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Old 01-06-2013, 08:28 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by baz49exe View Post
Proud to be a " cheapskate", but believe me Bob my desire to build as cheaply as possible is driven by necessity.
Retired, on a fixed income ( cue background violins) means that I have very little disposable income to devote ( or waste as my better half might put it) on models.
If I can show very little expenditure I can justify my pursuits in terms of money. Now time, well that's a very different matter.
I have to confess that I also get a huge kick out of building something for nothing or as near to nothing as I can get.
Maybe it's time to start a 'Cheapskates Club' ?

I'm worlds repository for others crashed models ...

I hoard all the bits and bobs from models / gear ...

Even to foam and balsa I cut away from parts ... all goes in the 'later' bag.

Couple of days ago - was given 4mm Plywood ... had been sitting in a guys garage for over 30yrs ... I'm game !!

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