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by col_kilgore
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Dave's Diorama and Micro Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 1577

Re: Dave's Diorama and Micro Thread

Wow , obviously I recognise "Bridge St " from Rmweb , but I have never seen the other layouts you have done , I love the scrapyard modelling on the 5ft layout .
by col_kilgore
Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Lima Class 37 bodyshell
Replies: 0
Views: 314

Lima Class 37 bodyshell

Hi everyone ,

Does anybody have a spare LIMA class 37 bodyshell for sale ?

Preferably in EWS livery but any livery considered ,

Cheers for looking
by col_kilgore
Mon Feb 16, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Ballast Quay - a run down London dock railway
Replies: 19
Views: 2808

Re: Ballast Quay - a run down London dock railway

Fantastic work on the abandoned line , what did you use for the vegetation ??? :mrgreen:
by col_kilgore
Sat Feb 14, 2015 8:37 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: My next project , micro shed diorama.
Replies: 61
Views: 8901

Re: My next project , micro shed diorama.

Well today was Exhibition day , pleased to report it was a success ; as you can see I had it set up for operation by visitors. As you might imagine it was a hit with the children ( who were all very well behaved and were surprisingly attentive and careful while operating ) I also received a lot of t...
by col_kilgore
Sat Feb 14, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Model Railway show in the Derby Area
Replies: 9
Views: 920

Re: Model Railway show in the Derby Area

Cheers mate for a great day out , fantastic show all round and was great to see it so busy .

Will have to start building a new layout for next year now though ! :lol:

Anyway thanks again for the opportunity to exhibit , really enjoyed it .
by col_kilgore
Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:32 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench
Replies: 16
Views: 2060

Re: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench

skyblue wrote:The bridge looks brilliant now that it's in position. What's the next project?



Whatever my Boss tells me !!! :lol:


Not really ! Loads of general scenic work to do , painting of rockfaces , that sort of thing . I'm sure I will be kept busy.
by col_kilgore
Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench
Replies: 16
Views: 2060

Re: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench

Well , either by luck or design it actually fits the gap :o ; DSC_0261.jpg DSC_0264.jpg Pretty pleased with how it turned out ; DSC_0262.jpg DSC_0267.jpg Only thing I'm not happy about is the foliage I put down to hide the gaps around the fixing points , hopefully will be able to do something a litt...
by col_kilgore
Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench
Replies: 16
Views: 2060

Re: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench

By the way here's the recipe if anybody fancies making something similar ; For the base section , those plastic T section strips from Hornby elevated track railing sections Panels were foam board Top trim is just thin plasticard The upright trims for the panels are crossbeams from Peco flexible fenc...
by col_kilgore
Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:40 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench
Replies: 16
Views: 2060

Re: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench

Looks really good, as skyblue said, the curves at the end work very seamlessly. I know you said you didn't fancy doing rivets, but you can get them in long strips - like transfers AIUI, so you put a whole line of them on at once, might be more manageable. the presence of rivets really does lift wha...
by col_kilgore
Wed Feb 04, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench
Replies: 16
Views: 2060

Re: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench

The girders look great. I think the curved ends are particularly well done. Cheers mate , More progress has been made , made the other panel section to match ; DSC_0264.jpg DSC_0266.jpg And here they are painted up and a quick mockup of their effect ; DSC_0273.jpg DSC_0274.jpg Will be taking them t...
by col_kilgore
Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench
Replies: 16
Views: 2060

Re: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench

The lad's a scenic genius, I wouldn't be surprised if part of the baby buggy made it into the bridge ! You weren't tasked, you volunteered (under pressure). Well , high praise indeed , although I wouldn't go that far :oops: Anyway some more progress on the bridge ; DSC_0259.jpg DSC_0262.jpg DSC_026...
by col_kilgore
Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench
Replies: 16
Views: 2060

Col_Kilgore's Famous Trains workbench

I have recently had the good fortune to be invited to contribute to one of the layouts run by Famous Trains in Markeaton Park , Derby , so I thought I would start a thread on any projects I get to work on. Firstly I would recommend anybody with an interest in Model Railways within the East Midlands ...
by col_kilgore
Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: My next project , micro shed diorama.
Replies: 61
Views: 8901

Re: My next project , micro shed diorama.

Yes the backscene was painted by me , as I stated previously in the thread I think I was a bit lucky in the way it came out . :lol:
by col_kilgore
Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: My next project , micro shed diorama.
Replies: 61
Views: 8901

Re: My next project , micro shed diorama.

Been a while since I last posted so ....... Not much happening really , was going to make some chemical tanks from some old contact lens solution bottles but .... no matter how much I tried they still looked like contact lens bottles. What I needed was something tank like , of course use a tank ! .O...
by col_kilgore
Wed Jan 07, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Craftsman models
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Re: Craftsman models

What a joke , just found their new number ,which is not shown on the actual main page and got "the number you have dialled has not been recognised " :x

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