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Latest PLR blog updates

Post by ge_rik » Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:19 pm

Just uploaded a couple of posts to my blog which might be of interest to some.

An account of how I bashed some HLW wagon chassis and scratchbuilt a rake of Snailbeach-like hopper wagons
https://riksrailway.blogspot.com/2020/0 ... beach.html

And a rationale for why my railway is the way it is....
https://riksrailway.blogspot.com/2020/0 ... ilway.html

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Post by Andrew » Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:56 pm

Excellent Rik, thank you!

I particularly enjoyed the fact and fiction "why my railway's the way it is" one - I may have a go at that myself sometime...

All the best,

Andrew.

PS It's the second time I'e seen them, and I'm still amazed at your patience in building all those hopper wagons...

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Post by LNR » Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:17 am

Like Andrew, that's the second time Ive seen those hoppers too, and the wonderful weathering job on the timber and metalwork. Have no doubt of your ability to weather a loco or two.
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Post by Soar Valley Light » Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:30 pm

I daren't even look at those hoppers again. I know I could never achieve anything approaching that quality!

I don't think I'd read your 'reality history' before Rik, it makes interesting and infromative reading.

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Post by ge_rik » Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:08 am

Thanks guys
You're too kind. I might even have a go at weathering a loco now .... 😲

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Post by FWLR » Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:23 am

Not seen your update yet Rik, but I will when the Son-in-law gets here to hopefully finish the flags he is laying....Got a few words to say to him.. :lol: :lol:

If past updates are anything to go by, I am sure they will be excellent. :thumbright:
Has will any attempt at loco weathering Rik, you will give every ounce from your truly wonderful talent.
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