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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #45 on: November 25, 2018, 02:36:04 am »
It's looking much more uniform now that the bridge has some paint on it.



















Started on the neck section





The garbage chute is installed and has some red fibers on the inside





Adding some details to the big antenna thing using some scrap PE bits





Close up shows there's some clean up to do, but that won't be hard

Anyway, thanks for looking

Si

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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #46 on: November 25, 2018, 06:42:07 am »
I'm not often "gobsmacked", but  :o.

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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #47 on: December 08, 2018, 03:39:05 am »
Thanks man. I hope you guys don't to bored  I'm not a fast builder  ;D

I did a lighting test tonight of the bridge and I am happy with how it turned out. I made a number of mistakes on the internals and had numerous electrical issues but I got there in the end.









I've also been cutting away at the body to accommodate the fibers. I've actually finished the whole top but just haven't taken any pics yet because it's not daylight



Anyway, I just wanted to share the results of the lighting. I'm really happy with how it came out.

Till next time

Si   :thumbsup:

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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #48 on: December 08, 2018, 05:52:15 am »
Those lit pics look incedible, and they don't give you the slightest hint of the model's size. It could be 4" across or 4 MILES!  :o :thumbsup:

How big is it anyway?
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Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #49 on: December 09, 2018, 12:52:09 am »
 :o :o :o

I'm literally speechless, and those who know me can tell you that doesn't happen often  ;)

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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #50 on: December 09, 2018, 04:05:45 am »
Thanks guys!
The bridge itself is about 12cm wide by 3cm high at the center. Once everything is together, I'll take a size comparison shot for you

It'll be a few weeks now till another update as I am off to my Mother in Laws inevitable funeral on Tuesday before flying to NZ to spend what will likely be a not so festive Christmas break.

Rest assured, once I have finished the neck off I will be posting some pics. I am in the midst of painting the neck walls and finishing off the detailing to the front panels now. The roof of the bridge is currently drying and should be able to be released from it's clamps tomorrow

Thanks for your interest guys

Have a safe and happy Christmas fellas  :thumbsup:

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Si

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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #51 on: December 09, 2018, 07:47:56 am »
Suh-wee-eet! :thumbsup:
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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #52 on: December 10, 2018, 06:11:52 am »

Have a safe and happy Christmas fellas  :thumbsup:

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Si

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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #53 on: December 30, 2018, 08:03:30 pm »
2 days back and I have already pretty much finished the bridge and neck section. I'll run a light grey wash over it once everything has dried and sealed proper. There are still a couple of sections I need to hand brush to bring up to spec.


I'll take some lit shots once I have connected the remaining fiber optics.






























That's it for now. I have to finish painting the big antenna in the middle as well as replace all the broken projections on the shield generators but I'll do that once the bridge is attached to the body

As always, thanks for looking

Si

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Re: Zvezda Star Destroyer - a new detailing project
« Reply #54 on: January 01, 2019, 05:38:22 am »
 ;D :thumbsup:
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