44211/4520 approaches Killawarra in 2010

44211/4520 approaches Killawarra in 2010

Monday, 26 August 2013

Unseen Detail

Hi Guy's

Just a quick post. Just thought to show some, what I think is unseen  detail of some of our RTR Locomotives. I got my 100mm Macro out to take some shots of a few details that is very hard to see with the eye. It is brilliant detail but my 40 year old eyes are finding it hard to see.
This is the intake grill on and Auscision N Class up close. I believe this is Brass Mesh. That has been used. Not bad but very hard to see this detail unless you get out a Magnifying Glass out.
The On Track Models 82 class uses a similar Brass Mesh Grill for their Intake. The Etch sitting beside the Loco is the Grill for the Dynamic Brake Intake. It covers a white panel to simulate the white panels inside this area.
The Detail of the Main Engine Radiator on the Auscision N Class. This is pretty good engineering on part of the Di Makers.
The detail inside the Dynamic Brake Grids on the Auscision N Class
The Main Radiator Detail of the Auscision 422 class.
 
It is all brilliant detail that I think many just don't realise is there. I am sure there is plenty of other fine detail out there on other models that I haven't noticed as yet. It just maybe worth getting out a Magnifying Glass out and having a look.
 
Cheers Justin Moy
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

A bit happening

Hi Guy's

Well I have been busy over the Couple of months. As I mentioned I returned to work after 7 months of Paternity Leave. Well 2 months ago I left work after my mother in law decided that she no longer wanted to look after the children before school and during the day for Hannah. With Child Care being unaffordable for us, I had to bite the bullet and leave work. I have mixed feeling about this but in the end there was not much that I could do about this. I now have a bit of time so things are getting done. My Train Room is now complete and I have moved into it. We now have a 4 bedroom house so Hannah now has her own room.

One the modelling front, I have now had about 2 weeks of good modelling time and starting to get a few projects happening. I have had a bit of stuff of Auscision's to do and the photography that goes with it.
This is probably one of my favourite shots of a serious that I took for Auscision
 
I don't mind this colour scheme when it is weathered up. The N sets many for a nice model
 
Auscision let me have a play with one of their pre-production models of their up coming AN Loco.
I must say it is a nice model and I think everyone will be pleased with them. I only lightly weathered this one to show up a bit more detail.
 
A closer look at the model
 
 
Some weathered Auscision N class loco's
 
 
Just added a bit more weathering to a couple of Auscision ABFX models
 
Anyway not a lot of text with this latest blog. As I get some more time I will start to log my modelling work as I have in the past. This is just an update. Things that I will be looking at recording is work of a number of 80 and 44 class loco's. Loco's that I have on the blocks are 8030 in Cube Livery, 8040 in what ever livery it is in atm, 4446 in Tuscan 1992 era, 4488/91/97 in reverse 1992 era, 44201/44213/44214/44228/44232/44237 all as they were in 1992. I have plenty of wagon projects on the hop too. Anyway update as they come.
 
Cheers Justin Moy