It’s always nice to be able to put your own mark on something, and say ‘I did that’ no matter whether it’s a simple repaint or something a bit more involved. It’s particularly rewarding when it saves you a few pounds!
A couple of years ago, I built an Airfix BR brake van kit, it appeared on here at some point. I built it as it came out of the box, and at the time I was satisfied with it. However, in the intervening 2 and a bit years, I have found out quite a few facts about the standard BR brake van, many of which have come from Ian Flemming. With each fact I found out I became increasingly uncomfortable with the van as it was….. It also didn’t stand up that well next to the Bachmann versions I also have. However, with Airfix vans now able to be…
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