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Bob Murch Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Oct 2012 10:52 a.m. PST

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I had a chance to photograph my tropical trading post model about which I'm writing a future modeling article. I thought I'd post a few shots to the Pulp Figures gallery.

You can see all of the shots here at the bottom of the gallery:

pulpfigures.com/gallery

The model is a two story building. The second story and roof both lift off and the interiors are accessible. The trading post interior is a resin kit I purchased a long time back so I forget the manufacturer. (Anyone recognize it?). The interior is built on its own thin piece of flooring so it can lift out. The sign above the front porch is reversible with ‘Gold Monkey Bar' displayed on the other side.

I also decided that this type of building needed a large front porch for spending those long tropical evenings leaning on the railing, gin and tonic in hand.

Bob Murch
pulpfigures.com

MajorB12 Oct 2012 10:54 a.m. PST

Spiffy!

Evil Bobs Miniature Painting12 Oct 2012 11:29 a.m. PST

Always good stuff!

Personal logo richarDISNEY of the RDGC Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2012 11:53 a.m. PST

Crikey!
Awesome stuff there Bob.
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Legion 412 Oct 2012 12:26 p.m. PST

Looks great !

Redroom Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2012 12:33 p.m. PST

that is really well done

GOTHIC LINE MINIATURES12 Oct 2012 2:03 p.m. PST

Fantastic!

D A THB12 Oct 2012 2:23 p.m. PST

I think the interior is from Ainsty?

You are tempting me go go back and finish my final ten rocket troops. Both airborne and grounded versions to go with the five I already have finished.

jpattern2 Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2012 3:36 p.m. PST

Very nice work. It gives me malarial chills just looking at it.

Showdown12 Oct 2012 8:21 p.m. PST

That is very realistic. Well done. Great looking figures in that range.

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BBurger16 Oct 2012 1:37 a.m. PST

I think you had this building with you at Trumpeter Salute 2011? It was basically finished, structurally, but you hadn't started painting and detailing.

Looks great finished, hope to see you at TS 2013 next spring!

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