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Old 08-15-2010, 08:19 PM
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1/48 scale space shuttle

Hi, hope all is well with all. I have had the great pleasure of building Ton's 1/48 Saturn V, Gemini-Titan, Soyuz. I also have a Mercury-Redstone in the same scale, what I need now is a is a Mercury-Atlas and a Space Shuttle. Does anyone out there know of any good models of said craft in 1/48?? Please let me know if you do. Thank you all,happy building.
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Old 08-16-2010, 02:33 PM
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You can find a 1:48 Mercury-Atlas at Surfduke's http://www.mos95b.com/ - click on the "other projects" and follow the Mercury link - and a 1:96 Mercury Atlas at Nielspapermodels - links about half way down in the archives section. Can't recall seeing a larger one.
Let's see, a 1:48 shuttle would be ... absolutely insane! What are ye thinkin'?

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Old 08-16-2010, 03:11 PM
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Let's not get too hasty, Colonel, a 1/48 shuttle would be 78cm long, which is on par with the SR-71 Blackbird being discussed on other threads.
There was a 1/100 shuttle posted on the Lower Hudson Valley site, but the link doesn't reach the model anymore, that I could find. If it was the one I remember, then upscaling by 208% would still have been a challenging, well presentable model.
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:04 PM
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Oh come on now! I allready have a SEVEN FOOT TALL Saturn V!! a 1/48 Space Shuttle would be sooooooo cool!
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:22 PM
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I agree with the 1:48 scale stack would be WAY cool so why not go here
The Lower Hudson Valley Paper Model E-Gift Shop - Download - Post Apollo - scroll to the best of the models available, then up-scale to your hearts content :D Go on..... you know you want to
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hmmm... 1/48 scale... there is one out there that does exist, made by a Japanese guy (and it's a freebie)...

I can't find the link though
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Old 08-21-2010, 07:25 AM
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Went to Lower Hudson site to find (then enlarge)the 1/100 scale Shuttle,but the link is broken to the model. Went to the contact link at lower Hudson and told them about link and Jonathan Leslie was very nice to send me a personal e-mail with a link to the model!!want to thank him very much. have allways be very pleased with all my dealing with the Lower Hudson Valley site!! the link there is Home Page di MARS Center -= Microgravity Advanced Research and Support Center =-
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Old 08-21-2010, 08:48 AM
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Went to Lower Hudson site to find (then enlarge)the 1/100 scale Shuttle,but the link is broken to the model. Went to the contact link at lower Hudson and told them about link and Jonathan Leslie was very nice to send me a personal e-mail with a link to the model!!want to thank him very much. have allways be very pleased with all my dealing with the Lower Hudson Valley site!! the link there is Home Page di MARS Center -= Microgravity Advanced Research and Support Center =-
Great stuff.... So now you have up-scaled are you going to give us the thrill of a build thread ? Hope so. Have fun and ENJOY... :D
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1/48 Shuttle - right up my alley :D
this will be interesting
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as my link to the 1:100 shuttle is down, and I hate having to chase down links when they change, I would love a 1:48 or 1:96 shuttle that I could host directly on the lhvcc egiftshop.
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