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    Sometimes things lost should remain lost . . . or not! The box was discovered along with a bag of green best left alone stuff.

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    The ideas started to come together, again . . .

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    A foam substrate appears . . .

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    Upper waters emerge and hover over the deep . . .

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    A curved wall takes a stand . . .

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    Upper, and lower . . .

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    Then the bulwarks of stone formed . . .

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    And it was time for dinner . . .

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    Oh, this looks fun already.

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    Impressive start to construction Dave

    "He is wise who watches"

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    Oh wow, cant wait to see the finished item, looking great already.... WE WANT MORE !!

    Never Knowingly Undergunned !!

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    Another great production by CLIPPER. Its funny when you post photos of what you are using I see them when I go to the hobby stores. Great stuff as always.

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    Amazing!

    Looking forward to the next installment!

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    I'll have some more of that. Nice one David

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    I love construction projects and this one looks exciting, keep up the good work!

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    Always impressive what resources you throw in for your projects, David.
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    Voilą le soleil d'Austerlitz!

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    Looks great so far Dave. That will be one impressive piece on the table.

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    David, you are making me want to build more diorama's. Please keep us up tp date!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Willi View Post
    David, you are making me want to build more diorama's. Please keep us up tp date!
    David does have that effect on people, yes
    Karl
    It is impossible for a man to begin to learn what he thinks he knows. -- Epictetus

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    Oh man, gonna be epic Where do you store all this stuff?

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    Quote Originally Posted by malachi View Post
    Where do you store all this stuff?
    In the elves' homes, of course. The only space he has left in his is room for the refrigerator, stove, shower, toilet, and workshop.

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    Day 2 details, end caps, need to appear to be hewn from bedrock , not foam . . .

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    Then paper dolls!

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    Cut and fitted-my 3-D "printer "

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    Fittings and fussings

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    Testing the rock facings

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    More fun awaiting . . .

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    Outstanding job so far. Do wonder if you could clip a bunch of the rock facings in half and stagger them like laying bricks. Sort of try and lose the lines that way.

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    This is brilliant, it’s like watching a tv series and eagerly awaiting the next episode....

    Never Knowingly Undergunned !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by malachi View Post
    Oh man, gonna be epic Where do you store all this stuff?
    Ha, my wife keeps asking the same question -and making dire threats like “Don’t even think about it!”

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    its coming together nicely dave!

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    So back at the dam job . . . rock faces applied . . .

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    Now to play with the physics a bit . . .7 Lancs in the pattern . . .

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    And back . . .

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    Now to do the waters . . mountains, and beaches . .

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    Very nice. Can't wait to see the water frothing out of the chutes.

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    Looking great David!

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    And they made the mountains . . . .

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    And spread the waters. . . .

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    . . . and the dry ground came forth

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    Clipper that is pretty darn amazing! You need a model train and a bridge and have the train running around it.

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    Haven't found a 1/200" scale period locomotive yet . . . Shapeways? A trestle though . . .

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    Looking great! Gonna double as a dining room table

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    Nice progress, David.
    Voilą le soleil d'Austerlitz!

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    Just gets better and better.... can’t wait for the next instalment.

    Never Knowingly Undergunned !!

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    Very impressive Dave.
    In fact it's a dam good job all round.
    Rob.
    "Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death."

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    I find the work you do simply amazing.

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    it just gets betterer n betterer. What is the back of the dam rockface made of? Looks a bit like carpet (the bit under the bed that wont be missed!!!!!?

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    Looks awesome!

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    Closest for a train would be Z Guage. Listed as 1/220 so pretty close. Marklin makes a German loco close to this period.

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    Amazing work...

    Never Knowingly Undergunned !!

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    Oh wow, that certainly puts things into perspective!

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    That's immense effort David, well done for realising your project

    "He is wise who watches"

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    Follow that chums!
    Rob.


    my bouncing bomb failed!
    "Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death."

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    Astounding!

    Three cheers for the elves!

    And some Rep for Clipper!

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    Still have a long list of items to go! Thanks all!

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    Looks amazing clipper!!!

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    Wow absolutely brill Dave

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    From huge to tiny, the roof top defensive gun crews, thanks Zoe! Still using the little tiny people!

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    List of final bits . . .

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    Looking and sounding better and better!

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    Looking for Maverick, is he still out there? He had much great input on the attacks that he shared with me long ago . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by clipper1801 View Post
    Looking for Maverick, is he still out there? He had much great input on the attacks that he shared with me long ago . . .
    He's still around, but mucho-busy with work at the moment.

    Probably best to PM him.

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