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by Coronach
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Modelling Resources
Topic: 812/652 Class 3D Prints in development
Replies: 5
Views: 1668

Re: 812/652 Class 3D Prints in development

Basically, the guy doing them wanted a pair for his own project but seeing the interest has offered it to a wider audience and let's be honest, it's a type we could never have enough, I suspect!

Davy
by Coronach
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: True Line Models
Topic: True Line Models up-date
Replies: 51
Views: 33758

Re: True Line Models up-date

I’ve been out of the loop for some time, Tony. Life has been somewhat frantic and occasionally strange over the last year but I’d be interested in three opens and if they go ahead two of the roof door vans.

Davy.
by Coronach
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Modelling Q&A
Topic: CR COUPLING RODS IN 4MM
Replies: 36
Views: 18223

Re: CR COUPLING RODS IN 4MM

I have a lapse from the forum for most of the year and I come back to find etched rods, 3D printed loco bodies and all sorts going on!

What a nice surprise, even though I definitely need to be less of a stranger in future! :shock: :)

Davy.
by Coronach
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Operation, Administration
Topic: GCR 2-8-0 on coal train
Replies: 17
Views: 14219

Re: GCR 2-8-0 on coal train

To throw a spanner in the works here, this could also conceivably be Etterby Junction, Kingmoor, with the entrance to the former down yard in the right distance.

Davy.
by Coronach
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Mystery Wagons Carlisle
Replies: 3
Views: 4586

Re: Mystery Wagons Carlisle

It looks like it may be lying in the crane siding, given the background. I believe this area was wooded then as it is now.

Davy.
by Coronach
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Structures, Equipment
Topic: Lattice type bridge
Replies: 9
Views: 5951

Re: Lattice type bridge

Thank you for the responses gents; a shame that it inadvertently provided a conduit for sad news but when it's the only practical way of making contact, so be it.

D.
by Coronach
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Structures, Equipment
Topic: Lattice type bridge
Replies: 9
Views: 5951

Lattice type bridge

Gents. I'm looking to model something akin to Bladnoch Viaduct on the PPW or similar as seems to have been used on many of the Mid-Lanark lines; basically, a lattice type on stone/brick buttresses. My idea, as with Bladnoch is for a two span bridge with central supporting pier. I could use some more...
by Coronach
Thu May 17, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: "Caley" in Cumbria
Replies: 5
Views: 3224

Re: "Caley" in Cumbria

On the Ratty, there's a diversity of whistle types including a BR Standard chime and Stanier/Bulleid hooters. Maybe a replica of 903's Cunarder would be nice on this loco! :)
Number 8's is ex-SAR as I understand.
D.
by Coronach
Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: True Line Models
Topic: TLM Diagram 11A Covered Carriage Truck
Replies: 42
Views: 55859

Re: TLM Diagram 11A Covered Carriage Truck

Thanks Tony. A bit of scraping and it fits like a glove! :)
by Coronach
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: True Line Models
Topic: TLM Diagram 11A Covered Carriage Truck
Replies: 42
Views: 55859

Re: TLM Diagram 11A Covered Carriage Truck

I’ve spent an enjoyable couple of hours assembling the underframe for the first of my pair. It’s really well designed and tomorrow I should be able to finish off the brake gear and add the cast details. I’ve managed this without instructions but all seems OK. The only issue I have is that the comple...
by Coronach
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Modelling Q&A
Topic: 4mm class 60
Replies: 6
Views: 4710

Re: 4mm class 60

Good shout, Ross, I have a 60 in my part-build queue too. Admittedly I have the Gibson frames too, but your option is a far more appealing one, given I've returned to OO modelling! I shall look out for one of these odd 'Hall' class machines you speak of... ;)

D.
by Coronach
Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: CR 419 - progress at Bo'ness
Replies: 12
Views: 12468

Re: CR 419 - progress at Bo'ness

Looking at 419's tank I can't help feeling I wasted my money on that tin of RAF PRU blue I bought at Perth... :lol:

Dave.
by Coronach
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Operation, Administration
Topic: Small Local Engineers' yards.
Replies: 5
Views: 6581

Re: Small Local Engineers' yards.

Thanks for the info so far, gents. An interesting spot and even in the 1970s I remember there was still a reasonable amount of infrastructure round Muirhouse, including sidings between Pollokshields East and the 'Joint Line' which often had engineers' wagons and an occasional pair of Class 20s; the ...
by Coronach
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Operation, Administration
Topic: Small Local Engineers' yards.
Replies: 5
Views: 6581

Small Local Engineers' yards.

