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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #50 on: October 30, 2012, 09:36:21 PM »


What do you mean,  "the grey bar gets half way" ??

Do you use this method

1   Click on Attachments
2   Click on browse
3   Scan your computer for the picture
4   Click on its location and press 'Open'
5   Its address will then show in the grey box
6   Click  post  and sit back and wait.

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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #51 on: October 30, 2012, 09:59:57 PM »

Hi Ken, these steps have been followed, when you say sit back and wait, the process begins but shuts off before the download is complete.
In all the previous posts, when I click download, there was/is a "bar" that travels left to right in the % complete window.
I could watch it load from 0 to 100 %, knew it was done at 100 then I could click on the preview to see the pics.
Currently the grey "loading" bar can be seen moving left to right, but no % indicator is visible, the moving ( loading % ) bar never gets to 100%, the whole download window closes before any pic was ever downloaded.
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #52 on: October 30, 2012, 10:04:21 PM »

I just tried to dowln load a screen shot of the download window to show what is happening, but I cant even download the screen shot !
shows: "No decode delegate for this image format"
 
Frustrating.
 
No decode delegate for this image format
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #53 on: October 30, 2012, 10:23:37 PM »


How about trying the smallest picture you can produce.  Say for example one around 5K.  Take a cutting of a simple object, not reducing a full size picture.

This would prove the system you're using


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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #54 on: October 30, 2012, 10:25:41 PM »

How to take this "cutting" ?
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #55 on: October 30, 2012, 10:29:14 PM »


Have you got Photoshop or any other painting program.  ?


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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #56 on: October 30, 2012, 10:29:40 PM »

In #49, I used 149 KiloBytes ...
Thats Pretty small, it would not load.
On your end, do you get a message when you try to download an oversized image ?
I get no indication of exceeding a limit for density, the whole thing just shuts down befroe it finishes no matter what size.
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #57 on: October 30, 2012, 10:30:11 PM »

I have paint ...
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #58 on: October 30, 2012, 10:34:02 PM »

I just tried to download 1.42kB, resized with paint...
The download window closed Emmediateley, no warning, nothing.
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #59 on: October 30, 2012, 10:41:46 PM »


That might be a bit too basic and cannot be used for modifying pictures.

Basically you'll need a program that takes a slice of a picture and cuts it out of the frame so that you have a separate image left of the cut out piece. Handy for removing peoples heads from wedding pictures.    {-)   But basically you get the idea, as you're left with the head which is much smaller in the K department.

I'll catch you tomorrow as it's bed time in the UK.

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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #60 on: October 31, 2012, 09:57:21 AM »

Tim,

Like many others, I use photobucket and am not having problems with uploading pictures.  Well worth trying.

As I also use PhotoShop for pic editing, I have no experience with other third party software, but I do know from many other forums I use,  that GIMP is a popular photo editing software used.  The link is below.

http://www.gimp.org/

As for photo resizing software try :-

http://download.cnet.com/Free-Picture-Resize-Starter/3000-12511_4-10297789.html

You've got to get it sorted, as I have just started reading this thread.   :D


Best of luck


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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #61 on: October 31, 2012, 10:25:56 AM »


This resizer seems simple enough! - http://imageresizer.codeplex.com/
It says it works on all flavours of Windows.

Basically, install it, open Windows Explorer ( or find your photos on your PC / Laptop ) select the ones you want to resize, then  Right Click  _   Resize Pictures
(  NB. Make sure you select Custom Size to 640 7 480 )


2nd photo shows file size difference before - after resizing.
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #62 on: October 31, 2012, 05:00:18 PM »

Thanks so much Martin, I will try it now ...
 
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #63 on: October 31, 2012, 07:48:14 PM »

I have just tried a 10KB image, the download window just closes by itself in just a few seconds.
It effectivley Crashes no matter What size image.
Are any others at all having this issue ?
Wev'e been going along without issue for months, Now I can't post pics ?
I will continue to try, thanks very much to all who have tried to help.
 
Cheers !
 
 
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #64 on: November 01, 2012, 05:24:07 PM »

Hello all, I have gotten a PM from a fellow member here offering to post pics, Ive sent them to him, lets see if He can post them !
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #65 on: November 02, 2012, 06:49:46 AM »

Here you go.... hopefully people can see these now :)








Tim if you need any more pics added just email them to me and I'll post them

Have to say thats a very nice model you are building
I think I should give up building and just run RTR :(
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #66 on: November 02, 2012, 07:48:31 AM »

Hi Tim....That looks like a superb build....Rod :-)) :-))
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #67 on: November 02, 2012, 09:21:43 AM »

Totally agree  -  looks absolutely fantastic, first class job.


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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #68 on: November 02, 2012, 09:28:50 AM »

Tim,

Your modelling is fantastic.  You've got that "real" look that's so very difficult to achieve.  Keep posting the pic's please...or getting your "agent" to do it anyway.

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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #69 on: November 02, 2012, 02:36:47 PM »

Thanks all, particularly the help with posting the pictures.
Its clearly not an issue of image density now, its something else.
I even created an account with Imageposte, that hasnt helped either, I understand there have been some changes here on this site recently, coincidently at the same time this issue occured ...





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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #70 on: November 07, 2012, 02:00:59 PM »

Good morning all, my good freind Neil is going to help me by posting some pics of the work done on this model in that past few weeks, I thhink we may see them following this message ( Thanks Mate ! )
 
Been three weeks since last post of anything done on this one, got the cabin top wrapped up, several layers of wood, some glass cloth, a bit of paint, some rivets, running lights ( had to make them, none suitable out there ) and horn.

Had to scratch build the search light, the body is a brass "bead", the protective grating is from another kit, had to make the "U" shaped bracket from strip brass stock.

Windows are in, not easy to find scratch free material.

Funnels are mounted to the fore deck.

Still have mast and mast mount to make, it has to be able to fold down ( as we know these boats have to go under Very low bridges in real work life. )

Need to make some sort of working crane for the boat and still trying to figure out an appropriate tow bar ( if it's to have one at all ).

sailing season here is about done so the "race" to finish it this year is over.
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #71 on: November 07, 2012, 05:39:43 PM »

here we go, by proxy, lol
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #72 on: November 07, 2012, 05:43:28 PM »

and a few more.and may I say how lovely she is looking
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #73 on: November 07, 2012, 05:55:47 PM »

Lovely looking model, whats your secret to getting authentic looking brasswork on both the workboat and the lifeboat?
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Re: Thames Workboat
« Reply #74 on: November 07, 2012, 07:00:39 PM »

.....Superb build [& photographs] here Tim B...... :-)) ...most life like..........Derek
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