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Homie Diorama

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Jim this just keeps getting better all the time... Keep up the great work.

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OK, since I’m doing a circus parade down main street I’ll need a circus wagon. So I searched for some ideas.

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I needed to make a flat bed circus wagon for the cannon. I have this kit that has missing parts so I used the tender coal car.

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I added some toy wheels and some wood filigree from Christmas decorations and came up with this.

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Sweeet!

:)

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From such a simple concept at the beginning, this is going to be one heck of a dio! I'm just lovin' it!

Tony

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From such a simple concept at the beginning, this is going to be one heck of a dio! I'm just lovin' it!

Tony

With all due respect, with Jim's imagination there's no such thing as 'simple.'

B)

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I agree 100%... but I think you may have misinterpreted what I meant. What started as a single cannon and a homie.... is turning into one of Jim's great works of art.

Definitely no disrespect intended!

Tony

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Since I will be shooting Choco out of a cannon I’ll need something to catch Choco.

Maybe a net?

No, a net would be too big to carry down the street in the parade.

I need something different. So here is the story line I came up with.

Pete Choco left his home and joined the circus.

When the human cannonball got hurt, they got Joe to fill in.

But Joe kept missing the target, until they found a target he never missed; an easy chair with a beer and a TV remote.

When the circus came back to the hood, all of Pete’s Homie friends came out to see him.

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Brilliant.......!!!!!

Tony

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Jim.......just found this thread.........simply AMAZING.........your imagination and skills are the best........VERY VERY cool........can`t wait to see it at next years GSL.

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Jim... This is just awesome man. I really like where this Diorama is heading. Awesome work. I see you are from Arizona, Hopefully I will get to see you at the Desert Scale Classic in April

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Thank you guys !

Yeah Chris look me up !!

No work done today.

( I'm feeling crappy because of the school shooting. )

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Jim, great work (and eye candy) as usual. The best part of following one of your diorama builds is getting exposed to that cross section of your brain that I call THE HOLLYWOOD TIME ZONE.

Looking forward to more. Cheers, DC

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It’s hard to believe, but this project is finished. Having decided to simplify the design made it a much easier build.

I think I accomplished the challenge, which was to use Choco the Homie in a diorama. I don’t consider this a serious diorama, it's purely fun and games.

Here is how it will be laid out for display. The figures will be facing away from the viewer as they watch their homie friend being shot out of a cannon.

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I think the cannon shot helps explain why his pants are falling down. ( NOTE: After looking at my pictures, I think my final layout will have a little less smoke from the cannon)

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These buckets are for the fire truck.

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THANK YOU FOR HANGING WITH ME ON THIS ONE..............

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As usual ... perfect!

B)

By the way, Happy Birthday Jim! {Glad you're staying ahead of me.}

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Great job there Jim... It looks great.

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Very cool. I think it is going to be enjoyed quite well, and I think it will help capture the attention of youngsters at shows. Thanks for sharing the eye candy with us, Hollywood.

Okay, what's next? :lol::lol::lol:

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Thanks guys !!

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Posted

Looking good Jim...but where is the guy that started it all ? You know...the muscle bound freakish guy.

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Looking good Jim...but where is the guy that started it all ? You know...the muscle bound freakish guy.

LOL... He's the cannon ball !

Edited by Hollywood Jim

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Nicely done Jim!

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Jim, you just continue to put a smile on my face. I love originality and you just seem to eat, drink, sleep, breathe it.

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Hi Jim, remember me, Miguel Barbosa, we met a few years ago at Salt Lake City. This is one of my Homies Diorama 1/24 scale....Barbo

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