USS SULACO by SKODA/ Jan Rükr / 1:320 Tuning

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by skoda, May 8, 2011.

  1. Dented Rick

    Dented Rick Human

    Outstanding Detail, excellent build. and i just realized that i Definitely will have to shrink to at least 30% to build it in my place. I wish I had the room for that.

    Outstanding job Mate, you really set the bar high on this one. :)
  2. skoda

    skoda Genius Designer Master Builder

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    14x 38 mm tape 1kus 30-meter CZK 140 420 CZK sided tape
    large-Hercules -180 CZK 3 large x250g
    Cardboard 69x90cm 15x free from work
    5185 CZK print model Sulaco + tutorials
    228 sheet A3 sheet 250 g and 20 300 g + 28 A3 instruction sheet A4
    USS Sulaco start---------- 28.04.2010
    completed model of the USS Sulaco -01.02.2013
    total length of the model is 258 cm approx:eek:
    17.41 g of photos Sulaco model building
  3. skoda

    skoda Genius Designer Master Builder

    Thank you very much for your kind words too me
  4. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    The beauty of this build reflects your patience, skill and painstaking love to detail. An incredible model by an amazing artist (and by an ingenious creator).

    We haven't had a "Model of the Month" for quite some time. I guess this February we might have a valid candidate for that (or even for our very first "Model of the Year"? :cool:).

    @skoda: You forgot to mention one thing. How much does it weigh???

    SEBRET Member

    Amazing, just amazing.
  6. The original IS 30% smaller than the one form Skoda, as he scaled it up to DIN A3.

    The original A4-version is approx. 2 meters long when finished.
  7. Skoda, congratulations on finishing that beast. :cool:

    I hope to be done with my one soon, too. Just a few small parts left yet...
  8. Dented Rick

    Dented Rick Human

    lol, I mean i need to scale it WAY more than 20 inches long.
  9. DanBKing

    DanBKing Active Member

    Model of the Year!:thumb::mrgreen:
  10. ThunderChild

    ThunderChild Active Member

    Long journey finally complete. Thanks for providing literally years of of interesting progress updates! Your model looks flawless, congratulations Skoda!
  11. dnalor

    dnalor Active Member

    What a monster...the size of it and the details.

    Great...will there be a diorama for it :)

    or what are you going to do with the gem?
  12. skoda

    skoda Genius Designer Master Builder

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    I made a kit Sulaco
  13. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    This model is nothing sort of PHENAMINAL!!!

    I would have to agree with Revell-fan. I too an nominating this project for Model of the Year.
  14. ShadowHawk141

    ShadowHawk141 Member

    Once in a while I drop into this thread to see what's happening and now it's ready......

    It's truly awesome and jaw-dropping.

    You worked a long time on this model but the result is out of this world !!!

    My wife would strangle me if I build such a huge ship but man what a beauty.

    Simply fantastic...

    Cheers and all the best
  15. johanvanacker

    johanvanacker Member

    The scale of this thing is .... wow
    I would think of re-scaling it so that is 50 cm when completed.
    Question is if you don't loose to much of the details then ...
  16. :thumb:

    "Great minds think alike" - I made my one (which isn't complete yet, a few small parts have still to be done) detachable too, only that I'm just using magnets to hold them together when on display.
  17. skoda

    skoda Genius Designer Master Builder

  18. Danscrew

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  19. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    You have to make some VFX shots with stars and planets in the background.
  20. skoda

    skoda Genius Designer Master Builder

    Well, I do not know how

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