Category Archives: Misc

Another quiet day

Since first building the layout 7 years ago there have been quite a few upgrades not only to the buildings but also the landscape so I thought of  posting an update of the approach to the terminus. There are still … Continue reading

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NEW SDS BOGIES UNDER AN OLD MLV

The first kits I bought back in 1989 were 2 Rails North  MLV’s so with the new SDS Models 2AE bogies I decided to install them to the vans, a bit of fettling to the bolsters and for $14 a … Continue reading

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SIGNAL AT CROOKWELL

As there are no modelling projects to share signals seem to be always a fascinating topic. On a field trip to Crookwell back in 2004, with good friend Richard Grace, to the extensive remains of the  Crookwell terminus, on the … Continue reading

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Trying out a new camera

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AUSTRAINS LHG GUARDS VAN

I have never been happy with the roof on this model maybe I’m picky but it just didn’t look right. After thinking about it for quite sometime I thought I would experiment with 10 mm wide yellow Tamiya masking tape … Continue reading

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SDS MODELS SHG GUARDS VAN

I have been meaning to update the site with the SDS SHG for some time so here it is, another excellent model from SDS that runs well with the level of detail it has been well worth the wait. All … Continue reading

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SDS MODELS MRC REFRIGERATED VAN part 2

I didn’t want to over weather this van as I should imagine these were kept in pretty good condition in the era I am modelling.There is a video Steaming Back to the Sixties part 1 where a Nepean Milk MRC … Continue reading

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