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1/24 Gemini 9A


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This is the Revell Gemini kit from 1966 ... I built the ejection seats from scratch and added a whole lot of detail to this basic kit ...

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The AMU (Astronaut Maneuvering Unit) was scratch built and added to the aft equipment section ...

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The Captain Gene Cernan figure was heavily modified from the kit ...

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Starting the Ejection seats ... and the astronaut figure ...

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It amazes me the 'guts' these test pilots had ... doing these things in a new environment and learning something new all the way ... WOW!

Pete

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Very impressive work and results! 

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Thank you both very much!

I enjoy the aspect of building something from scratch to make the basic kit more accurate, plus I'll try out a technique that I've read about or seen. I've won a number of awards and some of these were entered into the NATS in Columbus and won some awards there too.

building something from nothing using a variety of reference photos is where I derive my fun ... and I've used 3D printing rarely.

However, some of the detail that's being captured by this new technique is really nice quality!

Pete

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