Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Whitemetal castings on
Finally, the good bit. Half an hour spent with superglue sticking the whitemetal castings in place. Suddenly the loco takes a great, big step forward.
Apart from a tiny bit of cleaning up, the castings went on as supplied. I've drilled the centre of the air vent so I can pin it down with a length of plastic rod that goes through the top of the bonnet.Either that, or I'm sure I'd have knocked it off in the future.
The exhaust looked a bit unsupported but a length of wire added another support.
The radiator is filled with Albion Alloys mesh cut to size with scissors. Since the bonnet is off-centre, it looks a bit odd, but in a properly narrow gauge way.
Next up, a quick wash and then primer.