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Old 17-02-2015, 11:41 PM   #41
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Thanks for posting those Andy. I can see a few more details such as the yellow tanks which look like they're possibly from a Tamiya F1 kit and what looks like an axle part on the main body.
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Old 21-02-2015, 01:16 AM   #42
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Anyone recognise any other greeblies on there? I'm sure I've got that chequered square piece which is on the top next to the command module somewhere in my spares box. I think it might be from an Airfix ship.
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Old 22-02-2015, 04:37 PM   #43
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Its from the Airfix 1:72 Luna Module as are a few other pieces. The domes are Airfix Eagle, the strip with the little tan squares are the windows of some kind of airliner kit (possibly Airfix 747) and there are some EMA KW-12 wedges.
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Old 22-02-2015, 06:22 PM   #44
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Its from the Airfix 1:72 Luna Module as are a few other pieces. The domes are Airfix Eagle, the strip with the little tan squares are the windows of some kind of airliner kit (possibly Airfix 747) and there are some EMA KW-12 wedges.



Thought I'd seen it before and now you mention it - those do look like airliner window strips.
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Old 22-02-2015, 10:36 PM   #45
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Funnily enough - I was reading the new Airfix magazine earlier on and they do a review of Airfix's new 1/48 Spitfire Mk1. I thought I'd seen them somewhere recently and in one of the photos of the cockpit there's 2 joined tanks which look suspiciously like the yellow ones on the Wanderer's left side [ at the end of one of the 4 shuttle boosters ].

Obviously they can't be from the new kit but could they be from an older Spitfire kit?
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Old 28-02-2015, 11:40 PM   #46
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Exterminator any chance of a screen grab of the front and middle of the ship? I'm afraid I haven't got a clue how to put screen grabs up on here.
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Old 02-03-2015, 12:30 AM   #47
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Hi Fallingstar, working on something now, will put it up soon!
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Old 02-03-2015, 01:07 AM   #48
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Hi Fallingstar, working on something now, will put it up soon!


Cheers Exterminator!
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Old 02-03-2015, 08:14 AM   #49
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Right, here you are then, a complete set of screenshots for you, plus a composite of the whole thing, for easy reference!
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Old 02-03-2015, 09:56 PM   #50
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Nicely done.
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Old 03-03-2015, 05:40 AM   #51
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Many thanks Exterminator - just the job! Interesting to see more of the detail that's missing from later photos and it looks like the front radar dish is balanced on that thin piece of plastic if I'm not mistaken.

Hmmm - I've got similar radar dish's to that on my old 1/32 Apollo but the bottom is flat on those.
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Old 03-03-2015, 05:56 PM   #52
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One piece of detailing I recognise are these things (see attached photo), they look like round-headed pins stuck on to some tiny round bit of plastic (these also appear on the Andromedan "hairdryer" Scout Ship).

Looking through the Plastruct catalogue, I notice that this shape is one in a bag of small parts (15 in a bag, 5 of each type). The Plastruct code is LMRR-15. The other bits might be used elsewhere, or on other models.

Another order for Plastruct USA, then!!
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Old 03-03-2015, 11:01 PM   #53
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Many thanks Exterminator - just the job! Interesting to see more of the detail that's missing from later photos and it looks like the front radar dish is balanced on that thin piece of plastic if I'm not mistaken.

Hmmm - I've got similar radar dish's to that on my old 1/32 Apollo but the bottom is flat on those.
I think the front and rear dishes are 1:72 Airfix Luna Module. So is the small cone on the front of the command module.

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One piece of detailing I recognise are these things (see attached photo), they look like round-headed pins stuck on to some tiny round bit of plastic (these also appear on the Andromedan "hairdryer" Scout Ship).

Looking through the Plastruct catalogue, I notice that this shape is one in a bag of small parts (15 in a bag, 5 of each type). The Plastruct code is LMRR-15. The other bits might be used elsewhere, or on other models.

Another order for Plastruct USA, then!!
Great spot Exterminator
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Old 04-03-2015, 12:05 AM   #54
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Yes well spotted Exterminator and another item to add to my list from Plastruct.

And I think you might be right about the dishes too SC. I haven't got the Airfix module but I'll have a look to see if I can see a picture of that cone part on the net.
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Old 04-03-2015, 02:29 AM   #55
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There's only one dish in the Airfix Luna Module kit so you'll need at least two of them. The rectangular piece by the engine with what looks like a raised figure of 8 on it is also from this kit.

Did you have any luck with the two small cylinders? I don't know were they come from or the rear axle parts.
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Old 04-03-2015, 04:17 AM   #56
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There's only one dish in the Airfix Luna Module kit so you'll need at least two of them. The rectangular piece by the engine with what looks like a raised figure of 8 on it is also from this kit.

Did you have any luck with the two small cylinders? I don't know were they come from or the rear axle parts.


Unfortunately not yet. The cylinders are similar to the ones in the new Airfix Spitfire but not exactly the same and I haven't got a clue what the axle parts are from.

Luckily it appears from your info about the Module though I know another few parts.
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Old 04-03-2015, 07:30 AM   #57
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Here's a complete set of photos of the 1:72 Airfix Lunar Module kit I took a while ago.

The piece with the "8" shaped detail and the large dish and tripod (used for the main antenna on top of the Wanderer) aren't part of the lander, they are parts of the "experiments" included with the kit. The builder has definitely used at least TWO kits, there's another of these tripods to the rear of the ship.
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Old 04-03-2015, 01:40 PM   #58
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And another thing!!

The big "crossy thing" (technical term) near the rear of the Wanderer is part of the Dapol footbridge kit, catalogue number C004 (another "usual suspects" kit used a lot by BBC VisFX).

I think it's part no. 17. I also think I need to get out more!!
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Old 04-03-2015, 06:57 PM   #59
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And another thing!!

The big "crossy thing" (technical term) near the rear of the Wanderer is part of the Dapol footbridge kit, catalogue number C004 (another "usual suspects" kit used a lot by BBC VisFX).

I think it's part no. 17. I also think I need to get out more!!


No Exterminator - I think you need to stay in more so people can get more of your invaluable information!

I wondered if those crossy things were from something like an old bridge kit but looks like you've confirmed it and great info too about the lander and the experiment parts. I've just had a look at the Dapol footbridge on Ebay and thankfully it's nice and cheap.

More kits to add to the list!
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Old 04-03-2015, 07:41 PM   #60
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Just found that the small rectangular part at the top of the command module where it joins the neck is from the 1/48 Revell Gemini.
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