Scattergun MTH workshop or A Glutton for Punishment.

Discussion in 'Area 51' started by mth, 22 February 2011.

  1. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    Well after loosing contact with the owner of this loco for about 10 years, I finally got it finished.
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    Lima class 33 converted into a 26.
    It came to me with dodgy bogies and tar paint finish.
     
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  2. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    From the pile of scrap back in August to this
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    Also this
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    Model Express Queen Mary
     
  3. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    Almost forgot this
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    Tower Models class 02
     
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  4. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    Did anyone catch the post
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    JLTRT with Easybuild parts to rectify the mistakes on the kit.
     
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  5. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    They look superb !!!
     
  6. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

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    Ex milk tank now waste oil tanker.
     
  7. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    For those who are interested. 2 TPO built with Easybuild bits
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    POS Diag.721
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    BPOT Diag.723
    Just need to do Diag 720 and 722 and I have got the GW TPO from 1959
     
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  8. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

  9. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    Weathering and repair job now finished.
    From this.....
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    To this......
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    Also found out that the main gears on the Heljan 37 split headcode box are a different size to the latter body cl 37.
     
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  10. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    I managed to get hold of some of the pre-production moldings of the LLC DS48 to have a play with.....so I went with this fictitious livery.
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    And before anyone points it out, the Reading Signal Works loco was a DS88
     
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  11. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    First post on my page this year. Where has the time gone?
    To prove I’ve not been idle
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    Ex Lima wagon, stressed then weathered
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    Heljan Cl42 renumbered and weathered.
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    14 Buzz Models Type L Freightliner Containers with transfers from Railtec.
    Add to that, numbering and weathering 6 locos, building 4LAV unit, converting 6 wagons from car flats into bogie bolsters, and starting a DJH cl55.
     
  12. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

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  13. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    5F5C67CE-647D-473C-897A-3F546F5BD021.jpeg And some Mk1’s delivered yesterday
     
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  14. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

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    Yes it’s the same containers, but with the error I made rectified.
     
  15. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    finaly get a great photo plank, and don't get anymore 7mm models to build..............
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  16. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    I haven’t done an update for 5 weeks and have to hunt for this thread. Just goes to show how popular WT is.
    Anyway, Easybuild has invaded again
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    2 car Class 108
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    And 4 Mk1s. Build number 80-85.
     
  17. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    Now add to my last post, another 4LAV, 4DD, a 313 and
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    2 Gauge 3 LNWR Thirds
    And some people still wonder why I have A Glutton for Punishment in the thread title.....
     
  18. mth

    mth Western Thunderer

    Small detour for me
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    An LCUT O Gauge GWR style platform footbridge.
    This will be on Buzz models stand at Doncaster.
    Now back to the Deltic and coaches.
     
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  19. paulc

    paulc Active Member

    Are the Ezybuild 108s actually ezy to build ? I ask as a friend has asked me if I can build one for him .
    Cheers Paul