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Car Conversion – it runs.

Car Conversion – it runs.

Conversion of a simple Brekina 1:87 truck to a running one Spending an almost complete Sunday on building a motorized version of a Brekina truck in 1:87. The purpose is to get familiar with converting a static truck to get it up and running for a new Teammitropa project in HOe (narrow gauge). The idea … Continue reading

NTM material…1 out of 3

NTM material…1 out of 3

[English summary- last week during a nice holiday I spent some time with the family and in stead of lazy stuff I did some model building, a NTM freight car called type E. This was an ordinary covered freight car, for standard gauge although it looks not a bit small, but very small, image I … Continue reading

NTM rolling stock

NTM rolling stock

English summary- to have a blog and not updating on a regular basis is NOT something I had foreseen. Although there is enough to work on for the Narrow Gauge project, I slightly shifted to some Fremo/87 work, putting some rolling stock together and blogging it here. Een Weblog dient veelvuldig te worden gevuld met … Continue reading

and back to something called FREMO

and back to something called FREMO

Example of the consignment note for various transports, thanks goes out to Lars. English summary – After the succesful exhibition of S.P.Oorgidee at the Smalspoordagen at Valkenburgse Meer this weekend, I went back to the FREMO layout which is far from ready. In the meantime the requested paperwork has to be done too, as you … Continue reading

It’s all part of prototyping

It’s all part of prototyping

English summary – The dutch project NTM for FREMO:87 is facing a lot of challenges, like what kind of gravel to use. We assumed that fill sand is the most pure and accurate for our purpose. We did some photo matching and added some scenery to have a look at the proportions. Ook over het … Continue reading

Focus on new layout for FREMO:87 theme, NTM cargo tram.

Focus on new layout for FREMO:87 theme, NTM cargo tram.

English summary – Now and then we try to do something different for the dutch FREMO:87 branch, this time we focus on establishing a combination of tram and railway, regular gauge finescale. Besides some rail- and tramway stations we need some customer sidings too – the tram carried passengers and cargo. Based on the once existing … Continue reading