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BigLars
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Posted - 08/31/2018 :  8:07:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Some inspiration for what I hope is an amazing weekend of progress. Neil might be a major help. A thousand details to go but some friends and some 3D printers are working hard.




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kebmo
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Posted - 08/31/2018 :  8:56:16 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
fantastic!


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Hopeless
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Posted - 08/31/2018 :  9:07:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Amazing. Looks like the real thing to me.

Roland



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BigLars
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Posted - 08/31/2018 :  9:24:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Kevin.

quote:
Originally posted by Hopeless

Amazing. Looks like the real thing to me.

Roland


Roland,
I hope by the end of this I can have removable backdrops for all sides. These are quick cell phone pictures. I want to shoot the pictures in the same type of black and white they had in 1918. Two days ago I found evidence of color pictures in WWI. The color was crude but might help cover the fact that these are models.
Please feel free to give advice as your models are the detail level I hope to achieve.
Stay tuned.



Edited by - BigLars on 08/31/2018 9:26:07 PM

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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 08/31/2018 :  11:27:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh my the real thing in miniature!!

I'm running out of things to say on this wonderful topic Larry.


Jerry

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Rick
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Posted - 09/01/2018 :  03:35:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Larry, that looks really good.


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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 09/01/2018 :  08:08:05 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
OMG Larry, that looks fantastic.

Frank

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George D
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Posted - 09/01/2018 :  09:28:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That's impressive work, Larry.

George



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Carl B
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Posted - 09/01/2018 :  11:30:37 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fantastic!


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David Clark
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Posted - 09/01/2018 :  12:02:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking amazing, Larry! Great work.
Cheers,
Dave



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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 09/01/2018 :  3:12:36 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Your diorama is an exciting combination of history, railroads, military and modeling.

Mike


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BigLars
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Posted - 09/01/2018 :  4:35:13 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you all for the wonderful words of encouragement from my last post.

As I continue to skip around on build progress, here is where the 3D car from page 17 now stands.





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BigLars
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Posted - 09/09/2018 :  9:46:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I did a lot of stuff this week but not much turned out picture ready. Some progress on the Dick, Kerr Petrol Engine.



I need to do more clean up on this metal kit. Working with some of these kits is a patience tester.

I spent 8 hours building 5 sets of white metal trucks. So many parts, so much filing and test fitting. What did I commit to?





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Rick
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Posted - 09/10/2018 :  06:06:42 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Larry, with the results I'm seeing the commitment has been worth it.
Thanks for sharing.



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Neil F
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Posted - 09/11/2018 :  7:20:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi all,
Just found this video should be of some interest to Larry, I will check on the figures this week.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GMITokuHN4 it may give you some more ideas for the layout.
We have a show this weekend I will look out for anything WW1 for you.



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