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Old September 15 2012, 02:08 AM   #1
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Question???

I want to try and recreate this effect (in the yellow circle) as a mount, for a side project?

Any Ideas??
Maybe sick a scale cow in it for laughs
Not too worried about the lighting it

Thank you in advance.. Bill.
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Old September 15 2012, 04:45 AM   #2
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Re: Question???

This post gave me the weirdest sense of deja vu. did you ask this on another forum, maybe scifi-meshes.com?
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Old September 16 2012, 02:44 AM   #3
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Re: Question???

Here, back in August. Only a few replies at the time, nothing concrete.

Some back-painted plastic, cut in such a way as to create the cone shape would do it. I'm not sure how you would close the seam though.

The light source would have to be weak enough to fade out quickly. If you airbrushed the color, make it heavier the further down you go too.
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Old September 16 2012, 02:51 AM   #4
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Re: Question???

I saw a UFO model like that at Starship Modeler a few years ago. Used an illuminated plastic cylinder to simulate the beam. There was cow, if I remember correctly.

Edit: I found the model. Sorry, I was wrong. There was no cow.
http://www.starshipmodeler.com/other/ms_hunt.htm

But here's lamp with a cow: http://www.strangecosmos.com/content/item/179286.html
http://www.lightpublic.com/lighting-...mp-has-landed/
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Old September 16 2012, 06:19 PM   #5
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Re: Question???

Thanks Masao.
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Old September 17 2012, 11:29 AM   #6
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Depending on the size and weight of the model you could use one or two clear plastic doll cones with their tops chopped off.
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