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Old 19th October 2009, 21:48   #11
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I would like a guide bear, where can I order one ?
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Old 20th October 2009, 06:59   #12
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Na, she's not blind. she's watching the bears feet to make sure he gets the steps to the foxtrot right! (Been watching 'Strictly comes Dancing!')

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Old 29th October 2009, 08:51   #13
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Heres another little diorama to fill a space on the layout;

France's national game, Petanque



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Old 29th October 2009, 11:11   #14
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Its looking good so far, well done.
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Old 29th October 2009, 11:36   #15
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Very nice Mikey.
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Old 21st April 2010, 15:04   #16
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Heres another garden diorama. Its 1910 and the french army are carrying out trials with the observation balloon;



Inflated by Hydrogen cylinders;



and the balloon slowly inflates to attach the gondola;



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Old 21st April 2010, 20:42   #17
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I like it, most original. good use of the football bladder. Are the Hydrogen cylinders old batteries or something else?

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Old 21st April 2010, 21:03   #18
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the cylinders are 5cm lengths of dowel and the valves are part of brass presstuds.

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Old 21st April 2010, 21:07   #19
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Yes I can see that they are now that you explained it. Well done.

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Old 21st April 2010, 21:51   #20
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Very nice work, Mike. For me it's the marketplace that caught my eye.
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