USS Sulaco / Aliens

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Alien99, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. firebat

    firebat New Member

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    boys, the mini dropship download link is broken or semething, i've tried to download it for 3 days whit no success.

    if some one want to send it to me:roll1:
    my mail is
    ghost_weber @ live.com.mx
    thanks a lot, and keep working on the dream:wave:
  2. knightstalker527

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    This thing looks great! Glad to see some progress:thumb:
  3. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

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    some minor update on the engine structure

    main disc:thumb:

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    side structure (nozzle?):rolleyes:
  4. Master-Bruce

    Master-Bruce Active Member

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  5. Elliott

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    What Skip said!
  6. firebat

    firebat New Member

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    really nice work

    perfect size, :thumb:
  7. jakub08

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    That's amazing. Really good work. :thumb:
  8. racc00n

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    Hi, Jan. I've been a fan of your work for some time, and am relatively new to Zealot, so I'm still finding things. This is great work, and along with everyone else, I'm now watching for the next installment! Let me also take this opportunity to say "thanks!" for the models you've already done as well.
    jon
  9. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

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    some minor update of last progress...:mrgreen::mrgreen:

    OK...:twisted:..the main engine exhaust is finished :thumb:
    ...pictures follows

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    main engines noozles...with reticles

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    main engine core with flaps is finished :cool:

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    with other pats:twisted:

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    finished engine. (the part group 27 - the last one on the model :rolleyes:)

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    another view with detail ...and the dropship .....the engine must be really big in real scale :eek:

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    the progress looks really good sign1
  10. Master-Bruce

    Master-Bruce Active Member

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    WOW! This must be the finest papermodel I've ever seen!
  11. Kjev

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    Are there any stats anywhere on the Sulaco? I seriously can't see that enormous ship hauling just 1 piddily squad of marines, an APC, and a dropship.

    And is there ever any mention of other types of ships? Fighters, carriers, destroyers, and so forth? Jan's got me wondering now with his excellent rendition.
  12. Master-Bruce

    Master-Bruce Active Member

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    There is a book called the Colonial Marines Technical Manual. I had it at one time but no more I'm afraid.
  13. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

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    there are 6 hangars for CARGO or other ships.
    The landing procedure of the docking ship is supported with the crane structure which is on the rails placed longwise the sulaco hull.

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    Syd Mead - the creator of the sulaco says:

    The SULACO, in my mind, was again basically a commercial freighter with a military contingent onboard to confront the ALIEN threat. I designed the overall exterior of the ship with its row of LOADING DOORS down the side replete with a gantry that supported a traveling loading crane, the power plant at the rear end and two HUGE gun-like fixtures on each side that could be for defense, whatever.

    The article was taken from the DEN OF GEEK page.

    http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/287191/the_spaceships_of_syd_mead_by_syd_mead.html

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    About the crew and number of the travellers.:wave:.....It was discussed here a few posts earlier..according to number of EEV´s the USS SULACO can carry up to 100 people.:mrgreen:
  14. hynot

    hynot New Member

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    it will be immense shame that my home and small.
  15. marciu11

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    WoW!
    Alien99 is my master!!!
  16. martinj8

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    Is there a fan club for this guy?
    he is the master of all papercraft.
  17. GHOST222

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    I observing this model for a long time. Must say this is the love detailed papercraft I had ever seen. Its interesting to see the prozessing of this model step by step. I hope it´s done til the time he want to finish this model in AUGUST 2010. I have some idears with this model: for example give this model some lightning vor the boosters or something like that. And a little bit fine tuning in detail by myself ;).

    Keep up this instand working on this great model Alien99, this is an awsome projekt and I can´t wait to build it by myself.

    PS: Excuse my bad english gramma, my german is better ;).
  18. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

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    GHOST222: ..U can make the Alien 3 version with lighthening antennas:thumb:

    I will make some spot led - light for my display only:cool:

    martinj8 : WoW ..fanclub :eek: .....U can create one on facebook..:mrgreen:
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    And here is today update:

    some minor things are done on the railgun:twisted:

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    And the main engine tube is created...what a tower :eek:

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    more soon..I hope :wave:
  19. GHOST222

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    Well the antennas lightning is an good idear. And the Engine boosters with lightning like the lights of the "space ship yamamoto" special edition model, with auto dimming lights ( low lightning too high lightning). I have seen the original USS Sulaco model on a modeller fair in Dortmund/ Germany. Was a very little version in plastic. I have one question Alien99: can I use tinker cardboard for this model or is it too big for it? Want to build it in more steady states. I Asking because I think the electrics I want to put in the model can be to heavy for the model. I´m not sure to use battery operation or power suply unit for the energy to light it up. I know, to much thoughts about an model which is under construction ;).
  20. Alien99

    Alien99 Papercraft Member

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    GHOST222: The model can be from light weighted paper of course..why not....and u can make it smaller.:thumb:...The electric circuits including led lights are really light for this aplication....Tha last thing you can make is , the electric power supply and whole controls make outside the model.:cool:. In that case there will be only few led´s and some wires in the model.:rolleyes:
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    Engine section with addons...the side consoles.

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    another view...without hand:mrgreen:

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    size comparation with other parts

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    and...front view....the place where the reactor and cooling will be glued...someday :mrgreen: