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Moebius PEGASUS: The Inside

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson May 11, 2013. 22 Replies

 I Just Acquired the Moebius BSG Pegasus Kit, And,It Does Not Disappoint! The Exterior detail is very Nice; And,Has Potential For Lighting The Engines,If One Should Choose. It Is Indeed A Beast!The…Continue

LaFayette Scale Modelers/All-American AMPS Model Show/Contest

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson Nov 6, 2012. 2 Replies

  For Anybody Who Might Be In The Fayetteville,NC Area(My Neck Of The Woods) On Nov.10, IPMS/LaFayette Scale Modelers In Conjunction With All-American AMPS(Armor Modeling And Preservation Society)…Continue

Sending Off The Fleet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson Aug 15, 2012. 9 Replies

                       The Scene In The BSG Finale Where The Galactica And the Fleet Fly Into The Sun Was,For Me,Kind of Bittersweet. I Was Actually Kinda Teary-Eyed.                       However, I…Continue

Cylon Raider

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson Mar 6, 2012. 2 Replies

The Moebius Cylon Raider Finally Came Out! It Looks Pretty Good; My Friend At The Hobby Shop Noticed That The Skin Wasn't Textured Like The Raiders On The Show. He Has An Idea On How To Replicate…Continue

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Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson left a comment for Glendon Franklin Hill
"As long as you're not A Cylon, LOL"
Feb 15
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"I do apologize, I just found the ships information. Many thanks, and thank you for your tolerance, sir......guess you could say I am exploring our ship."
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"All of that is Correct!"
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"That is Correct; As an Escort Vessel,We are not Allowed Viper Squadrons(Even though they can land and Take off  here);We Do Actually have A Raptor Detachment,The 'Gremlins' We also have A Few  standard Fleet Shuttles."
Feb 14
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"Or is this? Gunstar Specs and History The Colonial Gun Star is the pinnacle of combat engineering design. When Colonial engineers started drawing up the blue prints for this military vessel the goal was simple. Develop a ship able to bring the fight…"
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"Is this accurate information? Cygnus is a small escort designed to work in conjunction with a battlestar group.  The main role of the gunstar is force protection — in this case, to protect the lead battlestar by setting up an extended…"
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"Oh, My Personal E Mail is kranson@nc.rr.com"
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"Well, Here's the 'Hero' Picture of The Trireme,Did By Our President,Admiral Dragonlady Over Five years ago: The Trireme Is A Cygnus Class Gunstar/Escort,A Standard throughout the Fleet; Our Sister Ship is the Gunstar United…"
Feb 14
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"In the slide show, is a number of pictures of our beloved Gunstar, Trireme,GSR-020, How could I go about getting one like it? Also, two pics of, I presume, our flagship, Raven. I would like one of her as well, if I may. Make no mistake, I was…"
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"Well, What do you have in mind? If it's Original,then it shouldn't be a problem."
Feb 13
Glendon Franklin Hill left a comment for Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson
"Commander Ranson, thank you. I was wondering if there is a list of "call signs" that I might peruse over so I do not duplicate one?"
Feb 13
Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson left a comment for Glendon Franklin Hill
"Welcome to the Gunstar Trireme,Glendon! To Officially Join our Ship/Chapter,Go To: Battlestarfanclub.com/group/gunstar-trireme-gsr-0201 and Click on the 'Join Group' Button on the Upper Right Hand Side. Also, you can find us on Facebook…"
Jan 26
Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson commented on Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson's blog post WARSTAR MARATHON
"Thank you sir, I'm still considering doing the same for the Battlestar Herodotus, Even though I don't really know when I'll get to it."
Oct 9, 2020
Admiral Miguel Rivera commented on Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson's blog post WARSTAR MARATHON
"Hi there,        No apology needed i was just sharing information.  As far as the internet and WiKi anything goes information is always changing regardless of who says what.  I just like to have things which…"
Oct 9, 2020
Cdr. Keith "Leonidas" Ranson left a comment for Brice Williams
"Welcome to the BFC Brice! Just so you know, The Gunstar Trireme is looking for A few good Colonials! Battlestarfanclub.com/group/gunstar-trireme-gsr-0201 ~ Trireme Actual"
Oct 5, 2020

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WARSTAR MARATHON

Posted on September 23, 2020 at 7:30pm 4 Comments

 In the Colonial Fleet, A Warstar is basically A 'Mega-Battlestar', or, A Warship with more Firepower and Capability than A standard Battlestar;A Further Definition is A Ship that can seize and control an Area of Space until Reinforcements arrive; Also, A Ship that can provide Massive Support and Firepower for A Primary Battle Group,Sometimes as A Flagship.

Earth Equivalents are: 'Man 'O War', Dreadnought, and 'Super-Battleship'.

This was A Critical Need for the Newly Formed…

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Fayetteville Comic Con 2019 Debrief

Posted on October 23, 2019 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

People of the Fleet:

Fayetteville,NC has undergone another successful gathering of everything geek.

This time, some classic BSG was finally thrown into the mix;Thanks to the appearance of Jack Stauffer (Bojay), The rag-tag fugitive fleet is now A part of Fayetteville's geek community.

