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Golden Arrow Crosti - Tender Part 1

Posted by RedgateModels , 25 November 2009 - - - - - - · 1,103 views
Golden Arrow, crosti, resin
I'm currently doing a Crosti 9F for someone and thought it would be good to blog the build. It's my first go with a resin kit too.

Firstly thanks to Chris at Golden Arrow for his persitance getting a kit to me through the Royal Mail, hope you can use the second kit sent (received broken - thanks postie!) somehow ....

I thought I'd start...


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Parkside RCH 5 Plank 12 Ton Wagon - 5

Posted by RedgateModels , 23 November 2009 - - - - - - · 219 views

got the lettering done on the other side this lunchtime, so 'tis done



Going to leave it for a few weeks for the transfers to "set" then I will start the weathering. I'm going to use a combination of the techniques described by David Spencer in Hornby Mag Issue 6 and bounce spraying the underframe. I'll...


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Parkside RCH 5 Plank 12 Ton Wagon - 4

Posted by RedgateModels , 18 November 2009 - - - - - - · 80 views

HMRS transfers arrived in usual speedy fashion so here's the wagon nearly finished in it's pristine Summat Colliery PO livery




There's a bit more black painting to do then it's going to have a nice photshoot before I attack it with a fibreglass pencil...


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Parkside RCH 5 Plank 12 Ton Wagon - 3

Posted by RedgateModels , 12 November 2009 - - - - - - · 164 views

One can (well, not all of it!) of Halfords Ford radiant red later and we have this:



The intention is to do a "Summat Colliery" version of this little wagon from my childhood home town



Must get an order off to HMRS for some black shaded lettering etc, it's starting to be...


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Parkside RCH 5 Plank 12 Ton Wagon - 2

Posted by RedgateModels , 11 November 2009 - - - - - - · 341 views

Basic construction is done on the Parkside wagon. I've fitted the Bachmann NEM pocket mounts - took more fiddling than I expected to get the height right. I ended up carving off the vertical projections off the mounts and then cutting back the underframe bracing until the correct height was achieved - silly me for expecting that they would just fit...


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Parkside RCH 5 Plank 12 Ton Wagon - 1

Posted by RedgateModels , 09 November 2009 - - - - - - · 251 views
parkside, 5 plank, wagon
Picked this kit up at Wycrail along with some Bachmann NEM pocket coupling mounts. The wagon will hopefully end up as a severely distressed wagon on Summat Colliery used to ferry loco coal from the screens to the coaling stage.

Anyway, following half an hour's work this lunchtime we have this



buffers and couplings yet...






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