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Philip
Fireman

USA
2659 Posts

Posted - 02/07/2018 :  4:21:52 PM  Show Profile  Visit Philip's Homepage  Reply with Quote
cool model Roland!
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BBLmber
Fireman

USA
6443 Posts

Posted - 02/07/2018 :  5:31:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice resto on the truck Roland.

Mark

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Hopeless
Fireman

USA
1843 Posts

Posted - 02/09/2018 :  09:19:50 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you all for looking in. I plan on doing a bunch more trees next, at least until the caspia runs out. It seems to be getting harder to find.

Roland
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Jan Kirkwood
Crew Chief

USA
852 Posts

Posted - 02/09/2018 :  11:35:59 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
and eight+/- years later still beautiful modeling. [:-spin][:-spin][:-spin]

Jan
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Hopeless
Fireman

USA
1843 Posts

Posted - 02/09/2018 :  12:38:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Jan. Actually I built my first model 64 years ago (a model plane) and haven't stopped since. No I don't still have it.

Roland
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ben1272
Section Hand

63 Posts

Posted - 02/11/2018 :  7:04:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
He's levitating the truck AND the entire structure!!
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Hopeless
Fireman

USA
1843 Posts

Posted - 02/25/2018 :  3:29:03 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi All. As I have a few tank cars that are just sitting I decided I needed someplace for them to go. I have some beautiful plans from Gilbert Gribi's website that fit what I wanted perfectly. They are copyrighted so I don't think I can show them here, but a look at his website will show them. He has lots of great stuff.

I had to change the model a little because the tanks I have are from a Campbell HO kit. Bigger around and much shorter. The hatches on top are cut down barrels and piping is brass tubing. Nothing is glued together yet except the wood. There is more piping to add plus walkways and a pumphouse.



So far it has been a fun build. Be back when finished

Roland
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TRAINS1941
Engineer

USA
11506 Posts

Posted - 02/25/2018 :  4:15:18 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looks like your off to a great start. Looking forward to one of your fantastic builds.

Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln
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BBLmber
Fireman

USA
6443 Posts

Posted - 02/25/2018 :  5:22:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Good job 1roland, look forward to the finish.

Mark

W,L,&E
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Rick
Administrator

USA
22801 Posts

Posted - 02/25/2018 :  7:14:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Excellent!
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Michael Hohn
Fireman

USA
5189 Posts

Posted - 02/25/2018 :  9:07:41 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Roland

Indeed, very nice work.

Mike

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Nobody living can ever stop me, as I go walking that freedom highway -- Woody Guthrie
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Hopeless
Fireman

USA
1843 Posts

Posted - 02/27/2018 :  9:22:13 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks everyone. Since we moved to the old folks home I lost my spray painting area. I can only spray outside (Mrs Hopeless's orders) and we had 4 straight days of rain. Got the tanks painted yesterday so moving forward again.

Roland
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Terrell
Fireman

USA
1974 Posts

Posted - 02/28/2018 :  2:52:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Don't you hate it when it rains in your paint booth. I've been getting that a lot lately, too.
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Hopeless
Fireman

USA
1843 Posts

Posted - 03/03/2018 :  9:15:24 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
After rain and other 1/1 stuff I finished the tanks tonight. Now to clean up the workbench and start something else. I have a hill behind my town that I need to finish before I can finish the town, so maybe that next. I already have 24 trees built for the hill.





Roland
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BBLmber
Fireman

USA
6443 Posts

Posted - 03/03/2018 :  11:07:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The tanks look great Roland.

Mark

W,L,&E
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