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Ripaman

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Ripaman last won the day on January 22 2013

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About Ripaman

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  • Birthday 11/06/1957

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    DeWinton, Alberta Canada
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    All types of modeling

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  1. Hi everyone, wow does time fly when you are having fun thanks for all the comments have not been on for a while, but very close to finishing my and my dear wife's hobby room not touch a model since last July Put some laminate down for the floor (no carpet ) then added some cabinets and a small fridge for the CA glue etc, then added a lot of LED lights Put a nice TV in there so that we can watch the hockey games then started making the frame work to hold the benches Then made the bench frame out of 1 x 3 Fir, started by joining two pieces and made Tee's for added strength This is how they turned out Then added 3/4" MDF for bench tops After that was done added 1 x 2 Fir all around edges Next up was then to glue the Formica onto the MDF and route around edges with 1 1/16 bevel tool Painting of the frames are done did not take pictures of that so now just started to put equipment in so next pic's will be of the finish room Until next time Regards Richard
  2. Hi Soeren very nice models will have to buy one of these Takom kits one day Regards Richard
  3. Hi John, Its been awhile since I last posted a long 5 1/2 months great start on the Austin, will look forward to your updates Regards Richard
  4. Hi Soeren Thanks for the kind words, its been awhile not done any modeling since my last post everything is in boxes due to moving from Alberta to Vancouver Island to retire after 43 years in the steel fabrication business Bought a house with the basement not finished so here are a couple of pic's showing the new model room I am building in its early stages, room size is 37' x 19'-6" Made a bulk head to cover all the piping and installed sub floor so that I am not walking on concrete Now this has been dry walled Under the stairs will have a compressor and dust collector So until this is finished no modeling for me Until next time Regards Richard
  5. Looking good Richard great start Regards Richard
  6. Wow that does look very good and will complement your great looking Churchill very nice Regards Richard
  7. Looking very good Steve love the paint job and weathering Regards Richard
  8. So hopefully we could meet up one day Work think not but thanks for looking in Francis Regards Richard
  9. Absolutely brilliant Kev do like your approach to all your models Regards Richard
  10. Wow just Wow, the detail you added has really made them stand out Etienne brilliant job. Regards Richard
  11. Your pair of panthers are coming along do like you paint work Regards Richard
  12. Nice PE work Bigfoot I have a Sherman to do and great info by Kris Regards Richard
  13. That looks brilliant Mark inside and out Regards Richard
  14. Thanks for looking in Kev and it was nice to see the Hurricane, soon I hope, not much modeling at this time lots to do in the garden (5 acres) plus we bought a house on Vancouver Island so moving October so no more -stupid weather Thanks Kris its coming along nicely Thanks Carius glad you like it Regards Richard
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