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A blog going through me trying stuff out, learning as I go....

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Part 3 - steady progress

Hi again, just thought I'd update on the couple of projects I've got on the go, and some of the challenges I've learnt from since last time I posted.   My main project is 47299, which last time I'd glossed varnished, and wasn't best pleased with how it looked closeup and personal. I had a bit of drama with the decals - I had a set that I'd ordered, but I suspect that I didn't leave them in the decal fix long enough, as they weren't great, ripping and the like, to the point where I had to order

Monkeyhead

Monkeyhead

 

Part 2 - all the other things

So as I mentioned on the previous blog, I've started more than one thing. And finished none of them!   Here are the other things I'm working on at the min.   Hornby class 91 - so I bought this aaaaaages ago, and thought I'd have a mess about with a "what if" livery. Thinking along the lines on 50149, I wondered what would happen if the 91's were repurposed for some high speed freight work?   So I took it to bits, and then decided I'd try and replace the motor with a CD motor. Which I then

Monkeyhead

Monkeyhead

 

Hi there, just starting out........

Hi, I'm Matt, and I'm writing, well, to get my thoughts down on (virtual) paper, to share what I'm doing, to motivate myself to finish something, and to hopefully gain some critique of what I'm doing, how I'm doing it, and how I can improve.   To be honest, I've not got a model railway - had an n gauge layout as a kid which I didn't appreciate enough, and have never got round to another one. Keep toying with the idea of building one in the loft, but it's too hot or cold, and if truth be told,

Monkeyhead

Monkeyhead

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