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  Topic: USCSS Nostromo - Discussion Thread
Starrigger

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PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:17 pm   Subject: USCSS Nostromo - Discussion Thread
A great many moons have passed since a post has graced this thread...

I went to work on a more Cobb sketch accurate version about two years ago... Here it is:

http://propsummit.com/upload/679/s ...
  Topic: USS SULACO/ mirektuner by / Jan Rükr / 1:320 Tuning
Starrigger

Replies: 77
Views: 22826

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:33 am   Subject: USS SULACO/ mirektuner by / Jan Rükr / 1:320 Tuning
Great stuff! It's going to be big Shocked

Joberg, I'm not sure how, but you miss-spelled the word HUGE! Shocked Shocked

Mirektuner, Awesome stuff!
  Topic: A quick look into the mind of SRS
Starrigger

Replies: 2
Views: 1878

PostForum: The Coffee Shop   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:29 am   Subject: A quick look into the mind of SRS
Ridley Scott breaks silence on replacing Kevin Spacey

SRS is certainly an entertaining interview...

http://ew.com/movies/2017/11/29/ridley-scott-kevin-spacey-all-the-money-in-the-world-exclusive ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:29 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
I had a very exciting thought though as I reviewed the shuttle photos, (Again thanks Vader!)

I have always wondered why there was not enough evac space on the Nostromo, even if there were two shutt ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:10 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
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Then ... I'm afraid I need to raise a wee question mark around the shuttle in your earlier post, Starrigger.

The dimensions you have for it make it wider than it is long (length ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:31 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Seems to me (looking at the last pic posted by Vader) that some of the "grills/greeblies are starting to melt/detach from the lights Very Happy These lights seem very hot and I have a feeling that the s ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:09 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Good stuff you guys Cool Yes, those flods will be heck to place neatly on that ship.
Starrigger: Kane trajectory seems logical.

Do not despair kind sir, I do believe We can come up with a very el ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:03 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
because on film it is difficult to tell the distance, we could easily move them closer and include them in the folding light scheme.
'Fraid I have to disagree a bit, there — apart from the profile st ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:46 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
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But yes; flat light sources, that fold possibly into very thin recesses, I'm with you completely, there.
But there are a couple of complications that I can see. One that if I'm reading the pi ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:21 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Gods...!

I think that all things considered, Graham's way is the only way to go to make Narcissus and Nostromo fit together in anyway that is even halfway even halfway recognisable from the movie. ...
  Topic: Why jeopardize the ore refinery?
Starrigger

Replies: 12
Views: 5353

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:18 am   Subject: Why jeopardize the ore refinery?
I guess I am just going to have to take it as continuity issue because of this structure:

http://propsummit.com/upload/679/alien_dennis_lowe_pics033.jpg

those tubes match up with the main engine ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:59 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
doing this visually the channel is perhaps a shade over 4 Narcissus wide which would put it at 66.4m wide or 218 feet

http://propsummit.com/upload/679/width.jpg

In canonical the main hull is on ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:51 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations

The shuttle thing is also a wee bit of a problem, of course.
Merely out of curiosity — has anyone calculated what size the Nostromo would need to be, if we assume both that the shuttle is the size ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:42 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Good picture, that — thanks! Those floods will be a complete bitch to incorporate ... but they exist, so incorporated they must be. Sigh..

Possible solution, since the only way we know the actual d ...
  Topic: Why jeopardize the ore refinery?
Starrigger

Replies: 12
Views: 5353

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:12 pm   Subject: Why jeopardize the ore refinery?
More speculation...

I have a question that may have already been asked and answered elsewhere...

I unfortunately do not have a copy readily available to check myself, but in the movie, do we eve ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:51 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Okay, some additional thoughts about bedsteads and scale and bodies that go splat...

Bedsteads against the ship:

http://propsummit.com/upload/679/bed01.jpg

http://propsummit.com/upload/679/be ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:48 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Vader, you and I will continue to disagree on much of this I am afraid. It seems you have set yourself on a given course and are unable or unwilling to deviate.

Is it a airlock? Who really knows, ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:38 pm   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
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And while I was digging those up, I remembered

Cool! going to have to read it...

This One? The image label calls it "Another early design for Nostromo's shuttle", not sure if a ...
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:23 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Looks like a bad place to eject Kane (or anything else), as they would splat onto the nacelle across from the hatch.

Agreed, no matter where you put it, the body goes splat!
  Topic: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Starrigger

Replies: 508
Views: 283979

PostForum: General Discussion related to Alien   Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:22 am   Subject: Design Thread: Nostromo interiors and deck configurations
Then why this thread?

What is it these 23 pages set out to accomplish? Is a set of internal blueprints going to make sense it it's just a neat but mainly random piece of artwork with a somewhat vag ...
 
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