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Offline aobadger

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Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« on: October 24, 2016, 03:43:55 pm »
This is my build up of the 1/600 Revell Original Series Enterprise. I know the shape of this kit is a bit off, but it was the most affordable and widely available TOS Enterprise kit available in the UK and builds into a decent size. It also has the added bonus that the windows are pre-cut.

The DY-100 (Botany Bay) is actually from the Star Trek Starships collection magazine and I happened to see that issue in the bargain bin in a Sci-Fi Shop and I think scale wise it's pretty darn close to that of the Enterprise.

It was built pretty much out the box, but has been lighted and equipped with flashing Nav Beacons and a pulsating/flashing effect in each Nacelle Cap (they look very blown out in the pictures, but are multi-coloured in person. The kit was airbrushed and weathered with pastels, Decals are stock out of the box.

This was a Birthday gift for my Father-in-Law, who is a life long TOS fan. As a presentation piece it was mounted on a Mahogany base, something I don't usually do, but does really finish it off.

All in all I feel it turned out rather well and he was very happy at receiving it!

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Some pictures of her in her new home.

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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2016, 06:27:15 pm »
Nice  8) 
Neat how the Botany Bay ended up being close to the correct scale.

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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2016, 07:24:26 am »
Very nice build and display, aobadger! Very well done!

I would think your Father-in-law would be very thankful for your gift and proud to own such a great model!

Good Job!

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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2016, 10:03:19 am »
That turned out really nice!  I like it!
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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2016, 12:21:33 pm »
Great job! Beautifully displayed!

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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2016, 12:50:38 pm »
Man did that turn out nice.  Great job.
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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2016, 03:38:22 pm »
Very nice job! It's cool how the scale is so close. Your father in law is lucky!
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Offline aobadger

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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2016, 12:53:19 pm »
Thank you everyone for your kind compliments!

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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2016, 02:27:15 pm »
Very nice indeed!
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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2016, 01:01:23 pm »
Really well done. What a nice gift from you to your FIL too!
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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2017, 01:51:23 pm »
Late to the party but that is a fabulous build!

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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2017, 09:00:23 pm »
What a great job on this kit!
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Re: Revell TOS Enterprise from Space Seed
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2017, 01:09:00 pm »
Great job! The Botany Bay adds some real interest too!
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