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      PhotoBucket are no longer permitting 3rd party hosting   01/07/17

      As most of you are now painfully aware, Photobucket (PB) are stopping/have stopped allowing their members to link their accumulated years of photos into forums and the like, which they call 3rd party linking.  You can give them a non-refundable $399 a year to allow links, but I doubt that many will be rushing to take them up on that offer.  If you've previously paid them for the Pro account, it looks like you've got until your renewal to find another place to host your files, but you too will be subject to this ban unless you fork over a lot of cash.   PB seem to be making a concerted move to another type of customer, having been the butt of much displeasure over the years of a constantly worsening user interface, sloth and advertising pop-ups, with the result that they clearly don't give a hoot about the free members anymore.  If you don't have web space included in your internet package, you need to start looking for another photo host, but choose carefully, as some may follow suit and ditch their "free" members at some point.  The lesson there is keep local backups on your hard drive of everything you upload, so you can walk away if the same thing happens.   There's a thread on the subject here, so please use that to curse them, look for solutions or generall grouse about their mental capacity.   Not a nice situation for the forum users that hosted all their photos there, and there will now be a host of useless threads that relied heavily on photos from PB, but as there's not much we can do other than petition for a more equitable solution, I suggest we make the best of what we have and move on.  One thing is for certain.  It won't win them any friends, but they may not care at this point.    Mike.


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  1. I've made some vices.... And this is the finished article after making the distribution board, charging units and Reyrolle switches..... Time to make a dio for it..... ATB Sean
  2. Thanks John, Funnily my gramps said the same about the 25 pounders when he was moved back off the line in Italy!?
  3. So the lathes are now done...... And the pillar drills..... Also the Lister 20 Kva Generator sets are now done too.... So the back of the truck is starting to fill up nicely..... More to follow as always.... ATB Sean
  4. Haha, the secret is to have a good woman do those kind of things for you, then its her that goes blind not you, which has the benefit that the blinder she becomes the better looking you get ATB Sean
  5. Toady I mostly made bench grinders and bits of lathe..... ATB Sean
  6. Time for an update on this project...... Canvas and and frame made.... 2 were actually made one for this truck and one for the kit version..... Mobile bench/ tool chests made and fitted plus a master of them as well.... Faffed around making some tyre/wheel combinations to have the Dunlop Trac type tyre instead of the usual bar grip tyre manufacturers are all so happy to provide us with.... Made and fitted the dual tool storage boxes and truck fuel tanks, plus the masters of same, and also started the engineers lathes Made the 'Jumper' cable that is normally stored just along the canvas joint.... That's it for now, more to follow soon..... ATB Sean
  7. The grey one is by Roden and now finished..... See my thread in the Ready for inspection section The yellowy brown one is from Academy still in progress
  8. Finished today....... An Opel BLITZ (Daimler built, L701 Einheitsfahrerhaus) wooden cabin 1:72 by Roden, with Zvezda Medics ATB Sean
  9. A small update on this one.... As I've been distracted by trying to clear my back-log of shelf queens this one has been left for a while, but while I wait for the bases to dry on my Opels, ( see my other post re the Opels ) I've done a bit more..... Still to finish the kit rear door and add steps to mine then on to make the 'open' sides for mine and the kit..... More to follow..... ATB Sean
  10. Trying to clear the back log of shelf queens and these 2 Opel Blitz are part of that effort.... One early cab set in the Eastern Front and a Late box cab set on the Western Front..... Progress so far..... More to follow..... ATB Sean
  11. Yes Ian there is, Although I have been slightly ddistracted by illness and by the Albion CX22 and 7.2 howitzer, see my other thread, and 2 more trucks, yet to be put in a thread..... The QL has been completed and was used as the basis for my 145 radio truck, the master has been sent for manufacture, Ian is currently casting the back orders for the QLT and D before he builds up a stock for general release, the WOT6 I have finished the master and made my own moulds and have started the masters for a back body of a machinery truck, of coarse it then means I have to master all of the machines that will then reside in the back, so its a fairly major project. I apologies, I really should put some time aside to up date my threads on a more regular basis, I forget people are genuinely interested in their progress..... Must try harder on my report card I fear.... ATB Sean
  12. The secret is that I yut alot of carrots and I didn't spend much time alone in my bedroom self abusing when I was younger, I was to busy making models
  13. As per title really...... 1/76 scale Milicast Albion CX22 towing a 7.2" Howitzer on Long Tom carriage, It's also my first 'serious' attempt at doing a display base for my models as prior to this they have generally been a half @rsed after thought. ATB Sean
  14. Austin K6 is here part done John, time and other distractions have put it on hold temporarily, if I remember my 'list' of up coming projects its due back to the top after this and some wheel/tyre sets are made. ATB Sean
  15. Latest i a long line of projects.... Scratchbuilt Ford/Fordson WOT6/8 cab and WOT6 Machinery truck. The cab and associated parts... The start of the back body..... That's all for now.... ATB Sean