Life-Size Shuttlecraft Help

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Bradester, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. Bradester

    Bradester Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Hi. It's based 100% on the Keaton car, but it order to keep mine road legal using existing lighting, a few modifications have been made.

    I did have large wheels and tires donated, but they are for show only and not driving as the weight of my modifications have lowered the car enough that they cannot be used.

    AND every single 2 inch screw that is in the Batmobile was in my Shuttlecraft and will live there forever. Its amazing how much that shuttle has gave itself towards other projects.

    OH, and the car is as big as it physically can be so it can be removed from the lawn and still fitting between the fence posts. At 6.5 feet wide and 19.5 feet long, it aint tiny.
     
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  2. Albertese

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  3. Bradester

    Bradester Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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  4. PhotoM

    PhotoM Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    TY! I have been following your projects since the shuttle. You would be a awesome neighbor!
     
  5. dougkeenan

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    Excellent work! What material are you using to span across the engine compartment?
     
  6. Bradester

    Bradester Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    It's a piece of sheet steel we hand-formed. It was quite the...pain in the buttocks.
     
  7. Jetfire

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    Excellent work as always Bradester! :bolian:

    Can't wait to see the finished product. :)
     
  8. Savage Dragon

    Savage Dragon Your Savage Overlord Moderator

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    Looking good! :techman:

    I've been really enjoying this thread over the last few years. May I suggest a Harry Potter theme next year? Or a Star Wars theme. An Imperial Walker would look pretty cool in your front yard!
     
  9. Bradester

    Bradester Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Getting there! Touchup paint is needed along with screwing on the metallic accessories and then DONE!

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  10. Albertese

    Albertese Commodore Commodore

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    That's rad.

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  11. Bradester

    Bradester Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    To the Batcave! 2 guys in a tent in the yard, not much light, no heat and minimal amount of tools. She's not perfect, but she's a beast!

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  12. Albertese

    Albertese Commodore Commodore

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    Is that beast road legal in Oregon?

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  13. Bradester

    Bradester Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Of course! Nothing from the car has been removed, just moved forward where needed.
     
  14. DestinyCaptain

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    Pretty cool. Guess it's the Delorean Time Machine next year?
     
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    That turned out great! Have you driven it around town yet? :)
     
  17. publiusr

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    Another nice build might be the supercar from Black Moon...
     
  18. PhotoM

    PhotoM Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Awesome dude!!
     
  19. Bradester

    Bradester Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Just wanted to prove that I have the suit to match :-)

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  20. Albertese

    Albertese Commodore Commodore

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    Cool. The Batmobile looks great by itself but it definitely steps up a notch with an honest-to-god Batman standing next to it.


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