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Cambridge Blues....A trio of J15's from 31A.

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Hornby's J15 is a superb model and in my eyes captures the feel of the prototype nicely. Yes there are a few errors but it has filled an important void in my fleet.
Sadly Hornby over produced these new models resulting in bargains to be had for less than £70 in some instances from the usual sources.

 

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These three represent J15's found working on the Cambridge-Kettering line in the 1950's. 65390/65461 were renumbered with Fox decals whilst 65475 is pure Hornby. They are finished in my usual style utilising Tamiya/Valejo acrylics either airbrushed, dry brushed or applied as a wash to build up the weathering, The sheet rail on the tenders were made up from scrap metal /plastic fixings. 65461 has a sheet made up from decorators masking tape and painted with Valejo acrylics.

 

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Cheers,

 

Mark

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Nice work Mark.

 

Thought I was suffering from treble vision at first :jester:

 

Nice work on the subtle but effective weathering too :good:

 

You are building up quite a fleet there now.

 

Pete

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Nice work Mark.

 

Thought I was suffering from treble vision at first :jester:

 

Nice work on the subtle but effective weathering too :good:

 

You are building up quite a fleet there now.

 

Pete

 

Thanks Pete,

 

Yes...Nice and subtle as this trio are pet locos ;) 

 

These are for a longstanding project that got me back into railway modelling in 2009.

 

Cheers,

 

Mark

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It has to be said these are a trio of very attractive little chaps......even to someone who is not a fan of the L&NER...

 

Splendid work as usual, Mark.

 

 

 

Rob.

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