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Offline philco36

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Polar LIghts Jupiter 2
« on: January 10, 2019, 02:30:21 pm »
Hey all!!

I recently purchased a Jupiter 2 on eBay. I knew the landing gear was started and the main window was glued into the saucer, but what I didn't know was the decal sheet is missing. Also, all the pieces have been removed from their trees, so I have NO clue what piece is what. Also, the top "bubble" is missing. Now I am not to worried about this, as I plan on kit bashing the ship. I will be making her a 4 person space vehicle. Removing the cryo tubes and towards the back making two state rooms with bunk beds for the crew and a galley. The "astrogater" is already put together, so instead of using it as "designed", I will use it in the hole at the top of the saucer, it fits ALMOST perfectly.

My main question is did anyone produce accessories for this kit? Professional or garage? The panel with the "red ball" is a mess. The previous tried to remove it, for what I am not sure. I am also thinking about removing the "seats". Also I plan on another 1 or 2 consoles towards the middle floor plan and maybe a meeting table. So.... does anyone know the actual scale of this kit?

Any and all ideas as to where and what I can use for "parts", like say a dollhouse bunk bed and such, would be a GREAT help.

Phil

Offline Tankton

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Re: Polar LIghts Jupiter 2
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2019, 03:01:15 pm »
First that kit didn't come with decals. Second it is 1/60 scale. As for aftermarket parts I'm not sure.
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Offline philco36

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Re: Polar LIghts Jupiter 2
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2019, 07:39:48 pm »
Interesting Tank, thanks.

Phil

Offline pakratt840

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Re: Polar LIghts Jupiter 2
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2019, 12:10:18 pm »
There are decals available, or at least still listed, on TSDS's website. Since you're going to kitbash, you wouldn't probably need them all, but you could also cherry pick and create your own unique visions. I haven't ordered from them in forever, so you may want to contact them to verify they still are in business and not just a forgotten website.

http://www.tsdsinc.com/index_files/PL_J2.htm

I also bought resin landing pads for the tripod legs, but can't remember from where. I'll try and find them again and let you know. I also bought the backlit film accesories to light the wall panels and control console screens.
They were made by Outer Space Outfitters and can be found on:

http://federationmodels.com/

Hope this helps.

Post Script: The landing pads were from Skyhook Models. http://www.skyhookmodels.com/order-j2-pads.htm
« Last Edit: April 02, 2019, 12:16:09 pm by pakratt840 »
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Offline philco36

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Re: Polar LIghts Jupiter 2
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2019, 03:26:03 pm »
Thanks for the info Dan.

Phil

 




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