Coronation class loco from card

Discussion in 'Railroading' started by prm57, May 21, 2015.

  1. prm57

    prm57 New Member

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    P1000422.JPG P1000380.JPG P1000387.JPG Hi its been a while since I have been on here. have just finished my latest model from card and its took me over a year to build. Same scale as my others at 20 to 1. a big part of it from cereal boxes. Various other bits like house wiring for the copper pipes. Struts from an old umbrella for the chrome hand rails. It measures 4 Foot long and is housed in a case which I built myself. I counted the individual pieces I made for this model just out of interest (Sad) and it came to 7389 in total. I have fitted 7 leds in the cab of the model and wired them to the outside of the case so when I do shows I can light it up and show the details inside the cab. all the name and signs used I printed to scale on my PC mostly from my own photos of the real thing. a lot of the detail is hand painted such as the cab side numbers. I have included few photos. Pete.
  2. DanBKing

    DanBKing Dan the Man

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    Unbelievably BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!
    You have my respect, Sir!
    Outstanding!!!
  3. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Absolutley amazing! A pic of it lit up would be nice to see.... ;)

    The level of detail you've put in is incredible, excellent job!
  4. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    She's a beauty, for sure. All of her parts. A lifetime achievement if modeling. Perseverance at it's best. :)
  5. draccus

    draccus New Member

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    Wow stunning work. building for a year paid off, the model looks amazing.
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

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    Astounding, brilliant, and quite right!! :)
  7. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    You did a PHENOMENAL JOB on this project! It does not look like it was scratch built from cereal boxes.
    This is MUSEUM QUALITY!!!