1/350 scale Project: Endurance

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by AdmiralBuck, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. AdmiralBuck

    AdmiralBuck Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Thanks. Endurance is named for Ernest Shackleton’s vessel. There is a theme I am continuing here following the 1/24 scale build of her Javelin shuttlecraft design - craft 02 is named “Shackleton”.
     
  2. Screamble

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    Now that is a pretty ship!
     
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  3. Nightfall to-Ennien

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    Considering Shackleton’s Endurance sank on her maiden voyage after getting trapped in pack ice and crushed because her hull was not designed to rise out under pressure, I find this somewhat amusing.
     
  4. AdmiralBuck

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    I’m so happy to have amused you.
     
  5. Forbin

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    I said out, dammit!
    Just stay away from ice moons.
     
  6. AdmiralBuck

    AdmiralBuck Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    The Royal Navy had two successful icebreakers named for the Endurance, serving between 1967-2008. Surely there will be other vessels in the future, honoring the link to the explorers.

    Brass armature work begins on the physical model:

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  7. Santaman

    Santaman Vice Admiral Admiral

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    looks sufficiently sturdy. :mallory:
     
  8. Mage

    Mage Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I love that design!! Nice work. Curious about the model.
     
  9. Schimpfy

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    I love the design. It's going to be interesting to watch the build. :)
     
  10. BorgMan

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    Bill, what's up with John Eaves' new design? Is the similarity intentional?
     
  11. AdmiralBuck

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    John had let me know a while ago that we were on a parallel course once he had seen some early concept work on Endurance. It’s unintentional and a great coincidence.
     
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  12. Bernard Guignard

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    Great minds think alike :biggrin::techman:
     
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