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ISD Kraken : 01.mm Design Update 005

on September 12, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Now we have the proper locations of the turrets I went back to the hardware layout to optimise that within the limitations set by the turrets. For the turrets to be able to move a decent space beneath the hull must be reserved for the servo’s. Also the hardware layout should look the best! The […]

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ISD Kraken 0.1mm design update 004

on September 12, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

We started on the basic armament layout and getting the supporting major armor elements in place and proper shape. I used a simple placeholder to determine the correct viewing angles and distances between te objects and superstructure The idea of the cannons and turrets is that they can all move. Without resorting to using more […]

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ISD KRAKEN – 0.1mm Design Changes 001

on July 11, 2017 ISD KRAKEN, Uncategorized with 0 comments

One of the parts I like the most of working with customers is listening to their ideas and try to incorporate them into the designs. Chris here is no exception. After our initial couple of hours Skype sessions we had a list of items we wanted to explore and see if they are possible and […]

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ISD KRAKEN – 0.1mm Design Update 003

on July 11, 2017 ISD KRAKEN, Uncategorized with 0 comments

The superstructure will be a mixture of aluminum and 3dprinted parts. The aluminum walls will keep the warm air from reaching the printed material and provide stability for the hinge parts. I used a simple boxmodel technique to create the structures and then aligned them with the designs. The final results look like this. Funny […]

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ISD Kraken – Physical Model Update

on July 9, 2017 ISD KRAKEN, Uncategorized with 0 comments

I couldn’t resist to grab a few sheets of MDF and throw a quick shape together. Just to see how it would be in real life. I might need bigger build room to be honest. In the top left corner you can see my first scalemodel gaming computer from 2011 – the USS EURISKO Intrepid MKII […]

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ISD KRAKEN – 0.1mm Design update 002

on July 9, 2017 ISD KRAKEN, Uncategorized with 0 comments

The lines of a ship are so important. Ever seen a ship that you just like THE MOMENT you see it? That moment when the primary brain just says; Insta-store this please! And after that first exposure you start seeing the shapes everywhere? Well maybe I am a bit nuts but so is it for me […]

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ISD KRAKEN : 0.1mm Design Update 001

on July 7, 2017 ISD KRAKEN, Uncategorized with 0 comments

Once the model was properly setup I could plot the hulls, setup the base angles and aligne the pictures as fine as possible. The hull has two primary functions. One as support of the skin that provides greeble support and  armour patterns but also one as the primary encasing of the hardware. I will be […]

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ISD KRAKEN : Architectural Modelling Update

on July 7, 2017 ISD KRAKEN, Uncategorized with 0 comments

Working with customers is always something I enjoy very much as I get to hang out with people that are just as excited about a build as I am. My customer Chris is no exception in this case. Overwhelmed with the amount of knowledge from StarWars universe he brings to the table we embarked on […]

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