Pickersgill Update No2

At last, an update on progress with the Pickersgill 4-4-0!
I’ve been somewhat busy with other things of late and energy has been a little sapped by the continually evolving cold that has been my constant companion from late January!
However, we have now progressed to the lining stage on this model. I have used Fox BR mixed traffic lining in this case and though the layered system they use is more complex than most, it isn’t difficult to use on the whole. The only awkward parts of the job are the non standard sections of the cab lining and working out which radius you need for the curves on the splashers. If anybody knows a more accurate way of determining this I’d be grateful if they shared it with me! 😊
I’ve made a start on the other side now so completion edges closer.
Just in time for some seismic changes in my modelling.
More about those in another entry; I’ll be putting a lot more up here over the weekend!

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About maxstafford60093

Scotsman in exile. Lover of Scotland's railways, land, people and culture. Always got an ear for new and interesting music. Politically of the left and most definitely repelled by the shallow and narcissistic. An unlikely jazz-cat mod rocker with punk tendencies; a bit 1968, a bit 1977 with a distracting overdub of 1958... Most often found outdoors with my four legged buddy!
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2 Responses to Pickersgill Update No2

  1. locoyard says:

    It’s looking very smart in its BR lined livery, excellent work!

  2. BURROWA says:

    A good looking 4-4-0 is hard to beat,it’s coming along nicely.Peter

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