Tag Archives: Saturn V

Revell 1/96 Saturn V: Spacecraft/Lunar Module Adapter & Instrument Unit

Having complete RealSpace Models’ Block II Command/Service Module (CSM), I’ve moved on to the Spacecraft Lunar Module Adapter (SLA) provided in the Revell kit. The SLA was a fairing that contained the Lunar Module (LM), and supported the CSM. It was composed of two sections, the upper and lower SLA, which sat on top of … Continue reading Revell 1/96 Saturn V: Spacecraft/Lunar Module Adapter & Instrument Unit

RealSpace Models 1/96 Apollo Block II Command/Service Module: Part 3

Go to Part 1 of this build log In the first two parts of this build log, I’ve been describing my experience with RealSpace Models‘ 1/96 Apollo Command/Service Module, which is intended to replace the CSM provided with Revell’s classic 1/96 Saturn V model kit. Revell unfortunately provides only a “Block I” CSM, which was never flown … Continue reading RealSpace Models 1/96 Apollo Block II Command/Service Module: Part 3

RealSpace Models 1/96 Apollo Block II Command/Service Module: Part 2

Go to Part 1 of this build log Having finished with the Service Module detailing, I had a little bit to do on the Command Module before I could start applying foil. I sanded down the original undetailed cabin hatch on the resin model, and added the photoetched detail from New Ware’s Saturn V Detail … Continue reading RealSpace Models 1/96 Apollo Block II Command/Service Module: Part 2

RealSpace Models 1/96 Apollo Block II Command/Service Module: Part 1

So this is the first part of my slow assembly of the Revell 1/96 Apollo Saturn V. One of several shortcomings in that kit is that the Apollo Command/Service Module provided is a Block I version. That kind of CSM only ever sat on top of a Saturn V for the unmanned Apollo 4 and … Continue reading RealSpace Models 1/96 Apollo Block II Command/Service Module: Part 1