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Model Railway Lighting by Spack on Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:03 pm
Some time ago when I first started building the model railway for my son I said I could add street lights to the layout. I duly spent hours making 2 very simple street lights, but this was somewhat lacking especially as they were quite dull. Today I finally removed them, and installed 20 white LEDs in street lights, station lights, and some interior lighting in buildings. These LEDs were prewired and had resistors fitted ready to use with 12V DC power (which I already had thanks to a left over Netgear router power supply), and cost less than buying the component parts to build myself. After 6 solid hours of work today the lighting is complete!

Take one bendy straw and trim it down to size. Bend a prewired LED, and slide into the straw. Street light complete :D The station lights are made the same way but with much shorter poles.

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by DaBoss on Tue Oct 27, 2015 3:35 pm
After having a few problems getting a partner to join me at the Tournament, I paired up with Neil Moulden taking Natchjager British Tank Company with Cromwells and Challengers.
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Predator P1 Bio 1/4 scale 3D modelling continued

by Spack on Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:01 pm
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Predator bio mask 1/4 scale modelling

by Spack on Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:10 pm
I've recently come into possession of a number of NECA 1/4 scale Predator figures, including the "classic" Jungle Hunter from the first movie with the "closed mouth" head. I've wanted...

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Minecraft Sword

by Spack on Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:57 pm
So my son wanted a Minecraft sword to run around the house with. I've managed to stay well away from Minecraft, but decided to make him one out of cardboard instead of dropping a large amount of cash on...

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Horus Heresy & Malifaux

by DaBoss on Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:18 pm
Had another good day of painting with my son.

I managed to Biel-Tan Ink Wash my Sons of Horus.
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Notice: I've added the Brass...

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Re: Predator P1 Bio 1/4 scale 3D modelling continued

by BDA on Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:07 am
very nice work :)

Re: Minecraft Sword

by Socaddict on Mon May 04, 2015 5:38 pm
Worth using foamboard instead of cardboard for it perhaps?

Re: Predator P1 Bio 1/4 scale 3D modelling continued

by Spack on Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:22 pm
Posted some more photos in the gallery at gallery/v/Spack/Spack06/Collectibles/predatorbio3d/ ...

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Re: Horus Heresy & Malifaux

by Ogregut on Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:46 pm
Your stuff looks great Phil, I've defo seen a massive improvement. Painting because you enjoy it instead of because you have to does make a difference.

got any pics of the batman stuff you were telling...

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Re: Horus Heresy & Malifaux

by KInG on Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:39 am
Very well done. I too am enjoying the painting side at present. I find the reward equal to the result and as you improve you then want to spend more time on them. ...

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