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Sputnik 1 - 60th Anniversary bit of fun
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Not a kit but a lashed together model using a ping pong ball and assorted plastic card and stretched sprue. It works out at around 1/15 scale.

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Nice one Eric!

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That's sweet. Now I want one.

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Very good. The pose with the stand angled from behind really adds to it.

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The aerials are a bit bendy. I might replace them with something stiffer (ooh-err missus).


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The aerials are a bit bendy. I might replace them with something stiffer (ooh-err missus).


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Excellent. The only thing that's missing are the "beeps".

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Nice one, Eric, just shows what can be done with a few bits and some imagination - wire might be preferable for the antennae though as it is less likely to get bent.

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Excellent. The only thing that's missing are the "beeps".

Beep,beep,sorry could not resist.Well tidy mun.


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That is so good!

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Yes - I was thinking of getting hold of some wire for the antennae.


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What scale? :ha:

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It works out at around 1/15.


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For your next project why not have a go at making the modified R-7 launch vehicle to go with it out of bog rolls and Fairy Liquid bottles, Eric? :mrgreen:

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I'll stick to the Airfix kit, I think - although it's not that accurate.


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