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Michael Hohn
Fireman



Posted - 03/10/2017 :  07:48:13 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Norman, thank you.

I enjoyed your new photos.

Mike


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Philip
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Posted - 03/10/2017 :  10:34:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fantastic modeling guys and gals!

Philip



Edited by - Philip on 03/10/2017 10:35:50 AM

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David Clark
Crew Chief



Posted - 03/10/2017 :  12:41:21 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hadn't checked in for a while but everyone's builds are looking great! Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing.
Cheers,
Dave



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Guff
Fireman

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Posted - 03/10/2017 :  1:14:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
WOW!!
First class models, each unique and well made.
Thanks for sharing your work.
Dave



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railman28
Fireman



Posted - 03/10/2017 :  1:53:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well, I got a little done. I cut out the interior walls for the guard shack portion of the shed. Here's a picture;




So you see I use copies of the kits template as patterns to cut out the window and door openings. The upper right wall is the interior dividing wall. I found a picture of the backside of a lath and plaster wall on the WEB and played with it in Gimp until I got something I can use. I left some the backing on this piece until I add the wall studs and then I will trim it off.

Now I will return to the instructions to continue this build until I need these pieces.


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Bob Harris

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Michael Hohn
Fireman



Posted - 03/10/2017 :  6:35:02 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Nice, Bob. I like what you did with the lath and plaster.

Mike


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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 03/10/2017 :  8:38:40 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The photo of the Swift meat packing plant shows a bin at one end, so of course it's a necessary detail:



No idea what it was used for. Maybe not something to think about too hard.

Mike


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railman28
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Posted - 03/11/2017 :  11:38:18 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Mike and my curiosity is being checked by my hatred of the discussing so I don't want to know what's in the bin ether. I've toured a couple of meat plants in my time.

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Bob Harris

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ocalicreek
Engine Wiper

Posted - 03/11/2017 :  2:18:20 PM  Show Profile  Visit ocalicreek's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Mike - that could be an offal thing to think about. Did you use leftover bits and pieces to assemble it?

Galen



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Glen Haasdyk
Fireman



Posted - 03/11/2017 :  6:44:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It could be just a waste wood or garbage bin. Health regs would probably have something to say about throwing anything biological in there.

I finished my Gern Wholesaler today:

I added the roofing , some details and the 'Office' sign to it. If and when I add lighting I'll add some viewblocks to the interior.


The tar and gravel roof is Woodland Scenics fine gray ballast, held in place with white glue. The hatch came from DPM's modular roof kit and the other two vents were some 3/32" styrene tubing.
and when you do some kitbashing, there's always extra parts left over

I'll just stash those away for a future project.
Of course now that I have a Gern Facility, I'll need some transportation:


I have a pair of Magnuson 56' Ford tractor units in my collection. I'm trying to find a short trailer, like Athearn's 24', to add to it. I used to have some, but now I can't seem to find them



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Michael Hohn
Fireman



Posted - 03/11/2017 :  8:54:08 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Bob,Galen, Glen, I agree, probably not biological. The bin is not small, roughly 6 - 7' wide, deep, and high. I think a coal bin in snowy New York State would be covered.

Glen. Your building's roof looks very nice.

Mike


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Jeff Compton
Engine Wiper

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Posted - 03/12/2017 :  10:58:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Excellent modeling from everyone. Some great inspiration and ideas. Glen, I agree with Mike. That is one good looking roof!
Jeff



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robert goslin
Fireman

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Posted - 03/14/2017 :  6:31:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Still great work going on here. And I'm still picking up plenty of good ideas to help with my modelling.
I always get something useful out of the challenge's.

Glen, most impressed with you finished structure. Very realistic.



Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

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robert goslin
Fireman

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Posted - 03/14/2017 :  6:35:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well I'm almost done. The actual structure is now complete. Just need to add some roof top detail, and signage to finish it off.










Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

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quartergauger48
Fireman

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Posted - 03/14/2017 :  11:56:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Glen, Rob, Great looking buildings'..Nice work'.
Mike, research is required to find out exactly what that box is for'..



Ted

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