In Germany there is a primer named "Füllergrund". That is a grey primer with a added mixture of filler compoments. It is used for...
There is a new model of an European diesel hydraulic loco:
It was a hard and long way to realize this model. A complete new...
Here is my second attemp of realising a manual turnout control.
The basics are toggle switches. I elongated the lever by...
My expiriences Atlas vs Peco:
Atlas is good, Peco is very good.
In both cases you get what you pay for.
Atlas offers with his code 83...
You want an RC controlled battery powered loco?
At first let's see what we have now here.
Take a common Diesel model loco e.g. one...
You have to do this only with one truck. I choose the front truck in this example.
The rear truck is still unmodified....
Imagine you are building a new layout with a lot of switches und schwitching activity.
O.k. you have foreseen difficulties with...
A nice conversion you have done.
A couple of weeks before i purchased a "surplus" Trix Mikado for an very interesting price. This...
In these Spectrum 4-6-0's the current flow from the wipers is via the tender truck mounting screws. This may be the cause of bad...
Rest in peace wayne. My condolence to his family. As i find no words in english allow me to say it in german.
Was vergangen ist,
das kehrt nicht...
Pre war 1940: http://www.hoseeker.net/mdclist/roundhousecatalog1940pg02.jpg
or post war 1948:...
Tin Plate Follies on H0 cars
An example of really unwanted an unnecessary tin plate practices on H0 cars:
O.K. Bob C.
I will do so if this baby will let some time for me:
In this direction i did some bashing too. There is the typical European freight car, some 40' long, but only 4 wheels and a long...
Yes i do:
This is the running gear of a H0 Fleischmann Class 65 Deutsche Bundesbahn from underneath. In this case i made...
Hello Bob C.
Really i had another Bowser kit built before, a PRR L1 Mikado. This was a De Luxe Kit with riveted steam gear an all brass parts...
There are exact 7 additional brass castings i mounted. 4 brake shoes, 2 leaf springs and 1 injector below the left side of the cab. Also i...
Yes, i can do so Dave. But aware the shipping costs States - Germany and back :shock:.
PRR A5 Part 10
This was the phase of test running. At first in analog mode to see in a very critcal manner how the mechanism...