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    Weekend photo fun 17/18/19

    Hey Gang; Betcha thought I was dead huh? ;) I'm not but been busier than I can even begin to tell you all about. Anyway thought I drop off my latest pics; hope all enjoy em. You can see the rest at http://picasaweb.google.com/Grandpawcoyote/Scenery2 if you want...
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    I have some Sylvania Daylight Bulbs in the room now but I'll take a look at the GE Reveal Bulbs... Lighting is a big problem in that room and one that I'm gonna have to address some way.. Thanks for the tip on the bulbs. I've done quite a bit of research on the area, in fact I use sand and...
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    FVL, Thank you, I appreciate it. :) Peace.
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    Paul, Thank you Sir. That is high praise indeed! :) ::hands you a tall cool drink:: Peace.
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    John, Thank you, that was a major undertaking a lot of the photos I have all have a slightly different color balance. A lot of them are older photos from the 1960's and the colors are just a bit off, as you'd expect. I was hoping that the colors looked right not just to my eye. Thanks...
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    Steve, Thank you sir. Always glad to have you take a look. Peace.
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    Ken L, Thank you sir... but to be 100% honest with you they are just made from Woodland Scenics' molds... look them up you can make them too! :) Peace.
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    Bob, Thanks :D Oh I do like it! But sometimes it helps to get feedback from your brother and sister modelers - I find that if I work in a vacuum too long I loose focus. :rolleyes: hazard of working on such minutiae I think :: laughs:: get over focused on one thing and forget the other...
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    Josh, Thank you sir. Pelle Soeborg's book "Mountain to Desert" has helped me a huge amount. He's even kind enough to list the exact products he used in an appendix in back... I took that and ran out and ordered the materials and it's was a good choice. Sometimes the right product helps make...
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    Rich, Thank you sir, I appreciate the feed back. Thanks again. Peace.
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    Ken, Let's see Christchurch, New Zealand from Denton, Texas ... hrm it's only 7755 miles (12481 km). I'll be over after dinner. :p Thanks for the compliment.. I'll keep at it. :) Peace.
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    WEEKEND PICTURE FUN May 11th 12th 13th

    Started repainting rocks and made some camera breakthroughs this weekend. Peace.
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    Comments, Counsel, Critique and Criticisms sought and welcomed

    Hello Gang; After a brief hiatus we got the roadbed down and the landscape scenery done on the middle peninsula of the layout. There are still some buildings to be added here – stock pens, windmill, water tank and county co op building etc. –but otherwise the area is basically done. This...
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    WEEKEND Photo fun 4th - 7th May

    Well here is what I have been doing. I have a good deal of scenery done on the middle peninsula of the layout done. Still a lot to do on it... I know it's pretty amateurish looking but *shrugs* at least I got it started. ;)
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    Back and brought something new with me!

    Steve, Thank you sir. The words you left for me were kind indeed and I am humbled by your praise. Thank you very much. Peace.




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