You've done well mate. Brass soldering is not something you learn easily, however if you persevere it do'es get better.
The trick is to use a hot...
Congrats on POTW Gormo, well deserved mate :thumbs::thumbs:.
They look great together, well done mate :tophat::tophat::tophat:.
Hello and welcome Alan, great to have you on board!
They are definitely a nice set of castings with very little cleaning up to do, plus they fit together well. I have two more to build but I need to...
Superb :tophat::tophat::tophat::tophat::tophat:. Well done mate!!
Two coats of primer.
Two coats of sleeper grime.
It looks very light but it is a mucky rusty brown,...
My very first O gauge loco was an Atlas 0/6/0. A very smooth and powerful loco. It also had been Anglisised plus it survived a drop to the floor...
Looks like a very interesting project Brian, I will follow with interest!
Another project on my workbench is a white metal buffer stop by Ragstone models of a Great Eastern railway design.
I haven't done a blow by blow...
Excellent "how to" Kim with a great finished model, nice one mate!!
I haven't removed cab side numbers on a Hornby loco so I can't suggest a definitive method. However, I have read on different websites and in...
Got the overlays fitted, just a little fettleing to do to them. Overall a very good product.
A bit of careful measuring got the holes drilled for...
A cracking project Geoff :thumbs:. Really looking forward to seeing how you get on mate!!
Thanks Paul, yes it definitely makes a big difference to the build. They are such a doddle to build, though I could have done with a small nut...
Hello and welcome to the forum, great to have you on board!
Hello and welcome to the forum Kev, great to have you with us mate!
Love the helicopter shots Richard, they give a greater understanding of the whole picture.
The next job was to make up the bogie centre jobby with its rubbing plate.
It was easier to fit the rubbing plate while in the flat, as...