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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #60 on: August 11, 2011, 09:25:37 am »
of all the things to pick up on, you decide that its the lifts which are just too unnecessary  :P

No, just that they're an odd shape and I can't work out why. The rest of it is PERFECT!  :lol: ;D
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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #61 on: August 11, 2011, 07:28:53 pm »
Actually, this submarine super-carrier makes an odd kind of sense if you assume a world in which the volatile fuels used to propel ICBM's & SLBM's were too volatile & ballistic missile development got no further than short-range tactical/battle-field weapons using more conventional fuels; possibly being air-launched for a limited stand-off capability.

Maybe the lifts are lozenge-shaped for the nuclear missile bombers, which are oddly shaped & which have already taken off, with the fighters now launching to catch them up & escort them to their target?
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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #62 on: August 11, 2011, 11:04:44 pm »
Maybe the lifts are lozenge-shaped for the nuclear missile bombers, which are oddly shaped & which have already taken off, with the fighters now launching to catch them up & escort them to their target?

I like it, that works for me.  :thumbsup: ;D
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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #63 on: August 12, 2011, 07:57:00 am »
Actually, this submarine super-carrier makes an odd kind of sense if you assume a world in which the volatile fuels used to propel ICBM's & SLBM's were too volatile & ballistic missile development got no further than short-range tactical/battle-field weapons using more conventional fuels; possibly being air-launched for a limited stand-off capability.


Now that's the type of logic I applaud  :thumbsup:
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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #64 on: November 04, 2011, 05:35:51 am »
linking from Concepttanks here is M10

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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #65 on: November 04, 2011, 06:09:44 am »
Loving the M10.  :wub:

Its movement and look reminds me of a lizard!?!  :bow:

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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #66 on: November 04, 2011, 10:53:09 am »
and name?
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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #67 on: November 09, 2011, 01:13:00 pm »
of all the things to pick up on, you decide that its the lifts which are just too unnecessary  :P

No, just that they're an odd shape and I can't work out why. The rest of it is PERFECT!  :lol: ;D

 My guess would be that the artist decided the lifts needed to be stealthed. Best explanation I can come up with. I like the design
 and concept, but the subamarine elements are more jarring to me than the shape of the lifts.

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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #68 on: February 26, 2012, 11:46:02 am »
Now on first page: REMORA ship models by Michael Fichtenmayer
http://conceptships.blogspot.com/2012/02/remora-ship-models-by-michael.html



( the guy who designed the kit and built the model is at http://fichtenfoo.net/blog/ )
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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #69 on: March 12, 2012, 04:31:20 am »
The passing away of Ralph McQuarrie has produced a large post of his work on the current frontpage.

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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #70 on: June 04, 2012, 02:41:21 am »
The current frontpage might be interesting for the UAV Tiltrotors and one man fliers.

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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #71 on: June 04, 2012, 04:58:35 am »
The current frontpage might be interesting for the UAV Tiltrotors and one man fliers.
The last one (a VTOL fighter) looks like it is inspired by F-22 and X-32.

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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #72 on: July 11, 2012, 02:39:11 am »
Many are probably familiar but this Cutangus post is the on the current front page.

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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #73 on: July 11, 2012, 11:37:30 am »
Found this:

And ordered the Revell black cab kit straight away!

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Re: Stuff from Conceptships
« Reply #74 on: August 08, 2012, 01:23:45 pm »
Some of my models can be found on my Flickr album >>>HERE<<<