Monthly Archives: November 2013

Small, but perfectly formed…

Just a quick shot of two N gauge diesels being finished for a friend. Bachmann Farish diesels are a joy to work with, being such nice delicate models. These two are intended for a 2mm Mid-’60s Waverley Route layout. It’s … Continue reading

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A Good Day’s work.

Being on a shift that allows a bit of free time today I used this to assemble the Roadrunner Plus gearbox and attach the Mashima 1424 motor. Having done so with care and with close observance of the instructions (at … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty.

Last week I acquired, via a well-known online junk shop trading post.😉, this rather nice half-built kit of a Stanier ‘Princess Royal’ Pacific. There’s clearly still a lot of work to do so this one probably won’t be on the … Continue reading

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What news from Warley, friend?

I’m not one to get overly excited about new locomotive releases on the Ready to Run front these days as; A- They are increasingly irrelevant to Scottish and Northern English modellers on the whole and; B- I generally prefer to … Continue reading

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Rolling my own…

Regular readers will be aware of the excellent work of Iain MacIntosh, whose work I regularly highlight on here. I used to be a keen drawer at school thirty-five years ago and whilst I did scramble my way to an … Continue reading

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1M88 at Kershopefoot

A Derby type 4 heads south through Kershopefoot on the 1M88 Waverley service to St Pancras via Leeds.

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More items for sale

All the above locos are offered for sale. They have all been weathered, coaled and custom name/numbering added along with Markits bogie wheels. I’m looking for £130 each for the pacifics and £80 for the K3. These locos as portrayed … Continue reading

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