Oops!

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There I was, about to tell you about the very nice etched parts I’ve used to upgrade the Dapol/Airfix 35 T tank. And very nice they are, RT Models did a great job. Unfortunately I failed to account for the fact that the tank should actually be facing 180 degrees in the opposite direction, meaning the ladders come down over the brake lever pivots! I guess when the whole thing’s painted black and the effects applied it’ll be less obvious but it’s one to watch out for in future builds of these vehicles.

Never mind, it’ll give the experts in smoky private dens and Hell of a Windbagger – type places something to feel smug about when they’re not playing at amateur espionage. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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About maxstafford60093

Scotsman in exile. Lover of Scotland's railways, land, people and culture. Always got an ear for new and interesting music. Politically of the left and most definitely repelled by the shallow and narcissistic. An unlikely jazz-cat mod rocker with punk tendencies; a bit 1968, a bit 1977 with a distracting overdub of 1958... Most often found outdoors with my four legged buddy!
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12 Responses to Oops!

  1. locoyard says:

    Easily done! On the upside (for everyone else!) , I’m sure others will appreciate you sharing it so that they learn and (in my case) make whole new mistakes of their own.

  2. Dave Franks says:

    Have any ‘experts’ noticed yet????

  3. Dave Franks says:

    Oh, I forgot to say – we all make mistakes.
    Patronise, patronise.

  4. I can’t say I’ve noticed though the sizzling in my ears suggests there’s a bit of clackin’ goin’ on in their wee private ludge. I’m too busy putting my life to constructive use to care in a’ honesty.
    Box of bits has just arrived by the way so ta!

  5. Dave Franks says:

    Good, good.
    P.S. still can’t get to the club due to the Games.

  6. Aye, so I hear. I’ll not say too much about the East End Cycling zone as I kinda like playing about on two wheels myself! ๐Ÿ˜Š

  7. stuart1968 says:

    Bodies back to front, brake gear upside down, even soldered a tender chassis together inside out once. Sometimes I correct them, sometimes I don’t. Bloody annoying though.

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