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Lee Chambers

1/72 Dragon Apollo 10 (converted to Apollo 13 diorama)

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Hi guys, well this has been a fun build. I had a picture in my mind how I wanted this diorama to look and for once it has come out looking just as I imagined it, spooky! It's a bit biased towards the movie look rather than a true representation of how an actual explosion would appear in the vacuum of space. I hope you enjoy the pics. Finally, you can see the work in progress of my build in the link below.

 

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1 hour ago, k5054nz said:

Inspired display idea and I love your light and debris effects. Bravo, Lee!

Thanks K5054nz !

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3 hours ago, rockpopandchips said:

A cracking build, nice to see something different. 

Thanks you !

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Great idea,wonderfully executed.

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I've just spotted something.

 

There should not be a probe on the front leg of the LM - this was present on Apollo 9 (and maybe 10) but was removed from Apollo 11 onwards in case it bent up on landing and created a tripping hazard for the astronauts as they came down the ladder.

 

Please take this in the spirit in which it was intended - as constructive criticism and not dismissive of your work. It's a beautiful model.

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2 hours ago, GordonD said:

I've just spotted something.

 

There should not be a probe on the front leg of the LM - this was present on Apollo 9 (and maybe 10) but was removed from Apollo 11 onwards in case it bent up on landing and created a tripping hazard for the astronauts as they came down the ladder.

 

Please take this in the spirit in which it was intended - as constructive criticism and not dismissive of your work. It's a beautiful model.

Yes i can't argue with your observations,i spent a lot of time looking at pictures of the Lunar Modules and they all seemed different for every mission,so i just went with a "Movie" version look,and yes looking at the finished model in person it looks better than in any photo,i am really happy how it turn out.

I am just pleased you guy's like it too Cheers!

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