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Hi everyone, I am not sure if this post belongs here, but since this forum gets a wider member viewing than Aircraft/Military Forum, I thought I would try my luck here. What I am hopeing for is that someone has the instrucion sheet for Revell/Monogram U.S.S Lionfish Submarine kit that they could scan and send me the Pics in JPEG format so I can plan out a modification to the kit. I am planning to modify the bow of the kit to look like that of a sub. depicted in a old movie poster. What I would like to do is make a lighted interior of the obsevarion bow/control room and I need the pics of the sheet instrucion sheet to help me plan it. Any help would be appreciated. You can send the Pics to my E- mail address at.
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Don't have the model, but always loved the look of the sub. Ad from The Land that Time Forgot, misled us in thinking the sub was in the movie, but it wasn't.
 

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Submarine

In the movie the sub was a german U-Boat of the WW I era. And in the poster the Sub was a WW II Pacific Fleet Class Sub like the Gato Class.

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Thanks for the help

A big Thank You goes out there to Jim/Original Aurora Buyer who e-mail me the instruction sheet I needed to get started on my project. also a thank You goes out there guys for the help you gave as well.

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If you're doing a fictional sub that has the basic shape of a WWII fleet submarine with a glass-enclosed observation lounge in the bow, have you considered something like this? (Sorry for the poor picture quality.)

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Good God Man

Where did you dig up that bit of vintage? :eek: Isn't that the ship from the Big Broadcast fo 1938 ? with W.C. Fields. I haven't seen that movie in dog ages :D . to answer your question scot no I have not, but since you brought it to my attention there are some possibilities there Hmmm.

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Yep, that's from The Big Broadcast of 1938, Bob Hope's first feature film, in which he introduced what would become his signature song, "Thanks for the Memory." I've had those photos for years. As you can probably tell, they were shot by simply aiming a camera at the TV screen. I've always liked the Streamline Moderne look of that ship with its glass nose and aircraft propellers (?!) mounted on an upper deck. BTW, the Gigantic's rival in the transatlantic race, the S.S. Colossal, was actually a model of the French liner Normandie.
 

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Some many time I check the BB and think to my self "Man that is cool" you did it to me again scotpen . Cool stuff. One question how do you remember the photo and how the heck can you remember the place you left it? I can't remember the place I put things from last week let alone years.
 

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One question how do you remember the photo and how the heck can you remember the place you left it? I can't remember the place I put things from last week let alone years.
There are some wonderful new inventions for storing and organizing things — they're called "drawers" and "cabinets"! Of course, now many of my old photos are scanned, stored on my hard drive and backed up on CD.

Incidentally, that streamlined ocean liner was inspired by a slightly earlier (and somewhat more practical) design by famed industrial designer Norman Bel Geddes.

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That funny that you came up with these,as I have allways wanted to to a resin kit of this ship!It is on my "to do " list,about 24" desktop model.I have the Bel Geddes book Horizons,which has a wonderful schematic of the ship.Alexander
 
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