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A big thank you to forum member 'Topdog'. He saw my daughter's recently completed PR Spitfire shown below, and donated an Airfix Dambuster Lancaster to the cause of advancing her modelmaking and patience skills. The kit arrived today, and I left it all packaged up for her as a surprise when she got home from school. It's perhaps a little advanced just now, but as we have some other easier kits to start first, we can get around to it may be next year. The Spit diorama took us a couple of years, so the Lanc will be a major project taking some time, but ideal for the long school holidays. Some mo
Some years ago I determined to get myself one of the model Bailey Sets that the RE used for training purposes. These things were mostly made of wood, with some brass fittings. Little did I know just how difficult it would be to get a full set of these things, nor how much of an obsession it would become. The bridge led me to also seek out a suitable sized RC tank and I managed to pick up a 1/6th scale RC Stuart from the US(which is waiting a new upper-hull, a paint job and a re-badge to 8th KRIH). The tank took me to a 1/6th scale tankie figure, (i.e. Actionman size), and I'm now in the p