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MoB this Saturday – August 1

It’s that time of the month when the thrill seekers come out – it’s MoB time – first Saturday of every month – excepting January.

Come along and don’t forget if you are not paid up for the year, like Joe the Gadget man used to say – Bring your money with you – bye now.

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August club newsletter is now online

Hi all;

The August club newsletter is now online. Same place and same password as always.

Andrew

 
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New articles uploaded today

There are 7 new aircraft or aircraft related articles from Matt (The Admiral), Mark and Leigh.

There are three new armour articles by our esteemed President Zim, and

Last but certainly not least is Sean’s large scale Harley build.

If you get the chance take a read through them all. Lots of good work in there and there will be more to come over time.

 
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1:35 brick

One of my railroad buddies was mucking around with ideas he’d read as a boy the other day. Using cardboard, and paint he made this very realistic 1/35th scale piece of brickwork. Ballarat’s cold as charity right now, and if you’ve nothing else to do, it might be the time to give this method a try.
Andrew

Prince Street

I remember reading the articles on how to make model buildings, stretched across a great number of Model Railway Constructor magazines, back in the early 1980’s. An uncle had passed down a couple of decades worth of these to my Dad and I just read and re-read each one. Each month’s magazine’s article was focussed on one aspect of making model buildings in 4mm scale. The models and methods were those in use at the Pendon Museum.

I thought the articles amazing. I’d never read anything that covered making models in such great detail and it would have been impossible to not be inspired by them. Further inspiration came from the humble materials used in each, such as: thread, cardstock, paper, and like materials that one should be able to find around the house. I’ve since had the good fortune to collect even more books and magazines that describe the…

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Posted by on July 1, 2015 in Uploads

 

The MoB is on this Saturday

It’s that time of the year, dues are due! And the MoB is on this Saturday night.

7.30 PM as usual at the Koohinor Centre; Sebastopol Street and Errard Street, Ballarat VIC 3350
Doors open at 7:30pm
The meeting starts at 8.00 sharp

More details including a map can be found on the main page, on the right hand side bar near the bottom of the page.

Andrew

 
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July Newsletter is now online

It’s getting closer to the MoB meeting for July, you can tell, by the Newsletter slamming into your inbox.

You can find the newsletter from the Newsletter –> 2015 –> 173 – Model Maker July 2015 links.

Enjoy, and remember that this only available to club members. If you don’t have the password, email me and I’ll get that back to you.

Andrew

 
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