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#221 Posted : 18 August 2014 22:35:17

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BigGrin Hi Warty thanks for looking in and your commentsCool
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#222 Posted : 19 August 2014 13:43:50

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Hi Andy,
Very nice work, looking forward to seeing more.

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#223 Posted : 19 August 2014 22:56:38

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BigGrin Hi Trev thanks for looking in and your commentsCool
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#224 Posted : 31 August 2014 19:57:45

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Wish i had been able to carry this on, but hey ho one of those things!! Superb work and the paint work is brilliant, it looks like a steam engine should. Great weathering on the fire box doors, they look like they get really hot!! Looking forward to seeing this finished, the 10.40 from Deag is now at platform 2!!!LOL BigGrin BigGrin
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#225 Posted : 31 August 2014 20:21:51

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BigGrin Hi Nem

Thanks for looking in and your comments , the weathered black paint certainly make a difference its like 3 colour's in one black. blue and a dirty brown

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#226 Posted : 14 September 2014 16:13:03

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BigGrin Hi All

Just a short update the trailing bogie has been made up and painted and then attached to the rear of the engine.
The base of the tender has been assembled and had a coat of paint.
More soon

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AndyCool

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#227 Posted : 14 September 2014 16:29:56

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Looking fab Andy, once again some excellent paint work....Drool Drool .. Looking forward to seeing it progress...

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Alan
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#228 Posted : 14 September 2014 20:03:19

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Andy

Coming along very well indeed.

I beginning to wonder how awkward this might be to paint at the end of the build. I believe you get some instruction to disassemble some sections but having just completed my pack no 4 mailing there looks already to be some hard to reach areas.

You've given me something to think about Confused

Look forward to your next instalment

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#229 Posted : 14 September 2014 21:38:44

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BigGrin Hi Alan

Thanks for the comments and looking in, were getting towards the end now the Tender has been started

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#230 Posted : 14 September 2014 21:47:54

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BigGrin Hi Tony

Thanks for looking in and your comments. As for the painting you are right about there being some painting instructions towards the end of the build but personally I think painting as you go is the best option as it breaks things down to small bites and you can see the results.

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#231 Posted : 14 September 2014 22:43:43

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#232 Posted : 14 September 2014 23:15:55

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BigGrin Hi Steve

Thanks for looking in and your comments

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#233 Posted : 15 September 2014 08:40:16

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Sweet job as always Andy
she's looking fab
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#234 Posted : 15 September 2014 13:55:32

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Looking great Andy BigGrin

I guess your rear wheels are in contact with ground and you dont have my issue?
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#235 Posted : 15 September 2014 23:54:18

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BigGrin Hi Dan

Thanks for looking in and your comments

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#236 Posted : 15 September 2014 23:59:57

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BigGrin Hi Jase

Thanks for looking in and your comments, as for your wheel problem I think its like Karl says ,that it has to do with the parts being correctly placed on the engine such as left side to the left ect . Its easy to mix them up when there painted as there are no left or right markings to distinguish them.Hope this helps

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#237 Posted : 16 September 2014 10:44:43

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Hi Andy,
Like the look of your kit, it look's so real is that airbrush or hand.
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#238 Posted : 16 September 2014 13:27:27

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Andy

Many thanks for the update on the painting query.

Having just completed my pack 4 will have to decide what option to take very soon I think.mi have held off on the smoke box build until I get the boiler parts and can line the whole thing up at once.

I am waiting for a small die cast of the D51 in orient express markings to see how easy it might be to reproduce the scheme. The sticking point might be the logo markings but we will see

http://www.newhallstatio...6-2/KA-2016-2_06_lg.jpg

http://www.1999.co.jp/itbig07/10078445a.jpg

http://www.1999.co.jp/itbig07/10078445a3.jpg
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#239 Posted : 16 September 2014 18:39:02

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BigGrin Hi Trev

Thanks for looking in and your comments as for the painting its a cheapo grey undercoat that drys like a plasticoat finish that i have used for ages called 'Canbrush' you can see it in the last pictures centre section, the main colour paint is sprayed on with my airbrush.

Regards

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#240 Posted : 16 September 2014 18:48:58

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BigGrin Hi Tony

Glad to be of help. Those Orient Express pictures look great i had a quick search for the above decals but came up blank so it may be a case of making your own here.

Regards

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