"Blast Off" book about golden age of space toys

Every discussion that doesn't have a home gets thrown into the Starless Void. Posters included.

Moderators: SDS Members, SDS Owner

Forum rules
1. Nothing obscene.
2. No advertising or spamming.
3. No personal information. Mostly aimed at the posting of OTHER people's information.
4. No flame wars. We encourage debate, but it becomes a flame when insults fly and tempers flare.

More than likely if your thread got moved, it got moved here. It is highly unlikely that a topic in the starless void can attain enough velocity to escape this sub-forum's event horizon.

"Blast Off" book about golden age of space toys

Postby southwestforests on Fri 19 Feb 2021 20:04

A fun and interesting book arrived today!
It is a veritable cornucopia of inspiration for model builds which will:
a, probably never happen
b, be even slower than the ones I have going now if they do

Had been on Amazon wish list for a few years & earlier this month it appeared in hardcover for half original price for sale by a Friends of a Library I forget where.

:?: When are people who are shipping books going to engage their brains and go, “Oh, if I ship this large and/or heavy hardcover IN A BAG the cover corners will get crunched!”?
Other than that it is in excellent shape.

Book is also informative to the degree that there are listings of the products in the endpaper montages.




Screw the rivets, I build models for atmosphere, not detail
User avatar
Posts: 212
Joined: Mon 27 Aug 2012 21:01
Location: Boonville, Missouri - a little antebellum burg on the Missouri River

Re: "Blast Off" book about golden age of space toys

Postby krenshala on Wed 24 Feb 2021 15:19

looks neat. :)

And I agree on shipping. Even just adding a cardboard wrap around would protect those corners when shipped using a bag.
-- krenshala
None survive the harvest!

Yeah, I'm finally back (again)! Sometimes, life (and 13yo son's) don't leave you time to play SF and earn a paycheck. :/

No, really! Matt actually made me an admin here!
SDS Member
SDS Member
Posts: 2912
Joined: Thu 02 Jul 2009 17:13
Location: Austin TX, NorAm, Sol III

Return to The Starless Void

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests