Similar to the upper saucer diagram, this outlines the main exterior lighting placement for the lower saucer minus the LED strip lighting. (separate diagram coming soon) Optional lighting is also color coded for ease of finding locations.
Just made this for you guys. Took a little longer than I thought to do it as I actually had to plan out the color-coordination thing… But this is a general diagram for the main lighting minus the LED strip tape recommended for the upper saucer section of a 1:350 Refit. The wiring inputs suggested correspond with the Tier2V2 lighting systems, though they can be adjusted for other lighting kits as well. I’ll do more of these as I go along. It’s also helping me keep my own build
*This is a repost from the first tip posted in the 1:350 Star Trek Modeling Group*
The Introduction The day has finally come. You’ve received the glorious giant box containing the huge and magnificent model of your dreams. You open the box and admire and caress her beautiful lines and curves. At once beautiful and intimidating, the stacks of styrene filled with kinetic potential for dazzling beauty practically beg and dare you to get to work unleashing that potential. Maybe
*This is a post from the 1:350 Facebook group that was an intro to the concept of this blog. Some information not relative to the blog has been edited out, but it might read in a bit of a different tone than future posts.* I’ve been seeing a lot of posts about a desire for organizing steps for kit mods, techniques, and step-by-step instructions. This is a great idea and I think there’s a way to begin doing this, but I did want to address some issues that have probably kept th
This blog is really the brainchild of a group of modelers from a Facebook group dedicated to the larger 1:350 scale Star Trek models. I’m attaching a link to that group here for those interested in joining as there is a great wealth of information, discussion, and camaraderie there. It’s highly recommended to check it out as these blog posts will be even more thoroughly discussed there. Cheers! Star Trek 1:350 Modeling Community
Hello Trek Modeler Enthusiasts and fans of the Polar Lights 1:350 Enterprise Refit model kit! This blog is designed to offer tips and tricks to walk you through building your own 1:350 Refit complete with lights and other optional features! The hope is that this blog, along with the Trek Works video build series on YouTube with Mr. Boyd Crompton, and other resources available, will help you to gather up enough confidence to boldly go where many of us have gone before… but do