Brandbright coach paint schemes

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Brandbright coach paint schemes

Post by scoobster28 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:56 pm

Hey all! This is my first post, as I just joined. Though I live in the USA, my garden railway interests lean more towards the British Narrow Gauge than American standard gauge. (I am even building a 7.25" gauge Sweet William steam locomotive, but that is a separate issue). Though I have scratchbuilt or kitbashed some cheap toy trains to look more like British narrow gauge cars, I want to build some Brandbright panel coaches to go with a brand new Roundhouse Lady Anne that I have on order (which sadly won't be delivered until 12/2020, so I have time). I ordered the engine in maroon, so I would like to paint the coaches to match.

That being said, I was wondering if you guys had any pictures of your completed panel coaches to share. Perhaps behind a Lady Anne so I could get an idea of how they work together size wise. Any color scheme, as I would love to see your creativity.

Thanks!

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Re: Brandbright coach paint schemes

Post by tom_tom_go » Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:23 pm

Hi and welcome.

If you can start a thread on your 'Sweet William' build I would be interested as I have a 'Sweet Pea' that I am finishing:

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Post by Peter Butler » Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:39 pm

Hi Scooby,
firstly welcome to the Forum, I hope we can assist you with your projects in the future when you receive your 'Lady Anne', in the meantime I can offer some pictures of my own panel coaches which might be useful to you?
I don't do live steam so can't show Roundhouse locos but the coaches are made mainly from kits from UK manufacturers.
Some from 'Lineside Hut'...... (finished
mainly in maroon!)
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finally a scratch-built 'Bug-Box'
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There are many UK manufacturers supplying laser-cut coach kits and all can result in fine models with careful construction.
Keep us posted on your builds.
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Post by FWLR » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:37 am

Welcome Scooby. You will learn a lot from Peter, I have. He is one of the best on the forum. There are other's and they also do brilliant work.

Always ask mate, never feel has you are on your own. Members are always willing to help.

I have a RH Billy, that I bought off Peter and I am very happy with it.

This is my "Billy" which will have a new name when I get around to putting it on.

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Post by TonyW » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:01 am

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Re: Brandbright coach paint schemes

Post by BorisSpencer » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:16 am

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A pair of my Timpdon 3 compartment coaches (with GRS lamp-tops) behind a RH Jennie.

A rather poor picture I'm afraid, it's too miserable to head down the garden!

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Re: Brandbright coach paint schemes

Post by scoobster28 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:05 pm

Thanks for the pictures!

By the way, for those interested in my Sweet William engine, the build log for that is here: http://www.chaski.org/homemachinist/vie ... hp?t=95665

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Re: Brandbright coach paint schemes

Post by big-ted » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:32 pm

How about a picture of Brandbright coaches being pulled by a maroon Lady Anne?! :D

I chose to use a brown exterior stain on my coaches rather than paint. The livery is sort of a cross between LNER teaks and GWR chocolate and cream. I think it looks good, but I'm biased...!
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