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PostPosted: Thu 19 Dec 2013 16:44 pm 
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Revell 1/1405 - Battle Star Galactica (Original Series)

One of an undisclosed total number of Battlestars constructed by the Twelve Colonies of Man, Galactica represents the Colonial planet Caprica, and is crewed mostly by Capricans. Galactica was launched more than 500 yahren before the close of the Thousand Yahren War. It is believed to be the only Battlestar to survive the destruction of the Twelve Colonies, until Battlestar Pegasus was found. Galactica is commanded by Commander Adama.

LENGTH: 1,265 meters
TONNAGE: 20,000,000 tons
SPEED: 0.2C sub-light
POWER: 1 Tylium energizer, 2 fusion reactors
CREW: 496 (+510 troops)
ARMOR: 2.8 to 4 meters
WEAPONS: 32 Blaster batteries, 2 Turbo-Laser cannons, 14 Missiles
FIGHTERS: 75 Starhound class Vipers, 12 Landram surface transports, 12 Mk. VI space shuttles

The Kit: Built OOB using the kit decals. Launching vipers were added using florist wire, sheet sprue and cotton exhausts. The original stand was flimsy and I replaced it with a wood plaque, spec sheets (with the corners cut off of course) and brass rods.
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Adama: "Launch all Vipers!"
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The ship is painted with Dark Ghost Gray, heavily washed with Dark Gray and dry brushed with Lt. Ghost Gray.
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Several areas of the ship have added detail. Rectangles & Squares were cut from sheet plastic and applied over areas with soft detail or no detail like the landing pod arms.
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The underside is well detailed also.
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Overhead view
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Thanks for checking it out...

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PostPosted: Thu 19 Dec 2013 17:30 pm 
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Very very impressive :wow:
The little Vipers launching adds an extra touch to an already very good build.
Same goes for the base .
Super build and top marks for presentation :notworthy:

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PostPosted: Thu 19 Dec 2013 19:14 pm 
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Very impressive indeed! :thumb:


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PostPosted: Thu 19 Dec 2013 19:38 pm 
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:clapping: Love it great build

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PostPosted: Mon 23 Dec 2013 23:58 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue 24 Dec 2013 07:50 am 
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So say us all!!

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PostPosted: Tue 24 Dec 2013 09:26 am 
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Very nice job!

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Ditto! She┬┤s magnificent! :wow:

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PostPosted: Tue 31 Dec 2013 02:05 am 
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Thanks guys! Now I just have to build my Cylon baseship kicking around in my stash and make some 1/1405 scale Cylon fighters...

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