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Rob Sumowski

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From: Macon, Georgia
Registered: Feb 2000

posted 10-30-2005 01:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Rob Sumowski   Click Here to Email Rob Sumowski     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hey All:

Has anybody seen this yet?

Click on the arrows and you'll see more shots. It's crazy in it's detail...a true museum piece.

It's a highly modified custom 1/12 Mercury spacecraft. A real, scaled parachute resides in the parachute housing and the dails and buttons on the control panel light up. Definitely a high end item.

I saw the one Larry McGlynn bought and it's beautiful. has outdone itself on this one. I'm saving up to hopefully get one for Christmas. I'd love to get it signed.


Larry McGlynn

Posts: 805
From: Boston, MA
Registered: Jul 2003

posted 11-02-2005 07:25 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Larry McGlynn   Click Here to Email Larry McGlynn     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

The model is great. Besides being over two feet tall. I had the model custom fitted with the Sigma 7 package which included an flashing emergency beacon. The capsule also includes parachute displays and the cockpit panels light up. It also includes a small digital player that plays a brief excerpt of Schirra's mission transmissions.

It is a lovely model.

Larry McGlynn
A Tribute to Apollo

Dennis Beatty

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From: Medford, Oregon, 97504
Registered: Jan 2000

posted 11-02-2005 02:18 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dennis Beatty   Click Here to Email Dennis Beatty     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Are the insignias painted or are they decals??

[This message has been edited by Dennis Beatty (edited November 02, 2005).]

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