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More Pre-Tops 08 and a Class 31

Last week I got around to numbering the last of my Dapol Class 08’s – Weathering to follow!

The first one is D3131 and is in green. 254 more words


O Gauge Pre Tops 08

Many years ago I purchased a bottle of Howes Railmatch ‘faded BR Blue’ paint. Up until now I have been a bit reluctant to try it. 135 more words


Bachmann Colas Class 66

On my visits to Ely, one of my favourite trains is the Hoo Junction to Whitemore Yard Departmental service. This can be anything from a light engine(s) to massive trains of engineers stock, including cranes. 107 more words

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O Gauge Class 15 and Class 37

After the arrival of some new loco’s the research started as which loco’s I wanted to represent. I still find that researching is one of the most interesting stages of bringing my visions to life. 435 more words


Take one Pug..

Some time ago I came across some pictures of someone converting a Dapol/Hornby Pug into a (near enough) Manning Wardle H class which turned out to be from a… 307 more words


O Gauge Weathering for Les Williams

Last Saturday I had a visit from a very old friend, Les Williams. I have been doing work for Les for nearly twenty years. Les, like myself is moving more towards O gauge, although we both still have quite an interest in OO. 216 more words


O Gauge arrivals Dec 2016

We have four new Locomotives, 2 Dapol 08 Shunters (at last) for my son and two Ebay purchased steam loco for me.

Firstly the Dapol 08’s. 562 more words