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 Posted: Thu Jun 28th, 2018 03:10 am
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" OK the tank measurement in British Units of Measure "



Hi    Ken  :wave:  Eh!



Thanks very mucho  :mex:  Amigo, for the tank measurements.  :)



I must have LASER EYESIGHT !  :shades:


I was only a 1/16th out on the length 'guesstimate'.  :brill:

I wish I could find that small spring that 'PINGed' out of eyeshot today though !!  :f:






I managed to find one at a pretty good £££ price.  :moose:



Just wondering whether to break the new ... NO MORE DAMN KITS ! rule though !!  L:

I suppose just 1 more wouldn't hurt, would it ?  ???



That sounds familiar to me ...

... I think I said that last time !  :P



:mex:  Adios for now Amigo !



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 Posted: Thu Jun 28th, 2018 04:15 am
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After a spell of home improvement tasks, back to working on the water tanks and Cigar tank car,
redoing the frame for the tank car, will do it in metal (per say aka Evergreen styrene),
using a Bachmann car frame, rather than use a wooden Bachmann Flatcar.

I do have a spare Airfix ? water tank kit in my O2IT collection, for yet another project to be decided later,
need to look through my photos from Central / South America for ideas.
I used the supports from the first tank for a scrap pile.

You can never have enough projects to work on at any given time,
as long as you do not take the important parts from one project to complete another :bang: :bang: been there done that.

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" You can never have enough projects to work on at any given time,
as long as you do not take the important parts from one project to complete another "



Hi    Ken  :wave:



Couldn't agree more !

BRING ON THE PROJECTS BABY !  :bg:



My "important parts" are in the wall-safe, along with all the crane-hooks.  ;)



Since Doug told me how messy my workbench looked ...

... I've got a few more 'handy placky boxes' for all my table top junque !  :cool:



It's working well so far ...

... still can't find that tiny spring though.  :us:



:moose:



Si.



" I used the supports from the first tank for a scrap pile "

SCRAP PILE !  :shocked:  ... Eh!

Is that with or without a sprinkling of iron-oxide Sir ?




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Have a collection of 1 to 1 rust particles which I use at time's collected from old bolts, and pipe and what ever.

Cast Iron ages, steel rust's.




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Have a several lifetimes supply of authentic steel rust particles (disguised as a car) for sale.
Anybody interested?.

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OK ... If it's confession time ...  :old dude:

... YEP ! ... I have collected some flaky ol' chunks of rusty & crusty metal as well !  :P

Not as much as Jose has though !!  ;)



Good point about the cast-iron Ken.  :thumb:



:)



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An interesting 'Airfix' kit DOUBLE-DECKER ! from 'Google Images'.  :shocked:






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Came across a water tank similar to the tall tank you posted a photo of, in Paraguay,

also yet another water tank I will need to build from Brazil.

:glad::glad:




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Hi    Ken  :wave:



Your water tank Thread has got me thinking a bit about ... Water tanks !  :P



I must say that the vintage 'Airfix' kit you used, as you said, could be a 'sensible' BASH size for a smallish 1:35n2 model.





Having said that, I also really like your 'metal' circular water tank build.











And of course, this one of yours as well !  :)





I also like 'wooden' circular water tanks ...

... & for that matter, 'wooden' square truss-rod style tanks, like the Mich.Cal. Lumber Co tank at Camino.

Mmm ...

Decisions ... Decisions !



Thanks to your dimensions from the 'Airfix' water tank kit ...

... I have a paper mock-up on the bench, next to my other models, for a 'look see'.  :)



The really fairly small 'wooden' circular water tanks, used by 'The Gilpin Tram' are also a favorite ...








... model of 'Bonzo' the dog ... Optional !  ;)



In any case, I've got to be careful not to create a MONSTER !  :w:

So def. NO double-deckers for me !!  :shocked:



Small buildings, small locos, small engine-house ... Small water tank ...

... at least that's the theory ? 



All very inspiring stuff though !  :cool:



L: 



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The Trochita tank looks great, Ken and so also tank N. 2.

I like your eclecticism regarding choices at composing your own scene!!! :2t:

I have seen plenty of modeling in my life but Si's post with the double-decker Airfix bashing was really a surprise!

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