Jump to content
  • entries
    3
  • comments
    4
  • views
    598

Entries in this blog

HHA Aggregate Hopper Conversion - Building

The next stage was to put the sections back together.   Firstly I glued the chassis back together and I used the parts of the cut off ends of the hopper doors to aid with strength. At the same time I cut some spare plastic that I had (used an old store card) to fit the width between the two hopper dividers and the width of the vertical hopper bay seperator (you will see what I mean in th pictures below).   While the glue was setting I glued the hopper sides together, after ma

daz9284

daz9284

HHA Aggregate Hopper Conversion - Cutting

Since I heard that VTG had purchased some ex FLHH HHA coal wagons for conversion to aggregate wagons, I have been waiting to see the released wagons so I could have a go. Thankfully, via a friend, I was able to get the drwings showing the dimensions of the cut 'n' shut wagons.   Firsly I took the HHA apart and stripped the paint off the body sides         The next stage was to print out the working drawing to scale to work out what I needed to do ne

daz9284

daz9284

National Power JMA's Part 1 - Strip Down

After a couple of years I finally got round to model a rake of nine National Power JMA's from Bachmann Freightliner HHA's. I used the information on Lyneux's blog of his go at the JMA: http://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/blog/864/entry-11917-national-power-jma-part-2-bashing-the-Bachmann-hha/   The first job - bodies   I removed all the screws and separated the HHA's into their main parts.   I then removed the side detail on the hopper sides and at one end on one side I cut a hole

daz9284

daz9284

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.