Kitbash orthos

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Forbin, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. Albertese

    Albertese Commodore Commodore

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    Deckers don't do well in Starfleet.

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  2. Forbin

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    The Decker - she just started glowing and swirling lights little glowy pieces coming off and... and... it was awful!
     
  3. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

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    The Hiroshi is for B5 fans (lost ramming an enemy ship).
    And the Sinclair is a nod to the passing of Michael O'Hare.

    I'm trying to make all the lost ships in the book either a bad pun or a tribute.
     
  4. 137th Gebirg

    137th Gebirg Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    Stiles? :vulcan:
    Lemme guess - that one was breaking down all the time trying to leave Space Dock. :D
     
  5. B.J.

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    I figured that about the Sinclair. Should have figured out the Hiroshi. :( (Bad B5 fan! Bad!) Can you imagine the fun the crew of the Y'ARR would have? :D Talk Like a Pirate Day is probably a required holiday for them!
     
  6. Forbin

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    Yeah, "Y'arr" I just puled out of my ass to have an alien-sounbding name. :)

    BTW, credit to Eric Kristiansen for inspiring the Terrell. It's based on one of Jackill's designs. I liked his drawing (Joshua Paul class) and tried to make "my version" into plastic, then did these drawings off of my version.
     
  7. Forbin

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    USS KIROV

    Zee ultimate dreadnought!!

    [​IMG]

    I like the way the name sounds so much that I just don't care he was a damned Bolshevik, and even the Russian Navy renamed their ship after the fall.
     
  8. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

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    Hm. Gotta do some more shadows, like under the saucer.
    Sorry, jumped the gun there. :)
     
  9. Kaiser

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    That Kirov is Pretty :)
     
  10. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

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    Thanks! I like "sleek" :)

    Refresh, I did a little tweaking.
     
  11. Ziz

    Ziz Commodore Commodore

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    Did you get the idea for the secondary hull from elsewhere or did you improvise it yourself?
     
  12. Forbin

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    Improvise, baby. Franz Joseph dreadnought theory was that both the saucer and the secondary hull were bigger than a standard cruiser's. After staring at it for a few minutes, I realized the best way to do it was to take the front of the hull from a second Excelsior and flip it. The deflector hole is huge and the shuttle bay thingamajig fits inside just fine.
     
  13. Forbin

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    Gah! Refresh the Kirov again - I forgot those blocky things they added around the bridge superstructure.
     
  14. John Mason

    John Mason Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    love the re-fit ships...
     
  15. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

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    KIROV with front view:

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  16. Kaiser

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    Looks awesome :)
     
  17. Colonel Midnight

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    ^ Concur -- That's one of the few three-nacelle designs that actually looks right, rather than just having a nacelle/zit stick out of the top of the primary hull.

    Cheers,
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  18. Forbin

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    Thanks, I try. :)
     
  19. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

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    Back to the Big D - here's a ventral view showing the extended belly, and the shuttle bay access which just happens to be the same shape as the deflector aperture. :D

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  20. publiusr

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    Well, the TOS dreadnaught (or dreadnought) did have a deflector back there to start with, but the only way Excelsior could have a shuttlebay that could hold anything is if you scaled it up mightily.