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Author Topic: Captain Electra's Covid Lockdown Workbench  (Read 215 times)

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Captain Electra's Covid Lockdown Workbench
« on: March 28, 2020, 09:15:57 PM »
Now I am in full lockdown and "working from home" (ho-ho), the vinyls have been getting an airing, along with Bob Davis's excellent N-Train bodyshells. Unfortunately, I won't be able to get any fresh supplies of vinyls in until this whole Covid thing blows over but I have plenty of stock to play with.


Silverlink Class 313


Great Northern Class 365



In both cases I have used unpainted WSF bodyshells, painting only the roof and ends where needed. Getting the vinyl to stick to the very matt nylon shells has proved to be a tricky issue int he past but I have cracked it.

Apply a thin layer of dilute PVA to the area where the vinyl will go, ensuring the corners and covered. Wait until it is tacky then apply the vinyl as normal.

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Adam Warr
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Re: Captain Electra's Covid Lockdown Workbench
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2020, 02:03:39 AM »
It would be interesting to see your progress on this, but the pictures do not seem to be working.
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Re: Captain Electra's Covid Lockdown Workbench
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2020, 08:28:16 AM »
That Silverlink is one hell of a livery 8)

 

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