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Martin Finney LSWR low roof van Dia 1410 part 1

one of the jobs this week is a Martin Finney LSWR low roof van kit Dia 1410 & as i do not normally build wagons i have put this build in My Blog so far i have got the chassie to a rolling stage & there are 26 parts to it   the build is taking a lot longer than it takes me to build a coach as the kit Can build to any of 3 Diagrams which can have any of 5 brake types & 2 axle boxes so just finding the part takes longer than fitting it the one i am building is to dia 1410 fitted w

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GNR coaches back from Dave Studley after painting

In todays post i have receved back from Dave Studley 3 lots of 2 GNR coaches i still need to fit the glazing in to them put heres some pics   4mm GNR 58ft 1in dia121 lav composite               4mm GNR Howlden 45ft dia129 Lav composite with luggage               4mm GNR Howlden 45ft dia277 brake 3rd

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midland dia 572 all 3rd dining car

this week i have been finishing off a 5522 kit of a midland dia572 all 3rd dining car i do not like coach kit that are built up with the chassie as part of the body   Next up is a 7mm/O gauge Baby Deltic

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Midland/ M&NEJPS TPO with lining

this morring i have put on theLMS P3 lining on to the ex-Midland TPO & as the Money went out of my bank yestoday i hope the transfers will arrive later Today once the postman has been   heres the pic

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Midland M&NEJPS TPO now painted

Well the M&NEJPS / Midland TPO is now painted but i am wating for the transfers to arrive so i can get this & the GWR TPO finished this week             Today i have also started the Midland 12 wheel all 3rd diningcar the blog of that will be posted after tea

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GWR TPO L23 finished apart from No's

well one of the items i have been working on today was fitiing the glazing & chassie to the GWR L23 TPO this is now finished apert from fitting the No's but i need some more 1's to number this TPO I have also been priming the body & chassie of the Midland TPO             the next coach i am building is a 5577 kit of a Midland Dia D572 a 12 wheel 3rd class Dining car

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M&NEJPS TPO ready for painting

Today i have been working on the Midland TPO again i have been fitting the roof vents & built up the chassie as this is going to be finished in LMS livery i have fitted it with a battery box & dynamo plus not fitted lanp tops to the roof as pre the photos of the M&NEJPS ones in the 50's then there was the bogies to build again these as well as the underframe parts are from 247 Developments  

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M&NEJPS TPO body now built

then after Lunch i have built up the body & roof the next job is to drill out the roof for the vents & lamp tops   i hope to be picking up the chassie etch tomorrow then i can hopefully get it finished apart from painting before the weekend

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M&NEJPS /Midland TPO a start on the etches

The Mk1 have had to be put on hold as i had to work on my Forks Trestel layout to get it ready for this weekend   Today i have made a start on the 247 Developments etches for a Midland / M&NEJPS TPO So far i have formed up the roof, sides & sorting duckets(i think thats what you call them) the i have built these up in to the two sides plus made a start on soldering the ends to the sides     After lunch i will carying on with this build

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Next Southern Pride Mk1,s plus painting

The next job is 4 Southern Pride Mk1's 3of which have brass sides & one with per-printed sides a Dia 32 Booth Car a Dia 32 Griddle Car a Dia 79 Lounge 1st & the pre- printed Dia 72 open 1st All to be finished in BR blue/gray livery & today i have painted the coach ends blue & made a start on the 1st chassie which is for the Dia 72 Also today i have given the GWR TPO a coat of GWR Cream paint   Sorry no pics today

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4mm Highland TPO now finished

Well to day i have fitted the glazing & asembled the coach I have found this set of etches very nice to work with & i am very pleased with the out come   heres a link to the finished models Blog http://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?app=blog&module=display&section=blog&blogid=370  

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GWR TPO The chassie problems

Well i have had some fun with the chassie 1st the solebars etch for the fold was not wide enough to be folded so i had to wided it it out al so the solebar steps markings were in the wrong place this info has been past on to Errol

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GWR L23 TPO the build

well i have got the body built apart from fixing the roof on once this has been done i will need to fill in around the net doors I have drilled out the roof ready for the vents which will be fitted once i have finish fitting the roof but that will be tomorrow Now as will the chassie I boboed when fitting the ends as i got then the wrong way & had to remove them & re-fit at the right ends   The Highland TPO is now in LMS maroon & i hope to get the roof painted tonight    

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GWR Dia L23 TPO

A Today as well as painting the Highland TPO I am making a start on a GWR Dia L23 TPO from the 247 Developments range Heres what you get in the box i am going to be replacing the etched Gangways with 247's cast ones now off to switch on the iron        

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The Highland TPOs now ready for painting

Well today i have managed to finish off the Highland TPO so it ready for painting the Mail dropoff Equipment & net will be fitted after painting After rolling the roof i fitted it along with the roof lights which needed the ends filling wich i managed to do with low melt solder I also made the end steps plus fitted the end grabrails the truss rods were made up from .7mm wire & some split pins the rest of the chassie detail was then fitted all of this is from 247 Development   I have

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Highland Rly TPO

this afternoon i have been working on a set of etches from 247 Development for a Highland Railway heres what you get from 247   well i had a brass chassie which with a bit of triming fits this needs to be 184mm long i have built up the body without its cast fittings & the chassie still needs truss rods & it castings fitting which i hope to get done tomorrow which i got from 247 with the etch you get a roof which needs rolling i will also do this tomorrow the bogie are from 24

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Midland 12 wheeler almost there

well so far today i have built up the roof & fitted mopst of the underframe casting but as these are not in the kit i need to order some Dynamos & gangways tofinish of this coach   I found the roof nice to build & roll thow it was a tight fit between the ends when i build the all 3rd i will build the roof 1st so that the roof will fit better hers the pics

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Midland 12 wheel 1st dining car part 2

thanks for the coments chaps latter i will have a Midland Railway Dia 572 12 wheel 3rd class dining car which ran with the Dia571 but once i have finished this coach i have 3 TPOs to build before i can build the Dia 572   Back to the Dia571 well i have built up the chassie, body & bogie which i have replaced with ones from the 247 Developments range & i will be sell the 2 pair of 5522 Midland Bains 12 wheel bogies from this & the Dia 572 kit i still have the corridors to build up

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Midland 12 wheel 1st dining car

Today i have made a start on a 5522's kit for a Midland 12 wheel 1st class Dining car dia0571 So far i have built most of the chassie brasswork apart from the solebar steps   After lunch i hope to get the rest of the chassie done & make a start on the body

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GWR slip coach finished

well one of the jobs i did today was to finish off the Comet kits kit No W46 of the Dia F24 slip coach I have found this as with all the other Comet kits i have built a nice kit to work on with no problems though i did replace the seating from the kit with southern pride seats

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