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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #300 on: April 19, 2020, 06:36:44 PM »
Could it be the start of a airfield signal indicator?
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #301 on: April 19, 2020, 06:38:21 PM »
Maybe Andy.....
I'll take a punt on a searchlight emplacement.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #302 on: April 19, 2020, 09:03:13 PM »
Well, well, Kevin you always seem to have a good idea what people are going to model.
Sorry Bill, but it is 1/48 and not 1/35.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #303 on: April 19, 2020, 09:07:21 PM »
Planning stages, duckboards and corrugated iron.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #304 on: April 20, 2020, 08:51:54 AM »
The earthworks were built from card overlaid with brown parcel tape.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #305 on: April 20, 2020, 09:33:32 AM »
You love making your little bits of wriggly tin don't you Zak?  You should maybe move home to somewhere more appropriate - number one, Corrugation Street would be appropriate! 

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« Reply #306 on: April 20, 2020, 09:44:57 AM »
You love making your little bits of wriggly tin don't you Zak?  You should maybe move home to somewhere more appropriate - number one, Corrugation Street would be appropriate!
Thanks, Dave, that's why I like Oz and NZ, mostly corrugated roofing over there!
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #307 on: April 20, 2020, 12:59:20 PM »
Excellent refueller Dave.
The search light will be interesting - looking good.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #308 on: April 20, 2020, 02:14:01 PM »
More papering over the cracks.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #309 on: April 20, 2020, 03:13:55 PM »
What you can do with a bit of plastic and brown paper is amazing

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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #310 on: April 20, 2020, 04:03:29 PM »
What you can do with a bit of plastic and brown paper is amazing
Well, what can you do with it?
I know what I can do, sorry, warped mind and all that.
The sandbags are DAS air drying clay made as shown in an online video on UTube
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=sandbags+from+das&&view=detail&mid=7D910F63C554FC2F5BDF7D910F63C554FC2F5BDF&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dsandbags%2Bfrom%2Bdas%26FORM%3DHDRSC3
Have a look.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #311 on: April 20, 2020, 07:41:20 PM »
Some people scoff at wargamers but we modellers can learn a lot about dioramas from them.  As ever, it's all in the finish.  I'm looking forward to seeing yours in position.

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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #312 on: April 20, 2020, 07:45:18 PM »
Some people scoff at wargamers but we modellers can learn a lot about dioramas from them.  As ever, it's all in the finish.  I'm looking forward to seeing yours in position.

Hi Wizzel,
Agree with your comment about wargamers,
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #313 on: April 21, 2020, 10:44:22 AM »
Here we are a bit more progress on the emplacement.
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Re: 1:48 Battle of Britain Diorama
« Reply #314 on: April 21, 2020, 10:53:52 AM »
Hi Zak,
Absolutely mind-bogglingly fascinating how you manage to create things out of cardboard, tape, bits of plastic and brown paper...
You are a true modeller in the proper sense of the word...
... and your speed on construction. Amazing.
I think I may take up stamp collecting, I am way out of my league amongst you lot!

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