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    brianmcs workbench

    Nice job so far,really like this wagon so im looking forward to seeing this progress:tumbsup:
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    Resting at Connolly

    Two beautiful beasts.
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    Dundara and Ballycon

    Fabulous
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    eBay Watch

    Marks Models are selling it for 40 euro
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    Tara Junction.

    I've been getting through this thread slowly but surely from the beginning its a beautiful layout,love the scenes which are described so well.
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    Something for everyone....

    Interesting read,and some nice photos too
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    Murphy Models 121

    I picked up 112 myself for the same reason,its been seen pulling tara's,cement,cravens etc so its nice to have on the layout.
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    Kirley junction

    I thought it looked great last post,but with the interior and lighting done that's just beautiful.
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    Jason's Workbench

    Thanks Dave,yes it took a while to settle on a colour but they seemed to suite so I went with it.
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    Jason's Workbench

    I'm not sure my Dad picked it up for me a while ago,as far as i remember its from Knightwing kits.They also do security fencing and other stuff along them lines.
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    Jason's Workbench

    Thanks alot for the comments lads,appreciate it.
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    Jason's Workbench

    Thanks Richie :tumbsup:and congrats on the new arrival.
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    Jason's Workbench

    I didn`t get much done over christmas.I had planned to finish of the remainder of the cement wagons but it was getting a bit repetitive so i didn`t bother in the end.I`ve got stuck back into them the last couple of weeks so im just about done now,but here are some small bits that i`ve being doing in between.First up its a 00 kit that makes 2 portacabins.These can be used individually or stacked whichever suites.The other is some 1:76 scale transits from Oxford Diecast.I`ve kept 2 white and just added Eircom decals,the other 2 ive sprayed and added ESB decals,the ladders were made up from the spares box.I`ve a fair few containers now which ive been picking up here and there so ive weathered a 20ft as well just to see how it looked.
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    Kirley junction

    Like the cabin,nice detail on it.Looks great with the crossing nice job.
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    Murphy Models 121

    Great news on the 121's.Better get saving:)
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    Uncoupling.

    Here are a few pics of how i used them,the first is the Kadee with the gear box and is mounted directly on to the chassis using the height gauge which you will definitely need to get them lined up correctly.The second on the MK2 is no.20 and is just inserted straight into the NEM pocket.I find both ways to work fine.It might help you with your problem.
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    Uncoupling.

    I agree totally Noel they should just run when you put them on the track but you know yourself it never seems to work that way,but a a bit of nip and tucking here and there will usually solve the problem.
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    Uncoupling.

    Well as I said the only one i found to be slightly lower was the 201 the rest of my 071s 141/181s are fine height wise.Regarding the coaches i found the kadee to solve the problem that i was having.
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    Uncoupling.

    What loco do you seem to have the problem with,i found the 201 class to be slightly lower than the coach,i was also having problems with the coaches themselves uncoupling from each other and not necessarily from the loco.
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    Uncoupling.

    As DiveController says the tension locks are hit and miss,I've had similar problems with cravens and mk2 coaches,some were uncoupling some were fine.I switched the lot to kadees and it seems to have worked,i haven't had any problems since.
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    'Kent Station' build

    God this is good,that second photo looking towards the bridge is stunning,I hadn't seen this thread before,I'm heading back to the start.
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    Jason's Workbench

    Cheers.
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    Jason's Workbench

    It's just a bog standard bag of ballast i picked up in marks Jb.I mixed up some pva and water and spread it with a syringe and then let it harden.The colour of the ballast wasn't great so i made up the grey with powders and brushed on,then sealed with matt varnish.
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    Jason's Workbench

    Cheers thanks,no its just a small shelf I keep in the shed for storing bits and pieces on while I'm working on them,it was just handier to take the photos on that while I was outside.
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    Jason's Workbench

    Thanks very much Richie,regarding the weathering i used most of what you mentioned.Enamel washes which were mixed to make certain colours and airbrushed on.The weathering powders i brushed on dry and also used wet in some areas which helps with the streaking.The rust effect was also made up from the powders,and i buy cotton buds in bulk quantities
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