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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2021, 04:32:47 PM »
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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2021, 05:04:39 PM »
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My hand is still in a cast so I've been piling up projects that I can't really do anything with for now.  That said, I decided a little one-handed scenery work could be accomplished.  This is a minor tweak to the existing scenery at Ridgway Yard on my HOn3 Rio Grande Southern.

By the 1940s, the RGS was dumping locomotive ashes at the Ridgway water tank.  After the engine was moved, the hot ashes were shoveled out of the gauge to the side of the track.  I guess it was more convenient than using the actual ash pit near the sandhouse...?  Anyway, I modeled this practice with some real paper ash mixed with dark gray and white weathering powders.





Dave your cameo shots are so realistic they would work perfectly in a real deal Hollywood movie . Bravo bravo bravo .

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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #17 on: May 01, 2021, 05:24:53 PM »
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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2021, 05:47:31 PM »
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 :D

I plan on doing a full review shortly, and already see a few minor updates and tweaks to really make this train my own. That said, straight out of the box it is incredible. Well done @rapidotrains, thank you for making this iconic trainset!
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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2021, 06:32:00 PM »
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Wow ! Perfection, very well done.

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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2021, 06:33:26 PM »
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A change of pace recently.. with some road vehicle modelling.   These four PGE/BCR flat trailers were completed from Briggs kits.  They will be loaded on to TOFC cars with suitably interesting loads typical of northeastern British Columbia in the 1970s



Attempting Canadian prototype modelling in New Zealand.

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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #21 on: May 01, 2021, 07:03:03 PM »
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Great work this week everyone!

I’m inching closer on Owings Mills. Added the pylons at the edge of the parking lot, and continuing to tie in the coal trestle. Got close enough to go ahead and paint the fascia!  Next up - trees!









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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #22 on: May 01, 2021, 09:55:18 PM »
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 :D

I plan on doing a full review shortly, and already see a few minor updates and tweaks to really make this train my own. That said, straight out of the box it is incredible. Well done @rapidotrains, thank you for making this iconic trainset!

Late arrival in Vancouver - totally proto for Via, not so much for CP...

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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #23 on: May 01, 2021, 10:34:37 PM »
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Late arrival in Vancouver - totally proto for Via, not so much for CP...

Agreed, it is uncharacteristic of the CPR flagship train, but I can assure you they were totally worth the wait!

I've been opening up the cars, looking at all the details inside and out... it is impressive.
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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #24 on: May 01, 2021, 11:34:53 PM »
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Bruce, Looking good, Blair line makes some great stuff!!

Otto, Electrical shorts suck, so yes you get a feather in your cap (if you fixed it!!) LOL

Great job everyone!! Gordon

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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #25 on: May 01, 2021, 11:56:05 PM »
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I’m inching closer on Owings Mills. Added the pylons at the edge of the parking lot, and continuing to tie in the coal trestle. Got close enough to go ahead and paint the fascia!  Next up - trees!

Looking fantastic!

sincerely
Gary
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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #26 on: May 02, 2021, 08:05:23 AM »
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 :D

I plan on doing a full review shortly, and already see a few minor updates and tweaks to really make this train my own. That said, straight out of the box it is incredible. Well done @rapidotrains, thank you for making this iconic trainset!

Swap out that rear coupler for a Z scale 905 or a Truescale coupler.  :)
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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #27 on: May 02, 2021, 10:33:25 AM »
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@PiperguyUMD, I love the look of your track and ballast, especially the coloring of your ties. Mind sharing your technique?
Gordon, thanks! No feather in my hat yet, maybe later today (I hope)😬
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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #28 on: May 02, 2021, 11:25:51 AM »
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Swap out that rear coupler for a Z scale 905 or a Truescale coupler.  :)

Yup, that was part of the plan when I first saw the renders... a TSC will definitively improve the look of the tail end.
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Re: Weekend Update 5/2/21
« Reply #29 on: May 02, 2021, 12:54:46 PM »
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A change of pace recently.. with some road vehicle modelling.   These four PGE/BCR flat trailers were completed from Briggs kits.  They will be loaded on to TOFC cars with suitably interesting loads typical of northeastern British Columbia in the 1970s





Great to see these kits completed. I’ve spent the last two days prepping and assembling kits I’ve had in the drawer for a while including two chip cars, ten Briggs TOFC flats and eight of these trailers! Super excited to see them here.

Nice work.

Craig.