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Old August 13 2013, 01:24 PM   #136
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Re: The 11-foot TOS Enterprise model-

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The 32" model was on sale at Squadron last week for only $80.

I'm building one right now, in fact.
Are you referring to R2's 1/350 TOS Enterprise kit?
But of course!
Our friend here may be referring to the Master Replicas model.
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Old August 13 2013, 02:31 PM   #137
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The 32" model was on sale at Squadron last week for only $80.

I'm building one right now, in fact.
Are you referring to R2's 1/350 TOS Enterprise kit?
But of course!
Our friend here may be referring to the Master Replicas model.
Yeah, that's what I figured.
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Old April 7 2014, 11:38 AM   #138
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Re: The 11-foot TOS Enterprise model-

I think it's appropriate to reanimate this thread, here's some interesting news:

http://trekcore.com/blog/2014/04/ori...-exhibit-hall/



Now, they have almost 2 years to do a correct and faithful restoration.

I hope we all see this is going to happen, otherwise I might be tempted to think that in her current "Frankenstein" appearance she has better chances in the basement "to cover her shame".

Bob

P.S. Who is Steve Neill? I don't recall his name having been mentioned before, but I instantly liked the attitude he apparently has.
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Old April 7 2014, 09:12 PM   #139
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P.S. Who is Steve Neill? I don't recall his name having been mentioned before, but I instantly liked the attitude he apparently has.
I only have a second to respond, but I've communicated with Steve Neill a few times. He's a great guy, and talented as hell. Look on Youtube for his video series, primarily covering his model builds. I wish I had a sliver of his talent. In spite of the fact that he has praised my work, I still think he was just bein' nice.
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Old April 8 2014, 12:39 AM   #140
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I've heard his name mentioned often, not just for makeup effects on TMP and sequels, but also for doing some fx work, I think electronics stuff, on TMP as well.

Don't know how recent this is, but not great news:
http://www.trekradio.net/your-chance...gainst-cancer/
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Old April 8 2014, 04:16 AM   #141
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I've heard his name mentioned often, not just for makeup effects on TMP and sequels, but also for doing some fx work, I think electronics stuff, on TMP as well.

Don't know how recent this is, but not great news:
http://www.trekradio.net/your-chance...gainst-cancer/
I believe that is from 2012. According to the RPF forums she passed away about 14 months ago.
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Old April 8 2014, 09:08 AM   #142
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Re: The 11-foot TOS Enterprise model-

Check out "Steve Neill's Garage" on Youtube. He does about three or four videos a week on what he's working on in his shop. They're very addictive watching. He does all sorts of stuff in addition to Star Trek. NuBSG, Star Wars, classic sci-fi, submarines, airplanes, and custom work. He's got a whole video series on the beautiful 66 inch TOS Enterprise he built from scratch and made kits from.
I'd like to win the lottery just so I can pay him to build a 11-foot hyper-detailed TOS Enterprise. And maybe a Battlestar Galactica just as big.
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Old April 8 2014, 11:46 AM   #143
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We can't forget to mention that Steve Neill is the guy who was tasked with sculpting and casting Spock's ears for TMP.
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Old April 8 2014, 10:39 PM   #144
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We can't forget to mention that Steve Neill is the guy who was tasked with sculpting and casting Spock's ears for TMP.
While I'm sure they're well-made, I dislike the ears from the first 5 movies because they lost the elegant curve of the series ones. They sorta got it back to form in TUC.
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Old April 9 2014, 02:59 AM   #145
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We can't forget to mention that Steve Neill is the guy who was tasked with sculpting and casting Spock's ears for TMP.

While I'm sure they're well-made, I dislike the ears from the first 5 movies because they lost the elegant curve of the series ones. They sorta got it back to form in TUC.
That's something I didn't actually recognize till I read somebody (Joan Winston maybe?) going on about that very same elegance being gone. I knew something was wrong, but associated it more with the vampire look as opposed to the piss-yellow skin from the series. Do we ascribe this to Wise's tastes, like the costuming?
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