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  1. john i am

    john i am SMF Poster

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    Mmmmmmm a very small percentage Ian. I hope we never have a fire in our house as I'd be very upset for many years. But I have an inventory and pictures of prove of ownership for insurance purposes. Also there's a number of fire extinguishers strategically placed around the house. I could go another level and introduce a sprinkler system I suppose :D:p;)
     
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    I went Tiger picking over the last two weeks:rolleyes: and these are what I managed to pick up:D
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  3. monica

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    very nice Tommy,I do like your haul of big cats so very nice,:D
     
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  5. Bangor Lad

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    Called in to Starling Models today and picked up a few goodies
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    I'd wanted to model HMS Venus for some time as my father served on her.

    Cheers
     
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  6. monica

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    nice ,David,should be nice builds,;)
     
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  7. peterairfix

    peterairfix Modeling Mad for it

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    Got this one from my recycling centre shop.
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    beowulf Styrene Bodger

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    amazes me what people throw out! :eek:
     
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    Called in the model shop for the some glue winded up with these. Still forgot my glue:oops:
     

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    Two things fell on my front door mat this afternoon, the first a 1/43rd kit of the Citroen 2CV by Heller. With the grooved bonnet design of 1938.....
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    The second was a resin kit sent from Oz on the 16th May and here in the UK on the 24th May, very good on economy shipping, it is the Uncertain 'T' for those like me who love daft cars!............
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    This was initially produced in kit form many moons ago by Monogram......
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  11. Gern

    Gern 'Stashitis' victim

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    Just an excuse to go back innit?
     
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    Gern 'Stashitis' victim

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    Not a kit but deffo model related:

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    Ordinary lead shot to use as nose weights for those tail sitter aircraft. About 2.5mm diameter so they should pack nicely into any space. They're less than £6 for 1 kilogram! Given most aircraft only need 20 - 50 grams, that comes to between 20 and 50 kits!

    They're weights used by scuba divers and I got them from:

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/scubaequipmentuk_1?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2754

    PS I daresay the older hands on here will already know about these, and maybe even a cheaper supplier, but I thought this post might be useful to newer modellers. How many would think to look for stuff from scuba diving shops?

    PPS Should I have put this in the thread about unusual modelling materials? If so, could I please ask one of the mods to move it for me?
     

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