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I just built this.
Limited edition kit #168.
I've had it for a very long time, and each time I looked at the manual, I just put it away again...
The big issue was the tapered tank and the bands.
I just bit the bullet now and built it!
The base was rather easy to build.
I really like the Rail line kits!
Sure, they have a bunch of miniature parts to be fitted, but the results are so worth it!
I started on this D&RGW 3000 series boxcar the other night.
I painted it with Testor DRGW freight car red and then Microscale gloss before adding the San Juan decals...
I made a video on how I paint flex track.
I made a tool for embossing stones in DAS clay.
The tools and stuff needed. DAS clay, an empty sugar dispenser, rolling pin, knife, glue and a good supply of small pebbles.
Roll out some clay with the rolling pin, it should be large enough to cover the plastic tube and be...
My good friend 3D printed my own designed Arch bar trucks. He has a Anycubic Photon, and these are printed with the new waterbased resin.
I just received the latest issue of the biggest model railroad magazine in Scandinavia;
Modelljärnvägsmagasinet, i.e. the model railroad magazine.
It's the 10 year anniversary issue, and inside there's an article on my layout and the visit I had from a club.
Two whole spreads. :)...
Sorry, no construction images. My memory card did not want to find them....
Wood structure kitfrom Scale Structures limited.
The Dinky Creek bridge in HOn3.
All rivets and fittings are in metal .... Painting all the metal parts and drilling holes for 600+ NBWs is a bit of therapy.
It has happened twice now that I get redirected to www.modeltrainforum.com instead of this forum when clicking the bookmark.
I've finished the Sunset models K-27 as number 461.
It has a Tsunami decoder installed.
I painted it with a green boiler just because....
Here's my collection of K-27's:
#452, 455, 460, 461 and 463.
One of these are not like the others though. As one isn't a brass engine.
Hi all, this is some pics I took of my newly finished K-27 #460.
Latest project ....
A reflector with light for my narrow-gauge locomotives.
The diameter of the reflector is 4 mm.
The LED is 0.5 x 1 mm!
The reflector I made out of aluminum from oven trays.
I took a nut of the right diameter and slowly pushed the aluminum with the rounded top of the hat...
Westside models K-27 #460 in HOn3 dismantled in preparation for painting.
These engines are like Swiss watches in their build quality.
A pure joy to work with.
I have prepared it for LED lights in both the front and rear headlights.
It will get a Soundtraxx DCC sound decoder with a sugar...
My brass Sunset models K-27 is finished.
This has been a long road....
First I had to sort out the power pickups, and added phosphor bronze wipers.
Then I replaced the worm with a new one from NWSL.
The next was installation of a Econami decoder with stay alive and dual speakers.
New product in my Shapeways shop.
A caboose interior that is made to fit the MRGS D&RGW / RGS long caboose in HOn3...
Some of my favorite builds in HO/HOn3.
Coach in HOn3
Combine in HOn3
Caboose in HOn3
Paper model scratchbuilt.
Miller & sons diorama.
Station close up.
20 t Shay in HO
Hi all, I have had a problem with putting my HOn3 locomotives and cars on the track.
On my standard gauge I used a plastic rerailer ramp.
It's a bit of an overhang on the narrow gauge equipment, so you can't easily grab the trucks to rerail them...
I heard that there was a commercially made...
I scratchbuilt this reefer after some drawings I found online. It's almost finished...
At the point of getting the paint and decals on. B)
I don't know how exact it matches the real deal in color and details, but I'm quite satisfied with it.
I found some Grandt line trucks that I'm using on...
Hi all. I'm currently renovating a room for my layout.
It's 22' x 16' and will have coved corners.
My layout will be a freelancer Colorado narrow gauge in HOn3.
I've drawn the track plans for it, and I can't wait to start building it.
To prepare, I've been doing some city planning for one...
Two day build.
I had this HSM Silver plume store kit.
Really nice old craftsman kit with mostly printed cardboard and wood parts. Moulded plastic windows and corbels.
The walls had to be cut from sheet wood.
Roof material is surgical tape.
Real glass in the windows (which needs to...
The HSM Nevada city fire station is done!
It was a real challenge, but it went really okay I think.
The bell tower has 28 parts.... Fiddly, to say the least.
The interior light is a led mounted above the ceiling and has an orange colored diffuser to make it resemble gas light.
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