For USS Franklin Fans

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by shapeshifter, Aug 5, 2022.

  1. publiusr

    publiusr Vice Admiral Admiral

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    That must have been what I was thinking of…senior moment
     
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  2. shapeshifter

    shapeshifter Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Pro-tip for anyone needing it... keep a little sprue tree from every kit handy until finished for carving off slivers from to fill gaps with. Become good enough at whittling sprue and you can carve perfectly shaped fills.

    I learned that trick by watching Jed Clampett. lol
     
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  3. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Admiral Premium Member

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    Maybe not. There's google hits about both.
     
  4. HotRod

    HotRod Captain Captain

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    Just finished this one myself. I went with the aged and weathered look from the film over the "factory fresh" look.
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  5. shapeshifter

    shapeshifter Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Wow. I don't have the painting guide at hand but IIRC, you really nailed the weathered look as specified. Spot fricken on! :techman:
     
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  6. HotRod

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    Thank you. Yeah, I'm pretty proud of how it turned out. Especially since it was my first time attempting weathering on a model.
     
  7. J C

    J C Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    The USS Franklin is awesome and still fits neatly into Prime. I wonder if in Prime the Franklin crew all died on impact instead, and never found the tech.
     
  8. F. King Daniel

    F. King Daniel Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I like to think they're still there and still angry in Prime.
     
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  9. David cgc

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    I'm surprised STO hasn't done anything with them yet. I'd also have been down for a novelverse encounter.
     
  10. Captain Kris Kringle Pike

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    The Federation never built Yorktown so Edison never found his way off.