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A weekend at Telford
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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 - 07:57 AM UTC
A light hearted look at the Scale Model World show, held in Telford, England.


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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 - 07:59 AM UTC
I apologise now if anyone takes offence (apart from Courtney ), it was not my intention.
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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 - 08:48 AM UTC
Looks like I missed a fabulous weekend yet again!
I reckon when I finally get to make Telford for the whole weekend, Bulldogs will be asking each other,,,,"whos the new bloke?"
The ironic thing is, I'm at home this weekend, the usual weekend of the show
See you all soon,
Nige
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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 - 09:52 AM UTC
Yes Allen's xmas present is now wrapped up. I havn't even let him look at it. (See I can be cruel )
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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 - 09:54 AM UTC
A jolly good report Andy,
I enjoyed the photos.
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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 - 10:28 AM UTC
Hi guys (and Courtney)

Andy, good report of the show - IMHO one of the best I have attended (this was the fourth in a row). You only missed that scratchbuilt mouse (1:1 scale) that was next to the battered Lightning
Andy (Bigskip) should quit his nasty habit (I wonder if it is... smoking???) [joking ]
I sure expect to attend it again next year... only time will tell

Oh, and btw, I never tried to pretend to be Churchill - I am several stones away (amongst many other things!)

Ship only report to be released at modelshipwrights today or tomorrow!
Cheers,
Rui
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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 - 12:16 PM UTC
Anybody notice Skipper looks ten years younger than when I met him?
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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 - 09:18 PM UTC

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Yes Allen's xmas present is now wrapped up. I havn't even let him look at it. (See I can be cruel )


Good girl, make him wait .
Thanks Dave, glad you enjoyed it. Rui seems to get younger every year .

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Andy L walking PAST the AA stand is faked


He was on some skates, so we just pushed him past without stopping .

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You only missed that scratchbuilt mouse (1:1 scale) that was next to the battered Lightning


There was a mouse. I hope you can attend again next year Rui.
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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 - 10:07 PM UTC

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Andy (Bigskip) should quit his nasty habit (I wonder if it is... smoking???) [joking ]



I haven't got a resin problem at all......


I bought some white metal kits as well :

Great Feature Andy.

Andy
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Posted: Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 04:42 AM UTC

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Anybody notice Skipper looks ten years younger than when I met him?



Beer side effect????
I wish...

Cheers,
Rui
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Posted: Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 06:33 AM UTC

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Looks like I missed a fabulous weekend yet again!
I reckon when I finally get to make Telford for the whole weekend, Bulldogs will be asking each other,,,,"whos the new bloke?"
The ironic thing is, I'm at home this weekend, the usual weekend of the show
See you all soon,
Nige



I'll join in that Nige

Will be there next yeat. No excuse really as I will be living in the midlands by then.

Ross
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Posted: Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 08:35 AM UTC
i would just like it to be known that in the group photo, some strange trick of the light makes it look like i have a bald patch!
you summed up the weekend perfectly in that report andy, it just shot by so quickly though.
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Posted: Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 10:59 AM UTC

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Andy (Bigskip) should quit his nasty habit (I wonder if it is... smoking???) [joking ]



I haven't got a resin problem at all......


I bought some white metal kits as well :

Great Feature Andy.

Andy



as Andy's official sponsor helping him over his resin addiction it was good to see his dealer at AA refuse to sell him any more .

it was a good weekend but some how we kept getting drawn towards the AA stand it was like magic or something!!!

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Posted: Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 09:54 PM UTC

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it was a good weekend but some how we kept getting drawn towards the AA stand it was like magic or something!!!

keith



I think the Mighty ANTAR has a gravitational field of its own!!

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Posted: Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 12:15 AM UTC
More to the point where the photos and video of Maggy building her first ever model at the show
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Posted: Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 12:37 AM UTC
Great report Andy, I hadn't twigged about the link of being foced to work and lack of hair
A great week end, thanks everyone
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Posted: Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 08:19 AM UTC
A week already since Telford....
Great report Andy and I really hope I can make it next year!

ric
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Posted: Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 11:38 AM UTC

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More to the point where the photos and video of Maggy building her first ever model at the show


i'm still sorting out all the pics and video on my phone allen, i had about 80 odd photos going back to the summer that i'm sorting out, and as for videos, i haven't even started on those yet.
mind you, its still not painted.....
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Posted: Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 12:41 PM UTC
Great report Andy,
Glad you got some shots of the competition area as it was chock a block when I went to it so decided to give it a chance to clear a bit only to find when I did head back over my camera battery died on me and had left the spare at the hotel

Still to sort them out but will get them up soon.

As Andy has said I'm sure dad would have been proud of you guys

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Posted: Monday, November 16, 2009 - 10:27 AM UTC
Hi guys (and gal)

Just a quick note to say that the "floaty thingies" photo report is finally published!
Enjoy it here

Cheers,
Rui
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Posted: Monday, November 16, 2009 - 11:03 AM UTC
Hi Andy,

Sounds like a grand weekend, thanks for the report on the show.

Al