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Robert Pearlman
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posted 10-09-2012 09:53 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Oh man, these are just eggs-ellent... (via the Yahoo Space Modelers forum):
Welcome to the universe of Eggstreme Machines. This site is dedicated to some of the funniest and cutest models ever: Caricatures of existing machines, based on the simple form and size of a hen's egg.
Modeler Miltiades Polykrates scratch built these shuttle models and dioramas:

gliderpilotuk
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posted 10-10-2012 11:56 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for gliderpilotuk   Click Here to Email gliderpilotuk     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Fascinatingly weird... and clever!

The X-15 is hilarious.

garymilgrom
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posted 10-10-2012 01:44 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for garymilgrom   Click Here to Email garymilgrom     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I think you mean Eggs-15.

X-Plane Fan
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posted 10-10-2012 07:13 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for X-Plane Fan     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have a few of these in my collection, they're always fun to build. The collection includes Columbia 'in space', Challenger on its gear, Endeavour with boosters, Enterprise with scratchbuilt tailcone and Buran. Just need to build an egg SCA to finish things off.

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