Final Enterprise restoration video...

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by Warped9, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. Warped9

    Warped9 Admiral Admiral

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    An amazing tribute video showing the 11 footer's restoration from start to finish:



    For some of us interested in details of the Enterprise this will make your mouth water. Also pay particular note at 0:58 and 4:55 marks where you'll see very detailed drawings of the ship. One can only hope these will one day be released and shared publically. I'd buy them in a heartbeat.
     
  2. Doug Otte

    Doug Otte Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    That's beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. TheSubCommander

    TheSubCommander Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    That was awesome! Nice find!

    I'd love to see the TMP Enterprise find a home right next to it at the Smithsonian some day, and see it restored too!
     
  4. HarryM

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    Wow, nice video! I love to see the old girl treated so well... :beer:
     
  5. tomswift2002

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    I wonder if the new Star Trek Discovery series might feature the model in a scene where someone visits the Starfleet museum and sees the ship out of a window. They could always explain that while it is not the real NCC-1701, but another Constitution class ship, it was renamed for the museum to show.
     
  6. Kor

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    That's one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen in my whole life. :adore:

    Kor
     
  7. Timelord Victorious

    Timelord Victorious Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I just came jete to post this very thing.
    But of course I knew that someone woukd gave me beat to it.
    You are not letting me down. :D
     
  8. Kirk1980

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    Check 5:35... look on the table in the background? Is that another engineering hull there? What is that, a practice mockup? I'm going to guess yes. I think it might be the same thing we see... at 1:18. Where the bottom engineering hull markings looked like they were going on top!

    I mean, that must be it, right?
     
  9. urbandefault

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    Looks that way to me. Better to "practice on scrap" than to mess up the real thing.
     
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  10. F. King Daniel

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    That was quite stirring.
     
  11. Q2UnME

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    That is a bit of an understatement, in my opinion. Brought a tear to 'me eye....

    As a modeler currently building my own "Big E", the close ups and other detail pictures are a God send and a wealth of information for those of us who are trying to do justice to our own builds..

    Q2
     
  12. Long Syntax

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    loved it. It's hard to believe that this model has been a part of my life since 3rd grade. I hope it remains on display for many more generations.
     
  13. ZapBrannigan

    ZapBrannigan Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Those are Gary Kerr's drawings, created to display restoration notes, right?
     
  14. feek61

    feek61 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    ^^^
    Yes
     
  15. TREK_GOD_1

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    Great video.

    So much work to finally get the right restoration. :bolian:
     
  16. Tallguy

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    I think it was a lot of work the last time too.
     
  17. BeatleJWOL

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    I believe I read that was created by ILM for paint testing.
     
  18. Kirk1980

    Kirk1980 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    That is awesome:)
     
  19. Warped9

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    What I was able to salvage from the video.

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    Hopefully these drawings could be available someday although having even just this might help some modelers and blueprinters in terms of accuracy.
     
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  20. Balok's Decoy

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    So cool! I recently went down to DC to see the Enterprise at the Smithsonian. Such a surreal, amazing experience. They did a great job.