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Forum: General Chat 11-06-2018, 08:51 PM
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Posted By eagle125
Read any good books lately

I`m reading good one at the moment on fascism.
Forum: General Chat 11-06-2018, 08:40 PM
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Views: 153
Posted By eagle125
Brass rubbing

Thinking about trying this not sure if I should use oil based crayons or wax
Forum: General Chat 11-06-2018, 08:36 PM
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Views: 162
Posted By eagle125
Feng shui

Some I work with is really into this, has re-arranged her office . anyone else know much about it
Forum: General Chat 11-06-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By eagle125
Home made preserves

Some friends of our has a neighbour who make her own preserve her plum jam is first class anyone else know anyone who does this
Forum: General Chat 10-06-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By eagle125
If auntie beeb calls it an earthquake who am I to...

If auntie beeb calls it an earthquake who am I to argue:D
Forum: General Modelling 10-06-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
Almost done Nameplate on order from `Narrow...

Almost done

Nameplate on order from `Narrow Planet` and that's it:D
Forum: General Chat 10-06-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By eagle125
Earthquake

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-44428360

I`m a few miles away, but got family in Lincoln ... they never felt anything
Forum: General Modelling 03-06-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
Well it was a brave attempt but it didn`t work...

Well it was a brave attempt but it didn`t work out so I put some pinstripe tape on, I might hand paint the top with a dark grey .

I did hand paint the the coach behind it and use pinstripe...
Forum: General Modelling 30-05-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
My attempt to design my own livery was not a...

My attempt to design my own livery was not a success :( but I wanted to have go once now I`ll just buy standard liveries

I now know why they charge so much for respraying and/or weathering

pic...
Forum: General Chat 30-05-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 802
Posted By eagle125
I cheated had plastic grass:D:D

I cheated had plastic grass:D:D
Forum: General Modelling 28-05-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
oh yes that's nice still staring at it :D I...

oh yes that's nice

still staring at it :D I think the gold cabs may have to go , I may have to paint some by hand ,trying to mask off is awkward:eek:
Forum: General Modelling 28-05-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
mmmm !!! I`m sat here staring at it ,I have put a...

mmmm !!! I`m sat here staring at it ,I have put a gold pinstripe down the middle .............. but :confused:
Forum: General Modelling 28-05-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
ok, well I have waited 24hr approx for the paint...

ok, well I have waited 24hr approx for the paint to dry or cure or whatever and here it is

Olive drab and Metallic gold ...... er the juries out at the moment ????

I was gonna spray some stripe...
Forum: General Modelling 27-05-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
Thanks for that Later today I'm gonna start...

Thanks for that

Later today I'm gonna start on the main colours but I`ve got a railway technical question

Yellow Fronts on diesel locos , do they have to have them?
Forum: General Modelling 26-05-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
oh well it wasn't expensive its primed :D:D

oh well it wasn't expensive

its primed :D:D
Forum: General Modelling 26-05-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
If I do another I wont bother stripping it :D ...

If I do another I wont bother stripping it :D

I am using Humbrol acrylic paint but the only primer I could get at the time was Tamiya is ok to mix brands
Cheers eagle
Forum: General Modelling 25-05-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
ok heres the original loco and I stripped it down...

ok heres the original loco and I stripped it down it was washed in 1lt of isopropol alcohol.

I have stripped paint of skirtings and door frame and even varnish of a 50 odd yr old sideboard but the...
Forum: General Modelling 24-05-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
ok I did read about older types of plastics and...

ok I did read about older types of plastics and deformaties

but what I did do was lay the alcohol swabs on the body and cover with a foodbag so the alcohol didn`t evaporate and the paint started...
Forum: General Modelling 24-05-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
ok heres goes my experiment in painting a Lima...

ok heres goes my experiment in painting a Lima class 47 loco
pictures will follow........
I have looked on you tube and other bits of the www for instructions.........

1. I ordered some...
Forum: General Modelling 20-05-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
Er, not me , I ask a straight forward question:D ...

Er, not me , I ask a straight forward question:D

Oh btw I found this :D
Forum: General Modelling 20-05-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
yes I have seen it but can`t remember, I thought...

yes I have seen it but can`t remember, I thought of tartan sticky back plastic
Forum: General Modelling 20-05-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
Dunnit :D:D

Dunnit :D:D
Forum: General Modelling 20-05-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By eagle125
Painting a loco

Anyone done this , thought I might spray paint a loco in my own colour scheme and design ........... any tips:D
Forum: General Chat 19-05-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By eagle125
Thank for the input everyone, not made my mind up...

Thank for the input everyone, not made my mind up yet but i may have a decision forced upon me soon and the weather to nice at the moment:D

Cheers eagle
Forum: General Chat 17-05-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By eagle125
Reducing Layout

I knew it would have to happen one day, but i need a bit more storage space so my layout has got to be reduced.... but as is the norm i dont know which bit to do !!!!

Its always discused on here...
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