Jump to content


  • Posts

  • Joined

  • Last visited

1 Follower

Profile Information

  • Location
    Canada Eh?

Recent Profile Visitors

1,572 profile views

OnTheBranchline's Achievements



  1. Thank you, it's a bit confusing when there's a picture of a model that doesn't have the underlined features.
  2. Yes I have that information too from the above mentioned GWRJ magazine.
  3. Quick question, would the Hall have retained its brass safety valve and copper capped chimney or would they have been painted over?
  4. Hi everyone, I have Great Western Railway Journal magazine issue 7 (Summer 1993) and it notes the following repainted 4-6-0 locos (King, Castle, Star, Saint, Hall, Manor) from April 1942 to April 1944. I was just curious if anyone knew if any King class engines were repainted in March 1942? Thank you in advance.
  5. As part of my wartime black GWR King (Link Here), I am at the stage of paining it. I've put two coats of spray primer on it on everything and I am looking to spray it with black. My question is; what is the best way to protect the front/rear buffers and the safety value so they don't end up black and can be painted at a later time? (Red for the front/rear buffers and brass for the safety valve). Thank you in advance.
  6. Very well said Mike. One thing to remember is that model railways are somewhat unique in terms of customer spending. There are definitely customers who aren't being financially affected by the current situation due to government/company pension income or just financially prudent/wealthy in general. So there will always be demand for model railways from a customer point of view.
  7. 2nd coat of primer, used a bit of very fine sandpaper on the smokebox (did not have emery paper unfortunately). In the second picture, there's a bit of irregularity in texture nearer the front of the engine but I'm not sure if it's worth it to try to fix it with some more sandpaper.
  8. Do you mean the tender or both? Can you kindly describe how i would smooth out the smokebox?
  9. This is my first time with a spray can. I think I was overzealous with the can on the loco but not enough on the tender? Please comment.
  10. Hi, Just a quick question, is the image file size 10MB per post or 10MB per topic? I'm trying to upload more pictures but it says that I can't because I would go over 10MB. Thanks.
  11. Hi everyone, just wanted to tell you that I have not forgotten about the operation. I have just done the priming! Pictures to follow.
  • Create New...