Lotus Esprit Submarine from "The spy Who Loved Me"

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I printed out this simple 2 page plan as done and modified by @Sky Seeker here

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My build will be simple and straight foreword, due to my limited tools and supplies.
I will not be doing any of the modifications that @Sky Seeker did, but, hopefully, the model will look good enough to sit on my daughter in laws shelf.
 

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Cheap HP DeskJet printer... didn't want to buy one, but....
 

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I printed out this simple 2 page plan as done and modified by @Sky Seeker here

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My build will be simple and straight foreword, due to my limited tools and supplies.
I will not be doing any of the modifications that @Sky Seeker did, but, hopefully, the model will look good enough to sit on my daughter in laws shelf.
Glad I could give you some inspiration. Guess it's time for a little perspiration...;)
 

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Now time to call it till tomorrow maybe, my hands are so stiff and hurting that I can't even fold the paper.
 

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Was able to do a little more on this today. The hands loosened up a bit.

Glued the thrusters together and added the props..
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Back painted the props...
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dropped a drop of water on the man body... Arghhhh
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So I printed off a new part.
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And got the main body cut out and started folding.
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More to come tomorrow.
 

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Okay, so now I'm falling down the rabbit hole... Since I reprinted the parts sheet, I've cut the front and rear bumper pieces out of the old body, and made recessed tail lights, and front indicators.

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Next I'm gonna cut the rear bumper pads off the old body, and make raised bumper pads.
 

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The front deck with raised bumper
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Totally forgot to take intermediate step pics... Grrrr
But my finished sub, I added the antenna, and the periscope.
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And the Beauty shot...
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now to make the stand/backdrop...