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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. Minor update The latest seat (on the right) after debubbling Interior grey, looks OK to me The Airwaves back seat instrument panel is in place but is a work in decline Ill be having a different go at this one later The intake body seen in pic#1 has been reshaped and fitted on the fuselage The front edge needs to be vertical, a little six inch action tomorrow, but on the whole I am enjoying this conversion Levelled off for comparison, looks quite reasonable to me ciao
  2. See? Almost done and all you needed was the six-incher I am happy, nay proud to say that the clammybeaver looks damned wonderful You should get your local shops primed for whenever you need stuff to buy Halfords for Araldite, are there no normal hardware shops handy I think even my local Tesco sells it in a miniscule DIY department shelf
  3. I don't know what lingo them Alfrescans speak but if you are cooking it I'm happy to have you write the menu in English Nigel Bring it on sir
  4. Well it won't be me, I've got a bone in my letter from me mum I think I can still get some of those lovely fireworks, I've got the address on my other computer There's plenty of beer and Stella in the larder, extra Stella in the fridge 🎉🎆🎆🎆🎈🎇🎆🍺🍺🍺🍺🍻🍻🍻🍺🍺🍻🍺🍻🍻🍷🍷🍷🍻🍹🍹🍷🍻 I'm glad we've got Nigel doing the food, we can all pig out in luxury Have you been upstairs? That four poster, wow And the handcuffs......
  5. Best glue? With stuff hanging off it and/or depending from/on it you have to be considering Araldite Full strength 24 hour setting stuff, none of that pansy useless 5 minute apology glue I am calling it apology because? They're sorry but "It isn't designed to do 'quite' that job sir, if you would like a leaflet listing our other products please write or email to........" Proper full fat Araldite, accept no substitutes 😉
  6. STOP PRESS Number three has just been relieved of its post in the mould and defying the odds has needed NO alteration except minibubble removal And in further good news spare resin from the pour has fixed the back pad hole in number one and the 'under left leg' holes in both seat pads And repaired the dodgy hole in my port intake resiny bit And using my time well whilst "Down In The Hole" I have painted the cockpit with its fitted furnishings Extra panels yet to be added but it seems that Tamiya XF 24 does the trick Pictures anon
  7. Cosmetics? Is that to go with the theatrical tickling stick? For the side walls a thin internal wall with stringers ribs and assorted divers accoutrements will surely suffice The stringers gubbinses and stuff can be neatly applied before inserting into the trap door/walls Save you lots of time Oh arr Nice filework , I may take you on as an apprentice fileist. As we say, "the boy done good"
  8. Er And oops And still no harm done Those resin bits look rather nice Ced, bravo chum I tend to avidly collect daft little tubs and pots like those Did anyone mention Anthony Aloysius HHHHancock just then? 😬 Those pots are instrumental in making PerduPlasticProductions what it is today Just saying 😀
  9. I'm not entirely certain that answers the actual query, but hey, so what? I'm on my holidays then, who gives a darn? Not I
  10. That is right Giorgio, suction to lift air out of the latex mix and pressure (ish) to force resin into crevices in the moulds As mentioned by Hendie I tend to poke around in the resin to encourage it to squidge into tiny spaces but as Steve points out there is a risk of affecting the surface of the mould if you are as cackhanded as Steve pretends to be He isn't but as an experienced officer he knows the best way of encouraging best practice is a little bit of role play with the NCOs I'm going to attempt casting modification today when I pour the next seat I'll be using the residuals to build up the little missing bits Fingers crossed gents please. 😮
  11. Not away? Dammit to hail! We thought the bright lights and the obvious delights of Pret would have kept you away in the Big Smokey for a short time Oh well.... 😡 I do hope your trip to the cesspits has been worthwhile,, we do worry you know By the way The lamp The one Martian found for you I might be able to get you one Only a bit over trade, know wot I means mate?
  12. I will be trying to build a vacuum chamber Giorgio, the removal of unwanted bubbles from the latex is a high priority for me For filling with resin a few applicator needles for hypodermic injectors is important and as Hendie just mentioned a few cocktail sticks to encourage the resin to find little corners and crevices The mixtures of rubber and catalyst and two part resins means using a scales (even pink ones) is useful but I have even succeeded by estimating the amounts of each If you get the resin mix slightly wrong you might find it leaves the mould in a bendy state, leave it aside and it will harden (A benefit to bendy resin is it is feasible to cut the mould fill block away with a modelling knife whilst soft, a property I enjoy using better than sanding the stuff away)
  13. I'd buy you a coffee anyway you daft beggar There will be resin there for you after all, so? Just a thought Will the Mini be at Telford like my garage workbench will?
  14. That is the basic method I use too Hendie, it worked better with this evening's fill As you can see there were still some bubbles to whip off but on the whole the second one has filled better than number one, a reversal of the 'usual' scheme of things still a little void under the left seat pad but nothing we cannot model out of it Lots of free little "touch me and I fall off" bubbles to clear out The improvement shows as we move from left to right The back pad is full this time and the seat looks better I'll be cast-filling a few of these, Gareth wants a couple don't you G Keith and Martian I appreciate the compliment but these are nowhere near commercial after-market quality and each one will need some cleaning up How cheap would they have to be?
  15. Is that supposed to read Tentacular Martian? Damned autocollect.