16mm Slate Wagon Instructions

I have finally finalised an Assembly guide to the 3D printed Slate wagons. It is not intended to be exhaustive, because the wagons are so simple to build and there is a large amount of variation, but all the important stuff is in there. Download from http://www.coastlinemodels.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/FR-Iron-Wagon-Instructions.pdf

New FR 4 Hole Wheelsets

A wheel often seen beneath wooden bodied Slate Wagons and Bolster wagons but unavailable in model form. I have devised a method of Machining these wheels using Slater’s L&B wheels as a base. This entails milling out the disc profile, drilling the holes and finally plugging the holes with tube and a final milling pass […]

Festiniog Wagon wonderland!

It all began with a One12 Models kit for preserved Van Number 99. I started building, and just like with ‘Red Damsel’, I couldn’t help but find things I could improve or super detail with a little 3D printing. The kit’s details were already mostly 3D prints, but I strive for greater accuracy and functionality […]

The Adamson Project

This all started when someone asked on RMWeb about the Adamson Locos at Oakley Slate Quarry in Blaenau. I did not know what they were at the time, I assumed the weird contraption ‘Mole’ was the subject which piqued my interest as I once had drawings for that strange beast. Anyway, I went detecting and […]