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Official tread: Sci-Fi III
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018 - 09:45 AM UTC
Hi David, yes Sci-Fi III ended. We are now talking about Sci-Fi IV starting this summer and open for enrollment.
To your point I will get an official tread started soon.
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Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018 - 06:48 AM UTC
Didn't this campaign official end In 31st December 2017?
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Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018 - 05:07 AM UTC
Welcome onboard, Zon!
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Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 03:29 PM UTC
Enlisted. Looking forward to this.
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Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2018 - 06:37 AM UTC
Great and very original ideas. Sounds cool!

Looking forward to it
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Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2018 - 01:30 AM UTC
Alex,
I always appreciate your imagination and look forward to seeing this build materialize.

Im thinking about an alternative history scenario where the Germans have provided the IDF with Leopards. In this timeline the Merkava was never developed and the Leopard 2A6I is now the MBT for the IDF.

Cant wait to get started on this!

Cheers!
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Posted: Friday, March 30, 2018 - 04:28 PM UTC
I'm enlisted as well.

I'll probably do the Mars Mission idea. Convert Meng's Bomb Squad guys into astronauts. Maybe give them a rover and something to discover...hrmm...wonder what that could be.

I do a series of what-if mercenary units set in the Cold War. It's a great way to re-purpose old kits. I thought about doing something along those lines, but I'll squirrel that away as a back-up.

If time allows I'll properly finish off that alien vampire women project.

Regardless, it should be fun.
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Posted: Sunday, March 04, 2018 - 12:47 AM UTC
Perfect, welcome onboard
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Posted: Monday, February 05, 2018 - 01:05 AM UTC
Jesper,

I just signed up for the Sci Fi IV, looking forward to another build with you all.
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Posted: Sunday, February 04, 2018 - 07:31 AM UTC
Dear All

Brent, thanks for the reminder.

All, thanks for participating - both the ones that finished and the ones that did not.

Remember any unfinished builds from Sci-FI I, II, III are allowed for entry into Sci-fi IV starting during the Summer.

We were 11 finishers in this campaign. I think that is pretty good. Ribbons have been awarded to all finishers. Let me know if I missed anybody.
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Posted: Sunday, February 04, 2018 - 06:38 AM UTC
Hey, thanks for the campaign. Looking forward to SCI-FI IV. Have you awarded the ribbons?
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Posted: Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 05:18 PM UTC
I got this one finished, with a few days to spare even. The putty to smooth out the seem on the top of the main hull turned out quite nice. I painted a few spots in a darker gray for some subtle contrast, hopefully not too subtle. All in all, it looks okay next to my Romulan BoP.



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Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 09:30 PM UTC
Congrats on finishing, Mike. A very nice build and an awesome camouflage. Well done!
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Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:10 AM UTC
Im calling this done.
Other than the color mix-up everything went smoothly,still gotta detail the cabin windows




More pics in the gallery
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Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018 - 02:35 PM UTC
Thanks a lot for the extension. My first trek into resign kits proved that they are much more time consuming so I switched over to an AMT Round 2 kit that I know I can get done in January. I am going to make this a Romulan as it was in the non-remastered TOS (I couldn't find a bird decal for the bottom in this scale that I was happy with).

Here is my starting pic from a few weeks ago.


Assembling the main hull left quite a seem across the top of the main hull so I threw some putty into it to try to smooth it out.




I just painted it a few hours ago so we'll see tomorrow how smooth I got the seem.
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Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 09:53 AM UTC
Sorry to hear you have been ill. Hope for a speeding recovery and to see the sub in Sci-Fi IV.
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Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 07:43 AM UTC


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Hi Zon

Congrats on the new house and modelling area. I will submit a Sci-Fi IV at some point. Probably wait until the Godzilla campaign is finished or almost finished - maybe second half of 2018.

As usual unfinished builds from Sci-Fi I/II/III will be allowed in Sci-Fi IV no matter how the build has progressed.



That sounds great, Jesper, I've been so sick the last month I haven't got anything done on the sub. Hopefully by SciFi IV I'll be somewhat mobile...
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Posted: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 - 10:45 AM UTC
Thanks Jesper
Heres the weathering on the top half
I now call it weathering gone wild,styrene edition

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Posted: Friday, January 05, 2018 - 11:18 PM UTC
Mike, i Think the camouflage looks good. Would be an effective camouflage on a spinning soucer.

Looking forward to see it finished
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Posted: Friday, January 05, 2018 - 01:42 PM UTC


Finally made progress on the saucer after the color mihap looks like ill be done by the first
Not happy with the camo ,looks to busy to me,but on to weathering to wrap this thing up
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Posted: Friday, January 05, 2018 - 01:48 AM UTC
I have submitted a proposal for Sci-Fi IV. It is to start 1st july 2018.

This way we finish the campaign this year and there is only a minimal overlap with the Godzilla campaign.
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Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 08:16 PM UTC
Thanks Jesper. Ill keep checking in on it.
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Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 03:34 AM UTC

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Great Entries to all. Very nice work.

Jesper, I would definitely be interested in Sci-Fi IV, since I had to bail on Sci-Fi II. We moved house and I finally have opportunity for a proper modelling space, which I'm currently organizing. I would love to resurrect my abandoned snowspeeder project.

Zon




Hi Zon

Congrats on the new house and modelling area. I will submit a Sci-Fi IV at some point. Probably wait until the Godzilla campaign is finished or almost finished - maybe second half of 2018.

As usual unfinished builds from Sci-Fi I/II/III will be allowed in Sci-Fi IV no matter how the build has progressed.



thanks for hosting the campaign and i look forward to the next one!
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 08:53 PM UTC

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Great Entries to all. Very nice work.

Jesper, I would definitely be interested in Sci-Fi IV, since I had to bail on Sci-Fi II. We moved house and I finally have opportunity for a proper modelling space, which I'm currently organizing. I would love to resurrect my abandoned snowspeeder project.

Zon



Hi Zon

Congrats on the new house and modelling area. I will submit a Sci-Fi IV at some point. Probably wait until the Godzilla campaign is finished or almost finished - maybe second half of 2018.

As usual unfinished builds from Sci-Fi I/II/III will be allowed in Sci-Fi IV no matter how the build has progressed.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 03:57 PM UTC
Jesper, thanks for the update.