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1/350 Klingon Battlecruiser build.

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    December 2013
1/350 Klingon Battlecruiser build.
Posted by Jim Kirk on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:56 AM

I tried to replicate the studio miniatures look in Star Trek the Motion Picture. Lot's of intricate painting going on here.

The model is also fully lit.

 

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    September 2015
Posted by Silly_me on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:13 AM

That looks amazing.  I've got the polar lights kit sitting in my stash, but it won't be as nice as yours when done.  Because;

 

Jim Kirk

 Lot's of intricate painting going on here.

No kidding!  Well done.

 

What references did you utilize?

 

  • Member since
    December 2013
Posted by Jim Kirk on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:31 AM

Silly_me

That looks amazing.  I've got the polar lights kit sitting in my stash, but it won't be as nice as yours when done.  Because;

 

 

 
Jim Kirk

 Lot's of intricate painting going on here.

 

No kidding!  Well done.

 

What references did you utilize?

 

 

 

Many Thanks! I  Have a bunch of reference material of the filming miniature .

  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:30 AM
That is so cool

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    June 2017
  • From: Winter Park, FL
Posted by fotofrank on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:00 PM

Jim, I'm a modeler, not a scientist.

I see your model and I hear the music.

https://youtu.be/kbG3N51MEjM

Very well done!

OK. On the bench: Way too much to build in one lifetime...

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Friday, July 3, 2020 8:50 AM

You've knocked it out of the park again Jim!!! 

 

Qapla'!!! 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    May 2011
  • From: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posted by Real G on Friday, July 3, 2020 1:04 PM

Nice!  Your build gives me Klingon battle fever, and makes me want to get back on my build.

What mods did you do to the lighting system?  The accessory kit is weak in several places.

“Ya ya ya, unicorn papoi!”

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    December 2013
Posted by Jim Kirk on Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:20 AM

Some more Pictures of the model...and a SPFX video!

 

  • Member since
    December 2013
Posted by Jim Kirk on Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:13 AM

Another quick video of the model in action!

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