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Old 08-15-2019, 08:09 PM
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Default Finished Scratch Build: Plasma Dart II

As usual, build thread over on TRF.

This was a fun build; painting was a bit of a pain though. Hoping to fly it in the fall.

Had some trouble photographing this one (and my setup sucks) so pics not as good as I had hoped for. Oh well!
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Old 08-15-2019, 08:53 PM
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Nice design Neil!
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:47 PM
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Wow, way cool. Great looking rocket.
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Old 08-15-2019, 10:16 PM
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Very nice!

That plasma warp core thingy is cool!
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Sweet.
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Old 08-16-2019, 05:23 AM
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Slick!
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Very nice!

That plasma warp core thingy is cool!

Thanks. That was of course the origin for this design, the whole rest of the rocket was pretty much designed around it. Someone suggested I should light it up, which would be impossible at the scale I built it, but definitely feasible if built larger. I actually wish I had built this one click larger, would have made a number of the build details much easier to deal with.

Speaking of which, there's a (roughly) 2x upscale build in progress over on TRF (not by me), based on an earlier iteration of the design. Maybe looks better than my version, I think I'm jealous....
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