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Re: Stu's Workbench
« Reply #60 on: November 26, 2019, 06:50:09 PM »
Absolutely spot on Stu!!!! Fantastic realistic job!!!

Your layout must look fantastic with all the well beaten typically BR Blue regime running!!

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Re: Stu's Workbench
« Reply #61 on: November 26, 2019, 07:25:46 PM »
Particularly impressed with those
 Motorail rakes certainly  done a
 Great job on the 16t wagons
 How do you achieve that ? To a high standard. Chris

Thank you! I've weathered these with enamel paints, using various brushes & also an airbrush.

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« Reply #62 on: November 26, 2019, 07:29:42 PM »
The haa set and those iron ore wagons are superb too

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Re: Stu's Workbench
« Reply #63 on: November 26, 2019, 09:58:27 PM »
Just to make y'all envious, I have some of Stu's handiwork :)

B1 on Kimbolted coal freight by Mick Hollyoake, on Flickr

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« Reply #64 on: November 26, 2019, 10:11:32 PM »
Thats one stunning rake mick and stu. Reslly authentic

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Re: Stu's Workbench
« Reply #65 on: November 27, 2019, 02:19:54 PM »
Currently on the workbench are my fleet of 3 Dapol Class 50's. Been fitting drivers into the cabs at one end. All 3 are going to be weathered & detailed. One is going to be re-numbered & re-named as 50 006 'NEPTUNE'. The other 2 will be staying as 50 037 & 50 040.
 Although my layout is based in South Wales, class 50's could regularly be seen there so I can get away with having some in my collection  :thumbsup:

Some photos...






This one undergoing conversion into 50 006...








Cheers, Stu
Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

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« Reply #66 on: November 27, 2019, 03:49:22 PM »
Super locos stu.will they receive your usual high standard ofweathering ?

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« Reply #67 on: November 27, 2019, 04:17:59 PM »
Super locos stu.will they receive your usual high standard ofweathering ?

Thank you! Yes all three of these are going to be attacked with the airbrush... >:D ;)

Cheers, Stu
Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

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Re: Stu's Workbench
« Reply #68 on: December 02, 2019, 02:52:53 PM »
Hi , really love your stuff excellent modelling. Could you please tell me what you use to get off decals. As I would like to have ago at renumbering the new dapol class 50. Cheers Steve.
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Re: Stu's Workbench
« Reply #69 on: December 02, 2019, 04:33:46 PM »
Hi , really love your stuff excellent modelling. Could you please tell me what you use to get off decals. As I would like to have ago at renumbering the new dapol class 50. Cheers Steve.

Hi Steve, on these to remove the numbers I use an old scalpel blade. I use the blunt non-blade end of the scalpel blade & very carefully scrape away at the transfers. The transfers tend to chip away fairly easily I find, be careful not to dig the blade into the body sides though. I then finish off by wiping the area over lightly with a cotton bud soaked in some meths to finish off & to remove any remaining bits of the old transfers & it's ready to apply the new transfers.

Hope that's of help,

Cheers, Stu
Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

My Box File Layout (South Wales Valleys Colliery) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10430.0

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Re: Stu's Workbench
« Reply #70 on: December 02, 2019, 04:40:20 PM »
Thanks for the reply. Bit nervous as it's a new model but will give it ago. Steve.

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Re: Stu's Workbench
« Reply #71 on: December 02, 2019, 04:49:27 PM »
Thanks for the reply. Bit nervous as it's a new model but will give it ago. Steve.

It can be a bit daunting but just take your time & go lightly, don't scrape the blue paint just chip away at the white numbers, also don't use the sharp or cutting part of the blade as it will easily scratch the paint.

Cheers, Stu
Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

My Box File Layout (South Wales Valleys Colliery) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10430.0

Porthkerry (A South Wales layout in BR Blue) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=39654.0

 

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