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Got my cutting machine yesterday and today I started experimenting. Below is a few pictures showing the results. Turned out up to 0.75mm plastikard works fine. 0.5mm will be ideal I think since 0.75mm only works for snapping outer edges, not inside lik...

Borkum Match - Silhouette Curio

Aug 30, 2015 : Got my cutting machine yesterday and today I started experimenting. Below is a few pictures showing the results. Turned out up to 0.75mm plastikard works fine. 0.5mm will be ideal I think since 0.75mm only works for snapping outer edges, not inside lik...

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Put on primer and first paint on the simplex today. The motor-bogie under it is just temporary for the photos. The driver is 1/24 scale so a bit small for my (1/20) scale, but had no in correct size. The loco to the right is the first I made this summer.

Borkum Match - Simplex painted

Aug 29, 2015 : Put on primer and first paint on the simplex today. The motor-bogie under it is just temporary for the photos. The driver is 1/24 scale so a bit small for my (1/20) scale, but had no in correct size. The loco to the right is the first I made this summer.

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My simplex arrived today. It is a 3D print from shapeways made by Simon Dawson. This model and his shop is at*Recreation21*. Seems a bit small for 16mm scale on 32mm gauge, but for Fn18 it is just perfect!  Just sad my motorbogie doesn´t have the  ...

Borkum Match - Simplex arrived

Aug 24, 2015 : My simplex arrived today. It is a 3D print from shapeways made by Simon Dawson. This model and his shop is at*Recreation21*. Seems a bit small for 16mm scale on 32mm gauge, but for Fn18 it is just perfect! Just sad my motorbogie doesn´t have the ...

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Finished the loco today. The chassis got maybe a bit to much rust, but I like it as is.

Borkum Match - Motorloco got finished

Aug 16, 2015 : Finished the loco today. The chassis got maybe a bit to much rust, but I like it as is.

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Painted the chassis and added first weathering today. The very dark flat red/brown I used got brown on the body but orange on the chassis ... odd .. One more layer will follow.

Borkum Match - Motorloco got weathered

Aug 14, 2015 : Painted the chassis and added first weathering today. The very dark flat red/brown I used got brown on the body but orange on the chassis ... odd .. One more layer will follow.

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Made a chassis for the motorloco today.

Borkum Match - Motorloco got a chassis

Aug 09, 2015 : Made a chassis for the motorloco today.

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Last weekend I started on a motor loco for my line. Next step is the frame between body and chassis and weathering

Borkum Match - first Motorloco in Fn18 scale

Aug 05, 2015 : Last weekend I started on a motor loco for my line. Next step is the frame between body and chassis and weathering

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First part of the vacation 2015. Mostly relaxed and enjoyed the good weather we got, but also done some smaller things for the layout...

Borkum Match - RAR bogies part 2

Aug 04, 2015 : First part of the vacation 2015. Mostly relaxed and enjoyed the good weather we got, but also done some smaller things for the layout...

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