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by Chops
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: In Search of Nessie
Replies: 1
Views: 13

In Search of Nessie

An adventure in OO.

https://youtu.be/PyDghqiFNhA
by Chops
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Triang Rocket: Advice Please
Replies: 5
Views: 107

Re: Triang Rocket: Advice Please

And so, my good Footplate, that is precisely what I attempted. Not much of a craftsman, I took the leap anyways, as necessity is the mother of invention. I was delighted to discover that a gear doesn't care about the ratio of a worm, as long as it is in good contact. Having chopped up an AHM switche...
by Chops
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The Return of Henley
Replies: 3
Views: 65

The Return of Henley

by Chops
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Henley: "Nessie on the Rampage."
Replies: 19
Views: 1624

Re: Henley: "Nessie on the Rampage."

Additional illustrations. The text was written for an American audience, who are not familiar with British modelling practices.
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by Chops
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Henley: "Nessie on the Rampage."
Replies: 19
Views: 1624

Re: Henley: "Nessie on the Rampage."

remodeled Henley 007.jpg remodeled Henley 006.jpg remodeled Henley 002.jpg Remodeling Henley. Finally getting back to my first love, British OO. I dabble in American, but British OO is my favorite, hands down. 1. First a proper dust cover. Previously, a square of painter's drop plastic was laid dir...
by Chops
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Cardstock Canals Question
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: Cardstock Canals Question

Yes, that is precisely the one I was thinking of, thank you so much.
by Chops
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Cardstock Canals Question
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Cardstock Canals Question

Trying to work in a small canal section, and someone mentioned, once, a purveyor of such an item in a downloadable
thing one would print out after paying for it. I cannot recall what purveyor that was. Anyone?
by Chops
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Back Drops: advice please
Replies: 7
Views: 170

Re: Back Drops: advice please

Well, I ended up dribbling a little white glue on the back board, and the results look pretty good, thanks all.
by Chops
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Triang Rocket: Advice Please
Replies: 5
Views: 107

Triang Rocket: Advice Please

rocket repair 002.jpg Got it apart to see if it can be repaired. Questions: 1. Is there a suitable replacement motor? 2. If yes, how does not replace the worm? 3. Where is the positive and negative connections to the motor? 4. I found one loose red wire, where did it go to? I am guessing it was a p...
by Chops
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Simple Crew Colours.
Replies: 5
Views: 857

Re: Simple Crew Colours.

Exceptional painting, right down to the sclera! Perhaps you might be able to guide me- I am an American modeler with a passion for British OO, and I am seeking an appropriate shade of that darkish, almost muddy BR green, for a Silver Fox D6100 shell. I study the paints in the local hobby store, and ...