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Starting to get my hobby room organized

Discussion in 'Modelling' started by Gromit801, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. formerjughead

    formerjughead The Cooler King

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    This subject is covered quite extensively in the movie "Flight of the Phoenix" I recommend the original with Jimmy Stewart and not the remake.
     
  2. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper

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    Yeah, loved model building. Maybe what got me into ww2 (perhaps comics too). Each model would come with an exquisite history of the type, and even some battles fought. Puttting together a battleship with x amount of guns, made a 12 year old wonder how such a war machine could ever be defeated.
    My issue was the painting. The cost to buy all the different schemes was prohibitive...
    Me and Pa made a large scale spitfire. You could take off the wing machinegun panels, the wheels/landing gear raised, rubber tires. But we never painted it. Played with it a lot... You could buy fireworks here back then. And when I got older, planted many lady fingers (FLAK) all around it. It lived a good life.
    Sacrificed a few Corgi's to firecrackers. Sigh.
     
  3. Victor Gomez

    Victor Gomez Ace

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    If you are building dozens at a time....well that is a lot of airplane glue to be smelling....better cut some windows into that hobby room to keep you on the ground. Perhaps you should assemble them in a more challenging way....glued with wheat paste....that is what she said.
     
  4. USMCPrice

    USMCPrice Idiot at Large

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    I don't care, either or is fine with me. I've never much cared what any one else thinks anyway. Hell, the best part of having boys was the excuse to get to be a kid again myself, and play with the toys. My sons and nephews have always commented on the fact that I always get the best stuff for presents. The females, (wives, sisters, and mothers) always ask how I know the right thing to get. The answer is simple. Buy what I'd like to play with.
     
  5. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    I did not see this the first time around. Holy mackerel. You need to get busy.
     
  6. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper

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    Indeed MrPrice. I too bought the kidlet what I'd enjoy. Not even as a 8-12 yr old, but what i'd like to play with as a 35 - 40 yr old...Bought this hand recorder that you could record and then mess with the playback. ..Well the ex was snoring like a Kodiak Bear one night, and decided to record in order to show what she really sounded like at night. Bad idea. She reacted like a Kodiak B****. Slapped that right out of hand, and proceeded to terrorize. Lucky to have escaped with minimal injury. Should write a book.
     
  7. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    A pillow over the face and gentle but steady pressure Pops...
     

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