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Jan Karrman

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Freelance design means that it was designed by someone not permanently employed by the company, ie someone working on a consultancy basis. We all agree that none of the forts are accurate models of existing structures but toys inspired by them. 

Hi Paws4thot,

Would you like to elaborate why you think it's a semi freelance design. I'm interested to know more. Thanks! 

Hi, 

The models I use are scratch built in scale 1:56 and the figures are 28mm. The Airfix models are only used for reference, not with the figures. I include what information I can find about about the original models in the articles as well as photos of them with original packaging, etc. Arthur Ward helped me with info for the first arcicle but I have very little info about the coastal defence fort. 

I have been building models (scale 1:56) inspired by my memories of Airfix models from my childhood and turning them into articles for a wargaming magazine. Having covered the gun emplacement and the pontoon bridge I'm now doing the coastal defence fort and would love to find out anything about the model (designers involved, history, your memories, etc.) Waiting for the original kit to arrive today so I can start doing my version. 

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