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  • Build an Sn3.5 1870s 4-4-0

    Have a "what-I-did" delving into the conversion of a new tooling oldtime H0 Bachmann 4-4-0 into an early Sn3.5 4-4-0.

    http://www.chainsawjunction.com/sn3_...motives/4-4-0/



    Later web articles will detail and paint the loco.

    Just in primer now as we need to build some cars and plan some layout.

    Thank you if you visit

    Harold

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    How does it stack up against another Sn3.5 locomotive?

    Found my "HO" Ken Kidder mogul that I got as a kid for Christmas, now a basket case. It is a larger "next gen" 1880's loco.



    Yeah, it is an Sn3.5 Japanese 7100 class locomotive.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JGR_Class_7100



    Harold

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    • #3
      I have found the poter to be a good base for many projects. I'll be fallow g with interest.
      It's only make-believe

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      • #4
        Spent the day creating a 3d cab:



        Should have it in about two weeks from Shapeways.

        Geez, that was easy.

        Harold

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        • #5
          Got my cab from Shapeways. Did the cab as a basic shape to see what could be done initially.









          Came out really well.

          Also got some figures from Modelu in the UK, he is on the left, very nice.



          Harold

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          • #6
            I like it. I think it looks good.
            It's only make-believe

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