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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #570 on: May 03, 2019, 11:20:26 am »
   

I also bought 3 sizes of the Molotow chrome pens. I've been hearing more about them lately and have seen people achieving impressive results.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #571 on: May 04, 2019, 07:05:56 am »
new at my stash.






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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #572 on: May 04, 2019, 01:12:55 pm »
Went to the Bristol Model Railway Show today, and bought a whole load of tools and other sundries at the Squires stand. It's fatal, once I get in their stand I just CAN'T get out without buying something.

This time it was a piercing saw frame and some blades (my old one broke in half. :()
Some Deluxe Perfect Plastic Putty, never tried it before.
A bottle of MekPak.
A bottle of Iso-propyl alcohol.
A one bristle paint brush (well nearly, I haven't counted them yet but they're aren't very many...)
Some Xuron cutters, my last set vanished about a year ago. :(
Three tins of various Humbrol Metalcote paint.

And from another stand a five coach set of N gauge NYC Lightweight passenger cars for the Lake Shore Limited.
And an N gauge wood, Perspex, etched brass and vinyl overlay kit of the Devon Belle Observation car, which I travelled on when I was 7 years old. Nostalgia unlimited.  ;D

In case you haven't a clue what I'm going on about, here's a pic of the self same observation that I rode on, but now it's running on the Dartmouth Steam Railway.



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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #573 on: May 04, 2019, 07:03:48 pm »
new at my stash.


Be careful with the Fujimi armour kits - they bought a lot of the old Nitto tools and reboxed them.  AFAIK, Fujimi never tooled a Panzer III, so I suspect that's a Nitto tool.  The King Tiger artwork is the same as Fujimi's own tooling from the 80s but Nitto also did a King Tiger in two variations (Henschel and Porsche turrets).  Fujimi did their own Jagdtiger but Nitto did too.

TBH, the Nitto kits are probably better - you get a lot more detail to go into them - but just watch what you're buying.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #574 on: May 05, 2019, 02:17:31 am »
New stash ordered online:

-1/144 Heller A-10 Thunderbolt
-1/72 mistercraft MiG-29 fulcrum
-1/72 Revell V2 missile
-1/144 trumpeter me262
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on the bench:

-all kinds of things.

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #575 on: May 05, 2019, 05:08:03 am »

Some Deluxe Perfect Plastic Putty, never tried it before.


Great for filling narrow gaps and tidying seams up, but not for structural purposes. I sometimes thin a little bit with some water and run it into really tiny/narrow gaps around canopies etc.

Like you I have memories of riding on the Devon Belle  :thumbsup:
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #576 on: May 05, 2019, 06:11:59 am »

Like you I have memories of riding on the Devon Belle  :thumbsup:


I spent the entire trip from Waterloo to Ilfracombe in the Observation Car, wearing a badge marked 'Unaccompanied Minor' ;D and the stewardess lady sat me in the curved seat right at the back, in front of the map of the route.

The late Mrs_PR19 and I reproduced that scene when riding in the same car 64 yrs. later!



Note the Summer Hat, it was a tad warm.  ;D




Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
Kit

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #577 on: May 05, 2019, 08:45:01 am »
Nice looking train car!
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #578 on: May 06, 2019, 03:14:08 am »
Looks more like the interior of a (small) ship! :o
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #579 on: May 06, 2019, 03:53:41 am »
Arrived today from BNA Model World.
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I might put the MiG and the Sabre into a dogfight display while the Phantom could get a RW RAAF scheme.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #580 on: May 06, 2019, 05:46:18 am »
Looks more like the interior of a (small) ship! :o

Believe me when you were 4 or 5 it looked like the interior of a large ship  ;D
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #581 on: May 06, 2019, 07:27:40 am »
Looks more like the interior of a (small) ship! :o

Believe me when you were 4 or 5 it looked like the interior of a large ship  ;D


Somewhere I've got quite a few pics of the rest of the Observation Car, it's pretty impressive. I'll see if I can dig them out.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #582 on: May 06, 2019, 11:30:35 am »
Visited a toy fair at Abergavenny market hall this morning , managed to pick up an Airfix Vulcan for a fiver and a 1/600 Airfix Ark Royal for 3, was thinking this was a bargain . Got home and found the Vulcan box also had five brand new tinlets of Humbrol paint in it , result or what ? .

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #583 on: May 07, 2019, 12:09:52 am »
Visited a toy fair at Abergavenny market hall this morning , managed to pick up an Airfix Vulcan for a fiver and a 1/600 Airfix Ark Royal for 3, was thinking this was a bargain . Got home and found the Vulcan box also had five brand new tinlets of Humbrol paint in it , result or what ? .

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #584 on: May 07, 2019, 02:38:03 am »
Visited a toy fair at Abergavenny market hall this morning , managed to pick up an Airfix Vulcan for a fiver and a 1/600 Airfix Ark Royal for 3, was thinking this was a bargain . Got home and found the Vulcan box also had five brand new tinlets of Humbrol paint in it , result or what ? .

Andrew

 :thumbsup:

Am I the only one thinking about attaching the Vulcans wings to the Ark Royal?

I may have got a bit carried away last week as today one of these arrived.
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