Category Archives: scratchbuilt

Tralee & Dingle coach 18T

As the last real, actual modelling post has almost dropped off the first page of this blog I thought it was time I did something about it. I’ve been working on a Malcolm Savage kit of Tralee & Dingle coach … Continue reading

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Tiny tiny roundy roundy

(First off, apologies for the low quality of this photograph – I was using my phone camera and it seems like it was more interested in focusing on Evaleight station in the background) Phil Savage of the Sussex Downs 009 … Continue reading

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Indian outsourcing

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been working on a plasticard prototype of the Parlakimidi Light Railway PL class loco kit planned by Invercloy Loco Works. I offered to help out visualise what this engine was going to look … Continue reading

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One from the archive

Although most of my 009 stock moved out of my parents’ house with me a decade ago, I only finally got around to “clearing up” the remaining railway stuff at Christmas. Among the 00 gauge ready-to-run (which I am considering … Continue reading

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Scratchbuild update

The Hunslet-style loco is coming on well. The tanks are attached to the frames now and the boiler and smokebox are a snug push-fit – I created them by laminating 10 thou plasticard around a brass tube to build it … Continue reading

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