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Offline r0bert

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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #60 on: March 13, 2014, 08:26:18 pm »
Good stuff going on here!

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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #61 on: March 13, 2014, 10:04:31 pm »

I'll never look at a zip tie the same way again.  :)

Agreed! I have a couple in my scratch box, but they probably won't be there long!
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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #62 on: March 14, 2014, 12:26:29 am »
Very cool!!. Do you have any screen shot from the alcove on Voyager?
They might give you some more Borg ideas. I like the use of hardware
you have come up with.
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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #63 on: March 14, 2014, 12:29:53 am »
The primer really starts to make it come together, great update.
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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #64 on: March 14, 2014, 01:17:50 am »
Thanks Guys, I have a few screen shots of alcoves and every one is different and don't show the detail I need. When you do find a good picture, there is always a darn drone standing in the way! ( The Borg have no manners)

I decided to take an overview of the design theme and the make up of the structure.


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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #65 on: March 14, 2014, 05:35:19 am »
Hi again,

A Little more done today, built the alcove top and put it in its place, not fixed in yet. I cut a slot to insert the plasma disc, and put everything together with blue tack to see how it all looks....










I have to angle the plasma disc downward, so need to figure out how to do that, also a way of removing the disc when batteries need changing.

thanks for looking

Bill

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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #66 on: March 14, 2014, 05:46:57 am »
you have outdone your self here bill well done :) just hope your sculpting prowess don't go wrong for you :)

think this may just be in the top 3 if the rest turns out like what you have already done :)

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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #67 on: March 14, 2014, 05:51:06 am »
Thanks Craig, I don't think that a podium finish will be possible, but really enjoying this scratch building lark. I may become a total convert. Looking at other member builds, anyone could stand out. I suppose it will be done to the judges tastes.

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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #68 on: March 14, 2014, 05:54:15 am »
true true buddy still trying to catch up on everyones builds but what you have done so far is fantastic considering it started as styrene sheets and wires n cable ties once you have puttied sanded painted etc I think you may just surprise yourself buddy :)
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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #69 on: March 14, 2014, 09:18:45 am »
Looking good Bill
How is the disc mounted now?  Could you make a small angled box with a hole to plug it into?   Or a bracket from the ceiling would still be hidden.  Just throwing ideas around.
« Last Edit: March 14, 2014, 09:21:11 am by big game nerd »

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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #70 on: March 14, 2014, 12:47:46 pm »
thanks Steve a couple of good ideas. The disc is actually a belt clip. people wear it for parties and raves. i have made a slot on the back wall. i could shorten the clip on the back and mount a wedge to angle it down. I do intend to reduce the diameter of the disc by covering with styrene and making the hole a diameter of 2 inches.

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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #71 on: March 14, 2014, 02:43:38 pm »
Good luck with that Joe! Yes its all about adding detail today. I haven't planned the layout so I will just get all the bits and bobs out and see where it takes me :)

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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #72 on: March 15, 2014, 01:27:04 am »
Thanks Craig, I don't think that a podium finish will be possible, but really enjoying this scratch building lark. I may become a total convert. Looking at other member builds, anyone could stand out. I suppose it will be done to the judges tastes.
Well if they have taste, they won't be able to overlook this beauty! One warning: scratch building is extremely addicting, but very rewarding! Welcome to the club bro! You are knocking it out of the park!
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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #73 on: March 15, 2014, 08:33:15 am »
Wonderful stuff here Bill!   8)

A very creative and entertaining build up you have going.
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Ooooooo!  I think I may buy that kit!
 
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Re: Resistance is Futile! (Scratch Build)
« Reply #74 on: March 19, 2014, 02:02:36 pm »
I would have to agree with Fumble. Very nice build log and scratch building.

 




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