00 scale lorries

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Jim S-W » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:20 pm

Hi all

I have yet to upgrade the chassis on these but when I do, I'll take piccies. The big and quick fix is to pull the wheels out so that they are in the right place.

The RM tractors now have drivers, windows and a spot of weathering. I have re-positioned the windbreaker on the Cargo. I didn't realise I had run out of Roadtrain mirrors though!

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Also OMWB as a couple of quickies

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On the left, Ford Consul and on the right, Cortina both from Oxford Diecast. Usual treatment is to spay them with matt varnish, turn the tyres down a bit, subtle weathering and fit occupants. (the Cortina is destined to be parked) I ground off the spotlights on the consul and both will be re-registed.

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Jim

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Jim S-W » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:30 pm

Hi All

Drawing a close to my ford Cargo project with this ADL version

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Needs a spot of weathering on the wheels then its done.

This brings my fleet of Cargo's to 7 which is enough for now

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A good que for someone to bring a good RTP one out I think!

Cheers

Jim

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby thebritfarmer » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:44 pm

They are all excellent Jim. The Sunblest is my favourite one though.
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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Jim S-W » Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:06 pm

Sometimes the stuff in the toybox needs a bit of a sympathic eye to see any hope for it. I present you..

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The Matchbox Dodge Command and below after some hacking to the cab and marrying to a base toys chassis and modified box body

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The picture below shows where the destruction was required!

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Jim S-W » Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:29 pm

Hi All

Been tidying up a few loose ends of stuff thats been OMWB for a long time. So long that I forgot all about this one!

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Another ford cargo combined out of a Corgi Cab, base toys chassis, unknown wheels and a body made using the Hornby Curtain sided van sides.

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Jim

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Jim S-W » Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:46 pm

Hi All

A few more lorries for you

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Another Dodge commando from a modified matchbox cab and a Base toys Leyland FG

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A Base toys Roadtrain converted to a Freighter - below is how the cab was chopped up

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This was re-assembled then the back cut off to loose the small window. a spot of filler and some sanding and its done.

Cheers

Jim

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Essex2Visuvesi » Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:06 am

Does the 'S' in your screen name stand for 'Surgeon'?
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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby code3modeller » Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:22 am

Loving the Leyland conversion!

Ive strated a flickr account with some of my Cargos on there if anyone is looking for ideas?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tilcon_vehicles/

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Jim S-W » Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:32 pm

Cool thanks

Do you have links to photos o the original vehicles? Especially the British gas freight rover? Also I notice the rendering of the White arrow express logo is not quite right. The lower case 'e's should be at an odd angle and the alignment of the upper case lettering is very different.

See http://www.flickr.com/photos/james-power/5531265785/in/photostream

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Essex2Visuvesi » Thu Mar 22, 2012 5:41 am

One to add to your livery collection
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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby code3modeller » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:41 pm

There already is a Roadline truck on there but its not a bedford its a cargo....but im working on it lol

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby code3modeller » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:43 pm

Hi Jim,

It was just drawn by me using a standard high roof pic and photos of British Gas Vehicles.

Phil

Jim S-W wrote:Cool thanks

Do you have links to photos o the original vehicles? Especially the British gas freight rover? Also I notice the rendering of the White arrow express logo is not quite right. The lower case 'e's should be at an odd angle and the alignment of the upper case lettering is very different.

See http://www.flickr.com/photos/james-power/5531265785/in/photostream

Hth

Jim

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby code3modeller » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:59 pm

Hi Jim,

Tried to change the White Arrow vehicle but photos on the net are few and far between.......

Phil

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Jim S-W » Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:37 pm

Hi all

Started work on the BW Models kit for the Volvo FL6

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This one is going to be a challenge! For more see http://www.p4newstreet.com/category/workbench

Cheers

Jim

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Re: 00 scale lorries

Postby Pete » Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:45 pm

HI Jim

Is there glazing with this kit, or will you have to improvise/not bother?

I'm looking forward to seeing how you rectify the problems, and I'm sure it'll look great once you finish.

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