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by franckcombe
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

and the true postcard that inspired me for my  layout. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4341/23572792158_9ca4179dfb_b.jpg Meyer-photo1 by franck combe , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4421/23572777138_94e532ea89_z.jpg Porte-Bab-Bouhaja-et-le-Tramway by franck combe , sur Flickr
by franckcombe
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

For the fun I add a few old style photos https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4374/37409861481_0b44ccd858_b.jpg IMG_7972 by franck combe , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4423/37409861701_1b4a0936f0_b.jpg IMG_8009 by franck combe , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4456/23557346998_14d5f...
by franckcombe
Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

I have finished my layout. I need just to add 4 rolling stocks and two more locomotives (one Baldwin and one decauville) as soon as they will be released bu Minitirains and Bachmann. The layout will be exhibited for the first time at Sedan Ramma in France in 15 days. A general overview of the layout...
by franckcombe
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: Carl Arendt site September update
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Re: Carl Arendt site September update

Carl was a very pleasant person.
by franckcombe
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: Carl Arendt site September update
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Re: Carl Arendt site September update

The carl arendt site was a fantastic site when he was managed by Carl. Now this site is a hollow site with 2 updates per year maximum. When you write to the manager of the site you get no answer.
by franckcombe
Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

I have finish also the luggage car made mainly by 3d printer.

ImageIMG_8411 by franck combe, sur Flickr
by franckcombe
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

I finish to built the motor car. I will have to paint and weather it. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4361/36646993300_bf6705cb57_b.jpg IMG_8410 by franck combe , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4424/36208674744_7c5367cf0f_b.jpg IMG_8409 by franck combe , sur Flickr
by franckcombe
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

When I was young, I played with airfix, esci and atlantic figures. I played also with the super Britain brand figures at 1/32 scale.
by franckcombe
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

I'm building the the motorized hand car. I use a kato chassis. I use lead to add weight.On the side a airfix french soldier at 1/72 scale, the same I played it when I was young. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4392/36181449944_d06c7860b8_b.jpg IMG_8408 by franck combe , sur Flickr
by franckcombe
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

In Morocco, there is a track motor car for the military head quarter transport. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4368/36423499990_aa2c639db1_b.jpg 3 - Copie by franck combe , sur Flickr I try to reproduce it with a design software and I use laser cutting https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4405/35985681104...
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: 12108

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: 12108

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: 50
Views: 5863

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: 50
Views: 5863

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: 50
Views: 5863

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: 50
Views: 5863

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: 12108

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: 12108

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: 12108

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: 50704

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: 50
Views: 5863

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: 50
Views: 5863

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: 42085

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: 50
Views: 5863

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: 50
Views: 5863

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...

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