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Old 09-05-2018, 10:19 AM   #181
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The LBSC Directors saloon is now looking a bit more like a coach, sadly much lining now lies ahead... so depressing... so this is either transfers or Bow pen, not quite decided yet, it must be lined out in Gold... and a lot of it.

The LNWR observation car has also entered paint, and now awaiting the lining part, I am a little stuck on paint due to postage and courier postage rates, £20 postage for a small pot of paint.. madness...



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Old 09-05-2018, 02:18 PM   #182
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Those tiny pots of paint are not cheap either! I saw a lovely colour paint for my diesel but it cost me £1.99 for a tiny 14ml tin! If it wasn't for the lovely colour I'd be buying a large pot and using it for anything and everything, not just for model use!
I noticed trade in them (Paint by post) has died a bit since the Royal Mail has refused posting such items. Is why model shops stock them as they tend to be the main outlets these days.
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Old 09-05-2018, 04:27 PM   #183
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Our local hobbicraft keep a reasoble stock of Humbrol and Tamiya. Bit much to expect them to keep Railmatch at al I suppose.
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Aylesbury MRE end of this month unless you’re in the IoW.
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Old 09-05-2018, 09:29 PM   #185
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Aylesbury MRE end of this month unless you’re in the IoW.
Yes I live on the IOW, so might be a little difficult but I will see what cash flow is like. But hoping to attend.... at least.

Sadly we don't have a hobby craft down here, we do have various shops selling Humbrol but their paints are terrible since production arrived back in the UK... haven't used them since. I have used Railmatch but found the colours lacking, too dark or too light.. when compared to the real thing, and sadly they don't do pre grouping.
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Lovely builds. What are the white metal kits?
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Lovely builds. What are the white metal kits?
Which one's are you referring to? I think theres a few on here.. and all noted what they are, and who by.
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