Currently I'm floating small layout ideas around the 'mental project department'. One such idea I have is some kind of engineers' yard, somewhere in the Glasgow/W Scotland area during the above period. I have two boards, roughly 48" x 18". What I would like to do is develop something plausible with ...
by Coronach
Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Modelling Q&A
Topic: Advice on GEM Cardean
Replies: 0
Views: 2254

Advice on GEM Cardean

I recently acquired a kit-built (Presumably GEM) Cardean from the late Ian Brown's collection. I'd like to provide this model with a nice new EM chassis. Obviously the original kit was compromised to accommodate the Triang B12 chassis, as was the LNWR Prince of Wales 4-6-0 also in the range. A more ...
by Coronach
Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Modelling Resources
Topic: Fox Transfers 00
Replies: 33
Views: 43049

Re: Fox Transfers 00

Just catching up on the forum and threads such as this after an absence while I get to grips with a new job. This is a good development and I'm going to put my money where my mouth is too. Incidentally, having recently become the owner of a GEM Cardean, does anyone know if the painted names have eve...
by Coronach
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Modelling Resources
Topic: Potential new 4mm Jumbo kit?
Replies: 45
Views: 53034

Re: Potential new 4mm Jumbo kit?

A quick update, folks. The kit is still at the development stage. Whilst progress is by necessity slow, due to Pete's health issue, he is slowly getting up to speed again and in addition to preparing the CADs has produced a test etch. While Pete asked me to stress that things are still some fair tim...
by Coronach
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: True Line Models
Topic: Diagram 3 box van helpful hint
Replies: 7
Views: 11914

Re: Diagram 3 box van helpful hint

It does that, Tony. I noticed it at first when I just applied the units to the bottom of the wagon body. I'm working on a Highland Society Jones 6t van as well plus two Oxford Jubilee wagons. I noticed the buffer height was a good deal lower (6-8 scale inches). 1.5-2mm of plasticard made all the dif...
by Coronach
Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: True Line Models
Topic: Diagram 3 box van helpful hint
Replies: 7
Views: 11914

Re: Diagram 3 box van helpful hint

I use the BB axleguards too, modelling in EM. However, with the units assembled you still have that gap. It wasn't a major issue in truth but if you, like Jim and me do use the Bill Bedford units, be aware that you'll need to add some packing so that the top horizontal section of the axleguard is le...
by Coronach
Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: True Line Models
Topic: TLM Drummond van Diagram 3
Replies: 24
Views: 34908

Re: TLM Drummond van Diagram 3

I've been putting one of mine together today and enjoyed the experience, thanks again for doing the kit, gents! The only arduous task was manually opening out the bearing holes on the springs to give the sprung axles a bit of vertical movement.
Looking forward to whatever comes along next! :-)

Dave.
by Coronach
Thu Nov 17, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: True Line Models
Topic: Wagon Transfers
Replies: 12
Views: 14631

Re: Wagon Transfers

Steve is quite open to commissions so I reckon he would be amenable to doing a specific sheet with these brandings for the Dia 22/46. If you can confirm the actual requirements from the sheet for these vehicles, I'm happy to ask on members' behalfs.

Dave.
by Coronach
Thu Nov 17, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: True Line Models
Topic: TLM Drummond van Diagram 3
Replies: 24
Views: 34908

Re: TLM Drummond van Diagram 3

Oh, I think I can find a home for three of these anyway! :)

Dave.
by Coronach
Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Modelling Resources
Topic: Fox Transfers 00
Replies: 33
Views: 43049

Re: Fox Transfers 00

I'd also be aboard for a modified 4mm set.

Dave.
by Coronach
Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Operation, Administration
Topic: The End of Buchanan St.
Replies: 10
Views: 13946

Re: The End of Buchanan St.

I was surprised to discover (at our February meeting!) that trains to Strathaven left Buchanan Street. That would have been an interesting trip. Would any of these services have gone down the Switchback to Rutherglen before joining the mainline or did they all go via Stepps, Gartcosh and Whifflet?
by Coronach
Tue Nov 08, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: Modelling Q&A
Topic: Goods Stock Colours
Replies: 10
Views: 6839

Re: Goods Stock Colours

I'll keep an eye on your progress, Lindsay; I have a six-wheeler to knock up at some point myself.

Dave.