Preußische P4, Polnische Od.2

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  1. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

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    Hi folks,

    after vanishing for a while to the shipmodelers section I recently strted with a locomotive.

    It`s the polish Od.2/ prussian P 4, publisher is Modelik, scale is 1:25.

    The locos shape is realy oldfashioned and absolutely nice.

    With that model I join a cardmodeling contest of the www.Kartonbau.de forum.

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    The contest regulation says that the pure model should be build. No improvement and weathering is allowed....(sadly).......but anyway........let`s get started.......

    First of all ( as always) is building the locos main frame:

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    so long friends...................

    Frank
  2. redhorse

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    Frank, thank you very much for posting this. I'm going to do a ship next, but after that I'm debating between this one and the Ol 49 with the coaches. The P4 is beautitul, and I'm looking forward to seeing how this builds with no modifications.

    The frame is looking great so far!
  3. jaffro

    jaffro Long term member

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    Awesome.... I was wondering what you would take on next. I love the fact that someone with your skill level is willing to tackle pretty much every genre there is, without limiting yourself to just one, like tanks etc.

    This will be an interesting one to watch, thanks for sharing it with us.
  4. fluthecrank

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    the front bogie......

    Dear friends,

    good that the report is not boring for you, .........

    After building the mainframe I began the front bogie.

    The bogies framework
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    the springs are rather complicated and as often they aren`t visible at the end......:oops:
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    one side completed
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    and an overall view.........
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    so long friends..............Frank
  5. cgutzmer

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    That is just awesome! Thanks man - i love the trains :) Redhorse - have you seenteh build here on ol49? its a thing of beauty too!
    Chris
  6. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

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    nice to read you

    Hi Chris,

    nice to "read you".............

    best regards Frank
  7. tjblundell

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    Just wondering ,where can you buy that kit???
  8. fluthecrank

    fluthecrank Member

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    available in all relevant online shops.....

    Hi tjblundell,

    teh model is av
    ailable in all relevant (european) online shops e.g.

    www.moduni.de

    best regards Frank
  9. fluthecrank

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    the bogie is finished......

    Hi friends,

    the bogie is finished.......next step will be the wheels.

    Here is the construction of the axle boxes........
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    and the completed bogie.......the plastic axles are for alignment.....
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    so long friends....................Frank
  10. redhorse

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    I just started a submarine, and now I'm looking again at this and want to go for a train instead... Maybe something narrow gauge. I love the red wheels on these German/Polish trains.

    What are you using to paint your edges? It looks like maybe gouache?

    cgutzmer - I did see the ol49, it is a beauty!

    I bought mine at http://www.papermodelstore.com/product_info.php?cPath=22_37&products_id=3319
  11. Elliott

    Elliott Senior Member

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    As always, your work is as close to perfection as I've ever seen. I've loved trains ever since I was a child in the 19,,,um, never mind. I'm already fascinated by your build thread, Frank, keep it up!

    Elliott
  12. fluthecrank

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    Revell acrylic color and art pens.......

    Hi redhorse,

    for coloring the edges I use "dual brush pens" I don´t know if they are available outside europe.......anyway, I found an englis site for information

    http://www.tomboweurope.com/grafik_kunst_basteln/abt.html

    The color in the pot is Revel aqua color. Other possibility for coloring the edges is, realy, watercolor, but the pens are easier to use.............

    best regards frank
  13. modelperry

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    These dual brush pens look alot like pens my wife peddles as a Stampin' Up demonstrator. Hmmmm...:twisted:

    Greg
  14. fluthecrank

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    the wheels......

    Hi folks,

    I decided not to use the laser wheel parts. I started with the traditional method.........

    here are the cutted parts
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    the "wheel rings"
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    the spokes in preparation
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    the finished wheel
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    first overall impression
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    so long friends................

    Frank
  15. redhorse

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    Thanks for the tip on the pens, they do sell them here!

    The wheel jig looks good, the wheel flanges seem quite small and realistic.
  16. fluthecrank

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    the bogie is completed.........

    Hi friends,

    the bogie is completed........not as accurate as I wanted to make it, but experience says: the overall impression of the complete build will be good....

    I`m still thinking about a bit of weathering...........

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    best regrads Frank
  17. fluthecrank

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    bogie in position.............

    Hi folks,

    the bogie is in position, the mud guards and the suspension linkage for the drive wheels are finished. Next step are definitely the drive wheels now......


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    the bogie in position.......
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    bye friends............Frank
  18. cgutzmer

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    I think your quality is slipping a bit... nope wait - its a speck on my monitor.... ;)

    Awesome as always! I am always amazed with the color matching on your edges - its one of the many things that sets you apart!
    Thanks
    Chris
  19. Hokey Peet!! I can't wait to tee the final build. Fantastic work
  20. fluthecrank

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    the drive wheels........

    Hi folks,

    in oposition to the bogie wheels now I used the laser parts.
    But notice, you save time for cutting, but alignment must be perfect...........and a bit of saved time you have to spent for coloring.................anyway.....

    the prepared parts
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    provisional axle for alignment
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    before coloring the wheels are coated with thinned white glue.....
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    the wheels in situ (without decoration rings.....)
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    and completed
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    so friends, next step is vacation for 3 weeks in the south of France..........modeling goes on, but in simple conditions in my caravan.....:wave:

    best regards Frank