|The starboard gantry, seen from inside the engine room. Don't you just love tiny cameras?|
Just a short one today, in the interests of keeping on top of this blogging lark...
When last I spoke at you, the engine room of Lord Smudgington Smythely-Smythe's Hydraulically Motorvated Sextupedal Land-Traversing Vacational Domicile was coming along nicely.
|The gantry was constructed as per the port gantry (see my last post).|
|At last! We can get to the big lever by the important looking gauge!|
As you can see, I have since added the starboard gantry and handrail. I was hoping to add the ladders too, but I was suddenly stricken by a severe bout of can'tfacelittlebitsofplasticrodrightnowitus...
|The starboard handrail is added. Again, note the gap left for a ladder.|
|A crewman's-eye view.|
There is still much to do to the rear of the vessel before I can progress to the mid-section of this gigantic walker, but I'm fighting the urge to rush the job - a model of this size and complexity deserves care and attention.
|The engine room in all its complexity and wonderment. Nearly done...|
|Plain panels are added to the hull with portholes punched out.|
|LED lighting is admired in a dimly lit room...|
The Rivet Count continues to creep ever upward, with 34 added this week, bringing the total so far to:
...and I have had other distractions... But I'm not showing you yet!
|Nightfall outside the engine room...|
|Another moody shot.|
Keep watching for more on Lord Smudgington Smythely-Smythe's Hydraulically Motorvated Sextupedal Land-Traversing Vacational Domicile, and:
The Nefarious Application of Computer Fans to Create a Nefarious Steam-Powered Hovercraft... Nefariously!
|An unwanted bit of one of those newfangled difference-engine thingummies... What could possibly happen next?!|
All the Best!