Able to bore through the hardest rock, the Mole is a manned 30 ton tunnelling machine, carried to the rescue site by a caterpillar tracked trolley and is normally transported to the danger zone in Thunderbird 2’s Pod 5. An inbuilt thermal imaging system contained within the Mole’s drill bit ensures that buried individuals are not endangered by rock falls caused by the drill’s movement. The Mole is one of the few pod vehicles to appear in numerous Thunderbirds episodes. Gantry can be raised or lowered. Workable tracks. Mole unit can be detached from base. Multi-coloured parts. 6 sprues + additional parts. Includes decal sheets, illustrated instructions and AIP sticker. 1:72 scale plastic model kit from AIP, requires paint and glue. Approx Dimensions: L:260mm W:70mm H:105mm. Adventures in Plastic (AiP) a Bachmann brand product, produce nostalgic plastic model kits for the discerning collector and modeller alike. AiP have launched a range of Thunderbirds™ plastic kits, produced under licence from ITV. The FAB range of kits comprise 11 vehicles from the classic TV show, featuring the main 5 rescue vehicles, the supersonic airliner Fireflash as well as fan favourite rescue vehicle the Mole and Lady Penelope’s FAB 1. Completing the range is a launch bay for Thunderbird 1, which includes a model of Thunderbird 1, a very cool Transparent Thunderbird 2 with an assortment of mini rescue vehicles and finally a launch bay for Thunderbird 2, which includes Thunderbird 2, 3 pods and a further assortment of mini vehicles. Grab a piece of nostalgia from the ground breaking and eternally popular TV show now.