Monthly Archives: April 2012

3022 leaves Burrowa with a mixed and 1248 arrives with a short passenger

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GUARDS VANS

The first guards van is a Trainorama rebuilt PHG  I just had to change the wheels to Steam Era code 88’s a bit of weathering and it went straight into service .Next is an Ian Lindsay Models LHG kit of some years ago with 2AD white … Continue reading

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BERGS LV’s part 3

The LV vans are finally finished with painting and weathering done today .The next project I have lined up is an FG passenger car .The weathering was done with diluted Floquil grime then mud and finally a bit of grimy black .Thinned Testers dullcoat is sprayed … Continue reading

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BERGS LV VAN part 2

After attaching Ian Lindsay Models brake blocks on 015″ phosphor bronze wire Krystal castings buffers , brake cylinder and roof one parasol with Grantline bolts as detail, the other plain  the LV’s are ready for the paint shop.Kadee couplers number 5 or 58 can be used I … Continue reading

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DELEGATE And now for something completely different part 1

This layout is a VR cross border line into NSW called Delegate and I have been helping a good friend build it over the past couple of years. Using hand laid code 55 track and points which is most effective. The … Continue reading

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BERGS LV VAN part 1

A new project of 2 Bergs LV vans has started and this is the progress so far. Using much the same procedure as the Bergs CV van. The roof will be substantially renforced as to avoid ‘roof sag’ and to stand up to handling. … Continue reading

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