WIP - TMP Enterprise, deck by deck

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by CTM, May 12, 2009.

  1. Deathlok

    Deathlok Ensign Red Shirt

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    CTM,

    I have been following this since you started, along with Havoc92 and his TOS Enterprise. Just wanted to say how amazing this model you are putting together looks. Am so looking forward to seeing it completed. If such a thing is ever possible ;)

    Eagerly anticipating your next posts on this thread.
    Keep up the good work...

    I really wish I had the skills available to do such a thing.
     
  2. Sans

    Sans Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Any news or updates on this?
     
  3. Pauln6

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    Yeah, the awesome TMP enterprise flyby on youtube has reignited my passion for this beauty!
     
  4. ConRefit79

    ConRefit79 Captain Captain

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    Hey CTM, did you ever complete this project? I for one would love to be able to roam through you model of this beauty.
     
  5. CTM

    CTM Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    What you see here is about as far as I ever got this one. Had some real-world epic projects take most of my time for the past couple of years....

    In my CAD time I am working on a Yorktown Class CV-6 Enterprise (I got my hands on a set of the actual plans).
     
  6. B.J.

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    ^ Where did you get the CV-6 plans? I'd be interested in seeing those.
     
  7. CTM

    CTM Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    As I recall it was through the National Archives.
     
  8. FormerLurker

    FormerLurker Commodore Commodore

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    If I may:

    The plan-view bridge seen on the last two pages is not the TMP bridge, but rather the TWOK bridge. Which one do you intend to use?
     
  9. voyagervegas

    voyagervegas Cadet Newbie

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    Would you be interested in discussing your ship progress?
     
  10. CTM

    CTM Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I'm still in the process of converting the 2D analog plans to CAD format. It is a slow, painstaking process - but it keeps me out of trouble. Another year or so and I may be ready to start making 3D builds from the 2D digital plans. I'll be happy to share when that time comes (not much to "see" of the current work other than a whole bunch of lines being drawn on top of lines). I had to do a great deal of research to determine what the plans from the 30s were telling me (frame spacing, steel thickness, etc). While I don't expect the final product to be 100% correct, I do expect it to be about 98% accurate to the plans that I have - which is probably as close as anyone can expect to get on the 80 year old design.
     

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