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Rural gas stop just ouside of Thomasville -1/32 scale


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#41 Austin T

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 11:59 AM

Looks very nice.

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:43 PM

I figured the storefont needed a light over the door, so I came up with this idea.

I used a small coat hook for the light frame and cut off the end of it.....then cut a small piece from the end of a styrene tube.

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I searched through Michael's costume jewelry untill I came up with something "bell like" that looked like a fancy light shade and superglued it to the light frame.

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And... voila! Now the 1/32 scale folks can see in the dark.....

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One more little detail done!

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 07:36 AM

Thats usin your ole noggin !!

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:48 AM

Now this is cool Tony. Very nicely done. The roof needs a stove pipe sticking out and maybe add lights to the free-standing sign with power line running from the corner of the store, complete with glass insulators?

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:49 AM

...nice work Tony!, all the little details make it very convincing...

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 01:25 PM

Now this is cool Tony. Very nicely done. The roof needs a stove pipe sticking out and maybe add lights to the free-standing sign with power line running from the corner of the store, complete with glass insulators?


Thanks Brad. I don't know about the glass insulators... but the rest of your suggestions are very do-able, especially the stove pipe. But I'll have to check on the lights for the sign. From various source pics I've seen, the pylon signs don't appear to be lit in the '20's to early '40's era. (Phew.... that makes my life easier! LOL)

Thanks for you comment Danny.

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 02:13 PM

Tony love the light shade. Yeah craft stores have all sorts of goodies we can use. For my tribute bike build I used a button, and a charm from a charm bracelet on it.

If you decide to do glass insulators check out the bead dept. Lots of different styles to choose from.

Edited by Mercman, 13 November 2012 - 02:14 PM.