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Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 #161986
Fri Nov 27 2009 03:55 AM
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I just found this on Flickr when I was surfing their gas station pictures. This is amazing! Have a look. (copy/paste)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/45518221@N00/sets/72157594304660679/


//Claes

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Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: fast66] #161987
Fri Nov 27 2009 06:23 AM
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Wow! That is almost unbelievable in the realistic details.


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Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: Oldgas] #161988
Fri Nov 27 2009 06:34 AM
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That is Awesome!!!! The Detail is Unbelievable on something that small!!!


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Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: Esse's Garage] #161993
Fri Nov 27 2009 07:45 AM
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If it wasn't for the background being cropped out, there are a couple pictures that look like FATW pix. Amazing!

Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: Maps for the memories] #161994
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That service station was featured in a Magazine called Fine Scale Moddeler by Kalm back publishging several months back . You should be able to get the Back issue from them . Ed Shaver


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Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: eshaver] #162001
Fri Nov 27 2009 09:26 AM
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That is amazing!!!!!


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Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: gasoildude] #162014
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i can`t imagine the hrs he put into that garage!! simply awesome.....



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Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: VEEDOL_AL1] #162028
Fri Nov 27 2009 11:48 AM
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OK I'm a modeler but how in the world do you get so much detail?!???!? When I saw the penny next to the tractor I was amazed at the size and the paint/weathering. Guy must have tons of patience and lots of time on his hands!

Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: Rick Berrong] #162046
Fri Nov 27 2009 01:56 PM
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Rick, my thoughts exactly. Can't believe he can get such attention to the details using such a small sized "platform". Wait I've got it. He works in hollywood and the penny is really the size of a dinner table. Anyone buy that? grin

Thanks for sharing Claes!!


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Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: Bob Richards] #162051
Fri Nov 27 2009 02:36 PM
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I've had nmy eyes on that model for a couple of months now, glad you liked it :-) I dont know if it is photo shopped in any way.. but the details are truly amazing.

Btw, flickr has some 60+ pages of gas stations, many are very nice and some are nicely photographed or photo shopped also.

//Claes

Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: fast66] #162079
Fri Nov 27 2009 05:47 PM
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Hey Ed Shaver whats your guess on hours or life times it took to build it?

Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: fast66] #162102
Fri Nov 27 2009 06:47 PM
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Wow....... that is truly in incredible model and beautiful workmanship.
With all his attention to detail I"m surprised that he let the tractor wheels and tires slide.

Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: huskybob] #162108
Fri Nov 27 2009 07:40 PM
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What are you talking about Husky Bob???? The tractor is one of the most detailed parts including the wheels and tires. I can't believe how he got the rusted, weathered look. It even has oil stains around the oil pan! Unbelievable, the more I look the more I see!

Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: Rick Berrong] #162120
Fri Nov 27 2009 08:39 PM
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It's a beautiful job but I was wondering about the tires too. Were hard rubber tires used on tractors between the time of steel wheels and pneumatic tires? I noticed the truck tires have tread or some what bald tires. I've just never seen hard rubber on a tractor?

Re: Amazing Gas station in Scale 1/48 [Re: hillsideshortleg] #162123
Fri Nov 27 2009 08:46 PM
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I know they had hard rubber tires. As a kid we had an old,old Oliver and my dad would drive nails in the front tires to get steering traction.


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