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JOHN THOMAS (king57)
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EARTH vs FLYING SAUCERS PART-2

From the 1956 Movie

Project summary

Title:EARTH vs FLYING SAUCERS PART-2
Scale:1:283
Status:Completed
Timeline:Started on May 1, 2015, Finished on July 22, 2015

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3. May 2015, 12:57
 
JOHN THOMAS
I am back with part 2 of "Earth vs Flying Saucers". This time the Saucer will be crashing into the Washington Monument as seen in the movie. I will build an 1:283 scale Washington Monument . Once done I will cut the gaping hole in the Monument and the Saucer and the debris and rubble. The monument will be 3 inches (75mm) at the base and 24 inches (610mm) tall.
3. May 2015, 13:10
Kerry COX
We come in peace................Yeah, RIGHT. :-/ !!!
3. May 2015, 13:28
JOHN THOMAS
Kerry, you are RIGHT about that. The Saucers also crashed into the US Capitol but I am not going the build that one.
3. May 2015, 13:31
Kerry COX
Would the 1/48 Testors "Area S4 UFO Revealed" kit be too big. ?

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3. May 2015, 13:45
JOHN THOMAS
Kerry, I have not seen the Testor's UFO but at 1:48 scale I would think it would be.
3. May 2015, 16:38
Kerry COX
Thanks mate, and yes, I was just wondering as this will be a most interesting project, especially to see how you are going to suspend those large pieces of the monument in the air. :)
3. May 2015, 21:15
JOHN THOMAS
Kerry. I am wondering how I am going to do it too. I have the four faces of the Monument cut out now, so I am just getting in to the details. I am trying to get this all done by mid July for the US IPMS National convention. More photos soon.
4. May 2015, 12:22
Kerry COX
John, I posted a photo some time back of a scene from the "Mad Max" movie where a car had ploughed through a caravan that was being towed, and all the pieces of the caravan were suspended in mid air and, it won gold .

In fact, I would like to get a copy of it to you as you may get some ideas/clues as to how to do it.
4. May 2015, 15:07
Kerry COX
John, I have found the photo, and what I will do, is post it as an album here on SM, and when you have had a look, I will remove it as it's only one photo, but a must see mate, you will love it. :)
4. May 2015, 15:39
JOHN THOMAS
Kerry, that sounds great. I will need all kinds of ideas for this one.
5. May 2015, 12:19
JOHN THOMAS
Kerry, cant wait for the new reboot "Mad Max" movie, just love all those cars.
5. May 2015, 12:26
JOHN THOMAS
Kerry, I just saw your "Mad Max" Project, OMG dude that is outstanding work. It looks so real. Thanks for the photo. I hope to make Max proud.
5. May 2015, 12:33
JOHN THOMAS
I have done more work on the Monument and Saucer. I am now painting the Monument and have started work on the base. The Saucer is painted and done ready to install in the Monument when I finish the painting.
5. July 2015, 08:44