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    Sticky: @Nick Lorusso...

    @Nick Lorusso Welcome back. Good you re-saw the light :) The light at the end of the tunnel 'is' a train, an 'N' train ;)
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    As a side project to building the Hudson's I've...

    As a side project to building the Hudson's I've been painting up this pair of Life like Alcos. Decals are from Black cat publishing and went on 'farley' easily :rolleyes:

    Not up to the high...
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    I would try cutting the shingles into individuals...

    I would try cutting the shingles into individuals and then sit down to an evening of gluing them on. Work your way around the rows. Might be quite therapeutic :)
  4. No point building that nice roundhouse only for...

    No point building that nice roundhouse only for it to sit empty :rolleyes:

    It's looking good.
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    Hey, great effort. I really appreciate what you...

    Hey, great effort. I really appreciate what you are doing. Setting up any public enterprise is a major endeavor here in the land of sun, sand and SNCF :)

    Now, if only you were setting up 1300km...
  6. Happy birthday Russtrnmn. Hope a good time is...

    Happy birthday Russtrnmn. Hope a good time is being had :) And, yep, this confirms my suspicions that ALL of us on this forum are born in May !!! And those of you who aren't, well, err, I'll cross...
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    A bit of work tonight saw the cab's get split and...

    A bit of work tonight saw the cab's get split and spacers added. They take quite a bit of carving and sanding to get them looking good once they're glued back together.

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    I also fitted...
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    (https://www.nscale.net/forums/member.php?u=17463)...

    Now, that IS one classy train :) Hey wombat457 come and look at this ! Any good for inspiration ?
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    That looks really cool. Classy and modern. I like...

    That looks really cool. Classy and modern. I like it. Maybe too modern to run behind a steamer, but very nice :)




    Careful about me and my opinions. I've been called 'More opinionated than a...
  10. All good work :g-job: That KW with pup is is...

    All good work :g-job:

    That KW with pup is is right up my street. I can't wait to see it done :)
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    You're absolutely right. I did some internetting...

    You're absolutely right. I did some internetting and could only confirm 10's and 18's so I won't be bidding on these two. Oh well, back to building my Hudson's. I was just looking for a little RT...
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    Hi Tony, I prefer the green but still find it...

    Hi Tony,

    I prefer the green but still find it a bit bold. I'm from the 'less is more' camp. Something like, All gray with a thin white and green line and all lettering in matching green ? Or...
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    I recommend purple white and gray :eek: That way...

    I recommend purple white and gray :eek: That way I could off load this surplus hudson body onto you !!! :lol:
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    @sid...

    @sid Where's that photo ??? I think we should get to see the good work by gatrhumpy What a splendid chap :)
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    I've been working on some of the 'un-fun' bits...

    I've been working on some of the 'un-fun' bits tonight.

    I started with shortening the wheelbases of the leading and trailing trucks. The trailing truck has both axles moved forward as well as...
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    Then you obviously don't visit beauty parlors ;) ...

    Then you obviously don't visit beauty parlors ;) It's made for spraying nails !!!!! Er, just going by the advert that is :rolleyes:
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    @PW&NJ...

    @PW&NJ That's crazy ;) Goes to show that truth can be stranger than fiction !!! If only the CP had run one :(
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    @PW&NJ...

    @PW&NJ Thank you.

    I thought it looked like an RS11 but that nose has me stumped :-/ I wonder if it was fitted by the seller ? And if so, why ?

    I just don't know much about diesels. The CP ran...
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    Atlas Rs3 question

    I've seen these two locos up for grabs. They are listed as a pair of Atlas Rs3's Search as I may, I can't find the high hood one on Spookshow's site. Has the seller got the listing wrong ? If anyone...
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    @wombat457...

    @wombat457 Here's the link.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Mini-Action-Air-Brush-Airbrush-0-3mm-Kit-Spray-Gun-Compressor-Paint-Nail-Tool/372874542211?hash=item56d10dfc83:m:mi7pAJ3gCx4RR2I2dy5pmVQ

    I...
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    If you go for a plane blue sky or even some...

    If you go for a plane blue sky or even some simple hills/mountains, I would recommend spraying with rattle cans. You could cut out mountain stencils from card and hold them at a slight distance when...
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    Airbrush, the way to go :) I bought this...

    Airbrush, the way to go :)

    I bought this little fella, a year ago and haven't looked back since. It runs on batteries (plugs into a USB to recharge) which means I can use it over my layout without...
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    Looking good. I think the lake looks better for...

    Looking good. I think the lake looks better for being a little faded. Any trees a coming or are they barren wind swept mountains ?
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    This is the road I was going down until your...

    This is the road I was going down until your layout reminded me that there are many ways to skin a cat. (Strange, my cat just bolted as I wrote that ;)) Everything I do is stiff and orderly (that's...
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    @Power Stroke...

    @Power Stroke That's quite some work you've been putting in there. I love the last photo, it has a nice relaxed feel. And, a B series Mack. Er, that is a B series isn't it ??? Well done. :)
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