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  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

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PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:52 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Doing some thinking about the nacelle internals and sketched this to get me started. I based the thrust angles on the angles of the lifter nozzles, albeit roughly.


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  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:50 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
I've been searching for any kind of information about the "vents" Dallas crawled through. Apparently a sparsely documented piece of the film... ;(

Oh! And I am enjoying seeing your ideas ...
  Topic: Nostromo Tupperware Mug
FenGiddel

Replies: 22
Views: 5126

PostForum: Alien Props   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:02 pm   Subject: Nostromo Tupperware Mug
The image I attached was set at 25% to give an idea of how I set up the page. Here is a PDF that if you print at 100% will give the correct sizes. If you take a look you'll see that the small size is ...
  Topic: Propsummit now in Future Noir
FenGiddel

Replies: 11
Views: 600

PostForum: Blade Runner General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:51 pm   Subject: Propsummit now in Future Noir
Welcome to your "fifteen minutes of fame"! Smile
  Topic: My “Brett’s Cap”
FenGiddel

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Views: 235

PostForum: Alien Props   Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 4:16 pm   Subject: My “Brett’s Cap”
“Right...” I purchased cap, patch, and “scrambled eggs” separately. Even with seamstress’s expense, I brought my “Brett’s Cap” in for well below 30 bucks.

http://propsummit.com/upload/656/c7862181- ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:57 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Welcome back, jkruse05! Good input and the pictures are awesome. I've been looking at the ship again and wondering if separate access hatches might be an alternative. There are "greeblie" p ...
  Topic: USS SULACO/ mirektuner by / Jan Rükr / 1:320 Tuning
FenGiddel

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PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:52 pm   Subject: USS SULACO/ mirektuner by / Jan Rükr / 1:320 Tuning
The shading and coloration of the pieces is very well done. Great progress on this! Very Happy
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

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PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:59 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Inventive!

Also: [url=http://www.moviestillsdb.com/movies/alien-i78748/bb9130]here is an unusual shot of the engine room that I've never seen before.

[url=http://www.moviestillsdb.com/movies/ali ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

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PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:30 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Vader: Just a quick screen measurement gave me 14/16" width of Starrigger's red shuttle in the bow view. Guessing about 3/16" would be closer to scale(?), so that would require maybe a 460 p ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

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PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:59 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
You are correct on the shuttle specs.

And thank you for whipping up those bedstead pics.

RE: Kane's trajectory: maybe it shot out to port, hit the edge of the "hyperspace bubble", and ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
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PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:20 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Sure, Vader.

No deep thinking on that the nacelle airlock; sorry to disappoint. Wink Just a suggestion, really, of an interesting detail on the miniature.

Although here is that spot, blue-lit:
...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:59 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Some other thoughts:

Maintenance lock
I'm thinking the airlock on the nacelle is probably
useful for maintenance, maybe using the "flying
bedstead". It certainly looks large enough. O ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:38 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger: thanks for pointing out that the recess to the right of the shuttle is the airlock! I only just realized it.

Looking at the model and the shot of Kane's body shooting aft, I just cannot ...
  Topic: Why jeopardize the ore refinery?
FenGiddel

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PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 3:52 pm   Subject: Why jeopardize the ore refinery?
joberg:

I wonder if the particulates in the atmosphere (the ones we see as the trio hike to the derelict) might have factored into the engine problems ("dust in the intakes").

RE: the ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:47 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Found this quote online:

Bill Pearson: After most of the model had been built we were informed that the scale of it had changed from 1:35 to approximately 1:150! This necessitated the construction ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:24 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
So, where do you guys think they keep Jones's litter box? Very Happy
Looking at how fond she seems to be of the fellow ... I think Ripley stuck it in the engineering control room, under Parker's chair.
Ha ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:42 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
So, where do you guys think they keep Jones's litter box? Very Happy
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:34 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
To steal from Nike's ad campaign, "Just do it!" 😉
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:33 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Not sure I follow ... is there some kind of intrinsic value to using the set plans as deck plans, that I just fail to seeNope.

Again, not sure I follow ... what is the problem with thisYou're fine ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 506
Views: 189944

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:40 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Some comments on the overall discussion: [url=http://propsummit.com/viewtopic.php?p=37271&sid=0da8e1773426265b64068f42a33624fe]While I agree with Graham about lifts (see about middle of the page), ...
 
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