AXM STS rocket

Discussion in 'Space & Aeronautics' started by SonOfAGun2501, May 22, 2016.

  1. SonOfAGun2501

    SonOfAGun2501 Member

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    AXM/Alfonso has done it again. I am putting my Saturn V on hold to build this bad boy. I have been waiting for a more detailed version of the SLS and Alfonso has put it together. I am going to do a build thread on this because I just can't wait. Here is the link so you can get your own on his blog. https://axm61.wordpress.com/2016/05/13/sls-papermodel-a-shuttle-legacy/ Alfonso has made so many great models and he shares most of them for free. Truly amazing stuff. And getting better all the time. Thanks Alfonso.
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    I wish you the best of luck with this project. I am looking forward to seeing how it will turn out.
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    Okay, here is the beginning. The model called for 90lb but I only had 67 so there are some extra score marks other than that, it is going together fairly well.
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    Just a few more.
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    Had some time to finish the LES today. So here it is. Those tiny rockets are a nice challenge.
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    Had a bit more time this weekend. Got a bunch done.
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    Main stage is mostly complete. Will finish detailing and put the rockets on soon.
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    And some more. 20160529_160037.jpg 20160529_164803.jpg 20160529_165210.jpg 20160529_202850.jpg 20160529_202857.jpg 20160529_203221.jpg 20160529_204439.jpg 20160529_205417.jpg 20160529_210347.jpg 20160529_214413.jpg
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    Great build. Very clean and smooth presentation. Beautiful!!
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    Thank you very much. Tremendous compliment from you.
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    And, here it is the complete main stage. Time to start on the SRB's!
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    Some work on the SRB's.
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    With first SRB attached.
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    And here it is all nice and finished hanging on the ceiling. Sadly, after I started this the 1/96 version came out which I am really anxious to try. Lots of the detailing I have been hoping for. So, when I do, I will tag it onto this post.
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    Dude, do you have a factory or something where you bang these out!! Incredible!! ;)
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    I just made a sticky of his website, and of this thread too. ;)
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    You did an OUTSTANDING JOB on this model!!!
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  20. AXM61

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    Thanks for your words, guys!