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:
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?
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 https://youtu.be/hdlCkgRM-Fs?t=0m00s
Part II: Parts breakdown and dry fit https://youtu.be/hdlCkgRM-Fs?t=12m40s
Part III: Building a light kit https://youtu.be/hdlCkgRM-Fs?t=22m15s
Part IV: Installing the LEDs https://youtu.be/hdlCkgRM-Fs?t=31m11s
Part V Painting https://youtu.be/hdlCkgRM-Fs?t=42m16s
Part VI: Decals https://youtu.be/hdlCkgRM-Fs?t=48m28s
Part VII: Final Thoughts https://youtu.be/hdlCkgRM-Fs?t=66m42s

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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