Ex Milk Tank

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Richard08
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Ex Milk Tank

Postby Richard08 » Thu Jun 23, 2022 3:57 pm

The exGWR milk tank finally got it's paint. Intended to show the wagon in it's final days in departmental use, waste oil. Working from a picture on Paul Bartlett's excellent site, this livery has the advantage that bar some elctro-flashes no transfers are required, not even a running number - just something on the sole bar I can't make out. As ever the photo reveals that one of the tank straps needs re-fixing... and I've whacked the vac pipe. Obviously buffers and screw couplings to be fitted when the paint is really dry.
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Bigmet
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Re: Ex Milk Tank

Postby Bigmet » Fri Jun 24, 2022 10:31 am

One option is not to fix anything. Many will remember one such which was abandoned on a siding near KX, and which steadily fell to pieces over the years before removal. Sufficiently far gone that parts of the outer cladding rusted away to reveal the insulation...


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