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Author Topic: Dapol - Class 50  (Read 37556 times)

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Offline jamespetts

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Re: Dapol - Class 50
« Reply #420 on: November 04, 2019, 01:08:12 PM »
I guess having the delineation between the two colours helps, but you've got it lovely and straight, I always end up with a bit of a wobble!

Thank you.

It is a matter of smoothing it out lengthways with a brush after prodding it in the right direction. These Railtec transfers do seem to have a natural tendency to straighten themselves out to some extent, however.

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Re: Dapol - Class 50
« Reply #421 on: November 04, 2019, 08:10:56 PM »
More class 50s renumbered/renamed:

50033, "Glorious"

Dapol Class 50 by James Petts, on Flickr

Dapol Class 50 by James Petts, on Flickr

This is the third part of the three way chassis swap, this has the wheelsets with the black wheel hubs taken from the chassis originally on the Fifty Fund 50049.

Here is a default 50040, not renumbered, but renamed to "Centurion" with Narrow Planet nameplates and the crest from a Fox "Illustrious" plate set (on the basis that I will not be replacing the crest on "Illustrious"):

Dapol Class 50 by James Petts, on Flickr

Dapol class 50 by James Petts, on Flickr

And the entire lineup of large logo class 50s, comprising:

* 50031 "Hood"
* 50033 "Glorious"
* 50036 "Victorious"
* 50040 "Centurion"
* 50046 "Ajax"

Class 50 collection by James Petts, on Flickr

Class 50 collection by James Petts, on Flickr

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Re: Dapol - Class 50
« Reply #422 on: November 04, 2019, 10:54:02 PM »
@jamespetts I dont think your building 50007 james but I do hope you'll have one cranking over in a siding with the odd puff of smoke every now and again  :o

https://youtu.be/Ro0016JG2Ms

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Re: Dapol - Class 50
« Reply #423 on: November 04, 2019, 11:11:46 PM »
@jamespetts I dont think your building 50007 james but I do hope you'll have one cranking over in a siding with the odd puff of smoke every now and again  :o

https://youtu.be/Ro0016JG2Ms

My records indicate that this was in the GWR commemorative livery at this time and working out of Waterloo - but judging by that Youtube video, it would not be necessary to model the locomotive itself as it would be largely invisible: a smoke machine would suffice to give the desired effect.

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Re: Dapol - Class 50
« Reply #424 on: November 05, 2019, 08:14:36 AM »
 :hellosign: I do not own a class 50 yet , but I do own a book which I bought yesterday from The Works , at 7 English Electric Class 50 a Haynes owners` Workshop Manual , I look forward to reading it during the winter months.
Tonye

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Re: Dapol - Class 50
« Reply #425 on: November 07, 2019, 01:41:32 PM »
DCC Supplies on Facebook reporting the 50's and the sound chips are starting to come together, can't wait to finally get my Sir Edward Elgar

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Re: Dapol - Class 50
« Reply #426 on: November 08, 2019, 05:03:32 PM »
<My records indicate that this was in the GWR commemorative livery at this time and working out of Waterloo>

Plenty of pics show 50007 in the GWR livery working out of Paddington till 1986, see here: www.hondawanderer.com/Class_50.htm
just scroll down till you find the loco.

Think it switched over to the Waterloo route by 1987.

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Re: Dapol - Class 50
« Reply #427 on: November 08, 2019, 06:54:19 PM »
<My records indicate that this was in the GWR commemorative livery at this time and working out of Waterloo>

Plenty of pics show 50007 in the GWR livery working out of Paddington till 1986, see here: www.hondawanderer.com/Class_50.htm
just scroll down till you find the loco.

Think it switched over to the Waterloo route by 1987.


Indeed - and my time period is 1989.

 

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