Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by DAVESTAR, Mar 20, 2014.


    DAVESTAR Active Member

    For Cybergrinder...
    LensFlare.jpg :snaphappy:

    Had to resist the urge to do that on all the remaining photos!:D
    Thanks for the humor guys!

    Here's the fingers and hand...
    GODZILLA76.jpg GODZILLA77.jpg
    Fingers may be a bit crooked due to...well me! :banghead:

    Holiday break...
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  2. Cforrest900

    Cforrest900 Member


    Godzilla looks great like that. JJ should be hired as cinematographer for the sequel to the newest one
  3. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    The lens flare should come from his mouth..! ;)
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  4. Cforrest900

    Cforrest900 Member

    I see what ya did there ;)
  5. freddyman

    freddyman newbie

    I concur with this

    DAVESTAR Active Member

    Per request. Should be better - but have to go to sleep sometime!
    In the mean time...

    The tail consists of many two part pieces that combine to form one section of the tail. As the diameter of the tail gets smaller the sections are just one piece wrapped around itself.
    GODZILLA78.jpg GODZILLA79.jpg
    Not much gluing surface - will be using more wedges....
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  7. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

    LOL, thanks Davestar, you made my lens flare, sorry, day! :) Model is looking great!
  8. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator


    Yep, THAT'S cool! :)
  9. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

    Davestar, looks like you will have a tail to tell once this part is done
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    DAVESTAR Active Member

    LOL! A telltale sign of good humor! :rolleyes:

    Here we have the tail halfway done - no more falling over backwards! :)

    Some of the last parts with extra wedges for support. Still had to color in some of the white guides to prevent them from showing.:snaphappy:

    Only took a week - and that's a tall tail!:D

    Dorsal fins - there are millions to make...:(
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  11. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

    Wow, looking good! At least you didn't hit a tail-spin :)

    Now I'm toying with the idea of doing Striker Eureka from Pacific Rim...

    Maybe the Jaeger can take on Godzilla.....

    (After I finish the Defiant, of course :))
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2014
  12. freddyman

    freddyman newbie

    that jaeger is going to get torn apart, but cool idea though
  13. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    Turns out there is a way to get the Epson model, it involves downloading drivers, then the model, intercepting the file with a virtual printer, another program, and sounds like waaay too much work!

    Your model is coming out great!! :)

    DAVESTAR Active Member

    Thanks zathros - I think I'm seeing double....:)

    Here's the start of the central fins -row "A"
    Here you can see the spots where the fin rows go.
    Here is row "A" completed...

    Only four more rows to go!
  15. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

    No pun intended? "torn apart" ;)
  16. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    I'm surprised the forum software let me do that/ Refocus, aaah, all is well! :)

    Don't forget to hit the "Like" button!! :)
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    DAVESTAR Active Member

    Thanks zathros!

    Here we have a "B" row fin.
    This piece is folded in half and then cut. After gluing, I cut off the folded edge (as shown by the arrows) to get rid of the dashed line.

    The last of the smaller row "B" fins drying...

    Picked up the 2014 movie yesterday :D

    DAVESTAR Active Member

    Row "E" ready for cutting and marking

    Last row "D" left to do (ok so I did them out of order...):rolleyes:
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  19. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

    Wait, where's the lens flare? :D

    DAVESTAR Active Member

    Here is the last row of fins with the yellow cut guide facing away.

    And today the build is finally finished! :D Not before the movie as planned and not even before the movie came out on Blu-ray! :( But it is finished! :)

    With some other (plastic) figures...

    A fun model to do. Next time I'll use matte paper for the body and glossy paper for the eyes, teeth and claws.
    Blue LEDs for the fins is a must. Probably blow it up larger as well.

    My critiques for this model (other than my own lack of skill) is the way some of the parts fit together - rather loosely with gaps that can be seen.
    I think the head is slightly too small (perhaps I printed that page at a different scale?) or the neck is slightly too large.

    Will work on a few more shots (with lens flare thumbsup) and post when completed. :snaphappy:
  21. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    Fantastic build and collection! Thank you for this entertaining thread. :)
    BTW, what's that small dwarf on the left? Don't say it's the NECA Godzi.... ;)

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