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Fairlight wagon works grinds into action

The first completed wagons built for Fairlight 2.0 – actually if you look back through the archives of this blog you’ll find they’re probably the first completed anything for some time. I would say that I am not one of … Continue reading

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And done

By my standards, under a year from considering a project to it becoming a thing is some kind of speed record. Presenting the RNAD crew van, an 009 kit in 3d print and etched nickel silver. This has leapfrogged a … Continue reading

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I accidentally all the kits

I went on the recent trip to Wales with a couple of specific items in mind to measure up and evaluate for potential Narrow Planet kits. As is often the case I came back with more than I bargained for. … Continue reading

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I’ll cut ya!

Not a personal threat, don’t worry. The main thing I learned during production of the first batch of Baguley-Drewry kits was that while getting the parts made by the 3D printer and etcher was easy and reasonably quick, actually making … Continue reading

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Evolution of the species

I thought it might be interesting to show the process I went through to get to a suitable 3D print for the Baguley-Drewry kit. From R-L: The initial Shapeways print of the 60hp, which encouraged me to continue but had … Continue reading

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