Summer Slows

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Summer Slows

Post by nicholassagan » July 15th, 2014, 11:19 pm

So is it me or does it just get slower for modeling in the summer?

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Re: Summer Slows

Post by dano985 » July 16th, 2014, 12:37 am

I feel like I am moving like a snail!

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Re: Summer Slows

Post by Mr sinister » July 16th, 2014, 4:07 am

Apparently we have to be outside and get some 'fresh air' what ever that is.

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Re: Summer Slows

Post by dupes » July 16th, 2014, 4:12 am

Yeah, Mr. Sinister is right.

Although I do get an AWFUL lot of building (not painting or weathering) done in front of the TV during the 21 days of the Tour De France every July. Heh. ;)
Need to build 30 models per year until I'm 90 to clean out the stash. Time to get cracking!

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Re: Summer Slows

Post by nicholassagan » July 16th, 2014, 4:17 am

I just realized I haven't finished much of anything in the past month and a half or so since WF...did finish an Fw190D-9 commission and picked up a couple other commissions though. http://cosmosmodels.wordpress.com/2014/ ... -fw190d-9/

But I only finished one this month and it was a master! My average is one "real" model a week or so...summer is closing quick!!!

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Re: Summer Slows

Post by dupes » July 16th, 2014, 4:20 am

Finished a master?? Which one?
Need to build 30 models per year until I'm 90 to clean out the stash. Time to get cracking!

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Re: Summer Slows

Post by nicholassagan » July 16th, 2014, 4:27 am

The Howlrunner :D

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Re: Summer Slows

Post by Uwe Kaeding » July 16th, 2014, 6:37 am

Ha! Your problem's obvious - you're on the wrong side of the world :D . Come down to Australia and enjoy the winter - having trouble getting resin to set at the moment due to the cold in my garage!

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Re: Summer Slows

Post by sumpter250 » July 16th, 2014, 6:28 pm

Not all modelbuilding is a "jump into hyperspace" ;)
I did finish this "Lobster Sloop":
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and I have this Schooner's rigging, in progress : Standing rigging is done, Running rigging is next. More blocks ("pulleys" ) and small hardware, and tons of eye splices.
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I guess building all the ironwork, and all the other little things involved with rigging sailing vessels like these, makes for "slow" progress. That's when I step back, and look at just how much "building" was really involved :o
- - - and it's all in 1:87 scale :!: :D

Research is still ongoing, for a possible "Battle Barge" scratch/bash/build.
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Re: Summer Slows

Post by Rogueknight » July 17th, 2014, 3:41 pm

Actually I'm finding the quite opposite... longer days, means naturally I have more energy "late" at night so I have been building like a MOFO...

Painting at dusk or twilight... not so good, so my mauler only has a first coat...
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