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Offline loupgarou

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Re: Help with a Tintin rocket!
« Reply #15 on: November 12, 2017, 12:14:42 pm »
Nah, real old school would be to carve it from balsa, coat it with sanding sealer and then paint it.  ;D ;)

Nah, real  real old school would be carving it from a mammoth bone, with flint tools, like I usd to do when I was young... ;D
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Re: Help with a Tintin rocket!
« Reply #16 on: November 12, 2017, 12:27:30 pm »
there's really no kit derivative for this rocket.
for the first test rocket in the comic, i would advise a V2 kit.

also, the pic you posted is the prototype test rocket, for the fullscale manned rocket, i think youre gonna have to go old school scratchbuilding for it.

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Re: Help with a Tintin rocket!
« Reply #17 on: November 15, 2017, 06:20:03 am »
Nah, real old school would be to carve it from balsa, coat it with sanding sealer and then paint it.  ;D ;)

Ah the joys of talcum powder and dope. That and banana oil on Plasticine takes me right back  :mellow:
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Re: Help with a Tintin rocket!
« Reply #18 on: November 15, 2017, 08:13:46 am »
Nah, real old school would be to carve it from balsa, coat it with sanding sealer and then paint it.  ;D ;)

Ah the joys of talcum powder and dope. That and banana oil on Plasticine takes me right back  :mellow:


Amazingly I was able to buy some sanding sealer just a few months ago. I needed something for the wooden dowel floats on the Monterey beaching trolley and the LMS guy suggested it!  :o
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Re: Help with a Tintin rocket!
« Reply #19 on: November 16, 2017, 02:43:17 am »
Lucky to have an LMS Kit.
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Re: Help with a Tintin rocket!
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2017, 03:26:34 am »
Well, it's 20 miles away, which is as 'L' as it gets in these parts.
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Re: Help with a Tintin rocket!
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2017, 05:50:10 am »
Well, it's 20 miles away, which is as 'L' as it gets in these parts.

Well my nearest now is Hannants at Colindale which is about a 2 hour plus journey by public transport
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