Jack helped the con kick off the panel…

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Jack Stauffer's Musical/Comedy Cabaret: An extra Treat for Fayetteville Comic-Con fans!

Posted on October 15, 2019 at 9:22am 0 Comments

Jack 'Bojay' Stauffer:Not only is he an Ace Viper Pilot,He can sing and dance too!

Jack will be at Fayetteville Comic-Con on both days,October 19th and 20th,Not only to sign autographs and meet the fans,but he also has the first panel discussion of the con: Saturday at 10:30.

And, A Bonus! He's bringing his Musical/Comedy Cabaret for…

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A Journey Begins

Posted on August 1, 2019 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Four Years ago today, A new Ship in the BFC Fleet began it's Journey.

In A Ceremony presided by A former CAG of the Battlestar Galactica, The Gunstar Trireme,GSR-0201 was launched with the Blessings of the Lords of Kobol.

Our job was as First Escort to the Flagship, The Battlestar Raven; Our Mandate: Defend the Raven and the Raven Battle…

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At 7:48pm on February 14, 2021, Glendon Franklin Hill said…

I do apologize, I just found the ships information. Many thanks, and thank you for your tolerance, sir......guess you could say I am exploring our ship.

At 6:49pm on February 14, 2021, Glendon Franklin Hill said…

Or is this?

Gunstar Specs and History

The Colonial Gun Star is the pinnacle of combat engineering design. When Colonial engineers started drawing up the blue prints for this military vessel the goal was simple. Develop a ship able to bring the fight literally to the enemy foot steps and knock on the door. After several design developments Cygus Ship Yard (CSY) created a marvel master piece meeting Colonial Military Fleet exact specifications. Every aspect of war was used and incorporated into the Gun Star making it a multi-purpose/role ship. Its redesigned weapons system gives this ship its muscle making it superior in firepower. Enabling this warship to handle various missions its overall design makes this ship fast and highly maneuverable yet long-endurance in combat.

Primary mission of the Cygnus Class Gun Star is as follows intended to escort or give direct support of larger military vessels in the fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them. It's secondary mission to perform as a Command Control and Communications platform.

There are five different types of Classifications for each Gun Star in operation. You are the Chapter leader and as such you can choose the "Classification". For CDF HQ purposes and easier tracking all Gun Star chapters will fall under CYGNUS Class".

CLASSIFICATIONS:
-Defender
-Vanguard
-Strike
-Escort
-Patrol


*GUN STAR DETAILS*

Scale: L: 695m W: 280m H: 93m
Tonnage: Variable
Speed: Variable

Crew Compliment:

Standard Crew: 800
Fleet Officer: 64
Marine Officer: 24
Fleet Enlisted: 600
Marine Enlisted: 112


Passenger Capacity: 50

Small Ship Compliment:
-24 Raptors
-6 Shuttles

The hangar bay can house a few extras ship as backs or storage for visiting ships on long distance missions. Also has 12 maintenance bay for repairs to small ships only.

At 6:34pm on February 14, 2021, Glendon Franklin Hill said…

Is this accurate information?

Cygnus is a small escort designed to work in conjunction with a battlestar group.  The main role of the gunstar is force protection — in this case, to protect the lead battlestar by setting up an extended perimeter.  The gunstar is well-armed, but not designed for protracted fights.  The through-beam landing strip is meant only for standard ferrying and victual activities; she carries no fighters

At 12:49pm on February 14, 2021, Glendon Franklin Hill said…

In the slide show, is a number of pictures of our beloved Gunstar, Trireme,GSR-020, How could I go about getting one like it? Also, two pics of, I presume, our flagship, Raven. I would like one of her as well, if I may. Make no mistake, I was brought into this world loving the original Battlestar Galactica. I went to a drive in theater with my brother to watch the movie, and I have been hooked ever since. I was skeptical with a rewrite, as they usually go terrible. BUT! to my glad heart, it was just as good, if not better than the original. Truly what it was supposed to be as a saga. I want to do this up right, and participate as I can. I live in Southern Ohio (Ohia) to ussens from here LOL. I would like to speak more to you, in private, if I may. You have my email, contact will be appreciated. And I am still looking for a good call sign. Thank you all very much for adding me to our family -- So say we all.

At 10:48am on February 13, 2021, Glendon Franklin Hill said…

Commander Ranson, thank you. I was wondering if there is a list of "call signs" that I might peruse over so I do not duplicate one?

At 9:40am on January 12, 2020, william Camblin said…
Thank you for having me inboard sir how do I get started
At 7:24pm on August 6, 2019, Jennifer Roberson said…

Thank you sir! :)

At 3:20pm on May 20, 2019, Jeffrey Scott Laubach said…

Thank you!

At 8:18pm on December 20, 2018, Ens. James "Achilles" Lavelle said…

Thank you sir! Look out toasters!!

At 8:13am on November 7, 2018, fred schecter said…

Thanks for the welcome, Commander. I am interested in spreading the word that my company, sommers, provided the original Chromaflair material for viper uniforms and there has been demand from fans but we have not stocked this color in years. Now, we are putting together a list of interested people as we might run this unique color. Thanks for your feedback

 
 
 

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