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quartergauger48
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Posted - 05/13/2020 :  7:40:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The following is a Front only, from DSL SHops", Dave Lull, Models, located in Chicago.
The fronts are designed replicas of real buildings in the city.
This front can be a music or shoe store. I made it Record and radio repair store.
A big SHOUT OUT to my friend Bill Gill, who re-worked the sign photo for me in GIMP. Bill flipped it so both sides showed correctly'.. THANKS AGAIN !!! Bill for all your help''..

Ted

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quartergauger48
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Posted - 05/13/2020 :  8:02:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote




Hmmm do I want 45s, 33 1/3 or 78s..


He clearly must be a Marilyn Monroe fan'.. [:D





Ted

Edited by - quartergauger48 on 05/13/2020 8:04:46 PM

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quartergauger48
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Posted - 05/13/2020 :  8:28:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Construction Details:
This is a building front from DSL Shops, out of Chicago. You must scratch build the three walls,and roof, if you want a complete building. The front is a very strong resin and highly detailed. DSL, is temporarily closed. Dave Lull, makes some extraordinary fronts completely accurate in 1:48 and 1:64 scale. I have built several of his kits, and always happy with the end results. This model took me one week to complete. It comes with paper signs for either a music, or shoe store'.. I grew up with radio' and attended broadcasting school, so I made it a record and radio repair store'...

After cleaning, the front was undercoated with Rust Oleum camouflage primer. Then painted with Dr. Ben's aged concrete stain. the main body painted with acrylic mudstone. The trim is Vallejo cement. The sign is off of "Pintrest', resized and reversed and flipped to show both sides. The base is cut out card board. Led lighting by,'Evan Designs'.. The interior is resized pics off the net. The stereo and speakers are paper cut outs from a company in England mounted on foam board, and painted with 'Sharpie markers'... The side walls are bass wood sheets from the defunct "Monster Model Works'...

The man is 1:43.5, The girl is an exact 1:48 scale figure. Both are from "Model U" in England. Both sizes work perfect with a DSL Shops kit that is also an exact 1:48 scale structure'...

The Terra Cotta color is also a DR. Ben's powder industrial pigment mixed with pigment fixer... very realistic in person...

Thanks for looking'...

Roof top radio repair sign pic..




Wanted to show Wood brick sheet, on each side of structure'..(Monster Models)





Close up, Stereo Set/Speakers'..






Ted

Edited by - quartergauger48 on 05/13/2020 9:55:57 PM

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BurleyJim
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Posted - 05/13/2020 :  8:53:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very nice Ted! My first 'real job' was working at Zenith Radio in the Engineering Dept. as a Modelmaker. I was working full time and going to Illinois Institute of Technology at night and Saturdays. The commute via the old electric city buses and streetcars was nasty. Zenith was on the NorthWest Side and IIT was on the SouthEast Side. Four transfers across the city. I have fond memories of the old 'geezers' at Zenith. The top engineer in the Audio department was stone deaf in one ear. It took a lot of convincing for him to ever think about Stereophonic Sound. Those were the days, and your model captures it perfectly.

Jim


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Bill Gill
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Posted - 05/13/2020 :  9:10:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That came out really good, Ted. A convincing scene.
(Here's a tip...don't stock up on that vinyl , there's a things called "eight track" coming :)



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Ensign
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Posted - 05/13/2020 :  9:24:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ted, I think you have a number one hit with that one!
I wonder if Bill Nye, the science guy is related somehow to Bill Gill, the letter guy?

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sgtbob
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  05:55:44 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ted,

Very nice. All your extra work has paid off. The "pose" of that girl is convincing.

Bob


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Tyson Rayles
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  07:40:02 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote



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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  08:18:41 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Very realistic, Ted. Thatís a neat idea for a manufacturer to offer the facade and let the modeler decide size and style of the rest of the building.

I wonder if the man and women like the same type of music. Simon and Garfunkel?

Mike



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desertdrover
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  08:35:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fantastic job Ted on your store front, it goes very well with that brick sheet as well. Thanks for explaining the details of your build.


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George D
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  08:58:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well done, Ted.

George



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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  09:26:08 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Ted, that building ROCKS.


Frank

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Dutchman
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  09:31:04 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice job, Ted!


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quartergauger48
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  8:31:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
[quote]Originally posted by sgtbob

Ted,

Very nice. All your extra work has paid off. The "pose" of that girl is convincing.

Bob

Bob, that girl is from Printle, sold on shapeways...Thanks to you, for providing that information to me a while back'..
Thanks for you positive comments on the build Bob'..



Ted

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quartergauger48
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  8:39:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
thanks very much Gents for your very nice comments'.. They're appreciated'..Thanks again Bill Gill for your assistance'..


Ted

Edited by - quartergauger48 on 05/14/2020 8:43:32 PM

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k9wrangler
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Posted - 05/14/2020 :  8:58:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A bit late with the kudos, Ted, but ditto the comments, fine looking scene.

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