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Old December 29 2010, 11:05 PM   #1
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How big was the Borg ship Model?

Can anyone tell me how big the Borg ship model was for BOBW? I am thinking about trying to build my own model using "model trees" and want to get the scale right. Was there even a full sized model done? If anyone has any links with info or pics of it in the process of being built or even in a regular room so I can see what it should look like in a person that would be nice...
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Old December 29 2010, 11:10 PM   #2
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Re: How big was the Borg ship Model?

I believe the model was about three feet. One side had a big hole in it for the cables to go into to light it.
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Old December 30 2010, 12:58 AM   #3
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Re: How big was the Borg ship Model?

According to Memory Alpha, there was a 2' model, which was built & blown up for BOBW-II and they built a better looking, yet much smaller model for FC.

That, in addition to the original 3 footer.

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Old December 30 2010, 01:44 AM   #4
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Re: How big was the Borg ship Model?

Tiberius wrote: View Post
I believe the model was about three feet. One side had a big hole in it for the cables to go into to light it.
I thought that's where the Time Sphere came out of.
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Old December 30 2010, 04:13 AM   #5
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^That one must have had two holes.
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Old December 30 2010, 04:19 AM   #6
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Re: How big was the Borg ship Model?

I assumed they built a separate section for the doors. In fact, weren't they the Dyson Sphere doors redressed?
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Old December 30 2010, 04:56 AM   #7
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Re: How big was the Borg ship Model?

Im mostly thinking about the BOBW version. Personally I think its the best version and really dont like the look of the First Contact cube.
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Old December 30 2010, 10:02 AM   #8
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Re: How big was the Borg ship Model?

I was talking about the BoBW Cube as well. i have a photo of it somewhere. One side of the Cube only had the edges done, leaving a big hole for all the electronic cabling.
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Old December 30 2010, 04:50 PM   #9
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^That one must have had two holes.
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Old December 30 2010, 11:17 PM   #10
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^ I'm surprised it took 12 hours
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Old December 31 2010, 01:49 AM   #11
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^ I'm surprised it took 12 hours
Well there was a day of work, real life and sleep in there, so...

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Old December 31 2010, 02:21 AM   #12
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Re: How big was the Borg ship Model?

Are there any good videos showing the construction or just showing the cube in the workshop? Just wondering cause I cant find any...
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Old January 5 2011, 05:28 AM   #13
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Re: How big was the Borg ship Model?

In the book MAKING OF DEEP SPACE NINE there is a pic of the cube model used for the pilot, with person standing next two it. Looked three feet to me
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Old January 7 2011, 02:27 AM   #14
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Re: How big was the Borg ship Model?

Chick_McGeester wrote: View Post
Are there any good videos showing the construction or just showing the cube in the workshop? Just wondering cause I cant find any...
I had found a pic a while back by doing a Google image search 'Best of Both Worlds Borg model' or shooting model, don't remember which, but I did see a pic. Don't have time to look it up right now, but you can try it.
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Old January 7 2011, 12:14 PM   #15
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here just scroll down to the very bottom. my estimate, 3 feet, was correct, and I was just eyeballing it.
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