The Building of the Galactic Fleet

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  1. Sky Seeker

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    Hey Zathros,

    Did you mention something about a Vorchan model? If so I'm definitely interested.

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    Chadepotts,

    I like the landing bay for the Berzerk. Nice build overall with a model of a shuttle for scale comparison. Although as I'm thinking about it, if that's the landing bay shouldn't the shuttle be a LITTLE bit smaller?

    Just wondering. Still the shuttle looks good. Looking forward to seeing the Celestra completed. Nice presentation of what you've done so far.

    Take care and have a great day!

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    Time to bring out the jewelers eyglasses and tweezers!

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    Hey, thanks Skyseeker! Yeah, I was thinking the same thing about the shuttle. I don't think I'll be building too many of these mini's. Too hard on my nerves! & I did have to buy a little pair of tweezers, first time I've ever needed them. But the little ones are still fun to look at up next to the other ships, when they're all done. :) Still working on the mini Vipers, they might take me a while.
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    Sky Seeker, as long as the model is relatively big model, happy to help. Tiny models are impossible to do contours on. :)
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    Zathros,

    When I finally get around to the Vorchan it will most definitely require a few pages to do. I'm thinking about the size of the Defender about a foot and 1/2 long.

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    image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg Yeah, It's kinda like that!!

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    My first attempt at the Mini- viper anyway. I'm hoping it will get better with some more practice. :)
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    Chadepotts,

    Now that's cool ! Did you create the mini viper yourself or get it somewhere? Nice job!

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    Oh no! Not my creation. It's a mini-pack download under the Battlestar Galactica downloads right here on Zealot. :)
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    Thanks! A hunting I shall go!

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    My kids have taken to affectionately calling it " the Booger" , because every time I hold it & breathe out, it disappears. & then we are all on our hands & knees looking for it. It's that tiny! So far, we have found it every time. ;) think I'll put it in a little box for safe keeping, while I put together a few more.
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    That's cool. Launch when ready ... achoo. Aww.. look it's a green viper!!;)

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    Thanks Skyseeker! I did use tweezers, more than on any other model I've ever worked on.
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    image.jpg Mini-Colonial Viper sitting on the nearly finished bridge section of the 3 foot Galactica.
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    that's pretty frakkin' small dude!!!!
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    Chadepotts,

    Wow!! Nice job with the scale comparison. Don't forget to hold your breath!

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    great job! saw some glitter paper bags at the dollar tree store in greens and reds and blues and golds that might enhance the engine ports just in case you didn't know a cheap source of that kind of stuff.
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    I like that suggestion, thanks Space Agent-9! My 10 year old daughter does a whole lot more crafts & projects than I do. She is extremely artistic, & that may be an understatement. A few weeks ago, I was looking for something clear to make a windshield for one of my models, & she suggested I use the clear, plastic window from the package of a My Little Pony toy I had gotten her. It didn't quite fit what I had in mind, but I started watching those toy packages, & I've actually found some perfect curvature windows for some of my models (like a windshield for a K.I.T.T. Paper model). Just saying, don't be so quick to throw way those toy packages.
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    image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg I've been working on the Battlestar Pegasus also. I wasn't going to post any pics of it, cuz my printer was getting low on ink when I printed the template, & it had some pink lines all through it. I took a gray marker to the really strong pink lines, & it actually turned out looking not half bad. I was considering this one just practice, but it's been turning out better than expected. It's still rough around the edges, but I do love this ship. These are progress pics so far, I still need to put together the flight pods.
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