Advanced Space and Science Fiction Modeling
Space and Science Fiction models depict a wide variety of subjects, from real vehicles to complete flights of fancy. In so doing, they run the gamut from sleek "rocket ships" to boxy satellites, from robots to alien armored vehicles.
- Flash, mold seams, sink marks, copyright marks, ejector-pin marks, and similar molding flaws eliminated.
- Seams filled if not present on the actual prototype. If depicting a subject with visible seams, such detail should be uniform and to scale throughout the model.
- Detailing removed while correcting errors, filling seams, etc. restored to a level consistent with the rest of the model.
- Wings, fins, pods, etc., have same dihedral or anhedral on both sides and, when viewed from various angles, line up properly with the vehicle centerline.
- Landing/running gear components properly aligned with vehicle and with each other in front, side and plan views.
- Ordnance items (laser cannon, photon-torpedo tubes, etc.) aligned correctly with vehicle and with each other.
- Canopies and other clear areas:
- Clear and free of crazing caused by adhesives or finishing coats.
- Gaps between windscreen, canopy, or other clear parts eliminated where applicable.
- All clear areas scratch-, blemish-, and paint-free.
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