My space

Discussion in 'Space & Aeronautics' started by wedge, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. wedge

    wedge Member

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  2. Dyna-Soar

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    Excellent work Wedge!
  3. gpw

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    Wedge,

    That is beautiful work. Congratulations. :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Gerd
  4. wedge

    wedge Member

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    Thank you all - I'm trying to do the big diorama - off course at first I must make the Moon...I hope it will be soon , but the Lunar rover have a priority...
    Sorry for my englisch - I'm a good listener , but very bad writer and speaker :-D
  5. B-Manic

    B-Manic Peripheral Visionary

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    Very nice, I like the use of foil. Thanks for sharing.
  6. Fabs

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    Superb LEM ! Great work, Wedge !
  7. dhanners

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    Add my "kudos" to the list. Very nice builds, and thanks for sharing the photos!
  8. wedge

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    Thanks a lot :) What is Kudos? :-D ...Still working on LRV - off course I'll let you know if there is something new :)
  9. wedge

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    note : The foil is used from the package of cheese (hope it is the wright word :-D )
  10. ekuth

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    Impressive! :thumb:
  11. davelant

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    Wedge: What glue did you use for the foil?

    "Kudos" is ancient Greek for "glory"; in English it is now used to praise.
  12. Bengt F

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    U-Don´s LEM and Lunar Rover Models

    Superb modeling work, wedge!

    Re. the Lunar Module:
    I am attempting something similar with thin gold and matted black aluminium foil, in 1:32 scale, on the same model.
    I especially like the dedication to detailing in your beautiful 1:48 scale model - for example the precise cutting of the gold foil and all the accurate antennas.

    Have you seen René ('Harrier') Pinos´ LEM model builds over at Kartonbau.de?

    The first one he did, 'The Eagle' of Apollo 11, also had gold foil on the descent stage: Kartonbau.de - Alles rund um's Kartonmodell... | Galerie | Mondlandefähre "Eagle", Mission Apollo 11, 1969

    and the second/latest is a two-model 'docking' ensemble with the Apollo Command and Service Modules: Kartonbau.de - Alles rund um's Kartonmodell... | abgeschlossene Bauberichte | [Fertig] Lunar Module & Apollo Scratch/Download 1/48

    The Lunar Rover is equally beautiful - and the diorama Moon platforms are also very interesting and realistic. You´ve nailed the right gray Moon dust color. These are two real space masterpieces!

    Very welcome to the forum, by the way!

    All the best,
    Bengt in Stockholm :thumb:
  13. Nando

    Nando Designer Extraordinaire

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    Congratulations, a wonderful model!
    I would like to build me too a LM using the aluminum foil because in the real one this is the element that most characterizes it.

    Your example shows me the path.

    Nando
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    Your English is fine and your models look great! :thumb:. The moon dust under the rover looks REAL. What did you use to create the moon surface?

    Ken
  15. wedge

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    Hello everyone !!! Thank´s for everything. I apologize for my absence , but a expect that the e-mail tell me when you reply :-D

    I´ll try to answer your questioning

    to Develant: It is usual "one-second glue" (I donť know the right word :-D )

    to Bengt fredén : Thank´s for your compliment. It is very good to hear that :) I´m reading the topics about module now - so thank for that - it is very interesting :) I´m monitoring kartonbau.de , but I never found this ones :)

    to Nando: you are right - the foil i the alfa and the omega of this whole model.I must repaint all the model because my printer is very old :-D I don´t regret ,but I bought new anyway :-D

    to kenlwest: It was my first attempt to build the moon surface - It is gypsum (calcium sulphate) simply stippled by water - the drop of water creates the broken terrain and the bigger drops of eater creates small stones :-D The color is simply black "water paint" . It makes the brown color after it react with the white gypsum. I hope that it is understandable :-D

    Thank´s for all your replies. I like this forum more than the czech one :-D because there are modelers from all over the world (space modelers :-D )

    SFME (sorry for my english ) again :-D