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DaDokta
#961 Posted : 20 January 2020 11:03:08

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Location: Austria
Thanks Tony, Alan and Chris!
Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
HMS Victory

Builds started but currently on a hold:
AKAGI, Supermarine Spitfire, Hachette U-96

On the shelf:
HMS Victory Cross-section, Italeri "Fiat Mefistofele", Italeri "Moto Guzzi California", Fokker "Red Baron", Revell Bismarck, Revell Tirpitz, Arab Dow, Stage Coach, .....

Completed builds:
McLaren MP4/4, D-51
Sticky Wickett
#962 Posted : 24 January 2020 08:15:26

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Beautiful work Walter! Stunning!Love

Regards,
Phil W.
Completed projects: 1/43 scale Bedford HA van / 1/43 scale MG TD sports car
Current projects: 1/48 scale U-boat [U230]
Future projects: 1/148 scale railway diorama / 1/50 scale R/C Volvo F89 logging truck / 1/148 scale Thunderbirds Fireflash
FightingWillie
#963 Posted : 27 January 2020 02:26:56

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Very nice my friend it give me goal to work towards
DaDokta
#964 Posted : 13 February 2020 14:16:09

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I´m afraid i´ve yet to do the first work on my victory this year!!!
There`s somehow a total lack of time and motivation at the moment!

But at least one goal was achieved yesterday - i got my display case!!
It is so big - i almost couldn`t get it into my car!

Also - with the cost of almost 500 Euro quite an investment!

DaDokta attached the following image(s):
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Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
HMS Victory

Builds started but currently on a hold:
AKAGI, Supermarine Spitfire, Hachette U-96

On the shelf:
HMS Victory Cross-section, Italeri "Fiat Mefistofele", Italeri "Moto Guzzi California", Fokker "Red Baron", Revell Bismarck, Revell Tirpitz, Arab Dow, Stage Coach, .....

Completed builds:
McLaren MP4/4, D-51
goddo
#965 Posted : 13 February 2020 14:57:36

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Wow, Walter,
that is some expensive display case but having seen the quality of your model, it should now have the best protection and will look stunning.
Kind regards. Chris
Gandale
#966 Posted : 13 February 2020 23:31:38

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When you see your build finally finished and displayed as she should be then I think you'll see its money well spent.... Look forward to seeing the finished result Walter.....Drool Drool Drool

Regards

Alan
gingerale75
#967 Posted : 14 February 2020 14:37:19

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Hi Walter,

Great to see that you're getting closer and closer to the finish line.
Oh... the display case... That was a whole project on its own for me... But well worth every penny spent...
I didn't even risked to get the case delivered in one piece, I bought the glass panels separately, which was also required due to the special location of my cabinet.

Looking forward to see your model in its full glory in the case.
Happy building!
Laszlo

Finished build: HMS Victory
Current build: HMS Victory Cross-Section
Markwarren
#968 Posted : 15 February 2020 10:11:24

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Wow, that’s going to look one master piece when displayed. Looking forward to the final pictures.Love Love Drool

Mark
birdaj2
#969 Posted : 15 February 2020 11:51:35

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Hi Walter

Display cases do tend to be expensive but in your case you have such a beautiful model it would be wrong to to set it in a case to protect it.

I was motivated to do some modelling this morning but for the second weekend running we have strong winds and rain.

Sounds stupid but these gale winds really scare me more than anything. Just cannot settle at the moment.

Hope you get back to your build soon.

Kind regards

Tony
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