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Southern Q class work in progress part 2

just a quick update photo now have chimney! thanks to a GBL model! and also have a set of buffers(thanks to brown.sauce/flee bay) so thought id do a quick update on the "Q" before anyone jumps in & comments! this is being made up as is from what bits i can get hold of and from my own stash because as we know model shops have not been interested in selling bits or scale items for years so its a case of use what i can to make it look as near as possible to make a cost effective model. so ta

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Rebuilt crosti 9f

a slightly modified Hornby 9f to a rebuilt crosti some of my own bits with crownline stuff & golden arrow resin bits! but it did the job

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been a while but can log in now! so new loco build! southern Q class

well sorry for no news for ages its been a long time as been busy with lots of other things but got a couple of new builds going now so hope to do a few more posts! and finally been able to log in after months of not being able to???? anyway shot below shows Golden arrows southern Q class on the work bench! should have some more news soon! cheers ian.   Just a quick update q class is now back on the go! new chimney has been found & a set of buffers so will be adding new photos soon! ho

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9f building again!

well started doing another 9f upgrade/conversion on a Hornby railroad 9f turning this into another tyne dock loco its a slow project so far but getting there just need a few more bits to upgrade certain parts so just took a photo of the work done at the mo.  

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pug building part 3!

just had a bit more time to do some more on the pug still got to sort steps out and finish chassis so thats going to be sometime over the weekend hopefully! anyway took another quick photo!   thanks again for those who have left kind comments & to all those that have helped in other projects in recent times on here at RMweb! cheers  

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LNER B17 part 5

well another quick update had time to get some of the decals done on the b17 although had a few miss haps! but redone the numbers on one side just got the otherside of the tender to do! so took some slightly better photo`s this afternoon! in day light.   progress so far       anyway hope you can see this one slightly better im having a few issues with photo`s currently! cheers.

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london transport Guards van!

another one I did recently! london transport Guards van!   I will be doing other LT stuff soon! hopefully when I get some free time I may get to build some trams!   anyway just a quick pic!  

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LNER B17 part 4

welcome folks to anyone whos reading this! I had another chance to get in the paintshop today and have started to weather the b17 its only first stage and now needs all the decals putting on which I may get chance to do on thirsday at some point!   anyway just took a couple of pics sorry about the lighting but did not have time to set the lamp up!    

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LNER B17 update part 3

well just had a bit of time this afternoon to shoot some base black on to the B17 it will need a slight rub down before another coat then it will get some weathering & decals!   anyway took a couple of pics!    

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LNER B17 updated part 2

just a quick photo update just got the b17 into grey primer today! a little bit of tidying up to do and then shoot some black paint over the body and tender! anyway here`s the pics!    

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LNER B17! updated

just a quick photo of the B17 thats in build at the moment! its work in progress needs alot of finishing off yet!     another quick photo of work in progress although nearly superglued it to myself tonight! must be more carefull trying to do too much to quickly!     another quick photo update started hand rails!       more to follow later!

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lots of new stuff in the works! been pugging!more photo`s added

just a quick note to say lots of new builds on the go some pics will follow soon b17 another 9f and a few others. has anyone got photo`s of the dean sidings sterling singles kit? has anyone built it yet? if so could or would you be sokind as to pm me details or post up a pic and let me know. thanks again. regards ian.   just a quick update been pugging around! pun intended its just some fun not going to scale chassis either so here`s the pics! still a little more to do but working on other

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another photo of completed garratt!

thanks to martin for his kind comments just thought id post another quick photo up! another garratt will be on the way soon once other projects are done! anyway enjoy        

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garratt fully painted

well sorry for the lack of updates been very busy - but just thought id put a final pic up on the garratt this has now gone to run in the USA !!!!! yes folks im not joking so maybe end up with no2 garratt starting at some point soon with newer chassis in! but we will have to see!     hopefully will have some new loco builds soon as working on a few new projects! cheers all regards ian.

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update on garratt project!

quick update still weathering the garratt delayed due to rain! and transfers run out over the weekend so ordered some more from fox and hey presto they turn up this morning! thanks again to fox transfers for another quick turn round! anyway got a few mins this afternoon after putting on the numbers to take a quick pic! its not finished yet so don`t go rushing in making odd comments its a work in progress shot! thanks again for the comments before guys! regards ian.  

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garratt OO scale work in progress vid

Hi folks just another quick update as ive been working on the garratt again most of this week its had a few bits sorted out and a bit more paint its also had the first bits of weathering done so now just got to put decals on and finish off!! just did a quick test run after cleaning off some paint off the wheels so took a quick vid! please note this is in no way finished yet and is triang based so all you finescalers out there look the otherway! its been made to go round most peoples trainset!/r

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Garratt update running loco! wip

well folks its along time since I posted on my rm blog as been very busy doing lots of other things but just been able to make aquick update vid on the garratt project which was started last year! this is still a working project although please note its not a finescale model ! as this was done out of triang and later Hornby components as a test build to see how we could motorise the kitmaster model! so here is a quick vid ive done today its not long but you get the idea! thanks to all those wh

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sourthern Z class final pictures!

well folks I forgot to post these up I think!? so thought id put the final z class pics up as its gone down south to run on another layout now! so all ive got to do when I get some spare time is make another one for my own fleet!!!!!!!   anyway enjoy!  

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kitmaster garratt update

well folks its been warm so recently had a bit of time spraying again so thought id play with the spare garratt! as we have now collected a number of them so thought id have a practice at weathering one as we are currently building one up to run properly with a triang chassis setup im also looking for the railway modeller articul with it in if anyone knows the issue number and year & month drop us a comment or PM me with further details or if you have a copy spare again let me know. we will

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tyne dock 9f redone!

tyne dock 9f now redone and new pipes added and scale coupling! been and donesome moreweathering in the shed tonight on it! so took a couple of quick pics! it now going for sale as need to pay a few bills !   anyway here`s a few pics!

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9f update!

well the rebuilt crosti version will be going on its merry way to Newzealand! so thats one for another british fan out there! and ive been updating and finishing my tyne dock 9f its got to have more weathering yet as ive redone it all grey black as was not to happy with the older weathering id done! anyway took a couple of pics as ive putsome cab numbers on finaly and have just put a load of coal in the tender but thats now drying out in the drying box so will take a few pics more once its dryed

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9f update!

well as I said earlier we had a tender drive issue but had it to bits this afternoon and replaced the main cog with a brass one and cleaned it all put a spot of oil on and its as good as ever!   also put the cab numbers on and did a small amount of weathering to the cab so ive took a couple of pics so here you go   sadly though this ones now up for sale so hopefully it will pay for some bills!   more new stuff to come soon!

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9f bashing rebuilt crosti! getting there!

well had a very good weathering session in the painting shed this afternoon! so thought all was going well and said right i`ll put the 9f to ones side and go and paint some toysoldiers for an order ive got to do then I will put me numbers on the 9f! well got it all ready and decided to do a test run after weathering! and yes it ran sort of! so sorted the bent valve gear thought great then the tender drive exploeded gears off etc! so went back to triang tender drive MK1 version runs ok with this

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