23rd - 27th March 2009

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    PATTERN MAKING - DARREN

    Darren is messy!!!

    That is all!!!!

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    PATTERN MAKING - DARREN

    Darren is carefully cleaning up some etching that has just been soldered on to the new BRK 152.

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    PATTERN MAKING - Mr. P
    The pink one is marking out the position of a hole on the roof of the IPV 33.

    They can then be drilled before going to the paint room.

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    PATTERN MAKING - Mr. P

    This is some of the etching for the LDM 37.

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    SMALL PARTS CASTING - IAN

    Ian is using the magnifying glass to help spot any faults on the pieces.

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    PLATING CASTING - ANDY

    Breaking open a mould........

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    PLATING CASTING - ANDY

    ...to reveal these!!

    In frames, ready for plating.

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    FETTLING - DAVE

    Bristols.

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    PAINT ROOM - BOB

    Bob is sanding off a lump that was spotted during spraying.

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    Ashes to ashes......

    More dead models.

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    FINAL ASSEMBLY - MARTYN

    Finished LDM 71's ready for bagging.

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    FINAL ASSEMBLY - ANGIE

    The BRK 151 is on the bench and being assembled as we speak.

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    BM's SECRET PROJECT
    (Don't tell us you'd forgotten about it !?!)

    Any ideas on what it could be.

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    ONE MORE HAPPY VISITOR !!!!!!!

    Costas Rafti and BM's Nigel Parker.

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    BM's SECRET PROJECT

    Brooklin Models will be producing a model lawnmower for

     

     

     

     

     

    This will almost certainly end up being an entire range of models based on historically interesting lawnmowers from days gone by.

    This is a test piece (which has been knocked around a bit as you can see from the paint chips) but it give you and idea of the finished piece.

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    BM's SECRET PROJECT


    The two side pieces (with lots of nice detail cast into them) are actually bolted together!!!!!

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    BM's SECRET PROJECT

    See, it's just like Meccano.
    Darren has even made up a little spanner to tighten the nuts onto the ends of the bars.

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    BM's SECRET PROJECT

    The bolted together piece before being sent to the paint room to be painted green.

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    BM's SECRET PROJECT

    These blades will be painted red.

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    BM's SECRET PROJECT

    Not all of the pieces are finished or painted but it's so very close that we couldn't wait to show you all.