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At the Dawn of Time - Chapter the First

Posted by Ravenser , in Constructional 13 March 2018 - * * * * * · 396 views
Primitive, large scale and 1 more...
In which the Author discovereth a Cardboard Box in the Study which recalleth his Childhood; and subsequently journeys into the Western-most Parts of Great-Britain.. ... A few years ago I saw a reissue of the Airfix kit for Trevithick's locomotive in a shop. I had one of these as a child, when I was too young to have any real understanding of how to...


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Troublesome Trucks

Posted by Ravenser , in Constructional 23 February 2018 - - - - - - · 353 views
Boxfile, Steam Wagons and 1 more...
When I built the tea-tray in which to mount the Boxfile, I had the na├»ve idea that replacing the damaged track and sorting out the track joints between the two files would solve all the 'file's running problems. Unfortunately what it actually revealed was that there were problems with the stock. A replacement Tenshodo rejuvenated the Y3, a little run...


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2018 - Deja Vu ?

Posted by Ravenser , in Constructional, Reflections 07 January 2018 - - - - - - · 411 views

It's that time of the year when I survey the state of the bookcase and the cupboard and post over-optimistic ambitions for the year's modelling.... At least this year I'm sitting down to contemplate at the start of January, rather than the middle of February, which I suppose is progress. There's also the fact that I need to write up some of 2017's ou...


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Set 5 - Quick and Slow: Part 1 Quick (I hope)

Posted by Ravenser , in Constructional 24 September 2017 - - - - - - · 388 views
LMS coaches, Steam era coaches
After a long while contemplating the idea, I finally bought one of the Dapol LMS coaches in CKD form . I prefer CKD form as it's a little cheaper, and as I'm going to work on the thing I am saved the trouble of finding out how to dismantle it. The intended victim is a CK in BR Blood and Custard The CK seems to be the pick of Dapol's ex Mainline Stani...


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Butchering a Meat Van

Posted by Ravenser , in Constructional 07 September 2017 - - - - - - · 437 views
Steam wagons
I've been fairly quiet for a few months, partly because of work getting on top of me . But after finally managing 2 weeks holiday , having previously not managed more than an odd day off since I started the new job just over a year ago , I'm feeling human again , and I'm trying to resolve some of the various unfinished projects . 
One small project i...






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