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Monogram 1/144 Apollo Saturn V Rocket

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  • Member since
    February 2003
  • From: Between LA and OC, SoCal
Monogram 1/144 Apollo Saturn V Rocket
Posted by oortiz10 on Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:22 PM

Hey FSM, 

This was originally going to be a display for my classroom. My plan was to have the Saturn V displayed with its stages separated. As I started the project, I learned that the Airfix kit would be a better kit to show in an "exploded view". So, I decided to build this up as a lamp for my office. The only "innards" I used from the kit was the top "dome" of Stage 1's fuel tank. Otherwise, the kit's totally hollow. To light it, I used some LEDs from Evan's Design and polyfiber for the smoke. It sits on a threaded rod and some "girders" shaped from wire screen. 

Hope you like it!


Thanks for looking. Comments, questions and criticisms welcome.



-It's Omar, but they call me "O".

  • Member since
    June 2012
  • From: Anniston, AL
Posted by GAF on Monday, December 28, 2020 9:14 AM


A wonderful addition to your collection.  I've going to steal it!  Big Smile


  • Member since
    January 2021
Posted by JoeSMG on Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:09 PM

That is awesome, very cool project.

I've never heard of polyfiber before, I'll have to google up on it, could be super useful!

- Joe the SMG

  • Member since
    November 2020
  • From: Brunswick, Ohio
Posted by Buckeye2 on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:13 AM

Very realistic!



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