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Offline NARSES2

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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #375 on: April 27, 2017, 06:39:28 am »
Wyvern looks excellent.
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Does indeed, glad she went to a good home  :thumbsup:

Some nice work there Martin.

Must admit I'm not a fan of the F.35 it just doesn't look right to me and indeed almost looks unfinished because of the different finishes used on panels etc. No idea how effective it is however just going on looks.

One question regarding the seemingly increased use of "black and white" national markings. Given modern combat ranges and guided weaponry, does it make any difference ? Or am I missing the point somewhere ?
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #376 on: April 27, 2017, 08:58:52 am »
I started this one early last year, but got side tracked.

Me too    ;D  (Fujimi model to)



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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #377 on: April 28, 2017, 01:20:34 am »
The Wyvern is excellent! Love it! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #378 on: April 29, 2017, 07:30:51 am »
Love Frankenstein's Sea Lightning, good use of surplus parts! Not very often these days you see anyone building an Air Model vac. Enjoy the Scot Nationals.

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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #379 on: August 30, 2017, 11:51:21 am »
Not a build update. But an update of what ive been upto model wise in the last few months

In short I reached peak stash at home. ie no more room for any new kits or even less room to move about in the loft, where my work bench and spray booth are along side the stash.

A soulution was needed rapidly, not only to clear space in the loft, but also to keep the peace with mum and dad. Mainly Mum  :wacko:

After some local research and requesting of quotes etc. Im and now the proud renter of a 20 ft ISO Containor located a few miles from home.  About half the stash and some other bits and bobs have now been relocated.



This as much as I intend to locate for now, as i whant to maintain plenty of room for me to move around in.

now for a few shelf shots, just to make people jealous  :wacko: :wacko: :wacko:









excuse to poor quality of the pics they were taken using my smart phone.

Now I hope I can get back to building
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #380 on: August 30, 2017, 12:00:07 pm »
WHAAAT?  :o

EIGHT Swifts, ELEVEN TSR2s and SEVENTEEN Lightnings!

Planning on some extensive building then OGL?
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #381 on: August 30, 2017, 12:34:01 pm »
WHAAAT?  :o

EIGHT Swifts, ELEVEN TSR2s and SEVENTEEN Lightnings!

Planning on some extensive building then OGL?
You forgot the 56 phantoms of various flavors  lol
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #382 on: August 30, 2017, 12:55:04 pm »
WHAAAT?  :o

EIGHT Swifts, ELEVEN TSR2s and SEVENTEEN Lightnings!

Planning on some extensive building then OGL?

You forgot the 56 phantoms of various flavors  lol


By the time I'd got to the seventeen Fightenings my eyes had stopped working............. :o
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #383 on: August 30, 2017, 02:23:31 pm »
Good start, so how many rows of shelves will you need  for the remaining 4/5ths of the stash?  :wacko:
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #384 on: August 30, 2017, 02:32:06 pm »
Good start, so how many rows of shelves will you need  for the remaining 4/5ths of the stash?  :wacko:
LOL 4/5ths.  ;D ;D ;D that would be true if it was Joe's stash

the plan is that 50-60% of the stash will be relocated in total. the rest will remain in the loft.  Although another row of racking down the middle was brefly considered at first, leaving just enougth room for some one who is stick thin walk through side ways  :wacko:
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #385 on: August 31, 2017, 02:26:58 am »
I've seen worse stocked model shops.
Hope it doesn't get damp or too hot in there.
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #386 on: August 31, 2017, 02:42:29 am »
I've seen worse stocked model shops.
Hope it doesn't get damp or too hot in there.

Too hot?  In the UK?   :o :o
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #387 on: August 31, 2017, 02:57:00 am »
I've seen worse stocked model shops.
Hope it doesn't get damp or too hot in there.

Too hot?  In the UK?   :o :o

Sorry, yes.  What was I thinking.
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #388 on: August 31, 2017, 04:27:05 am »
UK temperature jokes aside,  Damp and temperature are something to be aware of ( either hot or cold).  as Condensation will make a mess of the shelf's, and encourage mould etc,  Also make sure to check in case  of rodents, don't want anything getting nibbled.

But another of our UK Strategic kit stash's being moved to a secure off site bunker   :wacko: 
This will worry the international kit strike planners. ;D
 
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #389 on: August 31, 2017, 06:32:46 am »
Flippin' Ada Martin  :o :o

UK temperature jokes aside,  Damp and temperature are something to be aware of ( either hot or cold).  as Condensation will make a mess of the shelf's, and encourage mould etc,  Also make sure to check in case  of rodents, don't want anything getting nibbled.

But another of our UK Strategic kit stash's being moved to a secure off site bunker   :wacko: 
This will worry the international kit strike planners. ;D
 

A couple of serious points. As mentioned above condensation is possibly a serious problem with steel shipping containers. If you can't line it with plywood, leaving an air gap, then don't stack the boxes tight up against the wall. My niece uses a couple as showroom space for her equestrian doo-dah business and my brother lined them after initial problems.

Secondly. What's security like ?

I'd be very interested in the cost. Either chat at SMW or could you e-mail/PM me ?

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