Starting to get back into modeling

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Gareth 73
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Starting to get back into modeling

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Post by Gareth 73 » Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:18 am

Due to various factors I've not been able to progress on much when it comes to modelling for many years. Now after moving home last year I've finally got a space for a layout (which ive started but that's another story) and a dedicated area for modelling so now I don't have to pack everything away when it's meal time :lol:
While sorting all the bits and bobs in boxes I came across a load of 37's in bits so I thought what can I make from these.
Then it was a case of what loco fits the bits I've cobbled together. I found a prototype for 1 and this is what I came up with 37 017
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Just need to tidy the white line up as it dragged when I was using thinners to drag the weathering down as not left enough time to let the paint harden doh. Also build the spot light for the nose ends as can't find my small leds at mo.
In the background is a 25 that will be made into 25313 that I drove when I worked at Llangollen railway I just can't decide BR or Llangollen condition.

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Post by Gareth 73 » Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:23 am

While i had the airbrush out i decided 37 116 was to clean so used rule number 1
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Post by teedoubleudee » Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:22 am

Great weathering job Gareth, well done.
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Post by Mr Bones » Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:27 pm

Looks really good. Great job.
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Post by Gareth 73 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:36 pm

As Father Ted said to Dougal " small far away"
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Post by Gareth 73 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:21 am

Not quite the work bench but finally got some O gauge in the garden even if it was just for pics
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