Sirius & Apogee Saturn V Comparison?

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dpower

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Looking for a good sized Saturn V kit, so I've been reading through the new and old threads here regarding the Apogee & Sirius kits. I get the cost, weight, and motor differences. What isn't clear to me is if one is noticeably different as far as scale details, and overall build difficulty (i.e. time). When built purely stock, which offers more and/or better detail? Which is a more straight-forward build, or do they have similar build times? Not a scale nut, but looking for good out-of-the-box detail. Has anyone here built both of them?

Clearly, they're both top notch kits, backed by good designers & companies, so no worries there. The 1:64 would seem to hold up to more launches, and have the benefit of a possible L2 bird; Anyone flown this as a *stock* build with a J? The 1:70 would have the benefit of being a nice scale match to my 1:70 Saturn 1B.

Any other pros/cons?

Thanks!
 

troj

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My understanding is the Sirius kit has more detail than the Apogee kit.

I've got an Apogee Saturn V that's most of the way built, and it's very time-consuming. I get the feeling the Sirius kit is the same.

-Kevin
 

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BTW, there's an Apogee kit for sale in the Yard Sale at a really good price.

-Kevin
 

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