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Old January 24 2014, 11:11 PM   #1
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Youtube TOS Enterprise

Here are two links for some work that I had been doing on Pinnacle, with the corridors and engineering room from TOS:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oygpVUAgDM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTzkU6LHN5A

Let me know what you think.

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Old January 25 2014, 12:49 AM   #2
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Awesome Greg - I really enjoyed it.
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Old January 25 2014, 01:21 AM   #3
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The images of the engine room are of a minature built by Thomas Sasser a decade ago.

Pictures on Sasser's webpage (link).

There's even video of a kitten walking around the finished (damaged) model. (link)
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Old January 25 2014, 05:34 PM   #4
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Yes, Thomas did a FANTASTIC job on that model, which was really HUGE, judging from the scale of that cat!

I was amazed at the quality of his work, all his work, he is a great model maker, and has a prominent place on many model boards.

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Old January 26 2014, 12:33 AM   #5
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Maurice wrote: View Post
The images of the engine room are of a minature built by Thomas Sasser a decade ago.

Pictures on Sasser's webpage (link).

There's even video of a kitten walking around the finished (damaged) model. (link)
So the cat broke into the model and had his buddy videotape him while he trashed the place? HMMMMMM.
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Old January 26 2014, 04:25 AM   #6
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It would have been fun if he'd used a black cat, especially since the video is called "Sylvia".
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Old January 26 2014, 04:57 AM   #7
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To put it simply, I love it.
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Old January 26 2014, 01:03 PM   #8
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The images of the engine room are of a minature built by Thomas Sasser a decade ago.

Pictures on Sasser's webpage (link).

There's even video of a kitten walking around the finished (damaged) model. (link)
Beautiful work done! I wonder if the model still exists?
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Old January 26 2014, 07:54 PM   #9
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Yes, I believe that it does. Thomas would not put all that work into something and just throw it in the trash. He's something of a legend in the model building community, and has built up a very impressive collection of his work. I just wish he would have built more sets, like some corridors and transporter room, in the same scale.

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Old January 26 2014, 11:26 PM   #10
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It would have been fun if he'd used a black cat, especially since the video is called "Sylvia".
I never even made the "Sylvia" connection before.

That engine room model was originally built for the fanfilm "The Tressaurian Intersection" but was ultimately not used. A much more blown apart engine room model, corridors, etc. were built later by Minnefex Inc. and are what appears in the episode.
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