Romulan Bird of Prey

Fan Organized "Just For Fun" Group Build.
User avatar
asmcelhinney
Legendary LT Commander
Legendary LT Commander
Posts: 245
Joined: Sun Mar 30, 2014 4:45 pm
Location: East Sussex

Romulan Bird of Prey

Postby asmcelhinney » Sun Apr 03, 2016 4:56 pm

Okay guys, this is my entry for the group build. I snagged a Romulan bop in collector's tin recently off of eBay for next to nothing. It's an odd thing, clearly inaccurate, especially when compared to the recent 1/1000 kit.

I'm going to light it, which means opening up the very few marked windows and working out where the rest should be. The nacelles will be lit as well. I've very recently picked up a few arduino boards so who knows, I might add some lighting effects, possibly a torpedo firing?

One thing's for sure, I need to find a way to mount the model so as much of the bop decal is as visible as possible.

Looking forward to seeing everyone else's work over the coming months.
Attachments
20160403_174132.jpg
20160403_174015.jpg
"No matter where you go, there you are."

My fledgling YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/PapanurgleForums

User avatar
DefiantClient
Crafty Commodore
Crafty Commodore
Posts: 1062
Joined: Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:47 pm

Re: Romulan Bird of Prey

Postby DefiantClient » Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:07 pm

Oooh, I love the Romulan BoP. You could mount it from the back like the 1/1000 kit has done it.

User avatar
Julien
Charismatic Commander
Charismatic Commander
Posts: 445
Joined: Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:30 am
Location: Belgium
Contact:

Re: Romulan Bird of Prey

Postby Julien » Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:56 pm

Nice project !

Careful with the decals though, the Big Bird doesn't really lined up well. I would recommend the decal sheet from Jt-graphics instead...

And don't forget to post a pic with a proof of date... ;)

User avatar
slawton
Charismatic Commander
Charismatic Commander
Posts: 426
Joined: Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:37 pm
Location: Space Coast, FL

Re: Romulan Bird of Prey

Postby slawton » Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:39 pm

Any updates? Seen some of your previous work and was wondering how you'd do on this one.
I'm a doctor, not a modeler ...


Return to “2016 Group Build (Closed)”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 9 guests