Landmaster; Damnation Alley

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by trt, Jun 22, 2012.

  1. Patron_zero

    Patron_zero Member

    Ummmm. what he said !
  2. JackFrost

    JackFrost Member

    woooooohooooo!! been dreaming about this one !! great start :0

    oh and they have a tri wheel setup on sketchup when i thought of trying this i found it there , but way beyond me
  3. trt

    trt Member

    Been to Istabul for the week and now I've got caught up on the washing, I can get back to building. (Ignore the colour, all the printers in the house have stopped working at the same time :confused:. Will sort later)

    Prototype done with flat wheels, but ultimately still want to balloon the tyre walls. Work on this later, but left enough room in side the outriggers to get wider tyres.

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  4. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Those wheel assemblies look, absolutely excellent. Don't worry about the tires. It will be easy to add strip[ to them and give them whatever texture you wish. Excellent! :)

  5. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    The tire assembly looks really good. You are doing an EXCELLENT job on this.
  6. trt

    trt Member

    Very rough build using old bits, but as you can see there is progress.

    Slight problem is that the wheel assemble is slighlty too big. It's hitting the top of the arch and won't spin in the outriggers. Need to reduce the wheels a touch, as well as tri-star 'axles' mounting. I suppose it's the problem with doing it manually, rather than using computer programmes.

    Still I'm happy with the progress, just wish I had more time to doing thing quicker. Having said that it still very enjoyable. Really glad I found this site :)

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  7. ThunderChild

    ThunderChild Active Member

    Looks great so far. I'm in awe of you doing it by hand!
  8. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    If there is anyway I can help you, by going over your drawings and just lining things up through my CAD program (Rhino3D 4.0), I would be more than happy to and I am not looking for any credit. I never do. It looks great!! :)
  9. Ron Caudillo

    Ron Caudillo Creative Advisory Consultant Moderator

    This vehicle was one of my favorites when the movie first came out. Thank you so much for designing this, can't wait until it's done! Looking GREAT!

    Best Regards,
  10. trt

    trt Member

    Thanks for kind comments from everyone. :mrgreen:

    Hi Zathos, I will try tweaking first. I'm getting use to it now, but will certainly take you up on your offer of help, when and if it becomes difficult. I'm not worries about you taking credit, we are all in this together. :thumb:

    Sometimes just leaving it for a bit helps.
  11. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    This is looking really good and coming together nicely.
  12. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Well, I think it looks excellent! I don't think you will need anything from me. :)


    I think you've done a great job.

  14. Just to echo the others you're doing a great job on a unique model
    and speed is not a factor!
  15. trt

    trt Member

    Got it :mrgreen:. Seems to fit on rough build.

    Reduced wheels and tri-axle by 5%. MS paint is a pain as it distorts while reducing, but did a bit of tweaking (my favourite word). Also the prints are all working again :confused:

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  16. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    That looks really good. You could use a piece of latex for the center pivot. This is going to be a landmark model! A lot of people are going to want this. :)
  17. DanBKing

    DanBKing Active Member

    I want one!!!!! :mrgreen:
  18. Vortex_4200

    Vortex_4200 Member

    Me too!!!!!! :mrgreen:
  19. trt

    trt Member

    Not much built time over the past few weeks, so time to show a bit of progress. Been working on the vent on the side and I must admit to finding it some what difficult. It's all intersecting curves. Took a few goes to get it somewhere near. (I used too much glue and the card got wet which is why it doesn't look good)

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  20. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Wow!! This vehicle is smokin' hot!! :)

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