Do you ever get tired of modeling trains?

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by sumpter250, Feb 5, 2003.

  1. Steam Donkey

    Steam Donkey Member

    The all new Sumpter3000, available at a starship dealer near you. Easy monthly installments! Available in any color, as long as its "concrete"! Order now, and we'll through in a free Wookie!:D

    Pete, I'm in awe, my inspiration gauge has blown a gasket!!!......model trains, model ships, model space craft.........anything else? Are you holding out on us?!! :eek: :D

    I sure would love to see a web site with your talents on display! ;)

    Think I'll dig through my spar parts box and see if I can come up with an articulated, steam powered, intergalactic logging space ship !!!!! Sweeeet!:D

  2. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

    Pete, Let me add my admiration to that of all the others. Already knew your modeling skills are superb, but what a job of conception! Very cool.
  3. TinGoat

    TinGoat Ignorant know it all

    The next round's on me...

    Pan-Galactic Gargle Blasters for Everyone!!

    What a supurb model!!!
  4. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    My thanks to everyone for the comments, I wasn't looking for, or expecting the response!!
    the scale is close to 1/64th, I entered this in a NIMO (Northern Illinois Modelers Open) contest a few years ago and took a second place. I considered that a very high honor, as the competition was beyond belief!
    I'll have to check out Starship Modeler, I do have a couple of other models that I could photo, and post. Thanks, I didn't know there was a site for this type of model.
    The two figures came from a plastic kit of a Garbage truck, that was reconfigured as a stage for a rock band. I think the kit is still available. The figures are very close to S (1/64th)scale.
  5. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

  6. MCL_RDG

    MCL_RDG Member

    Ya know... guys/gals amaze me.

    What a lotta talent.


  7. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    Look out Kirk.....
    Move over Picard....
    Better grab Porthos and run Archer!
    There's a new captian in town......
    I want to know one thing.........What do you do when you get bored with modeling?
  8. t. alexander

    t. alexander Member

    What a Jaw dropping bit of tinkering Pete. Another modeling effert that got a sincere WOW from my wife.

  9. YakkoWarner

    YakkoWarner Member

    Wow! when I get tired of modeling railroads I model 1:1 scale stuff for the house. I usually get tired of modeling when my wife starts talking about me sleeping in the room with the trains.:D
  10. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Looks very interesting that, and it would look great sitting on a schnabel :D on your railroad :D:D

  11. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    I did spend one Saturday assembling a model 1911 Colt .45 cal autoloader, and then put 200 rounds through it on Sunday. I ocasionally have a show to do, set up the modules, and play with the public!, that helps. :D :D
  12. aartwmich

    aartwmich Member


    What a guy!! WIsh I had half his imagination.;)
  13. Boba Frett

    Boba Frett Member

    Great work :), I love the design
  14. csiguy

    csiguy Member

    awsome work! wish my modeling skills were that good.

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