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  1. Thereal9thdoctor

    Can a fiber optic fiber be bent 90 degrees and still work?

    Hey all. Got a question. On my Enterprise build, the shuttlecraft is a 3d printed piece with interior. I installed a fiber into it to light the interior, and was planning to run it directly behind the shuttle and bend it to go through the bay floor right behind the shuttle so it cannot be seen...
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    Why I am kinda not here right now...

    Hey all. Figured I should post as to why I haven't been here for a bit, and likely won't be for at least a couple weeks. In short, I have a medical issue going on. Its not serious, it is a urinary issue. There is something causing my bladder to spasm almost constantly which makes me feel like I...
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    1/25 Angela(Marvel Version)

    Hey all! So while I wait to get the flat clear to seal Dougram, and patiently wait for the light kit to drop, here is my new project: I got it from Evilbay. I THOUGHT it was the Spawn version of Angela, but its the Marvel version.:( Oh, well. So anyhoo, got her main body and legs glued and...
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    Are compressed air cans at all worth using with an airbrush?

    So got a question... was planning in a couple months or so to get a priper paint booth and an airbrush. The rules at my apartment complex may make a compressor a no go. I need to confer with the management about it. I may be able to use it during the day, but I know night use is no go. Anyhow...
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    A Side Project in Robotics

    Hey all. Taking a bit of a break from the Enterprise, andso will be starting work on this lil guy I just got today: I had an older version of this kit but messed up the right foot. I hope to not do that this time. And Zoe has already stated she is painting the pilot and mechanic figures for...
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    Original Release 1/350 TOS Enterprise saucer

    Hey all. Just was hoping someone may have an original release 1/350 TOS Enterprise saucer they'd be willing to sell. Once my current build is done I'll be doing a second as my original design the USS CONDOR, and I hope to avoid having to carve gridlines into a saucer. So if anyone has one...
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    So would anyone be interested in this...

    Hey gang. Got a weird one this time... a writing project I am looking for critiques on. So I am a big fan of Godzilla, Gamera, Ultraman ect. There is a 2007 12 episode tv series called Ultraseven X that is a sequel to Ultraseven(1967). I love certain aspects and detest alot of others. It had...
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    About That Aurora Hartford kit...

    Soo... having finished the Dragonslayer kit, I HAD planned to build the 2nd kit given to me by a co worker. This kit is an Aurora kit from the 60s of the USS Hartford. The dude's grandfather started building it but never got more than painting the deck and adding the chains. Then it sat in a...
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    PE question about annealing

    So I will be getting all the Paragraphix PE sets for the 1/350 TIS Enterprise. I have used PE before, but only once did I try annealing. I used my then stove and held the sheets over the hot element with pliers till they discolored. It didn't go that well. The brass annealed but was so...
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    The next project has ARRIVED!!!

    So I just received the next project! The kit. Same maker as my War Machine diorama, Pegasus. And it's pretty big. It looks to be made mostly from a vinylish plastic with the base being vacu formed. I WILL need to get a big plaque for this. I will post more shortly after ripping bags apart...
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    Reds Godzilla Vs MechaGodzilla kit

    Here is a build I did for my defunct Youtube show. I believe it was the 2nd build series I did. MechaG lost 2 toes in the move to this new apartment. I just need to resculpt them.
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    My superminipla and Mazinger builds

    Hey all! Just thought I'd toss up some photos of my Superminipla collection. Astro Delta and Ninja Falcon Megazords. Two Japan only Megazords, Bio Robo and Live Robo, Lion force Voltron and the 1/144 Mazinger Infinity. SSSS Gridman set(for those who don't know, Gridman is an Ultraman spinoff...
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    Finally getting the new workshop together

    Hey all! Been takin a break from the models to begin to finalize the new workspace. So in short, the new apartment has a half spare room that is intended for either a pantry or a small guest room. I of course saw a model shop. My GF is a cosplayer, and the bedroom is big enough for her to set...
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    Ertl Cuda build

    So I got this kit from a friend at work who has had it for almost 20 years and never built it. Not really a car guy but what the heck. SO... The kit. The finished chassis, graciously painted by my GF yesterday while I finished working on the vinyl Brundlefly kit. The body in process of...
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    Has anyone built a display table for the PL 1/350 TOS E or modded an endtable to mount it?

    So here in a couple months I'll start work on the PL 1/350 TOS E. I was gonna simply put it on a shelf when done, but as I worry about shelf dives, my GF suggested getting a cheap end table and mounting it permanently to it. I like the idea, but all the endtables I've been looking at online and...
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    The One I Have Been Waiting for

    So last week began the journey I've waited for years for... I won't be starting this yet, as I need to finish getting the new workspace together and need more supplies and gear, as well as the new lighting kit PL will be putting out soon, but I AM STOKED. Gonna do some slight tweaks, but more...
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    Pegasus War Of The Worlds Diorama

    Sorry that there are no build pics, but just rejoined a day or two ago after a long absense. Anyhow, here are two pics of my build of the Pegasus War Machines Vs Tanks. The blue effect piece is a modded effect part from obe of my Transformers toys, and is meant to represent the flash when the...
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    I return to this section of the cosmos with MODELS

    Hey all! I haven't been active much online since 2020, and apparently the site got remade so I lost my account. But I AM BACK! Quick refresher: had a channel on Youtube for 3 years doin model builds, and ended up have to shut my channel down due to having to give the camera on loan back to my...
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