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Offline gamer Mac

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* Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« on: August 26, 2010, 10:41:31 AM »
Just to let you know that I am intending to try and enter this competition. Not decided on what I am going to build but it will probably be one of these two. It will be a while before I get started on it, if at all. Hopefully after the zeppelin if finished.


A fountain

Or  


Clock tower

But I may stick to my current theme and build a zeppelin dock mast but I havenít got a picture of that yet and I am not sure if the idea would work
« Last Edit: October 30, 2010, 11:43:06 AM by Hammers »

Offline Dewbakuk

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2010, 10:51:18 AM »




Just to be helpful :)
So many projects..... so little time.......

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2010, 12:06:49 PM »
Victorian folly or clock tower, good choice but I think a zepp docking mast is the way to go  :D

cheers

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2010, 02:58:07 PM »
Vey nice idea, I like the docking station as well :)
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Offline Sir Dryden

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2010, 04:53:50 PM »
Here's a picture of a docking station. Doubt you'll be able to fit that on a CD, though ;)



Seriously, look for pics of the Empire State Building's spire. It looks less "skeletal" than your typical armature tower and could provide some great inspiration for a build. Also, it looks very Pulp-ish.



Then again, you could combine your 2 ideas and create a Victorian Docking Clock...

Hope that helps,

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Offline gamer Mac

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2010, 05:19:58 PM »
How did I know when I mentioned a zeppelin docking tower some would post a picture of the empire state building lol lol lol
You don't want much do you :D

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2010, 05:22:37 PM »
Go on  :D You've got until November  ;D

cheers

James

Offline Sir Dryden

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2010, 06:12:56 PM »
How did I know when I mentioned a zeppelin docking tower some would post a picture of the empire state building lol lol lol

I know, I know, not very original! At least I didn't post a picture of Lakehurst! lol lol lol

Anyway, I should stop rambling about other people's projects and get to work on mine... ;) Looking forward to see this develop, though. The man who brought us the most awesome Zeppelin build I've ever seen can certainly manage a docking tower to go with it...

Yours truly,

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2010, 10:43:17 PM »
I like the German ones myself:



Few pictures in a thread on another forum... http://www.airshipmodeler.com/forums/showthread.php?t=483

pip pip

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2010, 06:54:00 AM »
Folly,folly. Very Nick. Hawksmoor and that's a  good thing.
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Offline gamer Mac

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2010, 06:30:41 PM »
Well I decided to get my act together and start my build.
I have had enough of Zeppelins for the moment and the tower idea is too big for a CD, so I thought I would go with my first idea.
The CD I am going to use. Also a bit of light fitting I am going to use.

The other material I am going to use is pizza trays, plastic card and foam board.


First off making the base, out of foam.


Then made a simple box out of foam core to support the pizza box foam walls for the base.


Walls cut out of pizza trays and scribed with bricks




Glued to the foam core box


The drink wells made out of plastic tube and solder for the detail.


The two bits so far


Do you get extra bonus points for using the CD cover as well?
Punched some small discs for detail from the cover




Then on to covering the CD




Looking at the picture I now see a lot of little faults will need to go back and fix them or cover them up during painting

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2010, 07:31:55 PM »
Very cool so far. I love your ability to detail a piece.
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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2010, 08:32:53 PM »
AAAAA, this is already cooler than my build.
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Offline Tsune

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #13 on: October 23, 2010, 08:24:04 AM »
Looks fantastic!  :o

Offline gamer Mac

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Re: Gamer Macís build (thatís not a zeppelin)
« Reply #14 on: October 23, 2010, 09:17:25 PM »
Been working on the top half today.
A bit fiddily trying to get it right.
I walked past the fountain today and had a closer look also acted a bit strange in the middle of the high steet and took some more photos of the detail.
A load left to do!


Progress so far


A Perry figure for scale

 

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