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raflaunches

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Re: My Job!
« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2018, 02:11:06 pm »


Never played there, but I'd like to! I do know Robert Wolfe, shared a stage with him many years ago when he was a 'new' face on the organ scene.




He was the first person I heard play a Wurlitzer at Thursford and I've enjoyed the music produced by them since then. I wish you luck if you get the chance to play at Thursford- it feels magical at Christmas with the Wurlitzer playing. :-))
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Re: My Job!
« Reply #26 on: March 30, 2018, 04:52:04 pm »


I am a modelmaker specialising in models for the wargames, military and collectables market, designing masters for production.


Pinnacles of my career so far include designing masters of Nuffield tractors in 1:32nd scale for Scaledown models, FAMO SDKFZ9 18 ton half track and Fiat Pavesi P100 artillery tractors in 1:76th scale.


Another pinnacle would have been designing the British 7.2 inch Howitzer and 6inch Mk19 family, but another designer did them without telling our mutual client  <*<


I's all about the wheels  :}
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Re: My Job!
« Reply #27 on: March 30, 2018, 06:01:29 pm »

I'm a Chartered Engineer - I used to be a nuclear physicist but was a rocket scientist before that. Seriously.
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Re: My Job!
« Reply #28 on: March 30, 2018, 10:52:48 pm »

My claim to 'fame'
By the time I retired I had been in every Police cell in Victoria and did my time in Pentridge Prison.  :police:


One of my jobs was to eliminate hanging points in cells so prisoners could not harm themselves and I designed the prison Hospital.  :embarrassed:
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Re: My Job!
« Reply #29 on: April 03, 2018, 05:20:48 am »


I am a modelmaker specialising in models for the wargames, military and collectables market, designing masters for production.


Pinnacles of my career so far include designing masters of Nuffield tractors in 1:32nd scale for Scaledown models, FAMO SDKFZ9 18 ton half track and Fiat Pavesi P100 artillery tractors in 1:76th scale.


Another pinnacle would have been designing the British 7.2 inch Howitzer and 6inch Mk19 family, but another designer did them without telling our mutual client  <*<


I's all about the wheels  :}


The 3.7 inch Heavy Anti Aircraft gun is long overdue for attention???
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Re: My Job!
« Reply #30 on: April 03, 2018, 07:59:36 am »

I had one just after the war.  I think it was one of these.   I can remember it was almost 1 pound in a model / toy shop near Holland Park tube station.
It fired paper caps.
Astra Pharos toys - 1939 3.7 Anti-Aircraft Gun
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Re: My Job!
« Reply #31 on: April 03, 2018, 06:05:40 pm »

50 years in the entertainment industry, first 5 as an actor, then saw sense and have spent the rest of the time as a lighting designer, first in the west end, then 30 odd years touring the world with various shows. Now doing the odd show and a little bit of teaching leading up to retirement.
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Re: My Job!
« Reply #32 on: April 03, 2018, 08:36:46 pm »




The 3.7 inch Heavy Anti Aircraft gun is long overdue for attention???


I designed one in 1:76th scale for SHQ miniatures some years back and it is a pretty good kit (even though I say so myself  %) .) There may be one in 1:35th scale but I cannot recall who did it Accurate Armour?


Crikey Phil, that is one involved job! what with the electrics, control and positioning etc. I take it your job includes some Back screen work as well as lights?
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Re: My Job!
« Reply #33 on: April 05, 2018, 10:36:16 am »


I had one just after the war.  I think it was one of these.   I can remember it was almost 1 pound in a model / toy shop near Holland Park tube station.
It fired paper caps.
Astra Pharos toys - 1939 3.7 Anti-Aircraft Gun


Thank you  :-)) :-))
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