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Old 01-24-2022, 05:36 PM
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So I'm just finishing up my first project video on my YouTube channel (retrorockets) which is an Alpha III in 1970s markings. I noticed something odd that I had never noticed before...

I was taking steps to ensure my model closely resembled the catalog model (fyi, I was using the 1979 catalog for reference) and I noticed that the lower roll pattern decal that came with the kit was too long. I had to shorten it by about 0.5" to make it look about the same as the catalog model.

Anyway just kind of odd that I've built at least 5 of that kit over the years and never noticed that.

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Old 01-24-2022, 06:00 PM
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Can you post a link to your channel?
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Old 01-24-2022, 09:04 PM
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Can you post a link to your channel?


Happy to...
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm...N6bIOu-prNvEP6A

Right now it's just my intro video and a long winded rocketry "origin story". I should have the Alpha III video up soon. I still have to shoot an intro and a wrap up for it.

Most projects will be cloning classic kits but I am not limiting myself to that.
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Old 01-24-2022, 11:43 PM
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Nice video. Just a few years older than you, so a lot of what you talked about brought back some good memories.
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