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From: Melbourne, FL
Registered: Jul 2006

posted 06-02-2014 03:13 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for goldbera     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I found this news story today. Very neat; I'd love to build a man-sized one to play in!
It took ambitious contractor Mr. Cy Lo just three weeks to construct a replica Apollo capsule from a plastic water tank in his workshop in San Fransisco.

He turned the container on its side and fitted windows and a hatch to the NASA-inspired treehouse, which was made entirely from recycled materials.

Vegetable steamer trays were used as satellite dishes and Mr. Lo created a control center from used parts found in a buildings materials warehouse.

He then decorated the exterior of the capsule with NASA livery and placed it on a platform in a tree.

The whole project, including the wooden deck, took three weeks to complete and cost around £4,200 ($7,000).


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From: Honolulu, HI, USA
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posted 06-02-2014 04:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mode1charlie   Click Here to Email mode1charlie     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That's awesome!


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From: Guyton, GA
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posted 06-02-2014 06:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for GACspaceguy   Click Here to Email GACspaceguy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
WOW! What a great idea and follow through!

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