Here is a list of all the postings Campbell Sims has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: perkasa cockpit windows|
Has anyone 'cut out' the window recesses on the NNM Perkasa cockpit and then glaze? if so is it worth all the effort.
|Thread: painting plasticard and grp|
Is it wise to lightly sand the surfaces of plasticard and grp and then apply primer.
|Thread: Nautical Models Perkasa|
Should have read the 'delay in replying' to your last post.
Apologies for replying to your last post. I am in the middle of building the model between Test Match cricket, Italian classic cars, American model railroads and miniature steam engines. However I am hoping to have it finished by November. Going back to your 'link' has now led me on to further info' about the Perkasa and other peoples' models.
Thanks a lot, Paul. That is a great help. I appreciate your assistance.
I have tried to find photos of the bridge/cockpit of the Perkasa so as to add more detail in that area. I may be looking in the wrong area on the internet, so would appreciate any help. Photos in that area of models would be an asset.
|Thread: window frames|
Thank you for your reply.I have jumped the 'gun' here. The model in question is the Billings US Coastguard kit which I built some ten years ago. I am in the process of re- painting and adding more detail to the model. The scale is 1:20. I have been looking at the website http://www.44mlb.com/44mlb-home.htm for information.
I would like some advice on the best way to make 'window frames' . I have tried using wood, brass and aluminium but never really suceeded to my satisfaction. Suggestions as to materials, tools would be appreciated.
|Thread: Crew for US Coastguard boat|
I knew I must have missed the plot? Should have realised these options. Many thanks for your input, appreciate your time and suggestions.
|Having built a Billings US Coastguard boat I would like to put a couple of crew figures on it, but have had no sucess in finding anything suitable both in the States or the UK. I have tried the usual toy shops etc. the scale is 1:20. Has anyone got any suggestions, I would be obliged. I am happy to alter the figures to suit.|
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