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  1. Compton castle liked mickoo's post in the thread 7mm The next project. (B1).

    Ok added a few more bits and repaired the footplate casualties, and that...until next year....is that. It's been washed and fully...

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  2. adrian liked mickoo's post in the thread 7mm The next project. (B1).

    Ok added a few more bits and repaired the footplate casualties, and that...until next year....is that. It's been washed and fully...

    IMG_0846.jpg IMG_0848.jpg IMG_0853.jpg 19 November 2017 at 21:23
  3. daifly liked adrian's post in the thread Tales from a sporadic modeller..

    So the motivation to just get this finished rapidly evaporated when I switched back to sorting out the chassis. When everything fits...

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  4. AJC liked adrian's post in the thread Tales from a sporadic modeller..

    So the motivation to just get this finished rapidly evaporated when I switched back to sorting out the chassis. When everything fits...

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  5. adrian attached a file to the thread Tales from a sporadic modeller..

    So the motivation to just get this finished rapidly evaporated when I switched back to sorting out the chassis. When everything fits...

    3f_chassis - 3.jpg 3f_chassis - 2.jpg 3f_chassis - 1.jpg 3f_chassis - 4.jpg 19 November 2017 at 20:50
  6. South-by-SouWest liked Geoff's post in the thread Llangunllo, the final chapters.

    Is the signalbox switched out, Geoff, or is a train expected? [ATTACH] Something must be afoot Tim seeing as Elwyn is on duty, albeit...

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  7. South-by-SouWest liked geoff_nicholls's post in the thread Cheap source of MDF for modelmaking.

    Tescos are selling Clementine oranges in A4 sized trays made of 3mm MDF. The trays are stackable, or could be dismantled for use as...

    19 November 2017 at 20:46
  8. 7mmMick liked Scanlon's post in the thread A West Midlands Works.

    Completion of the brake hangers and pull rods has taken more time that I had first thought. My plan for modifying the adjusters worked...

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  9. 7mmMick liked Scanlon's post in the thread A West Midlands Works.

    The Merchant Navy has had to take a temporary back seat until I understand exactly how the motion brackets are assembled and accommodate...

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  10. 7mmMick liked Scanlon's post in the thread A West Midlands Works.

    OK, no one is perfect, least of all me! Having built three sets of valve gear all slightly different I put aside the two outside sets...

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  11. 7mmMick liked Scanlon's post in the thread A West Midlands Works.

    A couple of days work has seen the basic cab, splashers and boiler added to the running plate, but first the frames were made a drop in...

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  12. 7mmMick liked Scanlon's post in the thread A West Midlands Works.

    The last few days have been spent detailing the running plate and boiler. There is a lot of very small detail to be fitted to the front...

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  13. 7mmMick liked Scanlon's post in the thread A West Midlands Works.

    The last week has been spent detailing the engine body and hopefully these photos show the progress made to date. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] My...

    Engine 9 171117.jpg Engine 10 171117.jpg 19 November 2017 at 18:38
  14. 7mmMick liked richard carr's post in the thread 7mm MMP CLass 56 in S7.

    I bought an MMP Class 56 from Mickoo a bout 2 years ago now and have been itching to build it if I'm being honest. So I made a start in...

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  15. 7mmMick liked Steph Dale's post in the thread 7mm The next project. (B1).

    Blimey, that's a bit forward! Steph

    19 November 2017 at 18:33
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