Tag Archives: diesel

Site seeing – January 15 – the too dirty may not be dirty enough edition

In the past I’ve seen a lot of weathering done that I said was too heavy, unrealistic. Something that you’d never see in the wild. Today I reviewed one of Adrian Nicholls photos on his photostream on flickr. Image courtesy Adrian … Continue reading

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Site seeing – March 26th (the “Have a great Easter” edition)

While tooling around the Shortline Modellers’ site I mentioned in my post of March 24th I found a video that I wanted to share with you. Onto to todays site. Site 1: Painting diesel locomotive trucks I find it amazing that … Continue reading

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Site seeing – February 26 – diesel parts arrived edition

For those of you who’ve been following the blog for a while you may know that I am rebuilding two Weaver GP38-2s. In the process of rebuilding I had come to the conclusion, due to the difficulty of getting parts … Continue reading

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O Scale switcher – the longest project in modelling history

In the beginning… A long time ago, in a modelling landscape far, far away… there was a UK Model Trains magazine (I cannot remember the issue) that described the conversion of the Atlas O scale Plymouth switcher; the aim being to turn it … Continue reading

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Site seeing – March 3

I’ve said it before that I love the Internet – when I need information on a specific locomotive or car I can find it at a moments notice. Site 1: The Diesel Detailer One of the best US focused locomotive … Continue reading

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