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gregmita2 Supporting Member of TMP27 Sep 2021 11:58 p.m. PST

Inspired by some terrain builds I've seen online, I started making some 3D printed hex solar panel terrain.




For more, please see my blog: 172minis.blogspot.com/2021/09/in-grim-darkness-of-future-there-is.html

jdpintex28 Sep 2021 5:55 a.m. PST

Neat idea. Keep us apprised of your progress. Can't wait to see the final product.

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2021 1:09 p.m. PST

Those could serve as radar antennae/sensor arrays, as well. They could also represent the James Webb space telescope. Cheers!

Covert Walrus28 Sep 2021 2:00 p.m. PST

Very good idea, and well executed!

gregmita2 Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2021 11:26 a.m. PST

Thanks guys!
Good call on also using these for sensor arrays. I hadn't thought of that.

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2021 7:13 a.m. PST

There was a ST: Next Gen episode wherein the crew looked in on a failed sensor array on the Cardassian(?) border. I believe it had hexagon arrays, similar to this. Cheers!

gregmita2 Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2021 3:43 p.m. PST

I've finished up the base of the solar array.

More on my blog:
172minis.blogspot.com/2021/10/more-work-on-solar-panel.html

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