Building the Walthers N scale Blast Furnace

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by TruckLover, Dec 25, 2006.

  1. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    sign1 Will do for sure :thumb: :thumb:

    Been a lil lazy tha past month, havn't done really anything on the layout :eek:

    Hopefully will start weathering this baby up soon :D :D :D
  2. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    WOW, that is an AWESOME plan Josh. Can't wait to see some progress on her!!! :thumb: :D :thumb: :thumb: :D Thanks for sharing, wish I had the guts to scratch build something that big. :oops: sign1
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    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    OK here it is with a little more detail,the black blobs are stairs and ladders but molded together in the uploading.but you get the idea.i got the hot blast main in ad the stack pipes.and finished the actual BF it self.im going to plastruct.com to get supplies!--josh

    also,alot of the detail stuff on it didnt come out.but its there...trust me :D
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    trust me,no guts here..maybe im just a bit muey LOCO!! hamr hamr :p
  4. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Sweet, I like it, really can't wait to see some progress pics :thumb: :D :D :D
  5. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    An Update, going to my grandparents house this week and finally gonna break out the chalks and weather some more, first on the list is the blast furnace. Will be posting lost of pics this next coming week of her transformation into a 30+ year old structure. :D :D :D
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    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    so cool trucklover,i cant wait to see it dirtied up.its strage how to us mRR's dirt is good!--josh
  7. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Alright, I finished weathering the main parts of the blast furnace. Still have to do the raised platform and the conveyor but those can wait till tomarrow.

    Here are some pics!!!

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    Overview of the Blast Furnace

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    One of the roofs

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    Front Left

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    Front Bottom

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    Top

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    Boiler Side

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    Cast House Side

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    Back Right

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    Back Center

    That's all for now, more pics tomarrow nite!! :D :D :D
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    :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: balloon6 bounce7 hamr hamr hamr jawdrop jawdrop jawdrop


    WOW! That looks great!!!!!
  9. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    sign1 sign1 Thanks, :D :D :D :D it only took me 7 and a half hours to do, but it was so worth it :thumb: :thumb: :D :D
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    More pictures up close of the bottom please! :)

    This area!
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  11. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    You mean like the bricks and such? I can do that right now.
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    ok, here are some up-close pics of the lower parts under the cast house. I took some with the flash on and some with it off because I didn't have good light :curse: :curse: sign1

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    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    WOW!!!!!!i wish mine will look half that good!!!! didyou weather that with chalks,cause it has great results--josh
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    THANKS!!!!!! :D :D :D

    Yup, the whole model was done using chalks.
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    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    are there certain chalks you use,or are they reg. artists chalks? i saw a set a michaels for 10.00 and was wondering if it would work.--josh
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    I am ordering 2 Walthers N scale Rolling Mills (http://walthers.com/exec/productinfo/933-3250) on Monday from Mike at Fifer Hobby. Can anyone say SEQUEL???????

    Yes that is right, another thread on building another key part of the steel mill!!! Gonna do it just as I did this thread exept in stread of the blast furnace, it will be the Rolling Mills kitbashed together.

    Here is the plan again for the Steel Mill:

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  17. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Yup, those are it, got mine for $10.00 to!!! That is what I am using, I got the set that has all the "earth tones" in it.
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    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    knowing your skills josh,the sequell will be better!--josh
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    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    Wow!
    Absolutely incredible build!

    I still don't have patience to do stuff like that.
    I prefer my models pre built. :D
  20. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    i wish i could AFFORD to buy everything,i would like to buy everything.but like most of my family...im broke!--josh