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Alb 07-18-2009 09:59 AM

LightCycle
 
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Ok this is the last model I've to show you for now.

This is a finished one and it is a kit.
It started as a personal project because I wanted to test my methods of building models with the help of my CNC machine and because I love that movie.

I start by showing you some photos of the painted model. In the first two photos there are some Photoshop magic to add a glow to the white grid.

http://www.alb-lab.it/pics/Models/LC...ycle01_150.jpg http://www.alb-lab.it/pics/Models/LC...ycle02_150.jpg

http://www.alb-lab.it/pics/Models/LC...ycle03_150.jpg http://www.alb-lab.it/pics/Models/LC...ycle04_150.jpg

Now some WIP images.

Here you can se the master about to be finished. Here it needs only some fine sanding work:
http://www.alb-lab.it/pics/Models/LC...21_01thumb.jpg http://www.alb-lab.it/pics/Models/LC...21_02thumb.jpg http://www.alb-lab.it/pics/Models/LC...21_03thumb.jpg


Finally, the first three resin copies ready to be shipped !

http://www.alb-lab.it/pics/Models/LC...ie01_thumb.jpg http://www.alb-lab.it/pics/Models/LC...ie02_thumb.jpg

The model is 10cm long (about 4").

Alb

dbhs 07-18-2009 10:42 AM

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That's really cool. I've always wanted to build a diorama like this. It would be so sweet to have a pair or trio, like the scene from the movie, racing along in the display. You've captured the look of the ground plane and grid perfectly to my eyes.

-Doug

Alb 07-18-2009 11:56 AM

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Thank you dbhs! If it is possible to make some advertising here, the kit is ready to ship. Maybe I can write more infos in the Vendors section ?

Elkybaby 07-18-2009 04:10 PM

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The display is great, well done:D love Tron stuff, you got me wanting one of these, or three!

Kuhn Global 07-18-2009 04:53 PM

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DUUUUUUUUUUUUUDE! :notworthy::notworthy::notworthy::notworthy:

Alb..... VERY nice my friend!

SpaceMind 07-18-2009 09:22 PM

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Love the lightcycle!!!

Brad Dillon 07-19-2009 06:53 AM

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I enjoy seeing anything TRON related because projects from this show are so rare. I especially like seeing them when they're done as well as this. Outstanding job on the Light Cycle man. VERY NICE!

bobs56 07-19-2009 12:37 PM

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I'm also a great fan of the film, and this was my first attempt a couple of years or so ago. It was ok, but there were one or two areas that I wasn't happy about. The model was made entirely of mdf (quite heavy but I like them to have weight), at 16" long with a 1/2" base.

http://s42.photobucket.com/albums/e322/bobs56/Tron/

I've since 'mastered' version II (16" long again), of which has just had a coat of primer. A little more sanding down and another coat or two of filler primer and she's ready for moulding.

R L Bleecker 07-19-2009 01:20 PM

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This is outstanding.

Alb 07-20-2009 03:01 AM

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Thank you everybody! Very happy you like it.

bobs56: great job ! Wow, 16" long! It's definitely big! For models without all that details I prefer small scales. But you've done a great job!

rider 08-01-2009 11:26 AM

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Dude, this totally rocks. Beautifully done Alb :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::notworthy:

Alb 08-01-2009 03:03 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by rider (Post 133744)
Dude, this totally rocks. Beautifully done Alb :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::notworthy:

Thank you Rider ! :)

BTW, if somebody is interested, the model kit is on sale.
Take a look here:

http://www.resinilluminati.com/showthread.php?t=7369


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Snagger 08-03-2009 02:35 AM

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Beautifully done - especially with the fade on the trailing "light wall", it almost lloks like a screen grab from the film (it would look just like a grab if you used photoshop to make the picture grainier and a little washed out and darker).

Firefox M31 09-21-2009 03:04 PM

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ok,
I want one, got paypal?
Will

Alb 02-11-2018 08:44 AM

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Hi guys ! In the last year I slowly returned to the active model building. A lot of things changed in the last 8 years but at least I'm still here! ;)

I don't know if all of you are on the Resin Illuminati Facebook group.
I've been asked to reissue this model kit but I need to reach a minimum number of orders to start the casting.
If anybody is interested, this is the link to the reservation form:

http://www.alb-lab.it/html/cybercycle_reserve.php

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