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    • February 12, 2017 8:36 PM EST
      • Santa Ana, CA
         
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      Oh, total cost was $20 for the piece of 3/8" acrylic and I sent $10 for the blocks.

    • February 13, 2017 2:19 AM EST
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      Nice work Todd!. 

    • February 14, 2017 10:19 PM EST
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      Todd, this may be the most unique build I have seen.  You did a great job on the entire project but especially the finishing details.  I love the fact that the "Gallows" serve as a multi-function structure.

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    • May 2, 2017 3:20 PM EDT
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      Because I can only display a hanging or fiesta at a time during open houses, we opted for the hanging scene.

       

      However, the Pecos Pinata would not be denied and demanded its own vingette.  Voila!  Other children will go around it.

       

    • May 16, 2017 3:36 PM EDT
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      The Third Taylor

      I believe in consistancy throughout the railroad as it lends credability.

       

      With three "Taylor" headstones, there needed to be three Taylors being hung.

       

      If you view the past photos, the first was shown taking in his last cigarette before meeting his demise.  The second is being dragged in on the horse with a bag over his head.  So, where is the third Taylor???

       

      The widow maker mine shed was reinforced.  Bars were added to the window and an "jail" door (cut on the laser) was added.  This is right across from the gallows where he will have a nice view of his cohorts as they...

       

      I just hope that someone remembered to remove the explosives before locking him up.

       

      This post was edited by Todd Brody at May 16, 2017 3:38 PM EDT
    • May 17, 2017 8:53 PM EDT
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      Ha!  That is a great use for that Bachmann building.  The bars are perfect.   

       

      How about those explosives??

    • May 17, 2017 8:53 PM EDT
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      Ha!  That is a great use for that Bachmann building.  The bars are perfect.   

       

      How about those explosives??

    • May 18, 2017 2:14 PM EDT
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      Thanks Todd.

       

      Fortunately, at this scale, the amount of explosives was only about enough to blow his nose.

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