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by rowan.parton
Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: New Locomotive & Rollingstock Acquisitions
Replies: 761
Views: 103665

Re: New Locomotive & Rollingstock Acquisitions

Well I am finally in the G42 club.
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I also picked up a Trainbuilder DRC at Caulfield but its no where near as exciting as G42!!! :D
by rowan.parton
Sat May 31, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: New Locomotive & Rollingstock Acquisitions
Replies: 761
Views: 103665

Re: New Locomotive & Rollingstock Acquisitions

Rowan, have you checked the wheel gauge, especially the main (3rd) driver? My N, my fathers N and K are all wide of gauge and won't run through points or even curves for that matter. I was running this loco on the layout at Pakenham and it had no issues, The drivers are out of gauge a bit but i hav...
by rowan.parton
Tue May 20, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: New Locomotive & Rollingstock Acquisitions
Replies: 761
Views: 103665

Re: New Locomotive & Rollingstock Acquisitions

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Picked up my K183 from Trainbuilder on Saturday, Pretty impressed with the model and ran well with my uncles BGM K
by rowan.parton
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: The next numberplate project...
Replies: 70
Views: 10759

Re: The next numberplate project...

I would actually like to modify one of these new Eureka R classes to R766 in Maroon Livery as i remember it when i was growing up
by rowan.parton
Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:24 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: The next numberplate project...
Replies: 70
Views: 10759

Re: The next numberplate project...

I am interested in Y class steam plates, Would like to re number my Y class
by rowan.parton
Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: The road to narrow gauge...
Replies: 439
Views: 75650

Re: The road to narrow gauge...

These ones have the out side cranks, I have just removed the frames
by rowan.parton
Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: The road to narrow gauge...
Replies: 439
Views: 75650

Re: The road to narrow gauge...

Decided to have another crack at this little project, Have been in contact with RT models in the UK to try and get some etch valve gear and cylinders ect to suit the 08s, Thinking im going to have to cut the backs off the mechs to get them to fit onto 129Q and probably cut the fronts off too to get ...
by rowan.parton
Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: Shepparton Show this weekend
Replies: 3
Views: 864

Re: Shepparton Show this weekend

Also Day 2 will see VR running on the GV rail Layout, Come say hello
by rowan.parton
Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:16 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: Shepparton Show this weekend
Replies: 3
Views: 864

Re: Shepparton Show this weekend

Cheers Walter, Day 1 was great, Railway house have heaps of specials from a range of manufactors. Stand out specials were Austrains X and Y classes for $220 and C classes for $165 He also had a big range of the Austrains 4 wheel wagons and SDS models
by rowan.parton
Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: Underway in the Workshops
Replies: 1810
Views: 194389

Re: Underway in the Workshops

Finished my scratch built CS1 today for my SOP set, The SEM blue is a bit dark compared to the trainbuilder S class. The gold lines are decals from Bills Billboards http://i40.tinypic.com/973eqh.jpg http://i44.tinypic.com/311svmw.jpg Overall im pretty happy with it and now i just need a parlor car f...

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