Coast Daylight, October 1954

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BrianMoore
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Coast Daylight, October 1954

Post by BrianMoore » Tue Oct 21, 2014 12:20 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCa3uQc7riY

I picked up the final articulated pair of cars yesterday, and am a happy bunny with my pleasingly accurate 14-car off-peak Coast Daylight. Here's a test run on my home layout. I've already been informed that the second-last car should be running the other way. Dag nabbit, etc.

The cars are BLI, and the GS-4 is a second-hand MTH product which has had the ghastly decoder removed (didn't even have anything approaching the correct whistle sound, never mind the programming problems and the jack-rabbit start). There's a Tsunami in the tender for sound, and an old-but-trusty Lenz 1024 in the loco for motor and front-lights control. I've replaced the too-small tender lettering and added some paint in a few places around the loco. I still need to cover up the aluminium stripes below the front coupling.

The train will be given an extended run through RS Tower this coming December.

Thanks for looking.
Brian Moore

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Re: Coast Daylight, October 1954

Post by Gloriousnse » Tue Oct 21, 2014 1:07 pm

Lovely :)
Martyn Read

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