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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby casper » Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:43 pm

couple of pics of the first issue parts. The EVA Hatch A3, A4 and A5 are plastic and the other parts are metal

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the Armstrong figure is a hard rubber, similar to some Sideshow figures
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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby switch99 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:35 pm

I did get that "Positive Living" email after the inital confirmation, but got a further email tonight:

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Please note that you recently subscribed to Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module but may have received a Welcome Email confirmation for the subscription to Positive Living which was sent out in error and should be ignored. The corrected letter for Build the Apollo 11 Lunar module will be forwarded to you shortly.

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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby conqueror060 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:47 am

Finally today I got to my email the... correct subscription confirmation :D

Let's see when the test pack will be sent. Deagostini usually sends the first two test-run packs.
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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby Hum » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:30 am

Anyone think this is a bit small?
I'm interested but I'd like it a bit bigger I think.
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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby casper » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:41 pm

It is on the small side, shame it wasn't twice the size.
26cm high and 27cm wide
the figure stands just over 3"
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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby conqueror060 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:52 pm

Hmm I haven't noticed this. 27 cm is way too small for a model like this...

How is the quality? The figure looks like a bit cheap on the picture.
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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby casper » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:20 pm

The figure is ok but could have been a lot better in my opinion, Its similar to the Neca 5 inch figures in hard rubber.
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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby casper » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:26 pm

I noticed the figure doesn't have a USA flag on the left shoulder and no NASA insignia on the chest :think:
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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby bird_d00 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:00 pm

In the picture of the completed model on the website, the USA flag on the left shoulder is present, so I assume this is supplied as a sticker or transfer in a later issue.

I'm tempted by this one, as I remember watching the moon landings on the (B&W) TV at school, but rather put off by the finish. On the website it looks like what it is - pre-coloured plastic. The descent stage in particular looks awful, with what appears to be a rather poor representation of the gold foil. I covered my Airfix one with the foil wrapper of a Cadburys Bourneville chocolate bar, which I think looks a lot more realistic.

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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby booth » Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:48 pm

I have just picked up number one in WHS Basingstoke, so it’s on sale here for the record
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Re: Build the Apollo 11 Lunar Module

Postby conqueror060 » Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:47 pm

Did anyone received the first test subscription pack? Still no charge or shipment for me.
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