Introduction

Welcome to New Zealand Rail 120, Lewis Holden's blog on modelling railways in New Zealand. I'm now modelling in 1:87 (HOn3.5). For NZR plans see the Plans page, or the NZ120 Facebook group.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Everyone loves cake! (aka BOP Track gang's layout)

Well maybe not everyone. But here's a video of a Popsicle-DX pulling a long log train, 70s style, with a raffle going in the background:

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Weathered

Much better. Shame the chassis isn't prototypical.
Dirty.
Next it's the couplers, followed by the glazing and the driver.

Whether the weather

I've attempted to make DX 5483 look a bit road dirty:

DX 5483 on stilts.
So far it's a layer of grime applied with a brush. I've moved it on to stilts now in my *ahem* paint booth, ready for a spray of rust-covered paint.