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by granty101
15 Jul 2020, 10:48
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Italian houses & ruins from S&S
Replies: 2
Views: 18

Re: Italian houses & ruins from S&S

CarlL wrote:
14 Jul 2020, 18:55
and due to dropping and breaking my small digital camera
And you wonder why you need looking after :roll: ...Need I say more ;)

Grant
by granty101
15 Jul 2020, 10:41
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: A house in Tigray province
Replies: 6
Views: 145

Re: A house in Tigray province

Up date on my "conversion" by paint of Carl, the next time you are off wandering about, (and not by yourself I may hasten to add :lol: ), if you can find a D.I.Y store, (or similar paint selling establishment), see if you can pick up one of those home tester pots of paint in a Terra Cotta colour. I...
by granty101
12 Jul 2020, 19:20
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: steam launch anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: steam launch anyone?

CarlL wrote:
11 Jul 2020, 16:59
Shock, horror Grant,
Apology letter in post......
;)
CarlL
Carl, I think you have a low opinion of me...but some of it my be correct!! :lol:

Grant
by granty101
11 Jul 2020, 08:20
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: steam launch anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: steam launch anyone?

CarlL wrote:
09 Jul 2020, 16:55

solicitors letter in post on those promenade claims! ;)

CarlL
I meant your ramblings along the promenade to study steam launches in Whitby harbour...what did you think I meant?? :o

Grant
by granty101
11 Jul 2020, 08:17
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: sidetracked? another project perhaps finished?
Replies: 5
Views: 85

Re: sidetracked? another project perhaps finished?

Anyone recognise the model? Some interior details, I am still thinking of adding impression of stained glass to windows and icons or wall paintings of saints (using postage stamp size prints) to interior walls!! I recognise that model Carl...it's one you've just painted!! :lol: :lol: But being seri...
by granty101
09 Jul 2020, 15:42
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: steam launch anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: steam launch anyone?

CarlL wrote:
07 Jul 2020, 22:40
Well I have found many interesting pieces, models I mean
CarlL
And what sort of 'models' are you talking about Carl? ;) ...And does your good lady know about your nocturnal ramblings along the Whitby promenade? :lol: :lol:

Grant

P.S. That steam launch looks a bit like the African Queen :)
by granty101
08 Jul 2020, 15:24
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help me choose a book title
Replies: 13
Views: 224

Re: Help me choose a book title

Number two for my vote Russ, as it was a strange campaign that very few people have heard of. ;)

Grant
by granty101
08 Jul 2020, 15:20
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A BEF Question...can anyone help please?
Replies: 7
Views: 219

Re: A BEF Question...can anyone help please?

Grant, I am with Russell on this. You Hi Carl, The bloke in question appears to be a 'know all know nothing' type :evil: He's made mistakes before, but as I can't say for definite carriages weren't shipped abroad, I'd rather keep my powder dry until I can prove him wrong. I shall go pose the questi...
by granty101
08 Jul 2020, 15:16
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A BEF Question...can anyone help please?
Replies: 7
Views: 219

Re: A BEF Question...can anyone help please?

Has he put forward any evidence to back up his claim? hello Russ, He has a very 'dodgy' photo of an end of a carriage he claims is a Stannier design...but the elliptical roof design and corridor connection shown could come from any number of (European) carriages. Other than the ambulance trains of ...
by granty101
07 Jul 2020, 05:34
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A BEF Question...can anyone help please?
Replies: 7
Views: 219

Re: A BEF Question...can anyone help please?

A quick check on ikipedia found this At the outbreak of the Second World War, the War Department requisitioned 100 of these engines from the GWR and the GWR had to hastily reinstate some engines that had been recently withdrawn. The requisitioned engines were fitted with Westinghouse brakes and 10 ...