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airbornegrove26 Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 10:49 a.m. PST

So the Governor General of Sector 6 and I are embarking on a wild and zany campaign, which requires us to build giant space aircraft carriers. I will be sharing my progress here. Check out the blogs for moawr info tho if you would like.
https://givemlead.blogspot.com/2017/12/the-fight-for-new-texas-aircraft.html
https://govgensectorsix.blogspot.com/2017/12/this-is-journey-of-kcs-mary-shelley.html

I got the inspiration from this ship, which appeared in an old episode of Thundarr the Barbarian

Getting everything aligned for the build

After figuring out where everything would go I began getting the deck shape cut down.


Stay tuned for moawr

Codsticker17 Dec 2017 10:58 a.m. PST

Looks kray-Zee!

Twoball Cane17 Dec 2017 2:59 p.m. PST

Awesome

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 6:31 p.m. PST

Wait, let me check.

Yepper, mind is well and truly blown.

Doug

Personal logo Narratio Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 7:11 p.m. PST

huh. All these years of opening up stuff, removing the packing forms and I never once noticed that, with some careful cutting and flipping them upside down, those paper maché forms make great mud forts/buildings.

Imagination activated, I can feel another project coming on. Now to start searching for stuff I can give away but keep the packing forms…

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 11:13 p.m. PST

Wow! This is a really dangerous idea guys. There's no telling what one of you will come up with next now that he has planted the seed.

Dan

airbornegrove26 Supporting Member of TMP18 Dec 2017 5:21 a.m. PST

Thanks guys for the comments! I will have some more progress very soon. Glad everyone is enjoying it so far. ;)

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP18 Dec 2017 7:26 a.m. PST

Truly awesome.

M C MonkeyDew18 Dec 2017 2:09 p.m. PST

Lords of Light!

airbornegrove26 Supporting Member of TMP19 Dec 2017 5:34 p.m. PST

Much appreciated Shag and MC ;)

airbornegrove26 Supporting Member of TMP20 Dec 2017 7:49 a.m. PST

Today's progress covers sinking the command tower into the hangar deck and starting to glue the raft supports to the main ship.
https://givemlead.blogspot.com/2017/12/space-aircraft-carrier-progress-2.html#more

airbornegrove26 Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 6:48 a.m. PST

I begin work on the Hangar Deck:
https://givemlead.blogspot.com/2017/12/space-aircraft-carrier-progress-3.html

[img width=1000 height=750]https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-BkUK0nR9juU/WjGKcTR7pRI/AAAAAAAAGJo/dNsPGsrHWf8-m_9ZGa3mRy0oOXSkWr3DQCEwYBhgL/s1600/IMG_5546.JPG

airbornegrove26 Supporting Member of TMP02 Jan 2018 9:04 a.m. PST
airbornegrove26 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2018 6:06 a.m. PST
Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2018 8:33 a.m. PST

Just curious …

Are you going to make the tubes look like giant logs, or are you going to make them look like metal pontoons?

Dan
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airbornegrove26 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2018 12:14 p.m. PST

Dan,

I was going to try and make them look like giant logs to start off, but I tried wrapping with string and making it look wood grain, and it just wasnt working out. So I have a different plan which I will probably be able to share in the next post.

Getting some more interior done, and got the deck buildings how I want them:
https://givemlead.blogspot.com/2018/01/saturday-morning-space-aircraft-carrier_10.html

Mad Guru Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2018 5:40 p.m. PST

This is insane… -ly awesome!!!

I am about as unplugged from your genre of gaming as possible for a fellow miniature gamer, and yet… am wearing a big smile seeing this and reading the various blog posts updating your progress, which I will continue to do.

Thanks for posting!

airbornegrove26 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jan 2018 10:03 a.m. PST
Terry3716 Jan 2018 6:44 p.m. PST

Absolutely amazing what a coat of paint can do! I've been anxious to see it start taking paint. Very nice!!!

Terry

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