New Model : Mercury Little Joe

Discussion in 'Kit Announcements' started by murban, May 9, 2004.

  1. murban

    murban Member

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    My first shot at designing a card model:

    Mercury Little Joe, 1:48

    Free download at www.cardinspace.com

    greetings,
    Michael
  2. Ashrunner

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    Very well done kit. Thank you. I had totally forgotten about the Little Joe project until I saw your model. I grew up in the early days of the space program. Models such as this bring back a lot of memories. 8v) Thanks!
  3. adensley

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    Just finished downloading it mere minutes ago Michael. It looks good.
    I would love to know what else you have in the works.

    Cheers

    Tony
  4. murban

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    Thanks for the nice comments.

    Well, I indeed have a new model in the works. Following the natural order, it will be a Mercury Redstone...

    There's also the Apollo LEM in an early design stage, but that one will take a while...

    Michael
  5. adensley

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    The kit is building up well and is a nice size in 1/48th scale. Very nicely drawn and designed.

    Cheers

    Tony
  6. adensley

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    The Little Joe 1 is finished, I have posted some pictures in my album here.

    Cheers and thanks Michael, I look forward to what comes next.

    Tony
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    hi tony,

    you were faster :) the fit of all the parts is excelent( cut-fold-glue ) I'm looking forward to the next designs

    cheers
    raimund
  8. wunwinglow

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    Micheal,

    many thanks for this, I appreciate your efforts and am enjoying building your excellent little model. Lookiing forward to the next ones, too!

    One point, could you mark the centre of any circular arcs (little dot or cross would be great) so we can locate our circle cutting tools accurately?

    Thanks again,

    Tim
  9. murban

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    Tim,

    may the center mark be with you :lol:

    It shall be done - I haven't spotted they are missing because I don't have a circle cutter yet... Planning to buy one for a long time now, but somehow I never make it.

    Michael
  10. wunwinglow

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    Thanks Micheal!

    Ah, circle cutters..... I have several, but the little black and yellow Olfa device is still the best of those I have used. Anyone else found any that were actually useful? I have tried several designs that were not very good at all....

    Tim