Something I've been up to.

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by Woodie, Mar 10, 2004.

  1. Woodie

    Woodie Active Member

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    Ain't been around for while, but been doing things... slowly. :)

    Making a few dioramas for inclusion in to the Great Layout. (Garahbara MKII)

    A goods platform (scratchbuilt), with a weathered loco I picked up on E-bay for $10. :)

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  2. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Well Woodie I see you are up to your old tricks of sneaking in proto photos and claiming em' to be models. :D :D :D
  3. TomPM

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    Nice job! The weathering on the locomotive looks great!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  4. Woodie

    Woodie Active Member

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    aahhh... that's a better pic I re-uploaded. Trying to fit it to the uploaded pic restrictions (640 * 480) and less than 70K it went all fuzzy. :thumb:

    And prototype?? It ain't got no bufffer, or horns!! Gotta get a detail kit for them. FLushglaze windows etc. Good to practice that sorta stuff on th E-Bay el-cheapos before attacking the prized newer possessions. :)
  5. RailRon

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    Woodie, nice to have you back! :thumb:

    Your diorama is really outstanding - I had to look twice (or thrice) to be sure it was a model.

    A question, however: I simply didn't notice before - but do Australian trains really have buffers? I always thought that your trains had the same knuckle couplers like the US RRs. :confused:

    Ron
  6. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

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    Woodie, love the ballast job and the painted rails! Looks excellant!
  7. Woodie

    Woodie Active Member

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    Ron, Some loco classes do have buffers. This particular class has a full width buffer.

    An e-bay pic of a new one, the same. Note the full width buffer at the front.

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  8. Woodie

    Woodie Active Member

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    and a real 44 class in NSWGR "Candy" Livery.

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  9. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

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    Thanks Woodie - didn't realize that until know... :oops:

    Ron
  10. interurban

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    :D Great to see a woodie post from down under:thumb:
    Good stuff gald you are "up to something":wave:
  11. Drew Toner

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    Nice one there Woodie, your dioramas look good as well.

    Just curious, what type of 'engine' is in the real 44 class loco?

    :wave:
    Drew
  12. Woodie

    Woodie Active Member

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    Drew,

    44 Class history and specs here :thumb:
  13. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Hello Woodie, old friend!:wave:
    Great to see you again!
    The diorama looks great! I see your modeling is up to its usual high standards! :cool: :thumb: And I think the loco looks great for an "e-bay el-cheapo"! :cool:
    Great job! :thumb:
    Very interesting info on the 44 Class...they're quite reminescent of the Alco cab units (PA's & FA's) that were so prevalent on U.S. roads in the 50's & 60's.
  14. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    Thats an excellent job you did on that loco, well done indeed.
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    Shamus
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  15. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    GReat stuff woody!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  16. Woodie

    Woodie Active Member

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    Thanks guys. :) **blushes** :D

    I've also done a grain silo and loading dock. (some might remember the slanting roof/semi circle cutout thread I started).

    Will put some pics of that up on the weekend. :)