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Four kits but only one to show as a result.

 

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One 1/48 SAAB J29 Tunnan fuselage, two wings and two fuselages from Matchbox 1/72 J29 Tunnan and a saucer from an 1/2500 AMT Starship Enterprise D

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Ok. I can scratch four kits from the stash but all the filling and sanding probably took longer time that building the four kits out of the box.

 

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H.M.S. Fylgia a light cruiser in the United Federation of Planets fleet.

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HMS Fylgia was an armored cruiser of the Swedish Navy. She was launched on 20 December 1905 at Finnboda slip at Nacka and was used until 1953 so I thought that it would be a good name on my space cruiser.


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A really bad picture during construction.

 

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I am really impressed at how effective this looks.

It almost has a retro look about it that would suit the original series... very nicely done :)

I think it would look even better wit a bit of ink washing to bring out some of the details more.

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What did that 1/48 Saab Tunan ever do to you to make you do THAT to it? :D

Very interesting result I must say as those 1/72 Tunan fuselages for the warp nacelles had me going for a little bit. It was one of those "I've seen that shape before, but can't remember where" moments. I like it!

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