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Author Topic: Class 28 build (pair)  (Read 220 times)

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Offline Snowwolflair

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Class 28 build (pair)
« on: November 25, 2018, 02:08:06 PM »
I have previously posted the earlier stage on the crowdfunding thread, however time to give it a thread of its own.

To recap the chassis are hybrid Farish Class 31 units with one bogie replaced with a class 20 bogie and a few adjustments made.  I have modified the brushes to insulate them from the chassis and added a Zimo sound chip and speaker.  The entire package is then wrapped in heatproof tape.

The bodies which are 3D FUD have been smoothed, undercoated and block painted.  In addition I added a crust of satin varnish to protect the paint and provide a good base for detail painting and transfers.

I now will leave the paint and varnish to cure as this stops chemical interaction with additional paint layers and makes detail painting much easier.





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Re: Class 28 build (pair)
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2018, 02:23:20 PM »
Looking good, and its great that you are showing all this progress.  I will be a beneficiary of all this thanks to the studious workings of @hailstone.  Going to have to buy him something more than a few pints this time.

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