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Member postings for Campbell Sims

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
07/09/2015 19:58:27

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
03/08/2015 14:57:25

Is it wise to lightly sand the surfaces of plasticard and grp and then apply primer.

Thread: Nautical Models Perkasa
26/05/2015 22:49:09

Should have read the 'delay in replying' to your last post.


26/05/2015 22:46:30

Hello Paul

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.


14/05/2015 22:36:00

Thanks a lot, Paul. That is a great help. I appreciate your assistance.



14/05/2015 14:44:32

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.

Thank you

Thread: window frames
19/07/2010 08:11:14
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 for information.
18/07/2010 19:38:08
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
08/01/2009 22:05:00


I knew I must have missed the plot? Should have realised these options. Many thanks for your input, appreciate your time and suggestions.

07/01/2009 22:09:00
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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