Space Shuttle Launch Pad Complex 39a Model Kit 4 Airfix Or Revell W/boosters 144
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Space Shuttle Launch Pad Complex 39a Model Kit 4 Airfix Or Revell W/boosters 144:
This papermodel kitis produced by Edu-Craft Diversions, not Revell. Be sure to search EduCraftDiversions online for the discount. This is for the 39A Launch Complex only. TheSpaceShuttle, Mobile Launcher Platform and Crawler Transporter are not included. Shown for reference purposes... This is an UNBUILT, heavy papermodel kit of NASA's Space ShuttleLaunch Pad 39Ain 1:144 scale,designed to go with Revell, Minicraft, Airfix, Anmark,Entex or any144 Space Shuttle with Boosters models and any 1:144 scaled Mobile Launcher Platform (not included, but available on ). Please note - Revell'sMLP platform will notcompliment this 39A kit, as it is scaled smaller than 144. The 144MLP would be required for proper display. TheSpaceShuttle, Mobile Launcher Platform and Crawler Transporter are not included. Pad 39A is shown with Shuttle era 144Crawler Transporter and MLP are not included, but areavailable seperately. This heavy PAPER (32 lbs. test) model kit includes:
- 1 set of48 quantity 11"x17" color laser32 lbs.paperparts sheets .
- 1 CD containing the130 pageAssembly Procedure Manual inPDF file.
The heavy paperis tested and deemed best for precision and other factors. After glueing, laminating, folding and assembly, it bears up strongly. Suggestions for other scales would be welcome.
Other launch complexes arealso available: Apollo Program Saturn V Launch Umbilical Tower, Saturn 1B Skylab/Apollo Soyuz Test Project, add-on, Apollo era Crawler Transporterin 144, 96, 100 and 70 scalesand Shuttle era Crawler Transporter in 1:144 and 1:72. Check Edu-Craft Diversions online for details...
Will require scissors, water based gray and red color marking pens (for coloringedges and any exposed paper), cutting board, white glue, cardboard (or foamcore) for sub-support on some parts, etc (Not included). But all color cover and graphics are included on the parts sheets.Over a year and a half in development --- Initial design completed during the STS 135 final Shuttle mission... Measures 22" wide, 12" depth, 29" height.
This exhaustively detailed model is recommended for advanced builders, but if the Apollo LUT can be handled, then 39A shouldn't be a problem. Replacement parts sheets will be sent at little or no cost. The build time would be akin to 3 Apollo LUT models, butthis can be drastically reduced (by about 75%) by eliminating the myriad of walkways and add-on structures and still yield a worthy launch Environment for your Space Shuttle. The add-ons can then be intalled at the builder's discretion, but even ifexluded, it would be akin to Revell's 4910 and 4911 in detail, considering that Revell's reflected a very early 39A complex before its many revisions. Revell's also is off scale small and will not work with this 39A kit unlessone or bothare modified. A minimized build would include FSS (LUT) girders and decks, RSS Hinge Tower, RSS mainframe girders and its Payload Processing Houses.
Bare bones kit to reduce costs to you... No packaging... Comes rolledin a USPS Priority package. Includes13 parts sheets and65 pageinstructions manual CD. Lay the sheets flat at room temp under a load (books) for 48 hours or so.
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