The UHU02 Colonial Viper appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Revell-Fan, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you! :thumb:

    This is Julius Perdana's astronaut model from paper-replika.com. I have re-scaled it to 1:48. The model is very detailed. At this scale assembly has become a real challenge and I was not sure if it would be possible to do it with all that tiny detail work. But as you can see it is coming together nicely. I take my time.

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  2. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    However, the model is designed to be static. I wanted to increase the mobility of my little astronaut and added some simple joints to the arms using a toothpick.

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  3. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Greetings, Earthlings! :thumb:

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  4. Rogerio Silva

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    That's really cool, man. Beautiful, as usual...
  5. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    You did a FAN(FRAKKING)TASTIC JOB on this little astronaut.
    He looks AMAZING!!!
  6. starbuck

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    WOW - if I would not see the pictures I would not beleve.
    Wonderful job.
  7. Octoman

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    Absolutely INCREDIBLE work! I've got a friend who collects Apollo era memorabilia and I haven't been able to find anything I can afford as a Christmas present that he doesn't already have... Think I'm gonna make a passel of these with your joint addition and call it good!


    Thanks for posting!


    Best,


    Ian
  8. vulcan8630

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    Amazing!!!! too bad my "mechanical pinchers" for fingers are not designed for tiny work!!!!
  9. RodentMaster

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    I very much want to see these pictures, but all I get are blank picture boxes. Not even thumbnails show up. I've tried it in 3 different browsers, on multiple computers with different IPs, etc.

    What gives? I want my Viper Mk.II fix!!! :p
  10. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Unfortunately, the site is experiencing some technical difficulties at the moment.
    Please read this thread: http://www.zealot.com/forum/showthread.php?t=175524
    It will explain more of what is going on.
  11. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Yes. I too am very sorry that the pics are invisible for the moment. However, I have posted many of my build pics on the German phoxim forum. Here is the link:
    http://www.phoxim.de/forum/index.php?topic=8667.0
    The pics showing the little astronaut are there, too! ;-)
  12. RodentMaster

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    Rhaven: Sorry to hear about that.

    Revell-Fan: Thanks! Excellent pics!
  13. Greenman

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    Wow! I've been a of the loop for a while. I've missed you lot. This is an awesome thread.
  14. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you! BTW, I can see the pics again! YEAH! :)
  15. zathros

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    Superb, unglaublich! :)
  16. Rhaven Blaack

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    To keep this thread alive, I have decided to take a little break from uploading, to bring you a small update on the progress of my diorama.

    I scratch built both a flight ladder and a creeper scooter to go with my diorama.

    I will be making more items and adding them soon.

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  17. Revell-Fan

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    HOLY FRAK ! This is absolutely awesome!!!
  18. silveroxide

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    You beat me to it. I have the references and the start of the crew ladder on hold and other equipment for the hangar. I have been holding out but eventually I will get back to the Viper appreciation thread. Keep the thread alive before it becomes necro.
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  20. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you all for the kind words and encouragement.

    I will make a template for the crew ladder, and I will send it to Revell-fan for clean-up and revision. Then it will be released as an "accessories" kit.

    I will not let this thread die!!!