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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #60 on: May 19, 2020, 07:21:14 PM »
Two changes to the order of battle - first decided that I would put down the paved area for the tank and then grass the rest ( grass is very fine ground green tea leaves  ) If I put the roof on first, thought knowing how clumsy I am would knock off several leaves.
Second needed an electricity supply for the fridge, was just going to put an electrical sub box on the edge behind the tank. Have now decided to put in a lamp shining over the top of the hut towards the road and as I have seen lots of times abroad, open the inspection panel on the post and run wires from this. Have also decide to make a fan running from this illegal electricity supply.

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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #61 on: May 19, 2020, 08:42:13 PM »
All parts of the light now made - you can see the open inspection panel at the right hand end of the main white body of the lamp.

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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #62 on: May 19, 2020, 09:02:16 PM »
All parts of the light now made - you can see the open inspection panel at the right hand end of the main white body of the lamp.
Will the light work?
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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #63 on: May 19, 2020, 09:24:55 PM »
Hi Zak - no it will not work as it was an after thought to the model, and I can't be bothered. 
Photos show the parts of the lamp surround fastened together and then cut down to shape and fastened to the main body.

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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #64 on: May 20, 2020, 07:56:34 AM »
I still think it would look good with an led in it.
But, if you can't be bothered!
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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #65 on: May 20, 2020, 09:16:29 AM »
Its to hot to be bothered about the light - anyway of to the doghouse to make a cold frame for Joyce.

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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #66 on: May 21, 2020, 08:20:06 PM »
Parts of the road barrier made, when solid  will cut down to shape and fit it all together. Now what colour should it be , yellow and black springs to mind.

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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #67 on: May 21, 2020, 09:04:02 PM »
parts put together just the painting and weathering to do.

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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #68 on: May 23, 2020, 02:41:48 PM »
Some more work done on rusting up the light and also some wires added to the light body to be cut and fitted to the fridge/fan later

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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #69 on: May 23, 2020, 03:23:01 PM »
Nice work Martin, the imagination is running wild.
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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #70 on: May 23, 2020, 06:46:36 PM »
Hi Msea,
Love the light and the rusting.
Have you been taking tips off TeaboyJ?
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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #71 on: May 23, 2020, 08:28:52 PM »
No Kevin mainly from Mig Jimenez
The parts of the fan now made and ready to paint and rust

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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #72 on: May 23, 2020, 09:02:12 PM »
First set of banana leaves added to the roof.

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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #73 on: May 24, 2020, 07:40:14 AM »
I never realised that your past was so colourful.
You must enlighten me at some point.
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Re: M3 Lee at an African road block
« Reply #74 on: May 24, 2020, 10:17:48 AM »
I could tell some stories that would make your toes turn up - and they are all true !!!!!!! 
I wonder if the Frenchman is still in Lagos airport ??????