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Started by Davros Skaro, Dec 21, 2016, 04:30 am

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galacticprobe

Jun 28, 2017, 07:30 pm #15 Last Edit: Jun 28, 2017, 07:30 pm by galacticprobe
Quote from: rassilonsrod on Jun 28, 2017, 08:39 am
I'd understood that the golden colouration was a result of age. They've tarnished...


This could be very true especially if they were sprayed over with a dulling agent of some kind to minimize glare from studio lights. I have a model that had silver panels painted on it, and I'd sprayed it with a "Dullcoat" to help protect the decals once they went on. That was in 1987. That model still exists, albeit in need of some repair, but those silver panels are now looking goldish because that "Dullcoat", which was clear at the time, has yellowed over the decades.

They probably didn't think of using some non-yellowing dulling agent back then. Most modellers probably didn't. They might not even have had non-yellowing gloss, satin, or matte coatings back then. So the "gold" look could be from the yellowing of a matte coating that's, well, tarnished, so to speak.

Dino.
"What's wrong with being childish?! I like being childish." -3rd Doctor, "Terror of the Autons"

fivefingeredstyre

Quote from: rassilonsrod on Jun 28, 2017, 08:39 am
I'd understood that the golden colouration was a result of age. They've tarnished...
Do you mean in real life or the as a plot point? The Silver Nemesis guns have tarnished with age in the real world (The same way the Cybermen Helmets and chestplate have), but the guns look painted to me...


warmcanofcoke

Jun 29, 2017, 02:15 am #17 Last Edit: Jun 29, 2017, 09:43 am by warmcanofcoke
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why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

Jun 29, 2017, 10:23 am #18 Last Edit: Jun 30, 2017, 12:37 am by warmcanofcoke
Sevans Model Cyberman kit
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detail:
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I'm fairly sure this alien text never appeared on the original props.
But it still might be fun to replicate it. ;D


Sevans Models also used to make cyber helmets, chest units and cyber guns in the late 1980s.
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

Jul 10, 2017, 09:54 pm #19 Last Edit: Jul 10, 2017, 09:59 pm by warmcanofcoke
Observing the Mooncrest Models website they have various 80's Cyberparts. Some of them are hard to find on the Mooncrest site so the links are here for reference purposes.

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Cyber Detail "Bullet " tray

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Cyber Gun Barrel spacer

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Cyber-gun barrel set


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80s Air freshener part with fixing ring, new updated version


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Cyber gun detail set 1

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Cyber gun detail set 2

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Cyber gun "Attack" detail set

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"Gun" bezzels
(More of a Silver Nemesis gun part set)

These Replica parts give us insight into the original props.
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

The Mooncrest website also offers pre-made displays:

Earthshock:
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Attack of the Cybermen:

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Silver Nemesis:
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These are presented for comparison purposes, to aid in identification of parts design and construction.

Remember the originals were not made from kits.
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

lespaceplie

Do we have definitive(ish) plans for these?

warmcanofcoke

No, not at present. But I think we would all like one.  :D
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

fivefingeredstyre

Quote from: warmcanofcoke on Jul 10, 2017, 09:54 pm66687518.jpg66687522.jpg66687523.jpg
"Gun" bezzels
(More of a Silver Nemesis gun part set)

These Replica parts give us insight into the original props.
Those last two are actually from post 2005 Dalek guns, rather than the Silver Nemesis Cyberguns

ciderman

The little rectangular bits at the bottom of the gun look like Lego hinges...Screenshot_20190518_080256_com.android.chrome.jpg