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Old 28th Feb 2018, 01:53 PM   #1
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Default Space - Frank Tinsley Lunar Unicycle

A rather old design from Frank Tinsley for a Lunar Unicycle! Or perhaps more properly, a monowheel.

The wheel around the middle is actually a spare tyre for the main wheel.

One source image, on set of ortho views, and one polished picture, with the unicycle finding the Luna-9 soviet soft lander, (This composited onto an Apollo panorama).

I came up with a different design for the solar panel parasol, as the one in the picture looked more than a bit clumsy...

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Very nice! It would be a lot of work to get that spare tire off.
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