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BR Class 94XXX Diesel Shunter


I don't believe it!

Posted by scots region , 07 December 2010 - - - - - - · 171 views

Hello all again, I've been off school due to the snow and I had decided to air out my international interests; this is what I found:


I nearly feel off my seat! Wouldn't you know...


winter update

Posted by scots region , 02 December 2010 - - - - - - · 147 views

Hello all, Scots Region from snowy Scotland, here with a winter update. I must admit I've been neglecting my blog due to reasons such as family, school, exhaustion, pain, misery, depression, alien abduction and a violent urge to re-programme my computer with a sledgehammer. Any way thats in the past. Now down to business....


Phoenix rises from the ashes

Posted by scots region , 17 October 2010 - - - - - - · 165 views

Hello all again. If you have been reading my previous entires then you know of the snag upon which my project had caught, a buffer had broken off the shunter making replacement impossible, worse still I had removed the remaining buffers. This threatened to throw the whole idea into disarray. After weeks of staring at it, an email to the inspiration and a...


Help needed with Broken Buffers extension.

Posted by scots region , 11 September 2010 - - - - - - · 147 views

Hello all, for this entry I'm going to have to ask you to use the photos from the entry which this entry derives its name, this is because my camera is out of battery and the charger has disappeared.

Anyway, the body of the Lima Shunter, which henceforth shall be know as an Ex BR class 94 shunter, is secured to the chassis via, what I call, Buffer...


Help Needed With Broken Buffers.

Posted by scots region , 13 August 2010 - - - - - - · 150 views

Hi all, wouldn't you now it, SNAFU, as part of my shunter upgrade I planned to replace the molded plastic buffers:

as exhibited here:

I plan to replace them with brass buffers generously provided by a fellow modeller:

this left a rather convenient...


Been Busy.

Posted by scots region , 11 August 2010 - - - - - - · 116 views

Hello all just popping in to show you the progress I've made with the shunter.

This shows what I assume to be the forward access hatch, starboard side, I've drilled and cut out the molded grill and replaced it by gluing fine mesh behind it.

The main engine access hatches, starboard side, I...


At last an update

Posted by scots region , 20 July 2010 - - - - - - · 193 views

Hello all just an update to show you the modifications I have done to my Lima shunter; I have since added, with the help of a friend, a front grille and brakets around the edge using plastic strip.



Questions before Answer

Posted by scots region , 28 May 2010 - - - - - - · 342 views

Hello again, sorry for the lack of service (Exams) but I'm back and I am ready to press ahead.

As per the title I have a few questionsWhat type of paint striper should I use? I do have a bottle of Nail polish remover if thats any use.how should I proceed with paint removal?also what kind of glue should be used to seal the cracks I...


slight progress

Posted by scots region , 04 May 2010 - - - - - - · 131 views

Hello all, as per the title I have made some slight progress today; I've now purchased some tools from squires and have prepared a list:

After much deliberation I've broken the work in two main areas, the body and the chassis. Body first, Chassis second

step 1

Finnish removing the printed decalsRepair the cracksRemove...


Cautious Beginnings

Posted by scots region , 30 April 2010 - - - - - - · 181 views

Hello there, okay basically the situation is thus: about a year ago Model Rail's George Dent published an article called desert rat. Within it Dent converted an old Lima train set diesel shunter, formerly a fictitious dockside shunter, into army shunter. I decided to the same as Dent had done previously, i.e covert a similar model into an industrial...

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