New loco

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howard jones
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New loco

Postby howard jones » Wed Jan 01, 2014 7:54 pm

Hi chaps - and a Happy New Year to you all. Thought I would share images of a loco I have completed, part scratch-built but using some of the excellent accessories that Steve B. supplies. I wanted to try the look of a contractors ' yellow' finish to the loco to see if it suits Gn15. Pictures show the base colour I have done but I will be giving it a very heavy weathered finish next so it should lose most of it's ''fresh from the paint shops'' look.
Chassis is a Bachmann GE44 which I was kindly offered and after having tested it ( weighted a little ), prior to fitting, found that these tiny chassis' are excellent ! and should be even better once it's run in. ( Will be searching round for another one ! )javascript:emoticon(':D')Image Image Image Image
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Postby henrix72se » Wed Jan 01, 2014 8:49 pm

Looks Great !!

Nice start on the new year.

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Postby More_Cats_Than_Sense » Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:33 pm

Looking good Howard, you've got some good detailing on her. I might have to "borrow" some of them in future :mrgreen:
I think the colour will work when 'mucked up' a bit :D
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Postby Willow Creek Traction » Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:11 am

Mesh guard around exhaust is a good idea.
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