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Bozkashi Jones16 Oct 2019 8:28 a.m. PST

Trying again I *think* because of da bug…

My father popped round today so I could order him some Thoroughbred ironclads. When he did he brought with him some scratch-built models built to a scale of 40' to the inch that he'd been working on so I thought I'd share not bad for an 84 year old partially sighted landlubber!

First up is the CSS Atlanta

Then the CSS Missouri

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mumbasa16 Oct 2019 8:46 a.m. PST

Wow!!

StarCruiser16 Oct 2019 9:10 a.m. PST

Indeed seconded!

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian16 Oct 2019 9:41 a.m. PST

It's not the bug, it's the way you're posting the link. Just post the pure image URL and you'll be fine.

Pyrate Captain16 Oct 2019 12:15 p.m. PST

Beautiful!

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP16 Oct 2019 1:10 p.m. PST

That's great work!

Jim

14Bore16 Oct 2019 1:55 p.m. PST

I love scratch built stuff, not because you couldn't just buy it but the joy of making something.
Nice job, I find the scale part to be the toughest part, and the smaller the harder.

Bismarck16 Oct 2019 2:05 p.m. PST

WOW…that's awesome.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP16 Oct 2019 5:35 p.m. PST

Very nicely done!

Bozkashi Jones17 Oct 2019 5:58 a.m. PST

Thanks for the kind comments guys, I'll pass on the compliments.

Bill – my bad matey, thanks for tidying up the threads :)

Nick

Totenkopf02 Feb 2020 6:24 a.m. PST

Really nice work.

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