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Ensign
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Posted - 11/20/2017 :  2:49:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by time2play


Looking fabulous Greg. I'm enjoying this build.

Bob



Thanks, Bob!
I'm glad you are enjoying this build!

Greg



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Carl B
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Posted - 11/20/2017 :  2:52:56 PM  Show Profile  Visit Carl B's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Nice work Greg. Open shed is typical "George" with "right sized" timbers.

And I have also pulled that mistake of the "wrong template" in the past!



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Ensign
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Posted - 11/20/2017 :  3:03:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Carl B

Nice work Greg. Open shed is typical "George" with "right sized" timbers.

And I have also pulled that mistake of the "wrong template" in the past!




Thanks! Carl.
I should have known that I was making a mistake when that first roof did not fit.
Silly old me.

Greg



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hon3_rr
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Posted - 11/20/2017 :  3:16:12 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking good. Yep... I'm still lurking...

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

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Ensign
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Posted - 11/20/2017 :  3:27:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by hon3_rr

Looking good. Yep... I'm still lurking...



Thanks very much, Kris!
Looking forward to your return to your work in progress!

Greg



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Bill Gill
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Posted - 11/20/2017 :  5:09:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Greg, Nice progress even with the small anomaly on the roof. Being the excellent modeler you are, you fixed it before finding the mistake and kept moving forward. Nice shed there.


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Pennman
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Posted - 11/20/2017 :  6:17:05 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Greg,
I'm lurking again here too. Your build is taking shape at a quick pace. I like the look you have created with rearranging the kit specs. On a side note, I don't see anything wrong with your pictures! LOL grin!
Rich



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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 11/20/2017 :  9:18:06 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Greg,

I donít know how many times Iíve made a mistake following directions and thought the other person was in error. Seems human nature to forge ahead and not stop and think ďwait a minute.Ē

Iím not surprised you cannot identify a purpose for the shed. When I first saw ads for the kit this large shed was a big mystery in my mind. Your rearrangement of the roof etc make a lot of sense. I am curious what know kind of function you will give this structure.

Mike


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

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JeffB
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Posted - 11/21/2017 :  10:19:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey Greg!
That's looking great. I wouldn't worry about the mistakes, it happens in 1:1 as well.

Jeff



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Ensign
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Posted - 11/21/2017 :  11:47:24 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks! Bill, Rich, Mike and Jeff, for your continued interest and posts.

Bill, I think I was a desperate modeller trying to find a solution to a problem that I caused.

Rich, you should see the process that I go through on Photoshop to try and make my pics look better than they did originally.

Mike, the signs that come with this kit mention oil being sold, so I guess I will use this shed to store oil drums in the upper part.
And since I made the bottom part more accessible than the original design, I will use one bay as a parking space for a pick-up truck.
And the other lower area for a workspace.

Jeff, what me worry?

Hi everyone, well today I finish off the ramp railings and supports.
You just follow the template once again found in figure 9 of the instruction card.
You will need to locate and stain some 3/64" sq. wood for the upright support posts, and some .020 x 3/64" wood for the handrails.
You will need to build 2 sets over the template one left side and one for the right side of this ramp.





Once I had built the first set and carefully removed it from the template, I built the right hand side of the railing.
I then left this right side on the template and then glued my previously finished ramp right on to the support and railing assembly, using a square to ensure that it sat at 90 degrees to the support/railing assembly.





I then glued the left hand support/railing assembly to the left side of the ramp.
Using 3 squares this time to make certain that the bottoms of support legs were all in the same position as the right support legs were.





Once that was given a chance for the glue to cure I flipped this whole ramp assembly over and attached 3 pieces of 3/64" sq. x 1-1/8" long cross supports shown below.





I was now ready to see how my completed ramp looked next to the open shed.









That's it for now, thanks for having a look!

Greg



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Guff
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Posted - 11/21/2017 :  2:26:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Greg,
All those pieces sure look challenging but they're coming together perfectly in your capable hands.
Beautiful work!
Dave



Edited by - Guff on 11/21/2017 2:27:23 PM

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Ensign
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Posted - 11/21/2017 :  2:53:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dave, thanks very much!
It's my squares, and not my hands that are responsible for managing those tiny bits of wood into conforming shapes.

Greg



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Ensign
Fireman

Posted - 11/21/2017 :  3:03:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Since this build is a tribute to George Sellios, and his wonderful kit contributions to our hobby, I thought I would re-post this article that was written about George and his Fine Scale Miniatures business, and just recently posted by forum member Bob Boudreau.
It's taken from a 1977 issue of Railroad modeler, and I found it to be quite interesting.

Enjoy it if you haven't already.

http://sites.google.com/site/bbphotog

Greg



Edited by - Ensign on 11/21/2017 3:15:16 PM

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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 11/21/2017 :  8:45:48 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Near the end of the article George regrets not having time to build a model railroad himself. Obviously he found time eventually.

His high standards come through loud and clear in the write-up.

Mike



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ed k
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Posted - 11/21/2017 :  9:40:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Time and talent. And very well respected.
ed



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