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by 0121modeller
Sun Dec 28, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Scratchbuilding of a 1:76 scale Sulzer engine
Replies: 46
Views: 9890

Re: Scratchbuilding of a 1:76 scale Sulzer engine

Scrap Sulzer engine now built & recently weathered, http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20project/002_zps49128f8a.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20project/013_zps50a17351.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/sc...
by 0121modeller
Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Finsbury Road - Life is good again.
Replies: 287
Views: 50379

Re: Finsbury Road - Life is good again.

Just got myself a copy of 'Traction' magazine c/w its railway modelling pullout section, :)

Great write-up on your project Paul, and big thanks for giving me a mention for my contributions on building some of the scenics, that's made my day for weeks to come ! :D
by 0121modeller
Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS
Replies: 15
Views: 5054

Re: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS

Spraying up completed; http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20project/009_zps23968265.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20project/007_zpsad2c0a86.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20project/006_zps1cf1c6c5...
by 0121modeller
Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Scratchbuilding of a 1:76 scale Sulzer engine
Replies: 46
Views: 9890

Re: Scratchbuilding of a 1:76 scale Sulzer engine

Another modeller , not here but on a facebook group asked the dimensions of the Sulzer I built, So I took a birds-eye-view photo , and thought I'd post it on here also. The dimensions of my model are approximately ; 83mm L , x 25mm W, x 38 H* (*if the oil sump is included). http://i287.photobucket.c...
by 0121modeller
Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS
Replies: 15
Views: 5054

Re: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS

Okay, small update on those 5 containers I was building ; http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20project/002_zps9e7ddc77.jpg Applying Letraset rub-down lettering here, I used the pen-like tool with rubber tip to hold in place individually applied letter whilst I gently rub...
by 0121modeller
Fri Jul 18, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Vic Berry's S/yard- class 25 & 27 stack - how many & format?
Replies: 5
Views: 1067

Re: Vic Berry's S/yard- class 25 & 27 stack - how many & for

Thanks chaps :) , I've been searching photo's on google images etc & yes, the amount varies somewhat, I'll need to study photo's more as to replicate some sort of order of stacking, for instance; I've a couple of photo's showing class 27's tier'd at one end, so will replicate that & other fe...
by 0121modeller
Sun Jul 13, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Vic Berry's S/yard- class 25 & 27 stack - how many & format?
Replies: 5
Views: 1067

Vic Berry's S/yard- class 25 & 27 stack - how many & format?

As part of my scrapyard project, I wish to replicate the famous stack of 25/27 loco bodies at the former scrapyard at Vic Berry's. I know the stack had approximately 36 in total , but can anyone tell me how many were class 25 & how many were 27's ? I have a couple of photo's, but to me, the cab ...
by 0121modeller
Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: What are the main differances between classes 26 & 27 ?
Replies: 14
Views: 1377

Re: What are the main differances between classes 26 & 27 ?

Thanks for all of your replies & info chaps :D On a bit of related issue, can any of you give me an idea of how the stack at Vic Berrys was made up of & how many ? I have a photo that shows 11+12+13 = 36 , so how many were 25's & 27's ? and did the stack of 36 increase ? I'll have at lea...
by 0121modeller
Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:47 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: What are the main differances between classes 26 & 27 ?
Replies: 14
Views: 1377

Re: What are the main differances between classes 26 & 27 ?

Thanks chaps :) Here's the size of my stack so far, http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20project/010_zps606ed8e4.jpg Another half dozen 25's & 33's are on thier way to me, the shells here I'm currently stripping the paint to bare shells as to respray. As well as the ...
by 0121modeller
Thu Jul 10, 2014 10:09 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: What are the main differances between classes 26 & 27 ?
Replies: 14
Views: 1377

Re: What are the main differances between classes 26 & 27 ?

Thanks chaps :-) can see the differences now when pointed out, as despite google images I suppose confusion arises with variants & modifications such as mentioned, I'm now more understanding on this with the replies , so thanks :) I think the headcode area & plated over cab windows being the...
by 0121modeller
Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:39 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: What are the main differances between classes 26 & 27 ?
Replies: 14
Views: 1377

What are the main differances between classes 26 & 27 ?

Well, as title states, how do these similar diesels differ ? Its their bodyshells that are my main query - I cannot see anything that's obvious, apart from cab-door windows plated over on one or other, or both 26's & 27's ? Thanks in advance for any replies / knowledge as to enlighten me on this...
by 0121modeller
Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:43 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS
Replies: 15
Views: 5054

Re: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS

Thanks chaps :D , It's a pleasure to share my modelling inspiration & tips :) ... here's a small tip worth sharing (thanks & credit to John/Bufferstop as he suggested this to me) ; http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20project/005_zps5ab21947.jpg Using a polypropy...
by 0121modeller
Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS
Replies: 15
Views: 5054

Re: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS

Thanks SkyBlue , your kind words are appreciated :) Luckily, not far from where I live is Birmingham CC's waste disposal / recycling site in Sutton Coldfield, unlike other sites it has a railings fence ideally I could poke my phone camera through from the outside on footpath. Zoomed in on roller cas...
by 0121modeller
Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS
Replies: 15
Views: 5054

Re: MODERN SCRAPYARD REAL & MODEL, REFERANCE & INSPIRATIONS

After taking several more photo's & measurements for my building reference, I've been scratchbuilding some rollonof scrap containers, http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20project/003_zpscb45600f.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/scrapyard%20pr...
by 0121modeller
Mon May 19, 2014 12:03 am
Forum: Web Site Articles - Help contribute to the site
Topic: Building a modelling "strip & profile" storage/assorter box
Replies: 33
Views: 9609

Re: Building a modelling "strip & profile" storage/assorter

Building of the lower tiered sections; http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll139/0121modeller/004_zpsb1f31b9e.jpg All sections completed; I tidied area's of uneven joins and re-enforced some vulnerable area's where thinner styrene sheet was used for the sides, now ready for spray painting; http://i28...

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