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Postby Matthi205 » Sun Oct 11, 2009 2:11 pm

As I described in my other thread,I want to build a loco...
And now I do so.First i took some of the things whit which normally a fire is lightened,cut of the wood strip,glued it together with others of the same kind,and now I just wonder how to cover the motor of the 0-4-0...And where the seat is gonna be,how could I cover the couplers of the piko loco? :oops: Have some H0 things,and old buildings,but that's (sadly) all.
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Postby Rockley Bottom » Sun Oct 11, 2009 2:52 pm

Is it possible to post s picture of how far you have got :?: If you can the we can think around your problem. The beauty of modelling is there are so many answers to every problem

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Postby Matthi205 » Sun Oct 11, 2009 5:04 pm

Ok,here's the pics:

PS:I built a flatcar...couldn't see the critter standin' there alone :D
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The last one is a shot of the coupler...

and I still don't know with what to cover the motor,but I think I'll make it the same way as the other parts of the loco.If you have suggestions,please write them down till tomorrow 4:30 o'clock GMT
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Postby Rockley Bottom » Sun Oct 11, 2009 5:37 pm

You have a very nice motor there, I like the valve gear and would like to see it in the final loco.

These are my ideas, so read them in that perspective.

I would draw for myself a figure (Pin Man) to use as a yard stick.

You have a couple of types of loco you can make
Alive steamer
A pressure steamer. which runs on a filled steam boiler.
Take your time. I often have to have several goes at certain bits on a train
Use card as a material I used it as modelling material for years. I made boats out it when I started after WW11 when there was little else. My glue was starch glue made from flour paste. :!: :!:

There are lots of material on the web and on this site.
Make up mock ideas from paper.
Use the experts on this site i do, all the time. I often see what I want to see others see it as it is.
Keep asking questions.
Keep posting pics as you progress
Can you get PVA glue where you are :?:
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Postby Matthi205 » Mon Oct 12, 2009 4:14 am

Hmmmm.....Lets see if I can get the little wooden sticks over the motor too,that would make a battery loco.Found some Figures,again from Piko :) But first lets see how much ice cream I can eat because I need some structures and already have some ideas for a layout :D As to PVA glue,haven't seen yet,but I think I'll just keep on working with these wooden sticks,wood glue,and some times cardboard....I may be too putting some boiler over the motor,but nooo it don't fits.no problem,I'll just make it a diesel,then I shuldn't have any problems... :D
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Postby elcamo » Mon Oct 12, 2009 12:53 pm

copying what he said before thats a nice motor! I see you use the same coupling system as me..... I am liking the flatcar right now a lot!

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Postby Matthi205 » Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:12 pm

here's some pics,I couldn't resist building another car :D and converting the old flat.wooden sticks running out...
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and that was it for now,till I get some wooden sticks...and more glue...

PS:the wire in my hand is not for the loco,its for the camera...
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Postby Matthi205 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:50 pm

So,i've been doing another 2 shorter wagons,flat again...Sorry this time no pics,can't find the digicam :( .But,as for now,I'm thinking of a layout:
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Postby Matthi205 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 5:41 pm

:D Sorry,I'm again adding something this time its a loading/unloading platform with just the right height for my wagons.Sadly no pics again.
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Postby Matthi205 » Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:38 am

So,now pics of all the wagons and the loco together.
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The last is a pic of the "yard stick".
And so,I'll build agnother loco,as this one has already 4 wagons :D .
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Postby elcamo » Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:29 pm

thats some intense figures you have for your layout! Cars look great

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Postby Matthi205 » Thu Oct 15, 2009 4:36 am

That's just a really raw figure,as I'm still trying to figure out how I can BUILD a layout...No foamcore,not even wood thinner than 1 cm :? But,as I must start somewhere,I built a layout from old fleischmann sectional track on the floor,but I still haven't fully understood where that Piko track->2,5mm thicker track is gone.Ah found it.Pics will follow.Loco runs well,too fast,but keep in mind,it's just a test loco and layout.Maybe i'll post a video too... I can still upload files to simutrans-germany. :D Or maybe I'll use wesnoth's webspace? :twisted:
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Postby Matthi205 » Fri Oct 16, 2009 4:30 am

Here's finally some video of the loco...my brother is singing all the time :lol: :
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Postby Matthi205 » Fri Oct 16, 2009 5:53 pm

So,now I got 8 wagons,built few new,and I got some bogies (any idea what I could do with them?),AND I FOUND A GNOMY Skip.Working VERY good,as mounted on H0 wheels( :D ) My dealer has still 2 in stock(and much other gnomys ( :P ),and he wants 3,25€ for it,thats aproxx. 3,50 $ ,and they're lying there since some years (Yeah,really no one wants to buy them :shock: ) Just the idea of the layout changed again ,but I first gotta buy some basboard,flexitrack i have :) ,but not the right switches,as I'm not sure whitch to take...
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Postby Matthi205 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 1:06 pm

New loco on base of battery loco in works.Already going,but nothing other sadly....Old loco got a chimney,funnel,or how do you call it?
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Postby Matthi205 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 8:55 pm

Okay,old loco got painted,some HEAVY weathering on the loco and some wagons,looks really good,again forgot where the digicam is :oops: ,but the bogies are now being used,one as a flatcar and the other maybe acting as a bumper...
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Postby Matthi205 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:32 pm

I don't want ot count the cars i've done,but a gnew wagon fully (without chassis and wheels) made of cardboard has arrived:a covered wagon,yet not painted,as to pics,they're made,but I'm too lazy for uploading them now... :mrgreen: ...
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Postby Matthi205 » Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:10 am

And finally some pics,some are of what i've used to make and paint the loco and wagons: Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image The last one is a project for a new loco and wagons...
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Postby DCRfan » Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:43 am

Matthi205 wrote:
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The last is a pic of the "yard stick".


I just love your Track Test Dummy :lol: :lol: Clearly your Research & Development organisation is a little light on funds.
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Postby Matthi205 » Fri Oct 30, 2009 6:48 am

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Matthi205 wrote:
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The last is a pic of the "yard stick".


I just love your Track Test Dummy :lol: :lol: Clearly your Research & Development organisation is a little light on funds.

It's not sooo low on founds,but it's low on time...I must wait 3 weeks for a Figure,gotta go and buy one...
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Postby Matthi205 » Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:47 pm

Some layout is in the works.It's operational,made of an Toffifee box,and it should be my first go with Turntables...Track is being done NOW,electrics tomorrow,and please remember I'm living in GMT+2 time zone... :)
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Postby Matthi205 » Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:03 pm

OK,I have to wait some time till my things get in.Just ordered a figure,which is sure to come in 3-4 weeks...
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Postby Matthi205 » Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:15 pm

OK,the loco now has a name and a gearshift.I'm not sure,but I'll have a new loco and 7 cars for it in 7-8 days...
PS:Now I'm not low on founds:I got 100 euros... :D
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