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zeptraderUK

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About zeptraderUK

  • Birthday 11/10/1967

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    Welling, Kent, England
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    well..loads

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  1. thanks Brain, no they don't, that wasn't something I had in mind, taken so long to get here its just an on/off switch. thanks Colin
  2. now for the rice pudding.... thats about it, I need to wait for the gravel to dry before I add the barrels, then onwards and upwards.
  3. Hi everyone, after some time away from model making I have found the time....(hope to hold onto it for a while) anyway after starting our own backyard allotment plot and now eating the fruits of our labour I can relax...remind me not to have so much chilli's;) onto the cross section..pictures. a base from scrap wood, stain and beeswax.. ...more on the next post.
  4. Bit of an update, been working on another way of producing scale ladders...it worked!!!! and using some paint to better match the cardboard colour, not perfect but ok for the job.
  5. Just found these pictures I took way back in 1976, my first camera, not my first models but Star War, Buck Rodgers and Battlestar Gallactica feature heavy, along with Bismark. All hand painted, I think I was 9 years old about this time.
  6. Thanks for the comments, Slog, yes it does have a full hull, only I chose to do the waterline. druxey, Yeah I've always used a scalpel, number 10a all the way:), wow your a SE London lad then..ha, I was born in Lewisham, grew up in the Ferrier Estate in Kidbrooke, moved and lived for some years in Eltham (Well Hall) and now I live in Welling. Its has changed....a lot.
  7. Thanks Tim and Andy, I helps me also get into work on a cold Monday morning, knowing that I want to do this or that on the model, and yeah if you get a ships door in your order you know where it came from..ha Its slow (time is limited) but this is exactly what I want it to be, absorbing and therapeutic..at work?..cant be bad. Colin
  8. I have loads of different types of thickness of card at my disposal.
  9. takes some time with the time I have but thats ok... more to come...still some areas in need of cleaning up.

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