Ian's D-Day competition thread

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    ianvolvo46 Staff Member Moderator

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    Having almost finished launching my first book I've decided to do some light modelling …. so I'll start with this …. my previous entry in the 'Bridge too far' competition.

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    That's a diorama ...... not a light. :scratchchin: summit going on here.:scratchchin:
     
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    I think it may well be continuing this now fashionable bridge diorama theme as started by Dundee with his Another Bridge :avatar::avatar::avatar:... it looks great Ian... I love that water effect. :thumbup::tophat::tophat::tophat:
     
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    ianvolvo46 Staff Member Moderator

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    To continue my 'Military' themed competition entry ... I've got one of these

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    Ahhhhhh ..... a these ..very good .....
     
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    One down one to go ...
     
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    ianvolvo46 Staff Member Moderator

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    No they've not lost the desert ... need some paint ... and little folk ... and goat ...

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    made to measure ........ great use of the diorama again Ian. extra marks for recycling. go to the top of the class. :avatar:
     
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    Concrete tank traps next to railway bridges are what you need Ian to stop the enemy invading.:avatar:
     
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    Initial paint job (it's a duller olive green than the photo.suggests) ....not had so much fun since i used to build Airfix 100's of years ago

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    Again the colours are more muted than photos ... a tad more detail to do then little people ... then ....? .... no ... not goat ....?
     
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    Wheres Clive Dunn? :avatar: don't panic Captain Manwaring. Excellent Ian. :thumbs:
     
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    ianvolvo46 Staff Member Moderator

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    60+ years on and I've built a model aeroplane …. for my diorama ... thoroughly enjoyed it

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    Nice clean build Sir
     
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    I say tally ho that man... spiffing good show old boy.:tophat::tophat::tophat::tophat:
     
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    Thanks Paul I was so happy I could spit fire … er … 'hurricane' didn't cut it :facepalm:
     
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