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Personalised Wagons

Post by markoteal » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:00 pm

Just a quick shout out to Matt Nunn of Harecroft who, after I had a chat with him at Elsecar, has produced personalised sides for his Birkhill Wagons for my line.
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Looking forward to receiving them to add to my ever-growing stable of wagons.

As you can see, he's happy to produce these sides at no extra cost (as long as you don't go crazy with the text)
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Post by Big Jim » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:15 pm

That does look rather good, what a good idea.
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Post by TTHLRMatt » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:26 pm

Thanks Mark! Hope you enjoy the wagons! And yes, I am more than happy to produce them with lettering for your railway at no extra cost. I always have a stock of the "Birkhill Clay Mine" ones and obviously I now have "CHLR" on file.

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Post by markoteal » Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:15 pm

Here's what they look like after the CHLR Wagon works have been busy - the first Birkhill off the production line (I just need to darken the inside a tad more)

My first go at riveting with the plastic dots that are Cambrian Rivets!

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Post by tom_tom_go » Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:18 pm

Looks good Mark, riveting!

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Re: Personalised Wagons

Post by philipy » Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:34 am

I agree with Tom, it does look good, and little more weathering will improve it, as you say.

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Re: Personalised Wagons

Post by markoteal » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:16 am

Now with darkened interior!
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Re: Personalised Wagons

Post by markoteal » Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:59 pm

And here is a rake of the wagons (well 3!)
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Re: Personalised Wagons

Post by ge_rik » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:18 pm

Great looking wagons. Very utilitarian.

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Re: Personalised Wagons

Post by tom_tom_go » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:29 pm

You feeling brave enough to whether that diesel next?

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Re: Personalised Wagons

Post by markoteal » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:48 pm

I'll start on one of the older ones first - honest!

They are both on the to do list - No.3 Kenny (pictured) is the CHLR Thunderbird loco for our growing steam (outline) fleet so has to be kept clean and shiny for the fare paying passengers (BS detectors will be spinning everywhere - :P )
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