Ranger 3 Deep Space Probe

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by the mole, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. the mole

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  2. clif52

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    I've asked the same question several times over the last few years, but I've never been able to find one either. I'd also love to see a paper model of Twiki.
    Clif
  3. the mole

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    I am no designer, but if I could,this would be one of the spacecraft I would designe. I have seen more complex models here, so this is what is baffling to me why the Ranger 3 has never showed up.
  4. Revell-Fan

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    Rumours has it that Thunderchild is making one soon ..! :twisted:
  5. the mole

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    Oh Thunderchild if this is true and I understand it's just a rumour, But if it is true your'e my hero. This will be a great model to add to the rest of the Buck Roger group. Thank you in advance.:thumb:
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    The best thing is, if anyone has tackled the model, you'll be able adapt it to build four versions of it: Ranger 3 clean, Ranger 3 weathered, Buck's shuttle from season 2 and the Galactica pumpkin shuttle from "Greetings From Earth"!:cool:
  7. the mole

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    All four would make a great gruop build. It would be almost unreal to be able to build all four versions. I can't wait.:thumb::wave:
  8. ThunderChild

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    TC that's awesome! I love that ship, always wanted on. You made my day!
    Mike
  10. Kjev

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    It's basically a modified space shuttle. If you had a decent model to begin with, it wouldn' seem too hard. (Says the ignorant).
  11. Ron Caudillo

    Ron Caudillo Creative Advisory Consultant Moderator

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    Fantastic reply Thunderchild!

    Best Regards,
  12. ThunderChild

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    Update time.... :wave:

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  13. the mole

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    This looks great. Thanks for the post.
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    That looks fantastic!!! TC, any idea what scale you might make it in? No pressure, just curious.
    Mike
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    sgoti Officially Licensed Smart Aleck

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    I just heard the bass drum go BUM DUM BUM DUM BUM DUM BUM...!

    (Ok, it sounded funnier in my head...:mrgreen:)
  16. Revell-Fan

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    Wow. That is truely amazing. Thank you so much, TC!
  17. ThunderChild

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    Finally

    At long last I returned to do a little work on this one. Landing gear and cockpit done.:wave:

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    Oh boy, that is MORE than I have expected... :cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool:
  19. zathros

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    Great news Thunderchild!! Looks great! :)
  20. Maverick65

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    Cockpit included Sweeeeeeet!!!! This is gonna be a great addition to the Buck Rogers collection. Thanks for designing this one Thunderchild. Now all we need is the Hatchet fighter. I have a plastic one in a box somewhere...