Category Archives: Trains & carriages

ANDIAN MODELS BLV KIT

On an expedition of discovery an Andian BLV, which was bought in 2012 at the Armidale Convention,was found just about 80% finished, yes in a box. So here goes with the new camera.A bit more detail to the underfloor and … Continue reading

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IAN LINDSAY MODELS ROLLING STOCK

As I don’t have any new projects going at the moment I thought of posting these models from the past. Most modellers who model the NSWGR are more than familiar with Ian Lindsay Models, who has produced a great number … Continue reading

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STEPHEN JOHNSON MODELS 2AA BOGIES part 2

After the axle bearings, and soldering the side frames, ends and bolster in place is next making sure that all is square and true. Fitting a wheel set does help and assembling on a small mirror helps. Then test run … Continue reading

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STEPHEN JOHNSON MODELS 2AA BOGIES part 1

After returning home after a great weekend at the New England Convention Armidale where meeting up with old friends and making new ones was fantastic. Bullenbung Creek was operating along with two narrow gauge layouts. The displays, clinics and lectures … Continue reading

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IDR MODELS 4 WHEEL18ft LOUVRE VAN

Last weekend at the Newcastle Exhibition I purchased a louvre van by IDR Models. It is supplied with RTR Austrains chassis.  As it comes with imitation Kadee couplers I replaced them with the new scale whisker medium couplers, then the … Continue reading

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AUSTRAINS S TRUCKS

I was able to get a couple of the new Austrains S trucks through a friend who was lucky to get a box at the Thornleigh exhibition. Very nice they are too, so I thought I had better make a … Continue reading

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A Lesson Learned

There hasn’t been any activity on the site for quite a while because on April 3rd yours truly had a 3 mtr fall from the garage roof  when I managed to break my left femur and in the process ruin … Continue reading

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