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  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

Replies: 484
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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

Replies: 484
Views: 173847

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

Replies: 484
Views: 173847

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: 484
Views: 173847

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: 484
Views: 173847

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: 484
Views: 173847

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

Replies: 12
Views: 454

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: 484
Views: 173847

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: 484
Views: 173847

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: 484
Views: 173847

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: 484
Views: 173847

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: 484
Views: 173847

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: 484
Views: 173847

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), ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 484
Views: 173847

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:15 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Speaking of elevators on spaceships, let's hear from Pinback:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWPrYaFr9yM


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PePSQtc5YPU
  Topic: 2001 Space Station WIP
FenGiddel

Replies: 249
Views: 67567

PostForum: Non Blade Runner Props   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:48 am   Subject: 2001 Space Station WIP
Beautiful, joberg!

Careful, don't let that commercial towing vehicle step on the work!

And here's a little something to hopefully keep your energy for this going:


https://www.artstation.com ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 484
Views: 173847

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:44 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Nice inputs, all! Very Happy
  Topic: Esper v1.0 for Macintosh - need testers
FenGiddel

Replies: 6
Views: 1313

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:14 am   Subject: Esper v1.0 for Macintosh - need testers
I'm new to this kind of thing with iOS. Does your phone have to be "jail-broke"?
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 484
Views: 173847

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 9:12 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Ah, here's to all those pesky blanks, and the many hours we all spend filling them in.! Very Happy

I was about to ask you for a walk-thru of your plans, but now I understand what you've done. Nice work ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
FenGiddel

Replies: 484
Views: 173847

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:18 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Yes, I tend to think of it more as "shuttle used as lifeboat", for many of the same reasons you listed.
 
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