Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

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Re: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

Postby Lysander » Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:11 pm

PinkNosedPenguin wrote:Nameplates arrived from Narrow Planet, so now my Simplex is "Stanley" and has DCC address #4 8)
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Have only just seen this - it's a delight and nicely painted, too.

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Re: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

Postby Pete » Fri May 04, 2018 8:41 pm

I have to agree that really is a nice :)

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Re: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

Postby PinkNosedPenguin » Mon May 07, 2018 4:30 pm

Many thanks for nice comments - I'm really enjoying the opportunity narrow gauge is giving me to build some interesting models that I hope have character 8)

BTW, my current loco build is being documented over on my competition thread . . .

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Re: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

Postby Longvallon » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:38 am

Very interesting thread. I will follow it with great interest.
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Re: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

Postby PinkNosedPenguin » Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:46 pm

Thanks lonvallon, here is the result of my latest loco build (from the competition thread) which was the conversion of a Bachmann Porter:

Here are my before and after photos:

ImageIMG_8439 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr
ImageIMG_8512 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr


ImageIMG_8440 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr
ImageIMG_8513 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr


ImageIMG_8441 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr
ImageIMG_8514 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr


ImageIMG_8442 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr
ImageIMG_8515 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr

One last thing I will try to do before declaring this build complete is take a short video of Doris running, perhaps with Mabel . . . !

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Re: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

Postby PinkNosedPenguin » Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:08 pm

As threatened, here is a video of Doris and Mabel
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This now completes Doris . . .

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Re: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

Postby Bufferstop » Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:50 pm

A delightful little fleet. Can't wait to see the home you create for them. In amongst the buildings perhaps, tight corners and wagon turntables!
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