I’ve not been diving headlong into my modelling this last week as come evening time, I’ve just not had massive inclination to do much beyond read and keep an eye on the interesting developments in Greece and Spain for example.
That said, I’ve still had a measure of activity which has meant that progress has been made with the J39. Having sorted the model out mechanically, the body of the loco has been weighted up to 150g which I think should be sufficient when combined with the 1024 motor.
She has been finished as Canal’s 64948 and tonight I have added the drawhooks. Vac pipes, some cab painting, fall plate and crew still to come and some effects to be applied to the loco body and tender; the latter has received a quantity of Kingmoor’s finest leftovers! Those blanks hiding the Markits axle ends are nothing more sophisticated than A4…
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