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« on: January 17, 2017, 07:57:16 AM »

In October 2015 I began the building and painting of my 28mm Gangsters “& Stuff” collection.  When I began collecting the pieces for this about a decade ago it was going to be a gangster collection, but over time other things began to catch my eye and the collection expanded to include Batman and a catch-all group I call the Gordon Institute for Archeology and Paranormal Study, and that group allowed me to include the Institute’s version of the Ghostbusters.  The gallery is huge with more than a hundred pictures, a long write-up, four 5 ft. x 7 ft. table layouts, a city of approximately 35 buildings and more than 50 vehicles, a waterfront that includes a dock that is 17 inches wide and 5 feet long holding three warehouses, a crane and a fish cannery, a freighter, two tugs, two fishing boats and three speedboats, a sewer, Wayne Manor and the Batcave, plus the Gordon Institute campus.  The collection took just over a year to paint and construct, and from set-up through photographing to clean up the pictures, it took just over 25 hours to do over three days… a long weekend.  I’ve attached a few sample pictures here.  I hope you will take a look at the entire gallery when you have some time.  I think you will have some fun.  You can find it at www.warin15mm.com/28mm-Gangsters---Stuff.html.
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« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2017, 08:07:04 AM »

 Shocked Shocked Shocked
You really dont do things by halves, do you?

That is a REALLY impressive set-up you have built there.
So full of detail.
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And that Speakeasy scene is inspired.
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2017, 08:28:50 AM »

Holy.

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« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2017, 08:47:50 AM »

Wow, Mega wow! Shocked Shocked Love Love
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« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2017, 04:03:10 PM »

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Absolutely stunning. Extremely impressive. It is just jaw-dropping, eye-popping goodness!! Thanks for sharing such amazing work.

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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2017, 05:40:01 PM »

That's a truly fantastic collection Cool Cool Cool
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« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2017, 05:51:41 PM »

It's so beautiful!  Love Love Love
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« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2017, 06:39:53 PM »

Stunning! So many small beautiful details I'm going to have to go through the gallery over and over again. I love the Bat Cave and the Speakeasy. The detective diving for cover in particular, absolute magic.

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I just loved this photo:


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« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2017, 06:53:48 PM »

Stunning set up! Shocked
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« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2017, 07:03:06 PM »

Outstanding  Hypno Hypno
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« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2017, 07:07:49 PM »

Nearly missed this, very glad I clicked.

That's "proper that is"  Love Love Love
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« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2017, 07:15:35 PM »

Most impressive! I love it all!!!! Love
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« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2017, 07:23:13 PM »

My initial comment of "outstanding  Hypno Hypno" was made prior to visiting your blog. Now I have - WOW, I'm speechless - your combination of ideas, connections and execution is simply stunning. Truly inspirational.
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« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2017, 07:27:35 PM »

Fantastic stuff.   Shocked
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« Reply #14 on: January 20, 2017, 06:24:46 AM »

Thanks so much for all the wonderful comments.  I had a great time with this project... lots and lots of crazy stuff.  I know the gallery is huge, but I hope that some of you will find the time to travel through it; I think you will find it a fun ride with a few unexpected smiles as your reward.  Dave, I hope you got to see the Pulp Alley shoeshine stand... I love it.  Thanks again to all who took the time to write.  Much appreciated.  Richard
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