Coronation - building the test etches

 

Home
Up
Blog
Price list and terms
Loco and tender kits
EasiChas
RTR detailing kits
Etched windows
Rolling stock
Track details
Accessories
Gallery
Exhibitions
Useful sites
Contact us

 

These pictures show the building of the first test etches, starting with what we thought was the most complex part, the frames. And then we got to the cab which was virtually impossible to build in nickel silver and forced a re-think and a change to brass to allow the complex curves to be formed more easily. The two footplates also proved interesting!

Pictures of the final test build will appear as this progresses.

Click the pictures to view full size

 

Front frame spacer Middle and rear of the frames   The footplate The cab
Rear frames without ashpan Rear frames and ashpan Motion bracket Inside of the ashpan
Front frame Middle section of frame With wheels and rods Bogie
       

Copyright 2019 Brassmasters Scale Models