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by warbonnetuk
Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Painting, Decalling and Weathering
Topic: Simple Improvements on an Atlas Ford Cab unit
Replies: 2
Views: 8987

Simple Improvements on an Atlas Ford Cab unit

Hi all The below pic is my effort at jazzing up a stock HO Ford L9000 cab unit to look a lot less plasticly than the off-the shelf item make by Atlas As a base I managed to find a set of photos from a US auction website of a particularly 'well used' example to use a base for added detail, painting a...
by warbonnetuk
Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: My Layout
Topic: My HO Switching Layout - Galatia, KS
Replies: 6
Views: 13248

Re: My HO Switching Layout - Galatia, KS

Ant Thanks. The on line customer spurs were designed using the idea is mutiple 'spots' on a single spur a la Lance Mindheim. Thus the agri-supplies dealer has 3 distinct spots - one over a drop pit for unloading covered hoppers, one next to the loading dock door for palleted goods from box cars and ...
by warbonnetuk
Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Painting, Decalling and Weathering
Topic: A great weathering resource....
Replies: 2
Views: 9139

A great weathering resource....

For anyone wanting to start out on or improve their weathering skills I can highly recommend 'The Weathering Shop' website and it's associated forum 'The Rustbucket'. Subject matter does lean towards the more modern era but techniques on show are well worth looking at http://theweatheringshop.com/ C...
by warbonnetuk
Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: My Layout
Topic: My HO Switching Layout - Galatia, KS
Replies: 6
Views: 13248

Re: My HO Switching Layout - Galatia, KS

Thanks Koos

Forgot to mention that all the GE's have been sound fitted on DCC. The 70's were v straightforward, the little red critter less so!

Dan
by warbonnetuk
Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: My Layout
Topic: My HO Switching Layout - Galatia, KS
Replies: 6
Views: 13248

My HO Switching Layout - Galatia, KS

Galatia, KS is my (not so small at 13') shunting plank representing a rural Kansas shortline in the near present Galatia itself is actually a real location in Kansas. From 1919 it was also the terminus of the Little River Sub-division of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) railway and remained as ...
by warbonnetuk
Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: My Layout
Topic: North Fork Springs
Replies: 32
Views: 41003

Re: North Fork Springs

Mike

Like the lumber spur - a lot of detail in a small space but doesn't look cramped

Dan Spalding
by warbonnetuk
Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Fallen Flags
Topic: What did it for you?
Replies: 16
Views: 22811

Re: What did it for you?

My screen name gives the game away - Santa Fe (All the Way). Initially it was the combo of the resurrected Warbonnet paint scheme on the Superfleet Dash 8 & 9 and fast GP's with long streams of TOFC across the desert then later the classic era of F units and the classic transcontinental passenger tr...
by warbonnetuk
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Modern Rails - Passenger, Commuter and Light Rail
Topic: First cars from Nippon Sharyo's Rochelle IL plant
Replies: 1
Views: 9019

Re: First cars from Nippon Sharyo's Rochelle IL plant

Nice!

Just need Kato to play the game and scale their N scale cars up to HO :D

Cheers

Dan Spalding