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Les Tindall
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« Reply #540 on: August 02, 2020, 02:49:28 AM »

Stunning, absolutely stunning, a "jewel". I could look at it for hours and still find more and more incredible detail.  I think back to Chuck's early days and thought then how amazing and detailed, also the days of Greenberg and Nash with their beautiful dioramas - but now it gets even better   I've probably said it before but will say it again, thanks goodness for the forum.  I've got a lot of catching up to do to get anywhere near this quality but it always provides inspiration.
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« Reply #541 on: August 02, 2020, 03:13:26 AM »

This is really model making at its very best! The dirt encrusted oil and grease marks are absolutely realistic.

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« Reply #542 on: August 02, 2020, 07:09:55 PM »

Masterful work, especially the weathering effects. The coloration and texture of the wheels (and everything else) is spot on. I could put these photos alongside pics of many old machines I've seen and it would be nigh impossible to tell which is real and which is the model.
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« Reply #543 on: August 03, 2020, 09:51:11 AM »

You have said it one Les + this Forum beats them all - if you want quality and not quantity This is the place
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« Reply #544 on: August 03, 2020, 03:48:35 PM »

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« Reply #545 on: August 03, 2020, 07:47:51 PM »

Thanks very much for the nice words! It has been a lot of fun, with many do-overs but none that drained my interest. Helmut, it least it has been well oiled and greased!

I certainly agree with the thoughts on this forum. It's been true for a long time.
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« Reply #546 on: August 04, 2020, 02:08:54 AM »

You might (or might not) be surprised to learn that most guys who want to join the forum change their mind when I ask for a couple of photos of their work and tell them we often offer constructive criticism. -- Russ
This is true many just want to be admired and suggestions for improvement are seen as nasty criticism. I have already learned a lot here and have been able to improve. But it is also true what Russ has written the realization we have just been able to read in the BBF.
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