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Re: Type 320 Nubian Courier
« Reply #45 on: October 16, 2017, 02:42:29 pm »
What a fantastic build. I am simply amazed at how some people appear to effortlessly put complex shapes accurately together to produce such things as the undercarriage bays and legs  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Type 320 Nubian Courier
« Reply #46 on: October 17, 2017, 12:43:47 am »
absolutely beautiful!  :wub: :wub: :wub:  I really really love what you've done with this.
For my own personal taste, I would have stayed clear of weathering (ie, chipping) as it is a cruiser and not a fighter and unless your a really crap pilot, I can't see why it would be chipped, but as I said - that's just my taste and is certainly not reflective of your magical scratch build. I fully respect your skills to do what you've done and if this is your first outing as you've stated, then you have a very promising outlook ahead an I shall be tuning in to your builds when ever I see them
I really like the colour choice and pattern too - very retro.
I have yet to PM you for a copy of the canopy etc - sorry - Life has been very full on of late and I have just plain forgotten to do this

You'll be having my vote for sure   :thumbsup:
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Re: Type 320 Nubian Courier
« Reply #47 on: October 17, 2017, 02:28:20 am »
It could be chipped by space junk maybe?
Bits of Death Star hit while on a sightseeing flypast through the Yavin system.
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Re: Type 320 Nubian Courier
« Reply #48 on: October 17, 2017, 08:54:55 am »
Hey guys thanks for all of the kind words!

I am simply amazed at how some people appear to effortlessly put complex shapes accurately together to produce such things as the undercarriage bays and legs

If it makes you feel any better, itís not always effortless for me, in fact itís a pain in the Ö um butt, a lot of the time.  That said, itís always fun to finish a project, when you get to see the fruits of your labor.  One thing that helped me out was buying a Silhouette Portrait craft cutter.  I build patterns in Adobe Illustrator, cut them out on painters tape, and then attach them to styrene as templates.  It makes creating identical pieces much easier.

For my own personal taste, I would have stayed clear of weathering (ie, chipping) as it is a cruiser and not a fighter and unless your a really crap pilot

HmmÖI was chalking the chipping down to poor quality rebel paint  :mellow:.  That and rebel ships donít get much maintenance.  And just to clarify, this isnít my first build, far from it.  But itís the first attempt at a lot of techniques that Iíve never used before.  Well, if you ever get around to building one yourself just let me know, Iíd be happy to supply the parts that I can.

And I guess we'll be swapping votes, since you're dragonfly is certainly getting one from me  :thumbsup:

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Re: Type 320 Nubian Courier
« Reply #49 on: October 17, 2017, 10:54:20 am »

I am simply amazed at how some people appear to effortlessly put complex shapes accurately together to produce such things as the undercarriage bays and legs

If it makes you feel any better, itís not always effortless for me, in fact itís a pain in the Ö um butt, a lot of the time.  That said, itís always fun to finish a project, when you get to see the fruits of your labor.  One thing that helped me out was buying a Silhouette Portrait craft cutter.  I build patterns in Adobe Illustrator, cut them out on painters tape, and then attach them to styrene as templates.  It makes creating identical pieces much easier.


That may be so, however I am one of those who would still make half a dozen different sized or shaped items from the same number of templates  :-\

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Re: Type 320 Nubian Courier
« Reply #50 on: October 17, 2017, 05:49:07 pm »

I am simply amazed at how some people appear to effortlessly put complex shapes accurately together to produce such things as the undercarriage bays and legs

If it makes you feel any better, itís not always effortless for me, in fact itís a pain in the Ö um butt, a lot of the time.  That said, itís always fun to finish a project, when you get to see the fruits of your labor.  One thing that helped me out was buying a Silhouette Portrait craft cutter.  I build patterns in Adobe Illustrator, cut them out on painters tape, and then attach them to styrene as templates.  It makes creating identical pieces much easier.


That may be so, however I am one of those who would still make half a dozen different sized or shaped items from the same number of templates  :-\

Gondor

Me too.  When making "identical" parts I make then too big and then file them to size.
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Re: Type 320 Nubian Courier
« Reply #51 on: October 18, 2017, 08:23:32 am »
wonderful... :wub: :thumbsup: :bow:
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Re: Type 320 Nubian Courier
« Reply #52 on: October 20, 2017, 08:18:50 am »
Just wonderful  :thumbsup: :wub:

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Re: Type 320 Nubian Courier
« Reply #53 on: October 20, 2017, 04:14:01 pm »
Very nice work! :thumbsup:
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