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Today I finished the roof of the factory, but a few things are still missing.

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Today before going to work I started with the next building for the textile mill

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Today I continued with the construction work,
now the second building is nearly fininshed.

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Yesterday I received a parcel from Conrad Electronic.
Part of the delivery were two Opel Kadett B from Herpa.

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I know they are not of a british prototype but they look similar to some british cars from the late 60s and early 70s.

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These morning I continued with my work on the warehouse.
It is now finished except for the chimney pots.

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Then I started with the small goods shed from MBZ.
Because of the large roof overhang of the model I reduced the length of the
imitation of the woodwork under the roof.
With these done I think it looks like a prefab house.

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I will use some corrugated plastic card for the roof, so that it looks like corrugatet iron.

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These morning I finished the shed building

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But I'm not sure about the location.
Should I use it as an office for the coal merchant. Then there are three possible places.
a)
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B)
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oder c)
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From these three possibilities b is my favourite, because with a) and c) I have reduced access from the road/industrial area on the
right

Or I use the shed as an office for the boat builder.

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These is my personal favourit at the moment.
I'm also thinking of buying another one, these I think could be used as a crew mess for the MPD.

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Today I did a bit of modelling
The mentioned coal merchant is in need of a coal staith.
These is from MBZ too. I only painted the ironwork with a rusty paint and the rest was weathered
with powder.

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After these I started with the workshop for the boatbuilder.
It is from the 00 Modelrailway Scenery range and was scaled down to 51% with the printer settings.
The walls are standing now and an employe seems to have decorated the inner walls.

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Today I made another video update of my Garve and Ullapool Railway.



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Today a short film.
My Farish Class 25 get some running time.
I also gave my Dapol 27 with my testing unit a short run.
The Peco Bolster wagon are equipped with Dapol NEM coupler pockets and
magnetic coupler. The Farish Class 55 bogie got a Dapol magnetic coupler
in the modified original coupler pocket.



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Yesterday I installed the backgrounds for Ullapool
After that I put some low relief retainigwalls in place..
These afternoon I built some stairs, so that the signalmen

won't have to walk long if the fancy a pint from the nearby Argyll Hotel.

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Today I continued on the railway.
First I fixed the bend walls on my goods shed.
For these I glued a strip a of wood with superglue against the wall and
secured it with some clamps.
Here the result.

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Some for the background

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At last I started building the Midland Signalbox form Ratio.

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But I'm not sure about the location. Nearer to the Station entrance?

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nearer to the stairs.

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Or to the platforms.
I also want to model an allotment for the signalman.

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Today I received some cars for my layout.

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from left Scammel Scarab, Morris Minor, Morris Mini by Oxford Diecast, Harrington Cavalier by Graham Farish and 2x Opel Rekord by Busch.

I also received a Graham Farish LMS 50ft Full Brake in British Railway livery.

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I also continued with the work on the background, but I will show these in another post. At the moment I'm a bit busy with
preparing some of my modules for an exhibition at Frankfurt.
So if someone is in Frankfurt/Main next weekend, he could see my and other modules at the 28th Griesheimer Modelrailway days.
http://www.mcg83.de

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Last weekend I gave Matthias (aka Haeckmaen) one part of my Leckmelm (ex Romesdale) modules.
He will relay the track.
Yesterday I started with the benchwork for the new Leckmelm modules.
I was not satisfied with the laid down trackwork and partly with the landscape.
On the new Leckmelm there will be gravel loading facility at the back of the straight section.
The track befor will be a storage siding for mineral wagons. The wagons could be exchanged
between the two tracks via a switchback which will curves along the curved mainline. there will be
a short track with a small engine shed for an industrial shunter which is stationed there.

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Today I printed out the trackplan in full scale

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On the second picture you could see a Jinty, there I plan to put in the engine shed for the quarry shunter.
Where the station wagon and the caravan is placed I plan to creat a camping ground.

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These morning I continued with the work on Leckmelm.

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Hello,

there is a small supplier from the Netherlands, that offer some 3D printed cars for british N scale.
At the moment, it is a Ford Transit (van and bus), Citroen 2CV and a Mercedes 123.
He also offers a telephone Kiosk, letterboxes and a police box (Tardis)
Today I received my ordered 2CV and Ford transit set (one bus, one van)

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Here are the Ford Transits in comparisson to a R Parker Ford Transit

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Here are the link to the manufacruter

http://railnscale.com/

And the shapeways shop

http://www.shapeways.com/shops/rail-n-scale?section=1%3A148&s=0#more-products

Maybe, if there is enough interest he will also offering a Renault R5 in 1/148.

 

Here a picture of the primed RailNscale cars.

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In the middle is a R Parker Ford Transit for comparison.
 

And here are some pictures of the painted vehicles.

 

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I hope these is of some interest for you.

 

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Today I continued with the tracklaying at Leckmelm.

The track of the throughline is now in place. The loading track for the station is glued down as well.

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Since last friday it is possible again to travel from the fiddle yard to Ullapool, because at Leckmelm 2.0 all track is laid and wired.
At the first test I got a short circuit somewhere and it took me two long days to realize that it was not the wiring, I simple forgot to
isolate the frog from the turnoutblades. So I made the cut with my Aldi Dremel and since them it worked.

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Those RailNScale kits look really good. I have one of their Mercedes cars, but I have not had a chance to build it as yet. 

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I also made a new installment of my Video Blog.

 

 

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During the last few days I continued with my work on Leckmelm.
First I made the hillside. For the base I use extruded Foam.
Then I covered it with Polyfilla.
After the Polyfilla was dry I tried rock castings.
I purchased a Woodland Scenics set a few years ago, but never used it.
So I gave it a try, and it worked. I made some rocks and glued them
with a Acryl Deco glue in place.
Yesterday I started with building the gravel loading facility.
I used a sketch from the Goods and not so Goods page. But I modified it a bit.

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The loading facility is now nearly finished. Only some details and the paint are missing.

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Two days ago I painted the gravel loader.
Now only the railings and ladders are missing.

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Yesterday and today I continued with my work on Leckmelm
I painted the rocks and the scenery base.

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Yesterday I applied the ballast and scenery base on some parts of my module.
For glueing down the ballast I tried the method which is shown by Modelrailroader.
For these I applied 70% Isopropyl Alcohol after I put down the ballast. Then I waited a few minutes so that the
alcohol could soak in between the granules. Then I applied diluted woodglue (You could also use ballast glue or
Woodland Scenic glue)
For the scenery base I also used a Modelrailroader methold.
First I applied Noch scenery glue, then I put down my different scenic materials in layers, e.g. sifted dirt, Blended turf,
gravel, clump foliage etc. After these is done I applied Isopropyl alcohol and waited a few minutes, so that it could soak
in the scenery materials. Then I applied diluted woodglue.

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I placed some buildings on the module to look if the look right.

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on the right a Severn Models kit.

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During the last week I contiued with the scenic work at my Leckmelm module.

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