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Class108 07-02-2017 09:36 PM

Making a tarpaulin for class 47
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Heres my attempt at making a tarpaulin for a class 47.
I wrapped the body in cling film. Used thick tissue for the tarpaulin cut to size and placed over body. I brushed with 50/50 PVA until wet. Brushed up to make creases and left to dry. Painted and dry brushed for dirt. When dry remove from body along with cling film glue tarpaulin to body then add ropes. Ropes were made from 3 lengths of cotton plaited and glued in place.


RogerB 07-02-2017 09:40 PM

That looks pretty darn good. Well done. R-

cadman 07-02-2017 09:46 PM

Why on earth would you want to make a 100 ish loco unusable by sticking some paper all over it?.............:)..........HB

Walkingthedog 07-02-2017 10:03 PM

That looks very realistic. I would imagine it isn't a 100 loco but an old non working one. It makes a very unusual load.

Steve M 07-02-2017 10:08 PM

Excellent modelling.

Class108 07-02-2017 10:43 PM

Thanks for the nice comments chaps.
Cadman, lol, not a 100 loco but and old motorless Lima, was going to stick it on ebay for the chassiss and body but now I'm keeping it to go on my new (when rooms empty and I have some spare cash lol) layout as a static display in the TMD.


Teedoubleudee 07-02-2017 11:48 PM

That looks really very good. Well done.

Mountain Goat 07-02-2017 11:53 PM

Lima class 47's were really good locos. They looked the part. Have a few myself.

platelayer 08-02-2017 12:49 AM

that looks great, you should try and sell a few on the bay.

Shroomy 08-02-2017 05:39 AM

Very impressive Steve

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