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CaptainDarling17 Dec 2017 2:47 a.m. PST

Hi All,

I heaven't done much VSF scratch building recently, been busy with other projects plus I have so much stuff I'm not sure how much more I really need!

Anyway a bullet shaped thermos I bought for part of my brother's Christmas present inspired me to build my own version of a 'Moon Cannon'…


More pictures and some 'VSF historical' blurb here…


Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 3:30 a.m. PST

Once again, a VSF gamer fills me with awe by scratch-building an inspiring and breathtaking creation for a period I have zero interest in gaming. Bravo, sir!

I *love* the gears.

Now I'm going to go spend some time looking at the rest of your blog.

- Ix

Personal logo green beanie Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 7:12 a.m. PST

I love the traction engine. Did you scratch build it?

surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 7:31 a.m. PST

Well done!

Vigilant17 Dec 2017 10:56 a.m. PST

Great looking model. This genre really lends itself to imaginative modelling like this.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 10:56 a.m. PST

I love it!


Cyrus the Great17 Dec 2017 11:50 a.m. PST

The ability to take everyday objects and reimagine them as something else is a true creative gift!

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 4:09 p.m. PST

That's fantastic! thumbs up

CaptainDarling17 Dec 2017 4:35 p.m. PST

Hi All,
Thanks everyone for your replies and support!
Yellow Admiral I hope you enjoy the blog.
Green Beanie the Traction Engine is another scratch build there's more about it on the blog too…



TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 7:44 p.m. PST

Ah, Captain, I've gone 'splah' again, in admiration!


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