Typical UK 80's stand

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HPL17
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Typical UK 80's stand

Postby HPL17 » 25 Mar 2018, 19:09

Work in progress on typical UK stand from the 80's

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Re: Typical UK 80's stand

Postby Vikash » 26 Mar 2018, 17:20

That looks so good, mate.
How about them transparent dangling carrots
How about that ever elusive kudo

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Re: Typical UK 80's stand

Postby HPL17 » 26 Mar 2018, 19:35

That looks so good, mate.
Thanks :wink:

Still to do: add plastic shielding on the back of the stand to close it, add may extra spectators and add more advertising. Still thinking if I would fencing at the front of the stand. Most stands in the 80-ies had fencing I think?

Any other suggestions how I can improve it?

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Re: Typical UK 80's stand

Postby blues.bass » 27 Mar 2018, 00:55

That looks like a good start mate... very similar to mine which has since been pulled down and will be undergoing a full upgrade very shortly.

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Re: Typical UK 80's stand

Postby HPL17 » 29 Mar 2018, 08:51

Very nice stand blues.bass. Would love to see some more pictures from close by. What did you use for the fences?

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Re: Typical UK 80's stand

Postby HPL17 » 29 Mar 2018, 08:54

Now with the back sheets added:

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Still to add:

fans
advertising and fences at the front

I was thinking maybe to add plexi glass instead of a fence at the front? But that's not really 80-ies style...

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Re: Typical UK 80's stand

Postby realguidofc » 01 Apr 2018, 15:30

nice stands and yes more pics of blues.bass stadium please

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Re: Typical UK 80's stand

Postby blues.bass » 02 Apr 2018, 09:24

Very nice stand blues.bass. Would love to see some more pictures from close by. What did you use for the fences?
Thanks.
Sorry I don't have any more pictures, and I just took that one with my cell phone on a whim as I wasn't all that happy with it.
It's currently being refurbished, and I'll post some pictures when it's done.
The fences where some old OO/HO scale (Hornby I think) line side fencing (used for model railways) that I picked up really cheap at a hobby fair.
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Re: Typical UK 80's stand

Postby blues.bass » 02 Apr 2018, 09:26

nice stands and yes more pics of blues.bass stadium please
I don't have any more pictures, and I just took that one real quick with my cell phone as I wasn't all that happy with it or the rest of the stadium.
It's currently being refurbished and rebuilt, and I'll post some pictures when I've got that stand built at least.
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