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Think about this for a moment...
This thing had to be designed on a drawing board. The design had to be approved by the head of the design team and management. The drawings had to be converted to CMYK format for the colour printing process, and steel molds made for the injection process. Quality control had to test function and tolerences before approval for sale. All of that, and apparently nobody noticed that the overall impression was that Spider-Man had either forgotten his underwear, or had suffered a prolapsed rectum.
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Yeah, and you can see in front of that the reason Mary Jane wasn't happy.....
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Revell Colonial Viper Mk II
So, this is what I've been working on all day. It's been a lot of work for a tiny thing, but I'm happy with it. Now the cockpit is complete, I can glue it into the fuselage and build the rest of the model. I have to say, in contrast to the horrible Moebius ones, the Revell decals are excellent!
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+Jalyn Morin To be fair, I've only bought two Moebius kits - the Galactica and the Viper Mk vii - but on both of those the decals had a tendency to disintegrate coming off the paper. Re-positioning them was a nightmare even before adding Microsol.
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This is from the transcript of a conversation during the Apollo 11 flight. CDR is Neil Armstrong, LMP is Buzz Aldrin, and CMP is Michael Collins.
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Once I could name the men who walked on the moon in order, now I can only do the first 5.
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Yeeha! Look what just arrived on my doorstep. Now I can complete the set, with my Mk I and Mk VII
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You know, I think I've worked out why Trump makes this gesture all the time. It's because his tiny manbaby hands can't cross fingers when he lies.
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I'm not an expert, but I believe I'm correct in saying Holy Fucking Shit!
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Cylon Raider out of the workshop.
After my recent re-hash of my old Colonial Viper Mk I model, and being happy with the results, I decided to give the Cylon Raider the same treatment. Just like the Viper Mk I, instead of sticking with the canonical style, I wanted to make it look like it fit into the Ronald D Moore series history. For a decrepit old kit, with a lousy paint job, I'm happy with the way it's turned out.
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Cylon Raider out of the workshop.
After my recent re-hash of my old Colonial Viper Mk I model, and being happy with the results, I decided to give the Cylon Raider the same treatment. Just like the Viper Mk I, instead of sticking with the canonical style, I wanted to make it look like it fit into the Ronald D Moore series history. For a decrepit old kit, with a lousy paint job, I'm happy with the way it's turned out.
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By your command. 
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If you're a BSG fan, here's a set of reference pics that are well worth bookmarking - the full size Viper Mk II prop!
// // PART 3 of 3 These beautiful photos were contributed by Jared Bronson (of Spacemind Modeler) to be shown here in their full glory. The photos were taken while these filming props were be
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Well, I recently decided to revamp my old Colonial Viper, as the 36 year old kit was looking a bit sad. I put the final touches on it last night, and I'm quite pleased with it. It was a real challenge dealing with the old paint job, which was a lacquer from a spray can, as it started to chip off and went from bad to worse. Eventually, I removed nearly all of it, with the very scientific method of sticking duct tape on it, and then quickly ripping it off. I had a go at scribing some panel lines, and I wanted to try and make it look like it fit into the Ron Moore BSG universe, from the re-imagined series.
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Nice weathering
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"Smile" they said, "things could be worse". So I did, and they were.
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I've already had one internet loon stalk me, so I'm not filling any of this out.
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Smarter now than when I left school; still breathing
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  • school a long time ago
    1962 - 1973
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