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by franckcombe
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 60
Views: 11859

Re: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale

I have nearly finish the ransomes. The plate name was done by Ferdinand Mels. I need now to add and test the decoder and paint the beast. I want to thanks all the persons that send me photos and information. Bob McKenzie seems to appreciate this new loco and drink a beer on the seat in order to see ...
by franckcombe
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 60
Views: 11859

Re: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale

After the hold up of photobucket, I post my photo on flick r. This is a selection of 4 old photos. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4329/35641425080_a0c8fa2a52_b.jpg IMG_7243 by franck combe , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4298/35859785232_92c6959b4e_b.jpg IMG_7254 by franck combe , sur Fl...
by franckcombe
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

It's an digital photo frame in order to display 40 photos of morocco in the past and the remains of today.
by franckcombe
Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

Thank you for the comment.
by franckcombe
Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

Since few days, I work on the layout. This is the top view of the layout. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4238/35900752265_667967a78f_b.jpg IMG_8115 by franck combe , sur Flickr This is the hidden part of the layout. I want to thank my friend Claude Deschamps for the electronic part. https://farm5.st...
by franckcombe
Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

After the hold up of photobucket, I post 5 old photos. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4305/35900749835_9a0cde1c81_b.jpg https://flic.kr/p/WGqJar https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4298/35769189291_ac2051488d_b.jpg 1 by franck combe , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4213/35091291323_c52bcac565_...
by franckcombe
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 60
Views: 11859

Re: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale

Hi Mark, Thank you for your remark. For the tutorial for locomotives, I can't do it on internet because I use many techniques and it will be too long to explain it. The best solution, is to learn from master and read also tutorial books for weathering. Then try it and practice to master the various ...
by franckcombe
Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 60
Views: 11859

Re: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale

Yours remarks are very interesting : -for the vessel, I spent a lot of time at various harbors and the vessels are in general well maintain and it's the reason why mine is lightly wheatered, - for Bob, the pause is fun but uncomfortable I agree, - for the sun, you are right, I took the photos in sum...
by franckcombe
Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 60
Views: 11859

Re: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale

Last week end I have done an exhibition in Nederland (Modelspoodagen). It was a great exhibition and an occasion to meet my friend Hans Louvet. I modified the lighting of the layout in order to do photos without having an orange photo. Instead of having 2 halogens, I left only one and I had a led li...
by franckcombe
Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: (F) Mr. Chip's Potato Farm (1:12 Micro Layout)
Replies: 49
Views: 50501

Re: (F) Mr. Chip's Potato Farm (1:12 Micro Layout)

Hi,

Your work is brilliant. How do you did the glazed of the windows ?
by franckcombe
Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

I made the support and technical workbench with folding leg, lcd screen, speakers, ...

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by franckcombe
Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

I have received the tee shirt that I will wear during the exhibition.

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by franckcombe
Wed Nov 16, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale
Replies: 115
Views: 41716

Re: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale

I'm pleased to be is published in the review Narrow Gauge N 108

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by franckcombe
Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

I finish the layout the 11 th of November in memory of those who fight an died for us and our liberty. I add the brushes, trees and people. Sorry there is no foreign legion but french army. http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_7206.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr...
by franckcombe
Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

THank you for the links. After a sand storm the layout with the sand. I need to add brush and tree http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_7200.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_7201.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_c...
by franckcombe
Sun Nov 06, 2016 7:45 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

After painting more than 60 figurines I done the tracks work and I glue the backdrops. I have to finish the backdrop in the tunnel http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_7148.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_7149.jpg http://i495.photobucket...
by franckcombe
Sun Nov 06, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

Here the links http://www.ebay.fr/itm/200651198426?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT http://www.ebay.fr/itm/260760788797?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT http://www.ebay.fr/itm/381024267093?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3A...
by franckcombe
Sat Nov 05, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Backdrops
Replies: 13
Views: 1276

Re: Backdrops

For my part I buy image from https://www.dreamstime.com/ at 10 € per photo then I print it on posterxxl.com on photo paper mat and the result is top I have done it 3 times on my previous layouts. http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_7148.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/alb...
by franckcombe
Sat Nov 05, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Factory Layout v2
Replies: 66
Views: 6009

Re: Factory Layout v2

I just discover this subject. It's amazing !
by franckcombe
Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: no time no space no money try an iphone micro layout
Replies: 8
Views: 1406

Re: no time no space no money try an iphone micro layout

sorry for the delay.

You may contact Yoshiya Kobayashi qgjpk530@ybb.ne.jp for the layout
by franckcombe
Thu Jul 07, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

I have done a long pause because I'm doing in parallel an us ho layout. I work hard to finish 135 trees for the oasis. I bought cheap tree from ebay china and I modified the truck and the palm. Then I paint with humbrol enamel and I use weathering powder. http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/nar...
by franckcombe
Tue May 31, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: no time no space no money try an iphone micro layout
Replies: 8
Views: 1406

Re: no time no space no money try an iphone micro layout

dingbat2d wrote:I saw these on the Japanese modellers contingents stall at ExpoNG, Swanley UK last October. I really regret not buying one now.



If you want to buy it I can give you the email of the Japanese guy.
by franckcombe
Mon May 16, 2016 6:51 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

Hi Simon,

Now if you want to reproduce some rolling stock of Morocco I could be interested.

The problem is always the lack of times.
by franckcombe
Fri May 13, 2016 7:30 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

Hi Simon,

No I am not planning any bigger wagon.
by franckcombe
Wed May 11, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

I do little progress on the luggage car.

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