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Guff
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Posted - 10/21/2019 :  6:16:02 PM  Show Profile  Send Guff an AOL message  Reply with Quote
YES!!!


David Guffey

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Carl B
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Posted - 10/21/2019 :  7:03:05 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Excellent modeling Fred!


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Terrell
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Posted - 10/21/2019 :  7:15:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Bob!!

Yes, Mike, natural light makes a huge difference.

Thanks, Kevin !!

Yeah, Frank, this was back in the 50's...before tripping was invented.

Dave and Carl, many thanks !!




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Pennman
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Posted - 11/12/2019 :  09:02:40 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fred,

You have a wonderful diorama. I like the way you did those driveways, so realistic. So what's next??

Rich



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Terrell
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Posted - 11/12/2019 :  11:08:44 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rich, I have started on an O scale version of this, from my old HO layout.



It will possibly still be "King's" and definitely salvage but not auto salvage. I don't want to have to come up with a bunch of junked vehicles. Nor do I want to junk what I do have. I will try to begin in progress shots shortly.

Thanks for asking!!



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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 11/12/2019 :  7:23:36 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

I don't want to have to come up with a bunch of junked vehicles. Nor do I want to junk what I do have.

I hear 'ya.





Frank

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quartergauger48
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Posted - 11/12/2019 :  10:35:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
BEAUTIFUL!!! Fred, simply beautiful & perfect'..



ted :<)

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Terrell
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Posted - 11/14/2019 :  12:58:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Frank, if you decide you're not using those.....

Thanks, Ted.

Well, I've decided to change the name from KING to Brammer Salvage. I already have a King hardware store. The early beginnings of this build pretty much follow suit with the build before and many others that preceded it. So I'm going to fast forward a bit >>>>>>>>>>



The window/door openings cut-out, walls braced and both sides painted Krylon Smoky Beige.



The siding is just copier paper painted, both sides, flat black. The cut into 3' wide strips, so I can hide the joints with battens later. And as you can see I've added the shakes to the upper walls, made from a roll of white oak laminate.

The windows, made from styrene strips, are primed and painted. The doors will be made from basswood. I want them installed before I add the battens.




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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 11/14/2019 :  2:05:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking great already!!

Jerry


Jerry

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 11/14/2019 :  5:35:53 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Fred, I don't know if you followed along with the junk yard build but I spent 2 months working on it. I have often thought of going in some night and cutting it out and bringing it home and framing it.


Frank

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Pennman
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Posted - 11/14/2019 :  11:05:39 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You're off and running again Fred, and I am sure this will be another winner. Good beginning already. Can't wait to see more.
Rich



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Terrell
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Posted - 11/15/2019 :  10:38:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Jerry !!

No, Frank, I believe I missed your junkyard thread. But it is worth framing. Somehow or another I guess I'm not hanging out in the right place, I only seem to catch little snippets of your work.

Thanks, Rich, I'll try not to disappoint.



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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 11/15/2019 :  10:51:00 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
No problem Fred. It's probably because I don't model one scale, era, subject . . .

Frank

Edited by - Frank Palmer on 11/15/2019 10:51:53 AM

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Carl B
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Posted - 11/15/2019 :  10:57:56 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looks good Fred. I like the proportions of that little bugger..


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Terrell
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Posted - 11/16/2019 :  10:12:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Carl!!

The windows are in place.



And I've started the stairs. Basswood.




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