SM32 WW1 Layout – Tin Turtle visit

On Thursday Graham brought his almost finished Tin Turtle along for some photo’s. The layout is progressing well, the main unloading yard is nearing completion and the sky has now been painted. Work on the rear embankment has been started, but there is a long way to go with that!

Photographs in order of work completed.

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Two more wagons for Morlock Heath

 

I have said two more wagons for Morlock Heath, but these will mainly been seen on Ashwell Moor, my sons O gauge stabling point that I made for him last year. I am hoping these wagons will also appear on Morlock at Exhibitions.

Again before weathering I put a light coat of matt varnish with a little matt white added, this just dulls down the brightness and gives a more care-warn look. after this the usual methods were used, shadowing followed by airbrushing, finishing off with a little dry brushing.

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There are several posts on the making of Ashwell Moor on this site if missed last year.

 

16T Minerals in O Gauge – revisit

Well they say a project is never finished and after adding the previous photo’s of the mineral wagons, I decided to have another look at them! My main reason was that I thought the BR Grey looked too clean compared with the really rusted parts. I decided to put on an overall grime coat to lessen the brightness of the grey – see what you think.

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Well, there we go – just a faint coat, but I think it helps. By the way I have photographed the opposite sides of the wagons this time.