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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2019 8:41 p.m. PST

"Although the original Flash Gordon/Zarkov "hero" ship of the 1936 "Flash Gordon" serial was originally built for the 1930 musical sci-fi opus "Just Imagine," this intimidating enemy spacecraft had to be designed and built from scratch. Starting with the basic shape of the Zarkov rocket, the "Ming Bomber" featured a slightly raised cockpit, double-ogive tail skids, a nose cannon and, of course, those super-nifty V-6 exhaust pipes…."

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Personal logo javelin98 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2019 10:30 p.m. PST

Alfred Wong is a wizard at modelmaking and kitbashing. There's a ton of his work over on starshipmodeler.com, and he has a great website here:

alfredsmind.ca

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2019 10:17 a.m. PST

Thanks my friend!. (smile)


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Allen5712 Jan 2019 11:39 a.m. PST

Love the old Flash Gordon ships. I wish someone was making them in scale with 6, 15, or 28mm miniatures.

emckinney12 Jan 2019 12:03 p.m. PST

Did he move everything to Facebook?

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2019 3:57 p.m. PST

Awesome stuff.

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Jan 2019 7:51 a.m. PST

Hydra Miniatures has their War Rocket game with some miniatures like this.

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freecloud20 Jan 2019 12:18 p.m. PST

This is brilliant, but its 11 inches long! What size are the Hydra ones as a matter of interest they look like c 1/2 3" or so

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