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Offline Michel Van

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LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« on: May 03, 2017, 12:47:57 am »
on June 1, 2017, LEGO will release a box for Saturn V with Apollo 11
a 1:110 scale brick model of the original, in almost 2000 pieces
standing it's about 39 inches, or 99 centimeters.
Model include Lunar Lander, Apollo capsule, three mini astronauts and American flag
it will be retail for $200 USD and will be available at LEGO stores around the world and online from June on.

I hope they offer also additional set like the Launch tower or Skylab configuration !



Source
https://hypebeast.com/2017/4/lego-nasa-apollo-saturn-v-set
https://ideas.lego.com/projects/76841
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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2017, 01:51:51 am »
...in almost 2000 pieces...
It says 1969 pieces on the box, surely not a coincidence?

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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2017, 02:57:51 am »
...in almost 2000 pieces...
It says 1969 pieces on the box, surely not a coincidence?

I would say you're right!
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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2017, 10:35:19 am »
It's out and Adam savage love it (spoiler)


other present mods for it, like this one with Sound and Led lights
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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2017, 04:43:32 am »



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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2017, 06:39:18 am »
My son has just bought that and built it up. A most impressive model I do say. It comes with some tiny figures that are to scale and measure 1/2" (12.6mm) so that makes it 1/144 scale too if anyone is interested.
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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2017, 11:54:06 pm »
My son has just bought that and built it up. A most impressive model I do say. It comes with some tiny figures that are to scale and measure 1/2" (12.6mm) so that makes it 1/144 scale too if anyone is interested.

Hello !

If you have some pictures of it to share ...

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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2017, 10:28:43 pm »
took a few days to build - but here it is. I found that many shops that stock lego just would not have any left, or never had any at all. the best way i got my hands on one was via eBay !! Also the instruction booklet is huge 200 pages https://lc-www-live-s.legocdn.com/bigdownloads/buildinginstructions/6207578.pdf
« Last Edit: August 15, 2017, 10:32:00 pm by Zeppelin »

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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2017, 12:05:21 am »
Lego underestimated demand so the set is sold out, there are indications there'll be a second production run soon so don't pay silly prices on eBay...

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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2017, 05:26:44 am »
My son has just bought that and built it up. A most impressive model I do say. It comes with some tiny figures that are to scale and measure 1/2" (12.6mm) so that makes it 1/144 scale too if anyone is interested.

Hello !

If you have some pictures of it to share ...

Tonton

I'll get some done on the weekend, my son can then show how the lander can be placed inside the top section. On the internet I found some photos of it compared to the Dragon 1/72 model of the same thing.
Quick question first though, can I post photos directly onto the forum, or does it have to go through a 3rd party host?
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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2017, 05:46:07 am »
Directly on forum.
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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2017, 05:50:45 am »
Thanks Paul, I'll get some pics done then.

I should mention the figures that come with the model are not your normal Lego figures. They look like the real astronauts in shape.
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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2017, 07:04:04 am »
took a few days to build - but here it is. I found that many shops that stock lego just would not have any left, or never had any at all. the best way i got my hands on one was via eBay !! Also the instruction booklet is huge 200 pages https://lc-www-live-s.legocdn.com/bigdownloads/buildinginstructions/6207578.pdf

Hello !

Thanks for the link !

Just for fun in this topic, I made the Tournesol rocket, ten years ago ... Styro, wood, paper, glue, paint ... and hours ! Today I restore it because many accidents have broken a little the ailerons ! LEGO are better in this case !!!

The Corsair 1/72 give the scale (1200 mm high...).

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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #13 on: August 19, 2017, 04:40:55 pm »
As promised, some photos of my son's Lego Saturn V.

First one is of my son with his model.

Second one is the model on a 36"x24" cutting mat.
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Re: LEGO Apollo Saturn V (39 inch Model)
« Reply #14 on: August 19, 2017, 04:42:55 pm »
This set is of the various stages before we took it apart.
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