>Hi all. I need some final help in making decals for the Man in Space kit.
>What was the scale of the Centuri Gemini Titan II and Mercury Restone rockets?
>Also, what was the scale for the Estes version of these?
WARNING WARNING DANGER WILL ROBINSON!!!
Scaling clones of other kit decals to the Man In Space kit has two
dangers--innacuracies in the Kits you've done, and errors in the 1/200 kits.
The 1/200 Mercury-Redstone is about 1 cm too short. If you give it the
correct-length roll pattern, there won't be enough room for the lettering
(Which is the wrong color in the kit--it needs to be red). You'll have to make
the roll pattern and lettering proportionately too short.
The 1/200 Mercury-Redstone should be 0.35" in diameter, compared to 2.04" for
the centuri kit. But I'll have to get the calipers to check the *real*
The other kits aren't so bad, but don't assume they are correct until you
measure them! (I have to start vacuuming tonight, so it will be later when I
> And, one more time, could someone tell me the 5 rockets that are in the Man
>in Space set? I had a computer crash (I could kill Jim Z for giving my hard
>drive the idea to crash!!! :-) ) and was able to save most of my data.
>However, I had to reformat the drive so the data is scattered all over the
>place. It would be much quicker for me if someone just sends me the 5 rockets
>again. I know about the Saturn 1b and V, the Mercury Redstone, and the Gemini
>Titan. What is the 5th rocket? Or is my memory going and there only 4
>in the kit?
>Anyway, thanks for any help you can give.
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