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Old 06-23-2012, 05:21 PM
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I've not seen much Buck Rogers but i do think this is a sweet build so far
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:11 PM
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Here is the engine exhaust.
As you can see, I raised the textured panels and scored the vent lines.

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More photos to come soon.
Nice, I need to try that on the Viper I'm working. Can't wait to see more.
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Old 06-24-2012, 12:28 AM
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Thank you both for the compliments.

@Thokamous: You might still be able to find DVDs of both seasons of BRTC25 on amazon.com.

@Neptune: raising or recessing panels is the easiest way to add detail to texture and give the model a more "realistic" look and feel.
Good luck with your Viper.
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Old 06-25-2012, 04:45 AM
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Aft (engine) section, belly, and wings

Here is an update on my progress. As you can see, I am still adding even more detail to the model by enhancing the texture and either raising, recessing (or both), and isolating some feature. Here are the photos below:

Here I raised most of the panels and isolated some of the texture by cutting out the inner areas that are open.
Detailed Thunder Fighter Project-imag0496.jpg

Close-up of the detail
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back panel of aft section
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Back panel finished
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back panel attached.
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Engine exhausts attached.
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under-belly section attached and ready for landing gear.
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Wings attached.
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I am working on the landing gear now.
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:22 AM
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Wow, you're fast... good job on the detailing!

I'm also also finished... just left the wings to go... will do that tomorrow

Cheers!
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Old 06-28-2012, 03:17 AM
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Finally finished!!!

I have finally finished my detailed TF. As you can see, I did make the canopy hinged, and yes, I know that it is not canon. That is the joy of fan based builds, you can do what ever you want.
Here are the photos for your viewing pleasure.

Here I attached the landing gear.
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This is the back part of the canopy.
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This is the inside of the canopy with a "CLOCK" that I detailed out.
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As you can see, I recessed the dial and raised the buttons.
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Canopy is attached.
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I raised some of the textured detail on the canopy.
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Here are close-up shots showing the raised detail.
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This is showing that the canopy is hinged.
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I used the tape style hing that I featured in my thread on making Functioning Cockpit Canopies for the Buck Rogers Thunder Fighter. Here is the thread:
http://www.papermodelers.com/forum/tutorials/18906-functioning-cockpit-canopies-buck-rogers-thunder-fighter.html
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Old 06-29-2012, 05:36 AM
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Nice work! I suppose you are gonna do more of these babies to make a fleet...
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Old 06-29-2012, 12:34 PM
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Nice work! I suppose you are gonna do more of these babies to make a fleet...
Yes, I intend to rebuild my entire squaron this way.

Here is a photo of my squadron:
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Old 06-29-2012, 04:53 PM
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congrats! so far a great work and I love how you raised those surface details. I'm very ignorant in this field... did all those different fighters appear in the show? some of them are beautiful, I like the one in the upper left corner of the pic
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Old 06-30-2012, 12:36 AM
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congrats! so far a great work and I love how you raised those surface details. I'm very ignorant in this field... did all those different fighters appear in the show? some of them are beautiful, I like the one in the upper left corner of the pic
Thank you very much for the kind wrods and encouragement. That means alot coming from a master build er like you.

Only three variants were ever in the original series, the rest are all fan based. The forward swept wing versions, were of my design. I scratch built the larger FSW-TF (the one in the center), then I designe the others as a kit with the help of another desinger that designed the rest of the kit.
BTW, all of these kits can be found here:
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