Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pickersgill update No1

Finally the details such as lamp irons have been fitted to the Pickersgill. Priming and basic painting has taken place now and the model is being made ready for lining. In the second photo I have added the red of … Continue reading

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Further 4-4-0 Fun

          The Gresley Composite coach has taken a back seat  while the paint hardens and the decals settle so today I returned to the Pickersgill 4-4-0 project. After a bit of head scratching about the best … Continue reading

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Bachmann’s 2013-14 Programme

At the Stafford Kennel, the new releases from Bachmann are currently being pondered. Bachmann have gained a reputation for intelligent choices coupled with some real boldness in some of their new items.  In terms of steam releases, the selections for … Continue reading

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Pearl Diver? No, 84p!

In between the antics with the Gresley TK, I’ve been tarting up a nice new Bachmann A2. I recently traded in some stuff at my local pusher, C&M Models which left me a healthy exchange credit and allowing me to … Continue reading

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Gresley hack latest.

Some progress has been made on the Gresley 61′ TK over the last few days. I hadn’t been overly happy with the gutter area which I threw a lot of filler at before I was satisfied. I also restored the … Continue reading

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