Jinty
Just joined this group so thought I'd start a thread showing what I do and the things I get up to in this great hobby of ours.
I model in 7mm and complete models with detail changes, DCC, DCC Sound and repainting and weathering.

Here are a few examples:

First off, a Bachmann Brassworks 08, numbered 886 in BR Blue, some of the MMP detailing kit utilised and weathered as an 'In service' loco.

WB 027.jpg 

Next up a Heljan GUV in Royal Mail livery. A replacement door, faded paint and some patch repairs shown and weathered.WB 088.jpg  WB 089.jpg 

Next we have  a Tower Brass 0-6-0t 3F 'Jinty'  fitted with DCC sound (Zimo MX645R), a twin speaker system and a super capacitor, weathered as a well used example.WB 204.jpg 

And finally for this post, a  Heljan 25/1 in BR Blue, numbered 5191, fitted with DCC sound, directional, switchable lighting and weathered.WB 308.jpg 
That's all for now.

Jinty 😉
https://talyllyn-junction.weebly.com/  My Layout website

https://jintys-workshop.weebly.com/  By Workshop website
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Capt Andy
wow amazing and impressive thank you
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Bunkerbarge
Absolutely beautiful weathering and superbly photographed.
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Paul Ashton Focalplane
Hi "Jinty"

Good to have you on board!  I hope Talyllyn will get its topic in the Gauge O section.  Penmaenpool needs some Mid-Wales company!

Cheers, Paul
Paul Ashton

Penmaenpool in 1959, Gauge O finescale
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Jinty
Hi "Jinty"

Good to have you on board!  I hope Talyllyn will get its topic in the Gauge O section.  Penmaenpool needs some Mid-Wales company!

Cheers, Paul


Hi Paul,

I'm sure it will in time.
Mind you I haven't done much to the layout having been too busy with other things, but that should change soon hopefully.
In comparison to Penmaenpool, Talyllyn is glacial in its progress.

Regards
Jinty 😉
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LarryG
Welcome aboard Jinty. Glad you've joined. Your weathering is certainly the most realistic I have ever come across and it looks even better on Focus for some reason. I love that blue door on the GUV! You showed me a Halfords spray-can of satin varnish when I was at yours last week, but the finish on the vans looks dead matt. Is this from a spray-can too?

That Class 25 looks the business...….You'll tempt me into buying diesels yet...!
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Paul Ashton Focalplane
Jinty

you are a young man, you have more time than me to finish what you start, besides I quite like glaciers and some move faster than others!

Cheers, Paul
Paul Ashton

Penmaenpool in 1959, Gauge O finescale
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Jinty
LarryG wrote:
Welcome aboard Jinty. Glad you've joined. Your weathering is certainly the most realistic I have ever come across and it looks even better on Focus for some reason. I love that blue door on the GUV! You showed me a Halfords spray-can of satin varnish when I was at yours last week, but the finish on the vans looks dead matt. Is this from a spray-can too?

That Class 25 looks the business...….You'll tempt me into buying diesels yet...!


Thanks Larry,
Yes I showed you a can of Satin Laquer that I now use. I find that it gives a good finish for transfer applications.
The matting is done after weathering, usually by the weathering tecniques that I use, or if any glossy parts are visible, I use a quick waft of Testors Dullcote to matt it off a bit. I sometimes also seal the weathering powders with Dullcote as well. Next time we meet, remind me as I've got a few cans of Dullcote here, you are welcome to try one.

Thank you for the kind comments.

Jinty

you are a young man, you have more time than me to finish what you start, besides I quite like glaciers and some move faster than others!

Cheers, Paul



Yes Paul, you are quite right, I just can't do everything at quite the same pace as I did in my 30's!!!


Jinty 😉
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