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Old 21-10-2019, 06:15 AM
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I built a Saturn V rocket from 1969 Lego pieces

Can be assembled all in one afternoon but I took my time over a couple of weeks so I can enjoy the process. Stands over 1 metre tall.
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Old 21-10-2019, 06:39 AM
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As a space kid and teenager during the Apollo era , My kids and grandkids gave me one for Fatherís Day last year
Took me a couple of weeks to build it
Donít know where to put it now,itís so bloody big
Maybe on a book shelf
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Old 21-10-2019, 08:55 AM
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That is uber cool!!!
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Old 21-10-2019, 09:43 AM
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Nice! Yep, these things are great, but where do you put them?
I just built the Lego Super Star Destroyer from Star Wars (my son-in-law lent it to me) and it's a foot longer and wider!!


Next is the Millenium Falcon, which is also BIG!.
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Old 21-10-2019, 10:40 AM
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That's a good job ...looks great.
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Old 21-10-2019, 11:16 AM
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Okay, that is seriously, seriously cool!!
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Old 21-10-2019, 11:52 AM
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Can you install some Estes rocket motors and launch it? Then it'd be cool and functional
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Old 22-10-2019, 04:44 AM
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Are the white pieces that make up the majority of the exterior different shades of white? Mine are all over the place. Some white, some slightly off white, some almost have a yellow tinge. Not a big deal but certainly noticeable. Probably one of the best value Lego sets available. And certainly one of the coolest that's for sure.
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Old 22-10-2019, 09:19 AM
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mine are all white. i have it in the lounge room with a 3d printed space x falcon rocket. the saturn is a strange but amazing lego design and a satisfying build.
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Old 22-10-2019, 11:26 AM
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Excuse my ignorance ....how much $$$'s to buy this cool looking creation.

....should get this done before I loose my creative abilities ....

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Old 22-10-2019, 04:28 PM
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mine are all white.
Hmm good for you I suppose I posted on another forum about this and there were others who had discrepancy in the white colour of the exterior panels as well. Ah well.

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Excuse my ignorance ....how much $$$'s to buy this cool looking creation.
Paid $135 for mine at Myer when they had a sale. It regularly gets discounted at Target, Myer, etc.

https://www.myer.com.au/p/ideas-nasa...3910-527016700
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Old 22-10-2019, 06:32 PM
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In keeping with the period, note the tape measure is in inches and feet.
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Old 22-10-2019, 07:57 PM
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Love these especially when they're accompanied with a tower or an illuminated blast off base. Congrats!
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Old 23-10-2019, 04:14 PM
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You know it only just occurred to me how significant the piece count is for this Lego set. 1969 pieces. Clever.
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Old 23-10-2019, 07:03 PM
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Nice build, I too have completed this Rocket, it is very detailed indeed,

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Old 23-10-2019, 08:26 PM
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I saw a Saturn V model in Parkes at the Dish made from scratch with plastic tube etc. I think the LEGO model is more my level . Fantastic.

Although a Saturn V letterbox sounds cool.
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Old 27-10-2019, 06:22 PM
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The instruction book is great but i did manage to stuff up the orientation of some panels once or twice and had to back up a little , call it a launch pad failure maybe .
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I have one of these coming for Christmas... thankyou for posting this thread, I wouldn't have known about this cool model without it...

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Old 08-11-2019, 07:47 AM
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https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B06XRXB92G

Currently $139 at Amazon. Extra 7% cashback with Shopback (I use this all the time, nearly $200 cashback in 12 months or so)
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Old 08-11-2019, 07:21 PM
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Love these especially when they're accompanied with a tower or an illuminated blast off base. Congrats!
One like this ..

https://theawesomer.com/lego-saturn-...-tower/532465/
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