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  1. Isambarduk liked 7mmMick's post in the thread 7mm Martin Finney 7mm LSWR M7.

    Some more progress on the M7. The boiler/smoke box assembly are fixed permanently at this stage, but it's a good idea beforehand to make...

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  2. Isambarduk liked Dikitriki's post in the thread 7mm Hobbyhorse Work Bench.

    Simon, That's a really interesting solution, and not one I would have thought of. I very, very carefully reamed the axle holes in the...

    1 May 2016 at 12:39
  3. Isambarduk liked Hobbyhorse's post in the thread 7mm Hobbyhorse Work Bench.

    The tender chassis was assembled as per the instructions, other than making the brake rigging removable. The tags that hold the moving...

    1 May 2016 at 12:38
  4. Isambarduk liked Cliff Williams's post in the thread 7mm Martin Finney 7mm Duchess.

    Warren must have been having an off day at the NRM Richard :) A few more of 46229 in case it helps with the pipes. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  5. Isambarduk liked Dikitriki's post in the thread 7mm Martin Finney 7mm Duchess.

    Ha! That last picture is fun. The splasher lining is very far from even or straight or uniform:).

    1 May 2016 at 12:35
  6. Isambarduk liked Cliff Williams's post in the thread 7mm Martin Finney 7mm Duchess.

    I made all the pipework detachable for painting. [ATTACH] When I was building up the pipe runs to under the smokebox I laid paper under...

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  7. jamiepage liked Dikitriki's post in the thread 1/32 Launceston Road.

    It's a lovely loco, and I'm pleased that you feel able to fiddle with it. While you are, can I very respectfully suggest that you...

    1 May 2016 at 12:35
  8. Isambarduk liked Dikitriki's post in the thread 7mm Martin Finney 7mm Duchess.

    That's a valid point Cliff. It's a question of how far you go. I reckon that the painter - hello Warren - will cope with the brackets...

    1 May 2016 at 12:34
  9. Isambarduk liked Cliff Williams's post in the thread 7mm Martin Finney 7mm Duchess.

    Stunning work. I deviated slightly when doing mine by making up the sandbox filler brackets but not soldering them on. This allowed me...

    1 May 2016 at 12:33
  10. Isambarduk liked Dikitriki's post in the thread 7mm Martin Finney 7mm Duchess.

    Hi, My attention has now turned to the engine. Because the footplate is built on a cradle to which the valances are attached, the body...

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  11. 7mmMick liked Scale7JB's post in the thread Scale7 JB Workbench..

    Serious golden oldie shelf queen this one, as it's the first brass kit I ever built around 9 years ago, and once it's cleaned looks...

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  12. Dikitriki replied to the thread 1/32 Launceston Road.

    It's a lovely loco, and I'm pleased that you feel able to fiddle with it. While you are, can I very respectfully suggest that you...

    1 May 2016 at 10:38
  13. jamiepage liked Scale7JB's post in the thread Scale7 JB Workbench..

    Serious golden oldie shelf queen this one, as it's the first brass kit I ever built around 9 years ago, and once it's cleaned looks...

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  14. Stevesopwith liked Scale7JB's post in the thread Scale7 JB Workbench..

    Serious golden oldie shelf queen this one, as it's the first brass kit I ever built around 9 years ago, and once it's cleaned looks...

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  15. Simon replied to the thread 1/32 Launceston Road.

    Thank you for the comments, hopefully I'll get out in the garden with it today. The discs are momentarily removed as they are in the...

    1 May 2016 at 09:52
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