Friday, 1 July 2016

1:24 30ft Steel Van of 1940 - (Neil Wards Design 4 9mm)

Showing off another addition to the layout, 3d Printing a 1:24 30ft Steel Van of 1940, this is a simplified version of Neil Wards 1:34 that featured in the journal in recent years.

Stolen the wheels from my only revenue generating stock, the Uk wagon, I am modelling kiwirail...
1:24 stock after painting the rooves matt black.

Showing a series of pics from different angles.






5 comments:

  1. Did you produce the Ja as a 3d print too?
    Where do you find suitable loco chassis's for these awesome shells?
    Keep up the excellent work, regards.

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    1. Cheers,
      I've been using aristocraft & bachmann power blocks mostly. The Ja & J are all 3d printed. The Ja has 3d printed gears, making a gear train powering all axles. Pickup via tender wheels.

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    2. Very cool Peter quite envious of the large scale, the ability to detail is excellent and something which you've done superbly. I've had to go the other way with my 1:64 scale models and have I stead dabbled in n scale but am eyeing up your models on Shapeways. The Ka on offer does that require the tender to be purchased separately?
      Regards

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  2. Cheers for the comments. Yes the K & Ka require separate tenders found here http://shpws.me/GMZj, not entirely sure why, but it's size I think was the reason.

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  3. Thanks for that Peter, I'll start looking for a chassis to match.

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