This blog entry will be all fluff, so if you’re dedicated to brush painting, and read only the meatiest meaty bits, then you’ll need to pass on this one. I’ve had some other hobbies going on. The best news I’ve had in a while is the mysterious reappearance of Windows Live Movie Maker. I’m no
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Thank God for the word “greeblies.” I’m told, after doing a little googling, that “greeblies” might be a vulgarization of the distinguished old word “greebles.” Nonsense. At Oxford WE always pronounced it “GREE-BLEES.” Greebles! What rot! So, having added more greeblies, my bizarre take on the immortal “DASH 8” is looking more pro all the
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This will be a short note to keep my rabid fans from tearing me apart in frustration. An “impression” of the famous “DASH 8” locomotive from our friends at General Electric. This is one of two locos purchased for about twelve bucks each (plus shipping) on eBay. This was painted– er, I mean decorated– using
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Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for? Robert Browning This is not my attempt to win The Turner Prize. Unless they WANT to give me that prize… Putting LED lighting into some little n-scale models is easy… but in others it’s practically impossible without special tools and access to
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I now have a little collection of n scale locomotives, and all of them “need” lights in order to look cool. Here’s a list of what is in play. Minitrix E7 (has an LED light) Minitrix U28C (had an in-can-decent light but I removed it) Bachmann GP40 (has an LED light– front and back!) Bachmann
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