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Brian60

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WOW! what can I say?
« on: October 05, 2015, 04:26:26 PM »

Sometimes I see an oddity and think I'd like to build that.

But then I come to my senses and think even if I spent 8 hours a day for 30 years, I would have shuffled of this mortal coil before it was completed!

Is there someone somewhere sat at a design desk thinking how can I make this next ship more complicated?

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Re: WOW! what can I say?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2015, 04:41:02 PM »

Amazing to look at - horrendous to attempt to model - I'm out...
 
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Re: WOW! what can I say?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2015, 05:14:21 PM »

Sometimes I see an oddity and think I'd like to build that.

But then I come to my senses and think even if I spent 8 hours a day for 30 years, I would have shuffled of this mortal coil before it was completed!

Is there someone somewhere sat at a design desk thinking how can I make this next ship more complicated?


Actually it is the reverse.
Someone somewhere sat and thought, "How can I make pipe laying easier?"


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_w86MHZ1qY


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02qzEHzR6wI


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Re: WOW! what can I say?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2015, 05:48:28 PM »

looks like a UK government think tank project, starts with something simple then the bean counters want to change the spec to get the most out of it.
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Re: WOW! what can I say?
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2015, 07:42:22 PM »

The materials cost in Plastruct parts alone could be horrendeous
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Re: WOW! what can I say?
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2015, 10:12:21 PM »

Thanks for the videos Umi. Stunning piece of engineering!
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