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Manufacturer: Fantastic Plastic
Name: Lockheed-Martin Mars Ascent/Descent Vehicle
Scale: 1:144
Kit contents: 23 resin parts
sheet styrene
decals
instructions
Comments: This is a 2017 concept vehicle put forth by Lockheed-Martin as a direct descent/ascent rocket for the exploration of Mars. The resin parts are molded with crisp details and a smooth surface finish. There are no obvious airholes on any of my parts, but there is a bit of flash the will need cleanup. Some of the parts are still on their pour plugs and all parts will need a bit of cleanup to the mating surfaces. The sheet styrene is to depict the optional open solar panels. The instructions are multi-step photos showing the basic construction. There is a painting and decaling suggestion section, but since this was a concept vehicle many decals have been provided for you to let your imagination take hold.
Order from: Fantastic Plastic
625 Rhine Lane
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

email: http://www.fantastic-plastic.com/
Price:
(as of 7/29/19)
$90 plus shipping

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Sven Knudson
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