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by bootneck42
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Leyland Hippo - Ooh! you are a CAD.
Replies: 0
Views: 11

Leyland Hippo - Ooh! you are a CAD.

Hello everyone, I like to add vehicles to my aircraft dioramas; however, as we all know, there aren't that many true 1:144 scale ground service equipment or airfield vehicles available out there. Shapeways produce some, as do a few others in 3D, which I have bought but have not been happy with FDM p...
by bootneck42
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Vehicle Plans
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: Vehicle Plans

Hello David,

That is a great site and I have downloaded some of the plans, thanks to the link. My first build will be a Leyland Hippo 6x4 10 ton. I am currently teaching myself how to use CAD, which quite novel for this 72 years young modeller, and will start a WiP thread for it.
cheers,
Mike
by bootneck42
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Airfix in scale 1/144
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: Airfix in scale 1/144

That reminds me of a theme I did a few years ago "Honey, I shrunk the kits". Perhaps we could do something again like that within the SIG? The way I did it was to build the kit and then scan the box art from the larger scale kit, reduce it to 1:144 size and display behind the model.

Mike