1:48 Saturn V by Greelt

Discussion in 'Space & Aeronautics' started by ImperfectSense, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. ImperfectSense

    ImperfectSense New Member

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    Has anyone heard any updates on Greelt's 1:48 Saturn V build since July of last year?
  2. mvink

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    Greelt told me a couple of weeks ago that he had some personal things come up but he would be getting back to his Saturn V shortly.

    I can't wait,

    Mike
  3. ImperfectSense

    ImperfectSense New Member

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    Excellent!!! I can't wait either :D I'm starting my build today, just didn't want to "fall in love" with the project (which I know I will) and then be unable to finish :x
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    yipee!!! :-D
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    Simmo An Older Junior Member

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    :agree1:
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    Oh no! I've only got 4 of my engines gone and I haven't even started the first stage! I need to get busy! :)
  7. littlemodeler

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    i just rescaled his model to 1:96 scale...and boy are there a lot of wee tiny parts:p. though i must say, this saturn v is the finest saturn v cardmodel on the internet! I can't wait for the other parts:D i'll post some pics of my build sometime:)
  8. Patty

    Patty King of Swaziland

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    A downsizing, but, just maybe, do I smell someone upscaling it to maybe 1/24 scale. ;)
  9. ImperfectSense

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    Oh my god... I didn't even think about that..... PLEASE don't even tempt me... I *do* have 14ft ceilings.... (sometimes it's nice being the 3rd floor apartment)
  10. Patty

    Patty King of Swaziland

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    If you run out of room, i am SURE no one will mind cutting some holes in the ceiling for the model. ;)
  11. Patty

    Patty King of Swaziland

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    Well, if you were to tell your wife/girlfriend that you "accidentally" clicked print at 200% instead of 100%. You can tell her you won't throw away the paper because that hurts the enviroment. Now, THAT would be pretty funny to try.
  12. ImperfectSense

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    Ahhh, but that's the thing, *I'm* the girlfriend... so I should be safe ^^ I don't think my bf would mind ;)
  13. Patty

    Patty King of Swaziland

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    Well, is my excuse good, or is it hilariously lame. Come on, upscale it. You know you wanna...
  14. jparenti

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    I'm thinking that if I did upscale it, I'd have to display it like the real one at Kennedy Space Center -- laying on its side. And even then, fourteen feet long? And then someone would say, "How about 1/12 scale?" :mrgreen:
    Oh, my god. I just got the urge to print one of the engines at 1/12 scale. That wouldn't be too crazy, would it? Just one engine... :twisted:
  15. Bengt F

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    F-1 Saturn Engine in 1:12 Scale!

    Hi jparenti,

    That makes perfect sense to me. That would be just a tiny bit bigger than the amazing model from Accurate Models (in 1:20 scale): F1

    I think it´s an exciting thought. Just think of the detailing . . .

    Best,
    Bengt :thumb:
  16. Bengt F

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    I Like BIG Card Models . . .

    jparenti,

    I think you´re on the right track - go for it. Just take a look at Gary´s plotter-printed card models of the Mercury and Gemini capsules - and, he looks quite sane, by the way:

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    The bigger, the better experience. :mrgreen:

    All the best,
    Bengt :thumb:
  17. jparenti

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    :thumb: YES! That's the way to do it!
    I actually know someone with a plotter. Hmm... :mrgreen:
  18. Patty

    Patty King of Swaziland

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    1/12 scale? psh...wimp. at least 2/1 scale( yes 2 times larger than real life!!!) One engine, then two, 3 won't hurt, then 5, need the 1st stage to display them on.... you see where this going.
  19. littlemodeler

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    lol:p how many trees do you think that'll take up?:eek:
  20. ImperfectSense

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    Even for 1:1 scale, you would need corporate sponsorship and publicity to be able to afford it.... but if you got that, then you could do the whole thing out of recycled paper ^^ MY question would be... where would you build it? I don't think any of the Saturn V display facilities have room for a second rocket inside?