Jump to content
Users will currently see a stripped down version of the site until an advertising issue is fixed. If you are seeing any suspect adverts please go to the bottom of the page and click on Themes and select IPS Default. ×
RMweb
 
  • entries
    33
  • comments
    56
  • views
    11,094

Op 14t Open Wagon Part 4 - Details, details, details...and paint


Bristol_Rich

144 views

A considerable amount of work has been completed since the last update.

 

041br.jpg

 

040nl.jpg

 

Underframe detail including the air brake and reservoir tanks has been completed and mounted to the underside of the body. All brake rigging is in place and awaits fitting to the clasp brake shoes and tie bars when installed. W Irons are now fixed in place. The finer details to the sides of the wagon is also complete all bar the rope/lashing points located along the side of the wagon. These will be formed using fine wire and positioned accordingly. Bolt heads located along the body are from the excellent Plus Model stainless steel etch as previously mentioned.

 

And most obvious of all, the wagon has now been primed in a coat of Red Oxide Plastic Primer. I am currently in the search of trying to find a colour as near to the SJ red livery as possible. Although initially the plastic primer colour was way off, as its dried it appears to be obtaining a more of a red hue. As a trial I have sourced some other paints from the Railmatch and Vallijo ranges to see if there any alternatives available and/ or suitable.

 

Next steps are to form the roller axle boxes, end steps, clasp brake gear and rigging. Decals are currently being drawn up and once located…final paint and weathering.

 

 

0 Comments


Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...