. mchale

    mchale beach boy

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    I can't wait to download it and build it
  18. Kjev

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    I'm more of a Klingon (K'Jev="Storm" in Klingonaase), but I LOVE this!
  19. ohgodwhy

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    Any updates on this model ? Windows fixed ?
  20. Isorla

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    wow! great model.