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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  12:43:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Hi everyone, in my opinion George Sellios of "Fine Scale miniatures" is the greatest fine scale kit manufacturer of our time.
Sadly... George produced his very last kit, last year in 2016 Jewel series 19 "The I.M.DUNN Co."
I built my very first FSM kit when I was 13 years old, Ezra Cooper's Garage.
That kit opened my eyes to the world of fine scale kit building.
I went on to build many of George's kits over the years, and I credit George and his awesome kits into making me the modeller that I am today.
I have never done a build featuring a FSM kit before, so in honor of George and his fantastic kits, I'm going to do a detailed build of this kit here.
I don't think anyone here at RRLInes has done a build of this kit yet, and I would have done one this sooner, but I had a battle with a fort that I had to get out of the way first.
Should anyone else who has this kit, and would like to join in with it, please do, that would be great!

Here is what The kit looks like for those unfortunate modellers that don't have it yet.

The easily recognizable yellow & black box that FSM kits came in.

This kit's contents.

And the full colour photos of this kit, taken by George's daughter, Tara Sellios.

I hope you forum members will enjoy watching another great Sellios kit come to life.

Greg Shinnie

Edited by - Ensign on 09/28/2017 3:59:26 PM

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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  12:46:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Artist meets Artist! This should be good.

Go git 'em, Greg!

in Michigan

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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  12:52:31 PM  Show Profile  Click to see TrevorCreek's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote

Enjoy the build. If you have any questions, I may be able to help since I already built mine. Looking forward to your progress.


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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  2:01:17 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking forward to the build!

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Michael Hohn

Posted - 09/28/2017 :  2:31:41 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Orionvp17

Artist meets Artist! This should be good.

You could also say punster meets punster.

This should be a fun ride.


Nobody living can ever stop me, as I go walking that freedom highway -- Woody Guthrie

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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  2:54:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Orionvp17

Artist meets Artist! This should be good.

Go git 'em, Greg!

in Michigan

I agree Greg! I'm so glad you are sharing this build with us, and looking forward to your progress. This has to be the build of the year!

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David Clark

Posted - 09/28/2017 :  2:59:59 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking forward to this.

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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  3:33:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This will be a outstanding thread. I'm hoping that you also add lights to the build as the additional detail will enhance the construction and viewing experience, IMO. I, for one, really look forward to your tribute to George, as he has been a major influence on many of us.

-- KP --
Life is to short to build all of the models I want to.

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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  4:03:57 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks very much guys! For your positive responses to this build.

Frank, I would love to see what you have done with your kit!

Kris, you know me to well, I will be adding some lighting to this kit.


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Crew Chief

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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  4:05:05 PM  Show Profile  Visit tct855's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Nice starter pics. Looking forward to this build. Can't wait! Remember lots of pics. Thanx Thom...

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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  4:54:44 PM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Looks GREAT, especially with you at the model bench. Can't wait to see it develop.



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Crew Chief

Posted - 09/28/2017 :  5:28:39 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This oughta be good! Looking forward to this.


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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  5:44:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Letís see what you got, sir! Looking forward to seeing your project.

Karl Scribner
Kentucky Southern Railway
and associated lines
Midwest Lower Michigan

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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  5:45:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The leaves must be falling off the trees in the North land.

Looking forward to a great build from you as usual.


"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

Edited by - TRAINS1941 on 09/28/2017 8:58:22 PM

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Frank Palmer

Posted - 09/28/2017 :  7:35:33 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Huh, what, what the heck's going on? Greg's doing an SBS, holy smokes get the recorder. Is Greg fit to do a kit, with his wit he'll do it to it.

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Posted - 09/28/2017 :  7:53:59 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ready, set, record, go.Plus paper, pen for extra notes'..
This will be a fantastic forum bonanza'..The Ensign in action'...


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