LUNAR ROVER
Kit Used: Lunar Models
Scale: 1:25

Background
Nicknamed the rover or Moon buggy the Lunar Rover arrived on the moon on July 30 1972 on Apollo 15. The rover was used in various configurations on subsequent missions Apollo 16 and 17. The vehicle is driven by four electric motors with a top speed of 16 km/hr (10mph). The development cost for the vehicle is around $40 million. The model is in the configuration as seen in the Smithsonian Aerospace Museum Display 1994.
-Replace footrest springs with scratch built wire ones
-Replace inboard and outboards handles with brass rod
-Replace both camera shrouds, add P.E. parts
-Low gain antenna parts replaces with P.E. screen, brass AN fitting and aluminum rod
-High gain antenna replace dish with brass screen
-Extra wiring added

Paint - Tamiya acrylics, Testors Enamels & Metalizer, Humbrol Metal Cote,
Glue - Zap-A-Gap
Aftermarket - Scale Scenics Brass Micro Mesh, Squadron White Putty, Fotocut - Nut & Bolt, MSC Model Products - AN Fittings, S&S Specialties - Linkage Arms
References -, Robin Kerrod, Apollo, Mallard Press 1989, Pictures - Lunar Rover display Smithsonian Museum 1994

Oct 2 2006

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Dec 27, 2010

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