1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 3

I continued painting with the astronauts and the cockpit. The astronauts are Tamiya Fine Primer White. I painted the straps with Tamiya Blue and the visors were Vallejo Gold. The cockpit interior is Vallejo White Gray. I glued the cockpit assembly to the heat shield which had previously been primed and then the edge of … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 3

Remodeling the Master Bath Week 2

Week 2 of the remodel started with removing more sheetrock. Originally they thought that they could save the sheetrock on the ceiling, but that didn't quite work out. Turns out the ceiling joists ran the opposite way from what we thought. Plus the popcorn on the ceiling looked to be harder to remove than expected. … Continue reading Remodeling the Master Bath Week 2

1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 2

This is a short update on the progress. I haven't had a lot of time this week. We've been busy with the closets in the master bathroom. I did get paint on the major sections of the spacecraft. The crew section got painted with Tamiya NATO Black. I also painted the umbilical/strap covers with Vallejo … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 2

Remodeling the Master Bath Week 1

Week 1 of the remodel of course started with demolition of the current room. They delivered a dumpster on Friday of the week before. Monday before they started they laid down some floor protection so the foot traffic wouldn't harm the wood floors. They also started removing the shower cultured marble, doors and floor. An … Continue reading Remodeling the Master Bath Week 1

1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 1

I was doing some dry fitting of the two adapter sections and found that the locator pin for the two sections is misaligned. If you build it stock the roll/yaw/pitch thrusters on the equipment section will not be oriented properly. They should be 45 degrees from the translate right/left/up/down thrusters that are on the retro … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 1