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Old April 23 2008, 05:58 PM   #452
Captain Robert April
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Re: Another fan attempt at TOS deck plans

MGagen wrote: View Post
aridas sofia wrote: View Post
Credit to MGagen for pointing out that even better than the two stalwart 1701 plans is that done by Thomas Sasser for the Polar Lights 1/1000 kit. I went over all three with hundreds of photos of the 11 foot model and various photo orthographic tools, and can say that I agree with MGagen -- Sasser got the details right where the others differed.
Thanks, Aridas.

I'd like to clarify this a bit: The Polar Lights decal placement guide, while quite small, is the most accurate of the publicly available plans.

The main reason for this is that they are based on Gary Kerr's excellent work ...

I think it might be a bit of a public service, then, to point out the deliberate errors that Mr. Sasser put in that decal placement guide, for the express purpose of hamstringing efforts like this one, so that the appropriate corrections can be made.
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