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We have wings….

So the next project grows – one wing is now four and the model is much more recognisable. With a model fuselage PhotoShopped in to sit between the four wings the X-wing is now instantly recognisable. so now to the … Continue reading

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We have lift-off!

So, the latest model made it and was duly delivered to the organisers of the London Model Engineering Exhibition. There was that awkward moment when I wondered if I could actually get it out of the room where I’d assembled … Continue reading

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Going forwards …..

The Enterprise project is progressing – we now have the main body and the pylon that joins it to the command saucer, and the pylons that will have the impulse engines mounted on them are taking shape. The characteristic shape … Continue reading

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Hildred’s Shopping Centre, Skegness

First pictures arrived this morning via Drop Box of the Skegness display of Meccano models that I provided for Meccano UK’s  advertising agency, currently filling a vacant shop window in the Hildred’s Centre. Thanks to Red Brick for these! Looking … Continue reading

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More photos

It’s been rather quiet on this blog for a while – my apologies! Rather busy with Easter services, problems with a retina (now sorted, thankfully) and working on a major new model – of the Space 1999 Eagle Transporter. The … Continue reading

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There was something wonderfully sonorous about NASA’s historic announcement in 1967 – “The Eagle has landed!” telling the world that Man had landed on the moon for the first time. I can’t help but feel that the Chinese missed a … Continue reading

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Mercury Atlas

Atlas

Mercury Atlas Launch complex in Meccano

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