New Battlestar Galactica Hangar Bay

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  1. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Fold the wings up! :mrgreen:
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    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Hello, fans!

    This is a small update on the hangar bay. The first picture shows which parts have been unfolded, the next give you a first glance at the texture for the modules. The walls are so big that the sides had to be chopped into three parts so that they can be printed. To give you an idea of how big they are please take a look at the attached *.pdf which shows one half of the BIG door in the final size.

    The next parts to be dealt with are the launch bay door and the launch bay. Stay tuned! :wave:

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  3. Marco Scheloske

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    Amazing! Thanks for the update!
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    You're welcome. Unfortunately what I first thought to be my allergy turned out to be a tough cold. So work is slowing down a bit..! wall1
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    sgoti Officially Licensed Smart Aleck

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    Heh-

    Check out this thread over at PaperModelers.com.

    It's the font "Spaceage" from the Signlab program. (And don't bother trying to Google "Spaceage". You'll get "Space Age", which is a completely different font.)

    Looks exciting, can't wait to see the final results!
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    I hope that you get over your cold soon. Home made Chicken soup does the trick for me.
    Get better soon.
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    Dunno whether the chicken will agree with you ..... sign1
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    Thank you! Funny thing, I had been searching for quite a while for that font. When I found the galactiguise link, I had already made it myself. :rolleyes:
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    Just swallowed it.... It didn't have a choice! :mrgreen:
  10. sgoti

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    I actually went so far as to download a demo version of Signlab and create a sample sheet of all the characters in Spaceage. Somehow, I was able to save as a PDF, even though the demo was supposedly limited.

    Thanks to Adobe Illustrator and FontForge, I was then able to create my own font as well. (For some reason, the font from galactiguise did not have spaces.)
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    Oh, boy, I hope tp get half as good as that in this lifetime! You guys are designing EVEN your fonts? Please, allow me to get back to my little corner of shame!
  12. streethawk

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    Super taf Marcel strongly it is ready. :thumb:
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    Small update

    I have traced the tool room door and found another error in the hangar bay plans. The frame of the door is not wide enough which leads to a revision of the hangar bay wall element. On a sidenote, the door is big enough to become a paper model of its own ;-) . I have attached the traced pattern.

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    Hmmmm... I'd like to see a Viper go with that hangar...
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    Wow. I've been off busy with work for a while, and now this? This looks like a whole world of fun. Teeny tiny models are cute, but it's too hard to see myself in those little ships.:mrgreen:
    Now this is a fun scale!:thumb:
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    Oh, you will, my friend..! :twisted:
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    A small update: The picture shows the areas which have been unfolded and textured by now. I'm now tackling the floor.

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    Another view at the hatch. This is a simplified version which will be updated when the firts test-build commences.

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    Mmmmmmmm.....:thumb:

    When you have finished this project, I am going to down-scale it to 1/50 to match UHU02's Vipers' scale.
    My plan is to build two Vipers, one with full interior, one without. I want to make up a diorama with the two models similar to the pictures of the X-Wing that UHU02's friend has built, but combining them into one diorama..

    I think that your Hanger Bay model (or at least parts of it,) will be used for that!!!!!
  20. silveroxide

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    I have built a hangar a while back. At the time I did mine, there was not enough info or reference on it. Now, there is a ton of references and I may do a portion of the hangar bay for my UHU Viper. I will definitely be looking at your work in this area for building and for references. Keep up the good work and see you around the forum.