New Galactica Detail Build

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Paragon, Dec 21, 2007.

  1. Master-Bruce

    Master-Bruce Active Member

    Hey Tirta! Long time no see buddy! How are ya?

    Paragon, very nicely done. I'd vote for this one to get a model of the month! Taking into consideration the size and the speed of which you're doing this. It looks awesome!
  2. Nexus9

    Nexus9 Member

    Hey Paragon, nice work. Did you develop this one the same way as your "Designing without CAD" method?
  3. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

    i beleive this is jaybats galactica.
  4. Paragon

    Paragon Active Member

    Yes, it is jaybays Galactica.

    I'm working on the engines now, then I'll make the second flight pod.
  5. Paragon

    Paragon Active Member

    Ok, it took awhile to get around to taking pictures, but its finally done:

  6. OylPslyk

    OylPslyk Aspiring Usurper

    Looks Great!
  7. Master-Bruce

    Master-Bruce Active Member

    Looks FANTASTIC!!
  8. Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler New Member

    Awsome! I think i will try it with my Galactica too (ok, first print another one).

    Maybe you can help me with this: Whenever i print the Galactica it´s not grey, it looks kind of blue.
  9. ekuth

    ekuth Active Member

    Ran into this problem myself.

    Go through your printer setup routine for installing a new cartridge and go through the head alignment process. Pay close attention to the line of blue.

    Fixing this put me back on track.
  10. Shin_kazama

    Shin_kazama Member

    hooooly frak!!

    what's next? vipers in scale? lol....

    i would like to build a smaller version of the 1.5 galactica.. build it into like 6 inches long...

    dang if i had the same kind of girl you have right now....

  11. Paragon

    Paragon Active Member


  12. RodentMaster

    RodentMaster Member

    I've seen a couple of Galacticas built this way (ribbing built up externally) and the results are always most impressive.

    However, the model builer/nitpicker in me always notices the same problem. You're building OUT from the base layer, when the real detail recesses IN.

    If you see what I mean?

    What we need is somebody like nothing or jaybats to go back to the 3D models and pull the skin back inward so that the "shell" you build the details out on is smaller, and so your end dimensions/shapes are the same, but the detail now holds a more accurate layer-pattern.

    Like I said, it's a nitpick, but one I think about many times when I contemplate starting my BSG 1.5' I printed out long ago.
  13. Aerospace

    Aerospace New Member

    Wow! It's seems a keyring... Great! ;)
  14. deniper

    deniper Member

    very good work there i love doing tiny stuff onoccasion

    soon soon i'll get something going :D

    peace and clean cutting
  15. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    This Galactica didn't follow the Defiant in the DS9 ep. "One Little Ship", did she ;-) ???? :thumb:
  16. Shin_kazama

    Shin_kazama Member


    oh shoot
  17. Vahmp

    Vahmp Member

    Well.... He may have had...

    I, on the other hand, do have. hehehe

    My wife loves to build papermodels and scrathbuilds.:thumb:

    Actually, we're both artists...

    She's also a dollmaker.

    (come to think of it... I don't think we'd be married if we didn't have modeling or art in common. sign1 )

    AWSOME build BTW Paragon!:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:

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