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Old February 6 2013, 10:31 PM   #79
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Re: Galileo Restoration Update - Jan 2012

Robert Comsol wrote: View Post
Here's another shot of the saucer top gridline detail. Notice the tiny Airfix astronaut and his moon vehicle for size comparison. Enjoy!
Cool!

I stand by my original comment that the current paint job on the model photographs very nicely. I'd been hearing the outrage about the "weathering" and "gridlines" added for the September 1992 celebrations - but, seeing it in person a few weeks ago, it was more subtle than I'd expected. And now, at least, I understand why so many model kits manufacturers over the decades felt the need to add gridlines.

The final paint job on the Galileo is destined not to please everyone, too.
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