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Thread: London "Gatwick" (LGW) 1:400 scale.

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    Free spirit Pro Collector CBL's Avatar
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    That's looking good
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    Just a KLM collector Regular Hangar Mechanic Matt Cruiser's Avatar
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    My gosh that is truly huge!
    And that's not a joke with some underlying context heh

    I can't even really fathom the amount of work that must have gone into this up to this point already - due to the sheer size of this thing I'd say it's fit for a museum!
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    Relief Pilot Supreme Hangar Mechanic Juneau_Flyer's Avatar
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    Fantastic work! Very detailed looking lay out so far.

    Thank you for sharing

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    Quote Originally Posted by CBL View Post
    That's looking good
    Thanks so much.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Cruiser View Post
    My gosh that is truly huge!
    And that's not a joke with some underlying context heh

    I can't even really fathom the amount of work that must have gone into this up to this point already - due to the sheer size of this thing I'd say it's fit for a museum!
    Thanks so much for your appreciation. The real problem is when i have to work on four adjacent wood panels, having no space it is really difficult.

    Quote Originally Posted by Juneau_Flyer View Post
    Fantastic work! Very detailed looking lay out so far.

    Thank you for sharing
    Thanks so much for your nice words.

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    Coming together nicely

    "Cactus 1272,Runway 24 left,line up and wait".

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    yes. it is very good
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    Thanks friends.
    Very difficult indeed.

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    Hi Charter,

    Fantastic work! I know exactly the phenomenal amount of research, time and effort this must have taken for such a huge project! Amazing.

    I've been busy myself on and off for a year now prepare for a similar project (preparation paper layout for now), but from the early 1990's era (as opposed to your more current-looking LGW layout).

    Look forward to seeing more of your updates as you progress towards the finish line!

    Cheers, Paul

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    What kind of wood boards are you using charter - MDF? Plywood? - thanks

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    Relief Pilot Senior Hangar Mechanic 7274EVER's Avatar
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    Utterly fantastic! Your attention to detail is beautiful. I too am interested in what material you used for the flat boards and also for the terminal construction? May I also ask how long this project has been under construction? When it is finally assembled and lit, it truly will be a museum piece. I too am planning a 1/400 project but nowhere near the grand scale of yours and also will be free lance, not prototypical. Your photo's are most helpful. Thx for posting. 7274EVER

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