Polar Lights USS Discovery p/review and build

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Re: Polar Lights USS Discovery p/review and build

Post by CarlGo » Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:28 pm

Awesome work!
How do the 2 bridge ball halves fit, is there any light leakage? Is it possible to attach the saucer after assembling the bridge?

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Re: Polar Lights USS Discovery p/review and build

Post by Steam235 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:56 am

CarlGo wrote:
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Awesome work!
How do the 2 bridge ball halves fit, is there any light leakage? Is it possible to attach the saucer after assembling the bridge?
The halves of the sphere fit perfectly flush without any paint layers. If you light block them on the inside you should make sure to take the paint off the gluing surfaces and pins before gluing them together. If you use something like Tamiya thin cement, and push the halves together there will not be any gaps.

And yes you can asemble the sphere, which has part of the neck separate from the saucer.

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Re: Polar Lights USS Discovery p/review and build

Post by Steam235 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:52 pm

I promise I'll have some more pictures for the forum in the next few days, but we've post the build on YouTube.

Part I: Unboxing


Part II: Parts breakdown and dry fit


Part III: Building a light kit


Part IV: Installing the LEDs


Part V Painting and Decals


Part VII: Final Thoughts


Please take a look!

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Re: Polar Lights USS Discovery p/review and build

Post by Steam235 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:56 pm

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Re: Polar Lights USS Discovery p/review and build

Post by MEATLOAFr » Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:02 pm

Great work as always, definitely on my wish list
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Re: Polar Lights USS Discovery p/review and build

Post by talesin » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:46 pm

MEATLOAFr are you able to make TOS Markings for this scale?

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Re: Polar Lights USS Discovery p/review and build

Post by MEATLOAFr » Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:44 pm

talesin wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:46 pm
MEATLOAFr are you able to make TOS Markings for this scale?
when I get my hands on one I will
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Re: Polar Lights USS Discovery p/review and build

Post by talesin » Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:45 pm

Sweet!

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