Gemini

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Assembly drawing


Parts and detail drawings


Recommended materials for construction

Part
number
DescriptionNumber
required
Recommended
material
Color
1Rendezvous and Recovery sectionOneWood - pineBlack
1AAntennaOne1/16" brazing rodPolish & lacquer
1BAntennaOne1/16" brazing rodPolish & lacquer
2Cabin sectionOneWood - pineWhite with black surface details
3Cabin fastener (threaded bushing)TwoSteel
4Separation adapterThreeWood - mapleBlack
5ScannerOneWood - mapleBlack
6Retrograde sectionOneWood - mapleWhite
7Retrograde motors rocketsFourWood - mapleBlack
7ARetrograde chamber sleevesFourWood - maplBlack
8Separation dowelsFourWood - dowel
9FourWood - mapleBlack
10TwoWood - mapleBlack
11ThreeWood - mapleBlack
12Tie-down lugsTwentyWood - mapleBlack
13Attitude control chambersFourWood - mapleBlack
14Adapter sectionOneWood - pineWhite
Gemini standOneSteelWhite
Stand capsThreeRubber capsBlack


Recommended procedure for construction

Part
no.
Suggested
materials
Fabrication
technique
Surface
treatment
Assembly
recommendations
1Wood - pineTurn on lathe to specified dimensions. Drill as specified on detail drawingFinish sand all surfaces. Paint blackPlace threaded rod in position and secure with epoxy resin.
1A1/16" brazing rodCut to specified dimensions.Polish and lacquerInsert part 1A. (See pictorial assembly) Secure with epoxy resin
1B1/16" brazing rodCut to specified dimensions.Polish and lacquerInsert part 1B. (See pictorial assembly) Secure with epoxy resin
2Wood - pineTurn on lathe to specified dimensions. Drill as indicated on detail drawingFinish sand all surfaces. Paint white. Mask and paint surface details as shown on pictorial assembly.
3Cold rolled steelCut to specified dimensions. Drill and tap as indicated on the detail drawing.Glue part 3 (threaded bushing) into part 2. Secure with epoxy resin
4Wood - mapleCut and shape to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces. Paint black prior to cementing to part 2Glue part 4 to part 2. Secure with epoxy resin
5Wood - mapleCut and shape to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces. Paint black prior to cementing to part 2Glue part 5 to part 2. Secure with epoxy resin
6Wood - pineTurn on lathe to specified dimensions. Drill as indicated on detail drawingFinish sand all surfaces. Paint white.Place threaded rod in position. Secure with epoxy resin
7HardwoodTurn on lathe to specified dimensions. Drill as indicated. May be purchased commercially.Finish sand surface
7AHardwoodTurn on lathe to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces. Glue to part 7. Paint unit assembly (parts 7-7A) black.Glue part 7A to part 7. Glue unit assembly to part 6
8Hardwood dowelCut to specified dimensionsGlue part 8 to part 14. (See detail drawing)
9Wood - mapleCut and shape to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces. Paint black prior to cementing to part 6.Glue part 9 to part 6. Secure with epoxy resin.
10Wood - mapleCut and shape to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces. Paint black prior to cementing to part 6.Glue part 10 to part 6. Secure with epoxy resin.
11Wood - mapleCut and shape to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces. Paint black prior to cementing to part 6.Glue part 11 to part 6. Secure with epoxy resin.
12Wood - mapleCut and shape to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces. Paint black prior to cementing to part 14.Glue part 12 to part 14. Secure with epoxy resin.
13Wood - mapleCut, shape, and drill to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces. Paint black prior to cementing to part 14.Glue part 13 to part 14. Secure with epoxy resin.
14Gemini standCut, bend, and weld as indicated on the detail drawing.Prepare metal surfaces for painting (one coat metal primer and two coats of white enamel).Weld or braze steel stand as indicated on the detail drawing. Attach rubber caps to legs.



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