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by rejrob
Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)
Replies: 7
Views: 1671

Re: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)

Hi all,both the Gresley coaches,60536 and 60505 are both on the layout and looking good,one on the Gresley/Thompson/Mk1 set and the other where it likes??? all the best Ron
by rejrob
Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: which jubilee??
Replies: 40
Views: 5689

Re: which jubilee??

Hi all,Just receive the straight sided tender,an etched brass with turned brass attachments(or milled) including the axle boxes.A jidenco kit with no white metal pieces at all,all brass.Even DJH,which I like ,are not up to this standard in 4mm.The unopenned kit also gives info on the believed loco,s...
by rejrob
Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:07 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: which jubilee??
Replies: 40
Views: 5689

Re: which jubilee??

Hi Phil,Slip of the typing finger ,sorry about that. Gary at 247 developments is sending the necessaries .The tender is coming from Roger Slade who has a brand new brass one pre Falcon brass.All the best ron
by rejrob
Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: which jubilee??
Replies: 40
Views: 5689

Re: which jubilee??

Hi all,funny how things can take hold of you?? Having got the two jubilee,s I was thinking(As you do when you,ve nothing else to do)would,nt it be good to have another variant .Looking through various websites found a brass tender kit of the #hybrid stanier/fowler with the extended upward sides.On e...
by rejrob
Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: another attempt at downloading?
Replies: 111
Views: 21304

Re: another attempt at downloading?

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A busy kitchen??
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just one end of the coach The second has already been started.Ends ,sides and locating floor brackets Worslet.Roof , roof ends and under chassis parts Dart Castings Coach connectors Cooper Craft.Chassis shortened Hornby Gresley
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not ideal site .Better when on train Mirrors fitted usingpaper punch on thin plastic and shiny side of Baco foil having glued the plastic on the dull side
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what atime for the airbrush to give up the ghost?Sable brush used E60505 as preserved but not maroon
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by rejrob
Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)
Replies: 7
Views: 1671

Re: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)

Hi all,having got to the stage where I will be painting the internals of the coach ,I assume the table tops are white.Also I had assumed that there was a Yellow/black /yellow or a single yellow line along the side of the coach(It will be maroon)I contacted Hornby who looked at their maroon Gresley c...
by rejrob
Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)
Replies: 7
Views: 1671

Re: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)

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one view on chassis
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corridor connectors from coopercraft. Ready for primer
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in the shed and primered
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by rejrob
Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:47 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)
Replies: 7
Views: 1671

Re: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)

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side upper and lower joined as previously said
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one side of body
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looking inside still to be cleaned up
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underside now soldered
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fits perfect on the shortened Hornby Gresley chassis
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by rejrob
Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)
Replies: 7
Views: 1671

Re: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)

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components of etch.Note section below base of window to be soldered to top section thereby giving triple thickness depth as used by gresley.Corrspondingly the end edge has a lip to accommodate this
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Etch containing ends,door sections roof ends,buffer beams ,battery ,and floor ends
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sides shewing shoulder below window on which lower part of carriage side sits
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one upper and lower section off the etch and cleaned up ready for soldering.I will tin one side and flux the other then run an iron over the seam
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All the parts will be cleaned up ready for soldering AFTER Christmas Oh happy munching times
by rejrob
Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)
Replies: 7
Views: 1671

Re: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)

Hi all,Fed up with the thought of turkey get modelling??Just to add the Worsley Works Gresley coach frets Dia 216 arrived today.Very good and a couple of picci,s taken but more as the project goes on.Can,t do much ,shortbread to make and black forest gateaux Have a great time ron
by rejrob
Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: DJH franco-crosti 9F
Replies: 9
Views: 2615

Re: DJH franco-crosti 9F

cheers Pete,As you could have said<i would,Sods law.Its got to the stage where I have 3 storage boxes full of RTR and kit built stuff .still too much on the layout but i cannot run 7 push me pull you,s as well as everything else.I think i might have to put 1 or 2 E.M.U,s away,they,re taking over.I h...
by rejrob
Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)
Replies: 7
Views: 1671

Re: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)

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just cut off sprues
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Just adding the other picci,s of the seats hopefully in order.
by rejrob
Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)
Replies: 7
Views: 1671

gresley open 3rd (Hopefully)

DSC03784.jpg DSC03781.jpg DSC03783.jpg DSC03782.jpg DSC03780.jpg Hi all,Whilst awaiing the body sides,ends and roofs of the Worsley works coaches I adapted 2 of the Hornby 61.5ft chassis and reduced them to fit the 52.5 ft bodies.Firstly i removed the weight fitted into the chassis and then removed...
by rejrob
Thu Dec 12, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: DJH franco-crosti 9F
Replies: 9
Views: 2615

DJH franco-crosti 9F

Hi all,Whilst waiting for the Gresley Dia 216 coaches from Worsley Works I,ve been grafting trying to transform sprues of armchairs from cooper craft(Piccis will follow later)I decided to treat myself to my last loco kit to build as the coaches will also be the last.Two resons 1) no more room on the...
by rejrob
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: which jubilee??
Replies: 40
Views: 5689

Re: which jubilee??

Hi all and condiments??? of the season to all Having altered the Jubilees where no mechanical or electrical changes were made maybe someone can point me in the right direction.One of them,formerly Baroda has no problems at all whereas former Alberta has adopted a strange trait.Travels forward OK but...

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