STARSHIP

By Spacedock2001 | The Journal for the Starship Modelers

A modeling odyssey

In the December 2017 <i>FineScale Modeler</i>’s “Final Details,” we featured Atomic City Models’ 1/48 scale Orion spaceliner from <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, as …

Chose

MOTY 2018 ENTRY KLINGON BIRD OF PREY

Buck Moore has entered his 1:350 Klingon Bird of Prey in the 2018 MOTY Online Contest.<p>The build was a unique one with this kit, nothing wanted to fit …

Birds

REVIEW: Eaglemoss’ S.S. Enterprise NX-Refit Model

We continue our look at the Eaglemoss <i>Official Starship Collection</i> special releases today with one of the more unique entries in their model series: …

Star Trek

Mark Arnold’s Maria from Metropolis

<i>Here’s another one from 2008 that has never been posted to the site…</i><p>I purchased Masudaya’s Metropolis Maria off of ebay a few years ago. She was in …

Photo Manipulation

Polar Lights 1/1000 USS Reliant, by Dan Lee

<b>Star Fleet decided that the Antons needed upgrading as exploration proved to be more hazardous than expected and to give Star Fleet more capable</b> …

Star Trek

Zvezda 1/2700 Imperial Star Destroyer, by Dan Lee

<b>With a length of 1,600 meters, the wedge-shaped Imperial I-class Star Destroyer was 445 meters longer than its immediate predecessor, the</b> …

Military

1/3.5m Death Star, by George Oh

This will be a small review, because the model is only small. To convert a ping-pong ball into a model of a Death Star, I’d need the dish of the big …

Geometry

BanDai 1/12 First Order Stormtrooper, by Dan Lee

<b>I also hand painted the silver areas of the shield and the helmet microphone/speaker located on the lower left hand jaw.</b><p><b>The Z6 Riot Control Baton</b> …

Coffee Drinks

Bandai 1/72 Rebel A-Wing Starfighter, by Dan Lee

The blasters were painted flat black while certain details were masked by tape and painted with an airbrush or hand painted. The only parts that …

Photo Manipulation

Bandai 1/12 Speeder Bike and Scout Trooper, by Dan Lee

<b>First up is the scout trooper. It consists of four different sprues of plastic (one sprue a mix of gloss white, clear dark, tan and flat white</b> …

Lego

Revell Tie Interceptor, by Keoki Gray

<b>The inner wing surfaces have two smaller pieces each that build up the area where the fuselage arms connect to each wing panel. The large pieces (6</b> …

Sewing

Bandai 1/144 AT-AT, by Dan Lee

An AT-AT makes a brief appearance in Return of the Jedi, where one walks up alongside a landing platform on Endor, delivering Luke to Darth Vader. …

Darth Vader

Welcome to Batuu: Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Planet Revealed on Star Tours

There’s a new planet to visit in a galaxy far, far away: introducing Batuu.<p>As detailed on the Disney Parks Blog, Batuu — the location of the upcoming</i> …

Walt Disney Company

MPC Space:1999 Eagle Transporter (Pre-Assembled)

YouTube

MPC SPACE:1999 EAGLE TRANSPORTER WITH CARGO POD 1:48 MODEL KIT REVIEW MPC838

YouTube

MPC Models: Space:1999 Eagle Display Model

When we signed the Space:1999 license a few years back, we felt we’d take a “let’s roll this out slow and see how things go” approach. First, we …

Car Tech

Simon McCaffery’s Thunderbird 2

Custom Build of IMAI’s 1/350 scale Thunderbird 2<br>Kit: TB-2 Special High Grade Version<p>Before the demise of Imai, this kit was the premium Japanese TB-2 …

Green Living

Scott Copeland’s Mark IV Viper

This is Sci-Fi Models 1/48 BSG Viper Mark 4, sculpted by Alfred Wong. It’s a solid resin kit with vacu-formed canopy, and is pretty nicely cast. It’s …

Cognition

REVIEW: Eaglemoss XL Enterprise NCC-1701

Eaglemoss has been rolling out their ongoing <i>Official Starships Collection</i> miniature <i>Trek</i> spacecraft models for several years, and this year they …

Star Trek

Modeler's Miniatures & Magic

You may have noticed a few weeks have gone by since I have updated Modeler Magic. I was in Florida, enjoying time with Family, and very much enjoying …

Lego

Modeler's Miniatures & Magic

FOR SALE!!<p>Presents<p>Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back<p>Studio Scale: Luke’s RED 5 X-Wing<p>$1995 USD<p><i>Plus Shipping</i><p>I built a studio scale Red 5 X-Wing that’s …

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Modeler's Miniatures & Magic

I was recently at an event in England where several of the original filming models from Space:1999 were on display. I thought I would a share a few …

Business Intelligence

Modeler's Miniatures & Magic

FOR SALE!<p>BUILD 17<p>Presents<p>Star Trek<p>The Motion Picture<p>Enterprise Refit<p>1:350<p>$5,499<p>Plus Shipping, Packing and Insurance<p>The first 16 builds SOLD …

Star Trek

Modeler's Miniatures & Magic

I present you my new model. It is a creation inspired by the drawings of the radiant of Doug Chiang. I integrated it into the universe Star wars…the …

Magic

Discovery images from Moebius

Moebius Models recently posted a number of Discovery photos on their Facebook page. I’ve reposted them hear for everyone to see. The images were used …

Science

Space: 1999 model kits: A word from Brian Johnson

Space:1999 effects supervisor and model designer Brian Johnson has always been very complimentary of our work on Space:1999 kits. In fact, we make a …

Brian Johnson

Revell 1/29 X-Wing Fighter Kit No. 85-1894

Cool Stuff

“CHIMAERA” STAR DESTROYER

This is the build of the 1:2700 scale Star Destroyer from Zvezda built by Ney Hoffmann. Ney built and lit the entire ship and also added custom …

Fish

1/164 First Order Heavy Assault AT-M6 Walker Revell 85-1649

The All Terrain MegaCaliber Six (AT-M6), also known as the Gorilla Walker First Order Heavy Assault Walker or First Order AT-AT, was a mobile heavy …

Cool Stuff