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David Marks 125/10/2016 07:55:14
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I have three `almost complete' models which now require paint which I tend to undertake in the warmer weather, outdoors. Needing a storage solution for these, I decided to use a large plastic garden storage box. I obtained one of suitable size from Homebase. These are fairly cheap (mine was £27) and was assembled in a few minutes, the panels just clipping together. I fitted a simple wooded frame inside to make it a double-decker unit i.e. so the models would fit safely one above the other. All the spare space around the models was filled with small containers with all the loose components. Like the Blue Peter tortoise, these are now in safe hibernation until the Spring.**LINK**

ashley needham25/10/2016 10:59:10
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That's a good idea David. The issue is always finding the right size box, not too large, not too small. One reason I make my own.

Is this box going to be inside?

David Marks 125/10/2016 13:20:46
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Ashley - Yes inside one of my workshops. However I did clear an area for the box by moving most of my "come in handy" stock of timber off-cuts to another box of the same type, placed outside. These boxes are surprisingly watertight. When the models are complete they will be in a custom made plywood box, with holding cradle.

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