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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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Skegness here we come!

So it is that time of year again when modellers are frantically putting the finishing touches to their models and displays in the hope that they will perform as expected after the long haul up (across or down) to Skegness. … Continue reading

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From one end to the other

Having worked on the cabin of our spaceship it was obviously time to head to the other end and do something about the engine bay. Four large engine nozzles (fusion reactor driven, apparently!) plus the ancillary tanks, four spherical and … Continue reading

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Cabin pressure

Some models are easy enough – lots of square sides and shapes. and then there are the other sort, with few flat surfaces and all sorts of odd profiles. The sort where you wonder why you took on this challenge! … 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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