Striking Zvezda box art
Reverse of box showing two 'variants' - on road and ready to
Two sides of chassis showing addition of parts.
Cross members, transfer gearbox and prop shafts.
Two halves of chassis joined.
Complex stub axles - two halves on left - cemented together at
Note the different angles on the stub axles - loaded (on road) at
left, unloaded (ready to fire) at right.
Completed chassis - 90 parts so far.
Underside of the chassis.
Incredible detail on each stub axle - all to be hidden under black
Transmission and transfer box.
Moulding replaced with 'real' mesh.
Detailing the interior.
Parts for the missile container......
Side equipment bays being assembled....
Camo netting is made from gauze bandage.
The retractable 'dustbin' equipment is usually covered by a canvas
bag - made from foil.
Making the SS-25 'Sickle' ICBM - from a 15mm dia plastic knitting
The 'missile' in the lauch tube.
Photo of the interior of the end cap - with my scratchbuild in the
Completed scratched endcap.
Scratched SS-25 inside launch tube.
Looking down the tube.
Need to hide those seams......
Covering the windows on the inside.