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  • Member since
    May 2020
  • From: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hello from Argentina
Posted by FJSigma on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:18 PM

Hi to everyone.

I've been looking around this site (and Fine Scale Modeller) for a time now, but never posted. I started building small planes as a kid with my father, then started to buy and build my own 1:72 airplanes. Then I decided I wanted to build 1:25 cars, bought a few models based on price and availability mostly (before the 90s there was not much options here and Internet was a dream). Started to build a few cars at the same time and got stuck in shell painting because I never had an airbrush and spray cans were also hard to find here. Then I started university, knew my wife, got engaged, married, moved to a small appartement, kids, work (some of you know what I'm talking about) and the hobby got boxed for about 30 years.

A couple of years ago I had to let my 1:1 project go for monetary reasons, started to unbox what was left from when I was young and continued the build from there. I never posted here because I didn't know if I would be able to finish a model, but now I've done with my first. It took me 30 years... but I'm glad it's done.

I'm happy to be here reading what you do.

 

 

  • Member since
    December 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:11 AM

Welcome to the forum FJ, and welcome back to the hobby. Your story is very familiar to many of us. I had a break of over 20 years, but been back at it for over 15 years, now. Enjoy.

"It would be unusual, if the unusual didn't occur."

- Steamboat Gariepy

Trevor

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