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I picke dup this kit at the Poole Vikings show a couple of weeks back as something different, ie its not a Gerry Anderson vehicle!!! I was pleasantly surprised at the size of the thing... I picked up the ParaGrafix PE set as well and my intention is to light the interior, so to start with masking the hexagonal panels in the floor Next was to decide where to put the batteries ans switch. On closer inspection of the lower hull half, I saw that there are panels ready for cutting out for the Undercarriage accessory set that is available for this kit, so I thought that cutting one of these out would be a good way of hiding batteries inside it From the underside This gives an idea of what the internal structure looks like One of the problems with the lighting on this model is likely to be light bleed as the plastic is yellow so will be a bit more transluscent than darker plastic, plus in particular for the floor its actually a transparency, so some extra masking has been undertaken... which when turned over reveals I picked up some reflective gaffer tape in Hobbycraft Similarly this is the upper hull half and turned over... Underside, with battery panel closed Battery penel open This is actually the battery panel that I originally built when I was planning to light the Garrett Showmans Engine earlier in the year - came in useful in the end! This is the inside Finally for now, here is the ParaGrafix PE set being added to the internal walls More to come...