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The USS Enterprise (Refit) from Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Build Log:  Part 7 All right!  Today we’re going through a few different items – the DLM resin cargo containers / travel pods / work bees, the clear tube columns at the back of the bay, the shuttlecraft, and connecting … Continue reading

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The USS Enterprise (Refit) from Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Build Log:  Part 6 It’s been a while since I updated this, my apologies to everyone for my tardiness…here’s the news! I am intending to have some “action” lights on the floor of the shuttle bay, basically running lights that indicate … Continue reading

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The USS Enterprise (Refit) from Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Build Log: Part 5 Today’s update is all about the Shuttle Bay.  Since the bay will be enclosed in the secondary hull like the Arboretum, some aspects of it will be hidden from view, so some of my action will … Continue reading

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The USS Enterprise (Refit) from Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Build Log: Part 4 The Shuttle Bay, continued Finished up the photo etch applications to the shuttle bay, which included a few extra of the tiny little people (surprisingly hard to get loose without warping).  To get the rear wall … Continue reading

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The USS Enterprise (Refit) from Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Build Log:  Part 3 Okay, been working a bit on the arboretum and the shuttle bay walls, mostly just attaching photo-etch pieces, so I’ll do a bit of info on how to make those work a little better. Handling Photo-Etch … Continue reading

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The USS Enterprise (Refit) from Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Build Log:  Part 2 I’m beginning, as mentioned before, with the shuttle bay and arboretum, and this is a short tack-on from part 1, detailing a little bit about some of the tools and accessories I’ll use here. First off … Continue reading

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The USS Enterprise (Refit) from Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Build Log:  Part 1 Well, here we go!  I bought this kit some six or seven years ago when I moved to England, thinking I’d be living alone and have time and space to put it together, but in the … Continue reading

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