I recently restarted a project that I've been wanting to do for about 25 years. The project is the Old Light Cruiser from the Task Force Games, "Starfleet Battles". The ship wasn't a great ship but I really liked the design and it reminds me of the many hours spent with good friends playing the game.
I started with about four sets of different plans and combined these to come up with a final game plan that captured the spirit of this cool little ship.
I then decided to start with balsa wood as the material to shape the hulls from.
Thank you! As far as kitting this, I don't know. This is a pattern for casting as I want to build three versions of the OLC. So yes I guess there will be atleast three "kits" of the hull if nothing else.
Sorry about the lack of updates but me and my wife went out of town for the weekend. I'll try to get back in the swing of things this week. I'm hoping my 3m acrylic blue putty, I'm waiting on, comes in Tuesday. I wasn't totally out of the model zone this weekend because I bought some supplies for my next project.
I went to the hobby shop and picked up styrene for details and making the warp nacelles. I hope to start on the bridge and nacelles today. If nothing else I'll try to get some picture posted today to show where I'm at.
Well I'm not going to have anymore pictures tonight but I did make a break through. As a SFB minature this ship lacks all but the most basic details. I had to figure out the details that go in the inboard troughs on the warp nacelles. I spent the evening mocking up little bits of styrene to detail out these areas. After several false starts, I'm very happy with what I came up with and I hope to do the actual detail parts tomorrow. Time to hit the hay.