Lookin' for mine structure window ideas

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  1. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday Member

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    I'm right in the middle of building an East Terrible Mine kit. It's got a bunch of big windows. It'll be right up front on my layout and I'm having trouble figuring out what to do to block the view into the interior empty space. I've already used masking tape window shades and coffee can lid windows on other structures so am lookin' for something different. Anybody have any ideas ?
    Thanks, Doc
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  2. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

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    Two things that you can do:
    1. install some black cardboard diagonaly across the center of the interior. that way you can't look staight across that see the windows on the other side. then try glueing small square styrene boxes partialy blocking some of the windows. it will make it look like there is equipment inside.
    2. completely detail the interior.

    (personally I'd chose #1)
  3. shortliner

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    A small box of Black styrene glued behing the window, with a LPB looking out at what's going on below, works well - like the boss, in the office, keeping an eye on his workers, or a secretary looking at her boyfriend.. I don't have a link, but there is a site that does desks and office furniture - try Googly
    Shortliner(Jack)away up here in the Highlands
  4. Will_annand

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  5. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Those windows are cool!! I wish I'd known about them when I was building my marine supply.

    Val