And now for something completely different! Scale 1/43
Hi folks, just thought I’d show you what I’ve been working on recently, these are 1/43 scale coaches built from Ian Kirk Plastic kits. Most railway coaches are made up in sections and the real things were built in the same way, the railway companies would put sections together to suit the type of coach they required so they would put a 3rd class section in and then maybe a1st class section so this way they could put together whatever type of coach they would need, Ian Kirk has used the same principle in his kits you get a bag of sections to make the coach you want. You also get a vac-formed roof and a basic underframe and you add as much detail as you want to put into it. So it’s a case of part kit and part scratch-built so you get the coaches you want and the level of detail you want.
For those of you who might want to know what the coaches are they are as follows, BR( ex LNER) 61′ 6″ Corridor brake composite 1st/3rd, BR( ex LNER) 52′ 6″ Corridor brake third, BR( ex LNER) Corridor 7 Compartment Third and finally BR(ex LMS) Period 2 Non-corridor brake third.
So here you go the 4 coaches I have just completed, please let me know what you all think I’m open to all comments and questions you might have.
Now to get some other modelling in hope you like these coaches again something different I’ll try and put some more models up for everyone.
Thanks for looking Steve.
PS. sorry for the rubbish pictures.
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