2001 Space Oddysey

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  1. Robert1968

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    While having my lunch ( small bowl of soup etc) I'm watching one of the classics 2001 and just thought wouldn't it be nice to build that huge ship ( big asss ship though ) what scale would this be to make it detailed enough ? Also the mini pods would have to be some size to give detail and the crew?
    I've never seen this in kit form

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    Thanks Patrick ( $224 is a lot plus the postage your looking at up to $300 ) in my estimates around £160/£170
    Maybe the latter idea of scratch would work out cheaper eh ???
    Wheres Si when you need him heh:):):):):)
     
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    There is a paper model of this, will see if I can find it. The original and the pods were destroyed after filming and a new one made for the sequel.

    It looks simple to scratch make but, I bet it isn't :D
     
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    You are also looking at import duty too...could end up very expensive.
     
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    No fairy bottles made in that then !!!
    Wow the Cardboard one looks nice but as you say would not be a simple bit of PVA here and there eh??
     
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    I'll stick to what I know ( or don't) 1/72/ 1/48/1/32 Aircraft and the odd tank or ship here and there...... Cheaper in the long run :rolleyes::rolleyes::oops::oops:
     
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    Er, probably not just a few pop bottles and gaffa tape :D The paper one looks rather good and you could use it as a template to build one from scratch I suppose.
     
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    That is the problem with stuff from USA, I have been stung before on the customs charges, cost me half what I paid again :(
     

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