1/72 Dragon Apollo 11 Lunar Approach Update 3

I started on the Service Module (SM) main structure by cutting a hole for the PE flyaway umbilical panel from the New-Ware detail set. I tried to reduce the thickness of the plastic in that area as well. Hopefully without weakening it too much. I next needed to drill a hole for the model mount … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Apollo 11 Lunar Approach Update 3

1/72 Dragon Apollo 11 Lunar Approach Update 2

I started on the Service Module (SM) by looking at the forward bulkhead where the Command Module (CM) will attach. The instructions indicate that you should drill out the holes where the CM braces will attach to the forward bulkhead. It seems simple enough. However if you carefully examine the part something strange begins to … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Apollo 11 Lunar Approach Update 2

1/72 Dragon Apollo 11 Lunar Approach Update 1

Here is a quick update. I was able to do some roll thruster test drills on an old 1/96 scale CM. I found a technique that seemed to work to give me that low angle drilled out hole. I drilled out the thrusters on the Dragon CM and it seemed to work just fine. I … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Apollo 11 Lunar Approach Update 1

1/72 Dragon Apollo 11 Lunar Approach Build

I'm starting a new model build. This will be the Dragon Apollo 11 Lunar Approach in 1/72 scale. This will fill out my 1/72 scale US Manned spacecraft set. I've previously built the Horizon Models Mercury Spacecraft and the Dragon Gemini Spacecraft. I also have a 1/72 scale Space Shuttle Columbia that I built many … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Apollo 11 Lunar Approach Build

Remodeling the Master Bath Week 13 & 14

Well, this is beginning to get old. The glass shower door that was supposed to be ready for Tuesday, was not. I finally got some news on what the problem may be. The fabricator has been having problems getting the tempered glass from the supplier of the proper quality. That has been delaying not just … Continue reading Remodeling the Master Bath Week 13 & 14