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by tornado64
Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: Web Site Articles - Help contribute to the site
Topic: restoring trashed loco's
Replies: 60
Views: 12397

Re: restoring trashed loco's

the class 40 is moving along with glazing , decals and painting

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by tornado64
Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: railway art thread
Replies: 37
Views: 7013

Re: railway art thread

calling this one done with all things added that I wished to add

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by tornado64
Thu Jan 02, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: Web Site Articles - Help contribute to the site
Topic: Restoring my triang blue pullman
Replies: 23
Views: 4497

Re: Restoring my triang blue pullman

if going for the scheme with yellow ends spray the nose with white primer and spray the yellow end panels first , mainly because yellow is an extremely weak pigment ! other colours wont be too bad but paint lightest colours first heading to darkest making sure you mask well into every dip etc to min...
by tornado64
Sat Dec 21, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: railway art thread
Replies: 37
Views: 7013

Re: railway art thread

I am now heading into the glazing and detailing home straight at around the 3/4 way through mark and starting to get close to how I want it

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by tornado64
Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: railway art thread
Replies: 37
Views: 7013

Re: railway art thread

starting to build up detail now wich can be long and laborious began on the loco front but will move around as my will takes me to stop boredom

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by tornado64
Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: railway art thread
Replies: 37
Views: 7013

Re: railway art thread

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by tornado64
Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: railway art thread
Replies: 37
Views: 7013

Re: railway art thread

quite a while since I posted due to quite a few reasons , work , restoring motorcycles , painting commissions etc anyways here is my latest work ( around 1/3 the way in ) it is going to depict a day in 1982 when 2 west german f104g starfighters got lost on a training exercise in the uk and ended up ...
by tornado64
Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: traction tyres
Replies: 7
Views: 687

Re: traction tyres

that age of loco is pretty certain to be a loco drive model therefore no traction tyres , traction tyres only appeared on tender drive models so if it is tender drive and does need tyres it would I imagine be a much later model ....
by tornado64
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:57 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Meth's
Replies: 17
Views: 1471

Re: Meth's

Hard core alcoholics will drink anything containing alcohol, irrespective of the consequenses to health. My ex wife became a serious alcoholic, drank every bottle of aftershave I owned, I could not believe it. P.S. I am NOT joking here Jim on the plus side her breath must have been ok !! can make q...
by tornado64
Mon Aug 12, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: coaling towers
Replies: 13
Views: 1419

Re: coaling towers

here's an interesting question , why were buildings like these built in girder and corrugated sheet ???
by tornado64
Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Buses (shudder)
Replies: 24
Views: 2477

Re: Buses (shudder)

thing we have to remember with buses is that a few decades ago they had long service lives you could probably get away with a certain type of bus covering 2 decades ie late 60's to mid 70's sometimes longer couple to that peoples memories aren't spot on so something running until the early 70's can ...
by tornado64
Sun Aug 11, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Buses (shudder)
Replies: 24
Views: 2477

Re: Buses (shudder)

scarborough and Whitby being tourist areas wouldn't coaches be better ??? , so longs as the period vehicle is correct they can come from anywhere in the country !!
by tornado64
Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Meth's
Replies: 17
Views: 1471

Re: Meth's

a perfect accompaniment to pot noodles !!
by tornado64
Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Meth's
Replies: 17
Views: 1471

Re: Meth's

by tornado64
Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Meth's
Replies: 17
Views: 1471

Re: Meth's

wood alcohol (ethanol ) has methanol added amongst other agents to become meths , because of the drinking problem blue and purple dyes were added and other difrent chemicals to make it undrinkable and unable to be re distilled , different companies use different formulas the only criteria being it i...

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