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Merton Garage interior - lucky shot
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No: 1882   Contributor: John Howe   Scale: 1/76   Year: 2011   Manufacturers: Britbus, Exclusive First Editions, Kingsway Models   Country: United Kingdom
Merton Garage interior - lucky shot

I was asked to build an extended version of the Kingsway Models Merton card kit. This meant giving the model much more depth.
This shot taken on the kitchen worktop on a sunny day created some interesting shadows and lighting and takes one's attention away from the dodgy roof trusses!
It almost looks like the lights on the MD Metro Scania (by Britbus) have been left on! Also seen are EFE DMSs and an LS Leyland National.
Picture added on 16 July 2011 at 09:57
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That really is an excellent photo.

Added by Bristol Bob on 16 July 2011.
Many thanks - though it was really a result of a 'take a lot , and one might be good' philosophy!

Added by John Howe on 16 July 2011.
John, the roof trusses and sky lights are what give the photo its realism! What a fabulous pic mate, well done!!

Added by Pav on 17 July 2011.
Thank you very much.

Added by John Howe on 17 July 2011.
ex pic don"t forget roof trusses would have years & years of grim on them (diesel & petrol fumes.
Regards Chris

Added by Chris Wild on 03 August 2011.
Yes this is an excellent and well posed model. The buses on the right are accurately posed going through the fuel pumps after a day's service, whilst the DMS types are accurately parked ready for the next day. This is one of the few bus depot models I've seen where buses are placed accurately rather than randomly.

Added by Chris Hall Teesside on 06 August 2011.
Very nice display - beautifully done. Glad you were lucky enough to leave anything on the kitchen worktop before 'the boss' swept it all away!

Added by Paul James on 09 August 2011.
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