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Old 07-06-2018, 05:15 PM   #11
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Many people donít like railway modelling, they just want to take it out of a box and run it. Shame really. Adding your own touch, even a few lamp irons, is very rewarding.
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Old 08-06-2018, 12:41 AM   #12
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I just buy old tat and make it look expensive
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The culmination of a rather stupid brain fart and a few photographs of similar rattlers has resulted in the advancement of a lovely project I have affectionately dubbed "Project Turd Polish". I have taken the hornby 4 wheeler and chopped up the underframe and added detailing to then ends to make a workmens/light railway carriage. Ive also filed the roof line down to a more archaic outline.







So, was it a success? Yes and no. The body is quite adaptable however the underframe is horrendously over scale and adds a good few mm to the overall height. I think if there are any more I will be scratchbuilding a new one to more realistic dimensions to knock the height down.
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A terrifying first foray into soldering brass kits has produced this



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Old 04-08-2018, 10:39 PM   #15
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Very good. You are making some lovely unique models there.
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