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JL Innovative Design: Labosky’s Motorcycle Repair, part 2
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I realize that I never got around to showing this kit as completed.  So, without further ado:   I weathered the walls slightly different for each part of the building, to suggest that the rear portion, the garage is slightly newer.  The various classic motorcycle signs were too good to let go to waste so I added them up around all of the walls...

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Tichy Train Group: Old Style flat car.
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In the previous post you could see this car in the background of a couple of the pics.  For a plastic kit I was surprised at the level of detail that comes on this kit.  There are many fragile parts on this kit, but the end results are what made it worthwhile. I thought the brake details were surprisingly good, and weren’t that difficult to...

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JL Innovative Design: Labosky’s Motorcycle Repair
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One of my recent acquisitions was Labosky’s Motorcycle Repair from JL Innovative Design.  I think that this is the third kit from them that I have built, and like the others it seems to be a decent model so far.  It does take a bit of work to prepare the walls and such, unlike a laser cut model, but the end results are pretty...

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Rio Grande Models Kits
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Lately I have been working on a variety of kits. I built two more of the Rio Grande Models kits, the Holt Steam Wagon, and the water tank for Donkey Engines. As usual these kits were fairly easy to build and have an incredible level of detail. This first picture is of the donkey engine water tank. This was used to provide water for...

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