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First GN15 Wagon

Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:57 pm
by FairlieCrazee

Sat and built a Wagon this evening, so thought id post a few pictures before i paint it ! xx






Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:04 am
by FairlieCrazee
Just to add the axle boxes came from ebay, from a Mr T Bell in France, they are great and run great ! xx

Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:20 am
by Adrian
G'day Nikki

Is there any branch of modelling that you can't do well :?:

You seem to have nailed the loco's, buildings and now the rolling stock.

Looking forward to seeing the layout and how it progresses.

(by the way isn't it a pity that the axle boxes are hidden under the overhang of the wagon ?)

Have a good day.

Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:27 am
by Little Andi.
Hi Nik'...

Good job on the wagon, and of course fantastic that you have the where-with-all to post the progress pic's, often the bestest and juiciest part of the build for many modellers. Allows them to see what they should of done you see?
You might also be a natural as you seem to grasp quite readily the fact that in GN15 world most everything is built "under the arches" or "shadetree" for our colonial cousins: ergo if you take a problem - think about it, solve it , and build it! It probably is about as prototypical as you're going to get - warts'n'all.

So, quite an entrance you're making - keep it up. As for my part ... you're taking up the slack left by my lack of modelling lately.

You go girl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:56 pm
by Willow Creek Traction
Like the mesh bulkheads on the ends - may just copy that on a few wagons for the sloooooooooooowly progressing Ry here.

Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:00 pm
by FairlieCrazee
Here is a link to loads of brass etched meshes....

Hope it helps ! :D

Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:24 am
by tebee
Ah ! - Good to see my axleboxes in use 8)


Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:16 am
by bonneville
Hi from another newbie, and nice work! Very cool. 8)

Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:33 am
by FairlieCrazee
Thankyou Bonneville ! and Tom they are great, easy to fix and run fantastically as well !