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by MalcolmR
Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: USS Charles Ashburne
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: USS Charles Ashburne

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by MalcolmR
Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: USS Charles Ashburne
Replies: 1
Views: 86

USS Charles Ashburne

Well it's taken 2 years off and on but I'm calling it finished. Picked it up at Trains4you when it was on special offer. I had started to build an escort carrier (which is still ongoing) and had found & purchased some bofors guns for it After some research I decided to use the said guns & bu...
by MalcolmR
Sat Nov 06, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Normandy beach DIY
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Normandy beach DIY

I've seen the 1/144 crew and have them on order to go with the Xmas present the good lady has for me. (Eppleton Hall paddle tug. Roll on Xmas) just finishing Trumpeters early Gato Class & Fletcher class destroyer (Photos to follow soon) Wish I could get to the show but what I save on transport &...
by MalcolmR
Sat Nov 06, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Normandy beach DIY
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Normandy beach DIY

Saw this photo of the US Coast Guard 83ft. Patrol Cutter USCG 20 beached on the Normandy coast under repair so decided to finish the Black Cat Models kit in this setting. Really nice model. Hope everyone is well and enjoying their modelling.
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by MalcolmR
Fri Oct 08, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Ready to defend.
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Ready to defend.

How to make a scene with a barrage balloon as it would look very whobblie on a thin wire 4 or 5 foot in the air so decided to make a scene with the mechanics working on the hoist wheel below the ballon ready for the expected raids tonight. (Even at this hieght it needs all the wires to hold it up no...
by MalcolmR
Sun Sep 26, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Tupelov G.5 MTB
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Re: Tupelov G.5 MTB

Overall very nice although the were a few air bubbles on the bottom of the hull but I did not fill them as they would not be seen. The fit of the kit was very good. the guns, masts, prop shafts & torpedo guides for the hull rear were VERY delicate so I gave them a coat of thin super glue while s...
by MalcolmR
Sat Sep 25, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Tupelov G.5 MTB
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Tupelov G.5 MTB

Just finished my latest boat. It,s the Brengun Tupelov G.5 MTB. Thought I would make it in a docking scene as I believe these boats had a problem with salt water corrosion so this gave me the opportunity to show the whole boat out of the water. As you can see the figure standing on the deck must hav...
by MalcolmR
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Gigant
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Gigant

GWH Gigantic. Really nice build. I've added sand & dust as I intend to add it to a desert base. Props need painting in dark green.
by MalcolmR
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Busy summer.
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Re: Busy summer.

Yes A models kit and again fun to build.
by MalcolmR
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Millom opens its doors.
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Re: Millom opens its doors.

It may be ugly but it was a beautiful nice build