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April 15, 2009, 04:29:42 AM
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I'd buy one too.

April 15, 2009, 08:27:46 AM
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I'd buy one too.

Me Too!  Looks awesome.  Nice curves.
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April 15, 2009, 10:30:06 AM
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Here's a quickie. I redid the sketch of the thing based on the alterations I made. I was also looking at some macross planes (Namely the VF-4 and VF-2SS) when I thought of this. It's a bit messy since I quickly drew this while the ideas were fresh in my mind.



I kinda ditched the traditional Zeon look of exposed cables and bulgy curves and switched to a more streamlined and cleaner look.
« Last Edit: April 15, 2009, 10:33:54 AM by NorrisPackard »
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April 15, 2009, 11:26:51 AM
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This my first post on this forum and I just have to say that the
talent on this forum is second to none.

I'm really excited to be a part of it.

Anyway keep up the good work Norris we all can't wait to see the
completed model.

April 16, 2009, 10:35:08 AM
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Beastin' man! I love the scope, I think it is a very Zeon-esque way to approach a rifle scope. And that cannon just feels Sinanju-ish (I just realized how that sounds as one word). Great stuff.

April 16, 2009, 10:38:13 AM
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Beastin' man! I love the scope, I think it is a very Zeon-esque way to approach a rifle scope. And that cannon just feels Sinanju-ish (I just realized how that sounds as one word). Great stuff.

Yeah, this one definitely feels more Sinanju-ish than the official one....  it's making me consider cancelling my order for it.  Especially after seeing the pictures on SRW news page....

April 22, 2009, 09:02:11 AM
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Update!

I finally managed to start on the hardest part of the build. It took me a while since I sort of had a hard time visualizing on where and how to begin :lol:.







A close up showing the beveled edges. The Neo Zeon logo will go here.



Another close up, this time showing the "optics" or gunsights.


A view from the underside


I've also started on the upper armor. I already made a master mold which I gave to a friend for vacuforming. Can't wait for him to get it done 8)


That's all for now ;).



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April 22, 2009, 10:05:14 AM
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Beautiful shapes!

May 06, 2009, 08:52:17 AM
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Update!

I got some work done on the attachment points. First off, the handle.







I made the slot allowance for the tab in the hands for a more secure grip.






The next thing I'll work on is the shoulder attachment.......

Thanks for looking! ;)
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May 06, 2009, 09:45:44 AM
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Update!

I got some work done on the attachment points. First off, the handle.

I made the slot allowance for the tab in the hands for a more secure grip.

The next thing I'll work on is the shoulder attachment.......

Thanks for looking! ;)

That's F'ing amazing.  I want at least a little bit of that skill!

May 06, 2009, 10:22:04 AM
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Damn that's hot! Great sculpting!
How did you carve that slot out?

May 06, 2009, 10:35:36 AM
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Thanks guys!

The grip is actually 3 sheets laminated together. Two 1mm sheets with a .5mm sheet sandwiched in between. One of the 1mm sheets already has the slot cut into it before the layers were laminated. It was then a matter of knife sculpting and a lot of filing and sanding to get to that shape. The Sinanju's hand was kept nearby for proper fitting.
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May 06, 2009, 12:47:34 PM
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holy god that gun design is redonk...
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May 10, 2009, 11:14:53 AM
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Update!

I finished the shoulder attachment tonight. I had to replicate the shoulder joint of the shield in order to pull this off.





I used a single polycap to make a swinging joint.


Here it is attached to the shoulder mount










Swing down....


Swing up....



Ok.....now it works. On to the rails!


Thanks for looking! :-)
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May 11, 2009, 09:17:59 AM
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This is looking great, and the mounting works perfectly.  Does it have much side to side movement?
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May 11, 2009, 09:20:54 AM
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So, When can we buy one?  :D
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May 11, 2009, 12:07:57 PM
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Wow, beautiful work on the gun there, really impressive...
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May 11, 2009, 08:02:50 PM
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I haven't commented yet, but great job on this weapon. I know it must be a major pain in the ass to make scratchbuilt work with Bandai joints, but it looks solid.
Have you thought about colors yet? I think a Tallgeese III scheme would look killer on this. Can't wait to see it finished.

May 11, 2009, 08:25:19 PM
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I'd love to buy a recasted version of your railgun when the entire thing's done  :D

May 28, 2009, 11:34:45 AM
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Update!!!

I was kinda busy rushing other kits before school starts again so I kinda slowed down on this one. Anyways, here is what I've come up to.

I extended the rails some more. Base length is around 25cm.


Final extended length is 30cm (1 foot).


I simulated rows of magnets in the rails by scribing some lines in plastic sheets and cutting them into strips.




Upper armor is nearly done. The vacuformed piece was a bit thin(for easier vacuforming) so I added a layer of epoxy putty to thicken it up.


Here is the backside of the armor. I made some sort of frame and some minus molds using stretched sprue sliced into pieces.






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Thanks for looking!
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