Gn15 Critter No 1

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Gn15 Critter No 1

Postby vsmith » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:13 am

Gn15 Critter No 1, My first venture into Gn15

Start with a cheepie Model Power Hustler and add new cab and bits

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The Bachmann driver at around 1/20 is too large, the second 1/24 figure is better. I'll have to look around for the right size figure

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Postby Mark Goodwin » Sat Mar 30, 2013 6:18 am

Vsmith,

I like your design planning - the critter has an "Emettesque" look about it. I can't wait to see it painted.
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Postby Blackcloud Railways » Sat Mar 30, 2013 7:17 am

Excellent little critter. Not sure that the Southern Pacific actually ran anything like that, but maybe your SP is on a little tropical paradise island. :lol: :wink:

There are 1:24 figures available quite cheaply from the far east on ebay, they may need a bit of surgery to fit into the cab but a razor saw and some poly cement will do the job.

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Postby chris stockdale » Sat Mar 30, 2013 7:46 am

Mark Goodwin wrote:Vsmith,

I like your design planning - the critter has an "Emettesque" look about it. I can't wait to see it painted.


My thought too. I do rather like its quirkiness.

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Postby cjwalas » Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:43 pm

So great to see you here, Vic. Glad you made the right choice! This one looks like a great start as well. I know you'll bring your own brand of silliness to the layout. Are you thinking of entering this into this year's Snowflake Pizza Challenge?

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Postby on30critter » Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:10 pm

Great looking Critter!! Can't wait to see it painted. What is the tank on top of the hood made of? Pizza is looking Good Too!

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Postby vsmith » Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:09 am

Thanks guys

Chris their is still some time till its due.
Mike that tank is an old MDC Big Hustler muffler. I bought a box full of them years ago.

Painting it right now and I have a second hand Mantua 0-4-0 for bashing.
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Postby vsmith » Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:26 am

Painted

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next up, that little something in the background

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