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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #45 on: February 04, 2020, 05:33:27 PM »
It seems a LOT larger in the photos.

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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #46 on: February 04, 2020, 07:31:05 PM »
It seems a LOT larger in the photos.

If Zak says it will fit on one table believe him.....
However the one table is 60ft long.....!
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #47 on: February 06, 2020, 07:08:08 AM »
It seems a LOT larger in the photos.

If Zak says it will fit on one table believe him.....
However the one table is 60ft long.....!
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It is in separate sections, so it will fit anywhere.
Having said that it is quite large and a photo session in Bill's dining room proved how difficult it is to get around a large model, much more room will be needed to get decent photos I fear.
« Last Edit: February 06, 2020, 07:13:58 AM by zak »
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #48 on: February 06, 2020, 07:11:13 AM »
The fit of the parts is excellent after cleaning up and removing them from the runners with a fine saw.
I sand with water to try to reduce the risk of dust and wear a mask - yes, yes, I await the usual comments, that must be an improvement, I thought you wore one all the time and so on.
I replaced the linkage on the front wheels with brass rod, the one supplied snapped.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #49 on: February 06, 2020, 09:08:32 AM »
Would anybody even think such a thing as connecting you and masks -- its not worth the retribution - you would take.

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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #50 on: February 06, 2020, 02:57:26 PM »
More of the same sort of stuff really.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #51 on: February 07, 2020, 07:19:13 AM »
Undercoating/priming in progress.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #52 on: February 07, 2020, 07:22:26 AM »
Some photos as things progress.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #53 on: February 07, 2020, 09:21:35 AM »
Looking great - is Neil and the SIG paying , per building, per item or per brick for ALL the stuff you are doing for Telford ????

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« Reply #54 on: February 07, 2020, 12:27:05 PM »
Looking great - is Neil and the SIG paying , per building, per item or per brick for ALL the stuff you are doing for Telford ????
Oh, I never thought of that.
However in the first photo you can see his stomach on the left and my fingers on the right, Bill was wielding the camera.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #55 on: February 08, 2020, 09:53:33 AM »
Painting/spraying in progress.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #56 on: February 09, 2020, 07:38:52 AM »
It is such a lovely day, there is no choice but to model (what a pity), it is pouring it down and very windy.
Perfect modelling weather.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #57 on: February 09, 2020, 07:42:31 AM »
While I wait for everything to cure/ dry I am contemplating adding another part to the airfield.
This will be the motor transport section.
I think it will consist of two 3 bay sheds for vehicle storage, offices, latrines(especially for Martin), crew quarters and a petrol pump(s). It is all in my head at the moment.
Unfortunately to keep it all balanced this may also involve another section.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #58 on: February 09, 2020, 08:33:49 AM »
Will it be one table or one HALL at Telford

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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #59 on: February 10, 2020, 08:13:50 AM »
Modelling done during yesterdays 12 hour power cut.
Motor Transport Shed, card mainly.
Coated in a Polytex sort of stuff.
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