Completed - Colins Spitfrie in a barn.

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Hope i've done right with starting a new thread for the completed build?

Anyway, have finished all the details i had planned in my head for this one, spent about 30 hours in total on it, any more additions i think would make it too busy and i myself think the spaced out look adds a little drama to the piece.

So ......... I hope you like :smiling3:

A pilot stands and looks at the wreckage of his plane after bailing out and watching it plough into a barn taking out a few bits of countryside and farmyard along the way a few miles away, as he parachuted down to safety.

An encounter with a 109 forced him to bail out, the german aircraft shooting off a tail piece and rendering his rudder useless.

The plane had smouldered and burned for most of the night even with the farmers dousing it with what ever water they could fetch, desperately trying to save their barn, early morning showers had extinguished any remaining embers.

The farmers wife stands a little way behind him as she'd seen him walking along the farm lane early morning towards the wrecked aircraft, a rifle in her hands as she didn't know the nationallity of the aircraft involved and thought it best to aire on the side of caution.

Oh well, the bird seems a little on the poorly side, nothing more to do here, time to pop back to the farmhouse and have a spot of tea before setting back off to old Blighty.

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Another cracker from the Colin stable, very well done.

You certainly have a knack for a great story line.

Like your last dio. there is loads to see and very well built and painted.

Well done on a excellent job.....Big 5!

Cheers,

Ron
 

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Jeez that was quick replying Ron

Thanks for that, means a lot coming from one of the scratch build masters :smiling3:
 
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i kinda love your dio i really do(wish i didnt)5 stars from me

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Well Done Colin a very nice little diorama that!

As Ron wrote, lots to see and the eye in nicely lead around the scene.

Five * from me as well.

Ian M

So going for an other one?
 

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I always think a great diorama tells the story without any need for words & that's exactly the case here.

It's brilliantly executed, with fantastic scratchbuilding & an excellent crashed Spitfire.

5 stars all the way Colin.

Cheers

Patrick
 

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Thanks Ole and Ian, wish i'd noticed i had the camera on a low quality setting before i uploaded, i'd been faffing and not reverted it back to a decent quality.

\ said:
So going for an other one?
Errrrrrrr ..... yup :smiling3:

"Blackhawk down" is top of the list at the mo, slightly pressured by the missus as it's one of her favorite films.#

*edit* typing post and i miss out Patrick, Sorry Mate and thanks :smiling3:
 
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Well done Colin a great diorama with a great story 5 *s from me
 
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Simply fantastic Colin.

Great crash and all round pleasing diorama. Tbh id love to walk through your house.
 
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That is superb! I do wish my current build schedule was able to allow me to fit in something for this GB, but currently the Alien Dropship is taking up all my time!

Excellent work however, a really interesting story.
 

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Colin ,very captivating and well executed. Nicely done Sir!
 
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Fantastic little diorama Colin!! 5 stars from me too!!

Congratulations!

Regards

Polux
 

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Colin that looks great it's just the effect I'm lucking for :smiling3:
 

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Great work,lots of detail very atmospheric well done
 
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Yes you are very right KP.

Just a pity Colin no longer contributes on this forum as he is a person with imagination and a great personality. A great shame and loss and probably permanent certainly any powers of persuasion I have have not altered the unfortunate situation.

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Just add his sense of humour as well. "Spitfrie" in the heading.
 
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