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Author Topic: Neu-Moschi Station: My Usambara Railway Project (Updated 26Oct16)  (Read 15256 times)

Offline Marine0846

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Re: Neu-Moschi Station: My Usambara Railway Project
« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2016, 06:54:38 PM »
Very well done.
Looks like it will fit in well.
Love the pic of the Kaiser inside.
Semper Fi, Mac

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Re: Neu-Moschi Station: My Usambara Railway Project (Engine Added 9Apr16)
« Reply #16 on: April 10, 2016, 01:05:45 AM »
OK, I've modified a Sarissa engine for use on my railway.  It's a pannier tank engine rather than a side tank engine, but I think it will get the job done (Hopefully without making the model railroaders cringe).



Details on the construction can be found on the blog:
http://majorthomasfoolery.blogspot.com/2016/04/usambara-railroad-engine.html

Thanks!

Chris
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Re: Neu-Moschi Station: My Usambara Railway Project (Engine Added 9Apr16)
« Reply #17 on: April 10, 2016, 09:03:50 AM »
OK, I've modified a Sarissa engine for use on my railway.  It's a pannier tank engine rather than a side tank engine, but I think it will get the job done (Hopefully without making the model railroaders cringe).

That is beautifully done and perfectly weathered! I wouldn´t recognize a lasercut MDF model in it. However there´s few on any railroad that is less typical British looking than a Pannier engine...  :D (I am a railroading nut though...)

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Re: Neu-Moschi Station: My Usambara Railway Project (Engine Added 9Apr16)
« Reply #18 on: April 10, 2016, 09:11:31 AM »
That has turned out rather well  8) 8)

cheers

James

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Re: Neu-Moschi Station: My Usambara Railway Project (Engine Added 9Apr16)
« Reply #19 on: April 10, 2016, 04:28:11 PM »
Thanks Guys!

However there´s few on any railroad that is less typical British looking than a Pannier engine...

I know, which did give me some concern, but being in the USA I thought the odds of someone here spotting that was much less. But if those rabid Thomas the Tank Engine fans find me, I'm a dead man.  ;)

Chris

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Re: Neu-Moschi Station: My Usambara Railway Project (Engine Added 9Apr16)
« Reply #20 on: April 10, 2016, 04:37:44 PM »
But if those rabid Thomas the Tank Engine fans find me, I'm a dead man.  ;)

Nasty bunch those ones are  lol

cheers

James

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Re: Neu-Moschi Station: My Usambara Railway Project (Engine Added 9Apr16)
« Reply #21 on: April 12, 2016, 01:47:44 AM »
Great looking engine.
I would not  be upset if someone does not like it.
My reply is, " Lets see what you painted."
That usually does the trick. ;)
Would also like to say, I love your whole thread.
It had got me thinking about get out some long buried figures in the lead pile. lol

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I finished up some of the Sarissa mdf track:



Have to say I'm not the biggest fan of this product, but it will get the job done. Details on my issues and solutions can be found on the blog:
http://majorthomasfoolery.blogspot.com/2016/05/sarissa-mdf-train-track.html

Thanks!
Chris

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Well done Chris! The ballast does the trick to make an otherwise boring looking track appear attractive. Good choice of colours too!

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Thanks!  I tried to model the colors on the current track:


Offline eilif

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This project is really coming together. Well Done!

I'm not sure I've totally come around, but you've definitely stretched my thouhts about what can be done with MDF and vehicles.
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OK, finally a bit of rolling stock:


The two wagons I built are quite nice kits and are something I can recommend to other gamers.  A couple more pics and additional info are on the blog:
http://majorthomasfoolery.blogspot.com/2016/05/usambara-railroad-sarissa-freight-cars.html

Thanks!
Chris

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You have a great eye for detail.

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very nice
In hoc signo vinces

Have a look at www.wargamesgazette.com

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Thanks Guys! 

 

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