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  1. 33lima

    NIR 80 Class DEMU

    About 20 years after my first attempt at these, I've recently started another set for member TrainModel. For reference, I use mostly the pics I took in the early 1990s, of sets in red and cream 'suburban' livery, grey and blue 'intercity' livery, or the latter with 'intercity' branding removed which replaced both when the sectorisation of NIR was abandoned. To my eye, the sets looked best in these liveries. Most of these pics, I've uploaded to Flikr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/33lima/ First time around, as described in 'Irish Lines' #3 (https://www.dropbox.com/s/ci3elrw2itkh88t/Irish%20Lines%20-%20Issue%203%20-%201993%20Spring.pdf ) I used Lima Mk2b coaches as a basis. This time I'm using Hornby Mk2a's, which are more readily available than the Lima second class. Tho the latter's 'wraparound' end doors are in the right position, as you need to hack the coach sides, it's little trouble to hack and reposition the doors while you're at it. The Hornby coaches have the sides and ends moulded to the roof and this provides a better basis for re-assembly of the sides after 'cutting and shutting', than the Lima coach, whose sides are moulded to ends and a false floor, with a hard-to-prise-off roof made of brittle plastic which also forms the thick glazing pieces. I used a common-or-garden Stanley knife to slice the sides just under the gutters; repeated steady cuts, freehand but with the gutter acting as a guide. Then a vertical cut at each end, with a razor saw. Below is the centre car, with one side re-assembled on the roof/end piece, and the remains of the other side awaiting cutting, sitting above it. Setting the underframe/floor back in place before the liquid poly was completely dry, helped keep things liked up.
  2. tonybonneyba

    Just a bit of fun ;)

    I haven't edited a video in a long time, so yesterday I decided to mess about with the features on apples iMovie for iPad, and this is the result [video=youtube_share;fuHgQdw5H-4] Enjoy
  3. tonybonneyba

    450 class (8458 or Antrim castle)

    On Saturday the 27/09/2014 at 1400, trailer car No. 788 arrived into Downpatrick On Sunday the 28/09/2014 at 1545, power car No. 458 arrived into Downpatrick More pictures can be found at: flickr.com/tonybonneybatrainphotos
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