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Roktman

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  1. After listening to the bids I was rooting for Chattanooga, but Va., will make it an easier drive.
  2. When the CO people spoke at the Bids presentation, I *thought* they said the website goes live at the beginning of Sept...
  3. I think it's prolly the nature of IPMS being predominately a military model based org. Over at The Clubhouse, where it's mostly GK figures, there are a number of women modelers.
  4. I like FSM, even tho, as been said - it's pretty basic now. I also read SAMI, and for Figures I really like Amazing Figure Modeler. Plus The Journal of course.
  5. I haven't seen it yet (despite my cuz being a producer on the film) but I'm with Tony - it has to be pretty horrendous for me not to like a sci-fi movie. I'm looking at the GK guys if they will decide to release a vehicle or figure from the movie. Time will tell.
  6. Hehehe Cool idea. The SW Universe is so huge that pretty much and ship design that doesn't have a saucer shape could fit into SW. But the only way to SW-tize a Trek ship would simply give it the affiliation "colors" of the side your modeling i.e. the Enterprise with the red stripes down the length of the nacelles...
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    Stegosaurus!

    Not really into the old school dino kits anymore preferring the new ones. But you did a great job with this old boy! ;)
  8. Hi, Excellent job on the Conan kit. I reeally like the movement in it. Not static like so many (cough cought Ironman cough) styrene kits can be. I also 2nd the idea of the Fisher videos. They're great.
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    Valiant Mermaid

    Very cool. I like the transition from the flesh tone to the "fish" tone. :D Also, great job with the coral!
  10. Hey Kev, Just saw this post - StarShip Modeler web store has a number of different sized nozzles available. http://www.starshipmodeler.biz/shop/index....r-nozzle-ii.cfm http://www.starshipmodeler.biz/shop/index....ozzle-small.cfm PLus more - http://www.starshipmodeler.biz/shop/index....ng-supplies.cfm HTH
  11. No. I haven't seen decals for that airline. However, you may want to contact Draw Decal - www.drawdecal.com and ask them about it. They might add it to their production queue...
  12. Thats too bad. :( Sounds like it was a nice model. Any chance of seeing a scan of the pic?
  13. Great job on the dio. I really like the scratched shovel. Here in NYC the second the truck goes by, people are out throwing it back into the street. For me, I found out by accident that (again here in NYC) if you move onto a one way street, and live on the left side, you'll never be plowed in. All the plows are angled to the right! LOL :D
  14. Agreed. The craftsman style RR models are great for super detailing fans. It's also a good way to get a handle on how to design your own buildings.
  15. [/size]Hi gang, I saw this over at Starship Modeler. Member "karim" made an app for the iPhone that - "is a set of calculation tools designed for scale model builders, model-railroad enthusiasts, scratch-builders, or anyone else who needs to quickly and easily convert between measurements in different scales, figure out the scale of a model or model part, or perform other modeling-related calculations. Model Kit version 1.0 features: Convert measurements from one scale to another - enter measurements in inches, feet, millimeters, centimeters, and meters and even mix units during input - enter arbitrary scales, or select from a library of common numeric scales, architectural & engineering scales, and model railroad scales - flag commonly used scales as "favorites" for easy access Calculate unknown scales - Add the calculated scale to the library Convenient Unit converter Cone shell calculator - enter top diameter, bottom diameter, and cone height * More features to come in future updates " http://www.karimnassar.com/makery/model-kit Its only $4.99 and can be gotten from the App Store by searching "Model Kit" I just bought it and it's everything you'd expect. Its perfect for people like me who's PC is not near my model building room. BTW I have no involvement in this, just a happy customer...
  16. Excellent job! Very nicely done - and very cool it is displayed.. I know it was supposed to be OOB, but I think I still would have gotten rid of the gold coloring on the CM in favor of the real silver. ;) A year ago I was lucky enuff to get a Buzz vehicle into a case the the Buzz Aldrin science Center in NJ - Gemini
  17. Site must have bandwidth problems now., I'll have a look later. But a few IPMS Nats ago, Mat Irvine, spfx guru for some BBC sci-fi shows and IIRC did some model work on 2001, gave a talk about the difference between real models and CGI - an excellent talk While there is a lot CGI can do, IMHO I prefer a real model.
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    Sink Holes

    FWIW, if it's not too deep I use the Mr. Surfacer 500. Any deeper and I use good ol' Aves. Let dry and then wet sand.
  19. WOW! $500! Wouldn't that be nice to get.
  20. Woof - whats up rob. Glad to see you here. Been hanging here for a while but mostly right when the Nats cities are selected and when the Nats get closer. Otherwise not a lot going on here in our categories.

  21. Nice link. While I'm not big in ST, I wish someone would produce the "old Spock's" starship -
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