mercoledì 9 febbraio 2022

"Basetta" - Small base for small narrow gauge loco!

100 yen pictures frame base and recycled material.


Base ground made with putty.


Primer.


Ballast.


Painting and dry-brushing.


Fake grass.


Color retouching of fake grass with airbrush.


The end!



 

venerdì 17 dicembre 2021

Freelance Tramway Locomotive Tubize - H0e

Here are some photos of the prototype of the new "Tubize" locomotive, freelance version.

This model is designed for Tomytec TM-TR07 motorization.

The locomotive is available in the Jellymodels store on Shapeways.












 

mercoledì 24 novembre 2021

Hakone Ropeway Diorama

Some images from the Hakone caldera and the museum where there is a diorama of the ropeway that leads to it for which I collaborated.

Hakone is a town in Japan located in the beautiful mountainous area in the Ashigarashimo district. It's a famous tourist destination due to the numerous onsen, nature and the beautiful views of Fuji.

It is part of the Kanagawa prefecture.









 

giovedì 18 novembre 2021

Cafe 107 in Hakone

If you are near Hakone and Odawara take a break and visit The Caffe 107 for drink a coffee and eat the delicious Hakone Tozan Cake.
The cafe is named from the MOHA 107 railcar which was active until 2019 and ever since and is open to visitors to Cafe 107.


The Hakone Tozan Railway has been in operation since 1919 in the mountains of Hakone area. This particular railcar with serial number 107 is the first ever train. It was originally built of wood in 1919 and was converted to steel thirty years later in 1950.









 

martedì 9 novembre 2021

Climax Vertical Boiler - H0e/H0n30 kit


New JellyModels kit!

This freelance Climax locomotive kit is fully 3D printed,

with parts printed in ABS-like resin for the larger pieces and in high definition for the details.

The model is designed for use the Kato 11-105/11-106 /11-107 power unit.



"A Climax locomotive is a type of geared steam locomotive in which the two steam cylinders are attached to a transmission located under the center of the boiler. This transmits power to driveshafts running to the front and rear trucks." (Wikipedia)


Buy Climax vertical body H0e-H0n30-kit here








lunedì 8 novembre 2021

Trick or Tread! Halloween Locomotive!👻

Trick or Tread Trokko*!


Trokko -ト    is a Japanese word and the meanings of this words is little train, little train line.

The model, 3D printed with multijet technology, is painted with Vallejo and Tamiya acrylic colors on Laquer Gaianotes base (purple).






 

domenica 7 novembre 2021

Badoni MKII Narrow Gauge Version - H0e kit




This locomotive, built by Badoni company (Lecco-Italy) in standard gauge, was later converted to operate yard trains on narrow gauge railway lines.



The kit is in H0e-9mm gauge, made by 3D printed ABS-like resin to ensure greater resistance. The motorization comes from the range Narrow Garage.




The kit is simple and it’s very easy to assemble.