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Welcome to Narrow Gauge Trains, Events and 3D modelling. I build industrial and military light railways in 8mm (1:38) scale, using 12mm track which is spot on for 18in gauge in this scale.

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Finally !!! Here it is. So I have struggled to get this item printed correctly! Not as much as on the vents before xmas, but not far from it. Only difference really betwen these two prints on first picture is the slicer program used. Left is Print Studio,

FR - Chimney Extension

Apr 19, 2019 : Finally !!! Here it is. So I have struggled to get this item printed correctly! Not as much as on the vents before xmas, but not far from it. Only difference really betwen these two prints on first picture is the slicer program used. Left is Print Studio,

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I like the first pier solution very much. Only one problem, I would always have to reach over whatever ship is moored... which did felt like a no-no. So I moved the pier on the outside instead like this. Not sure on the trackplan here, but should be fine.

FR - Pier Solution II

Apr 19, 2019 : I like the first pier solution very much. Only one problem, I would always have to reach over whatever ship is moored... which did felt like a no-no. So I moved the pier on the outside instead like this. Not sure on the trackplan here, but should be fine.

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Investigating the right pier version for the new harbor. It could work !!   Tight as usual, but doable. Last shows another print which suddenly worked just fine ... go figure !?

FR - Pier Solution

Apr 19, 2019 : Investigating the right pier version for the new harbor. It could work !! Tight as usual, but doable. Last shows another print which suddenly worked just fine ... go figure !?

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In-between

FR - Fork Harbour II

Apr 19, 2019 : In-between "print studies" I am trying to figure out how the new harbor should look like. There is many different solutions to choose from, but which do I like the most .. ? There are four major versions as I see it. Either there is a dock angled from rig

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Got another print mystery on my hands ... See the picture. Top right is the piece I am trying to print, the rest are different tests I made last week or so. Dead center is a chess piece which the printer was delivered with. As you can see it at least has

FR - Monitor Sölve, More Print Problems

Apr 19, 2019 : Got another print mystery on my hands ... See the picture. Top right is the piece I am trying to print, the rest are different tests I made last week or so. Dead center is a chess piece which the printer was delivered with. As you can see it at least has

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Almost all details on the bow deck is done now, only three remains - flagpole, winches and handrails. Also printed a young sailor who lost his hat to the wind, captain will not be pleased!

FR - Monitor Sölve, Details 2

Apr 11, 2019 : Almost all details on the bow deck is done now, only three remains - flagpole, winches and handrails. Also printed a young sailor who lost his hat to the wind, captain will not be pleased!

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Did a couple more detail drawings this evening. They will be printed the coming days. Bow hatches is done, the chimney bottom part is printing now (first item above. It´s upside down on the picture)

FR - Monitor Sölve, Details 1

Apr 10, 2019 : Did a couple more detail drawings this evening. They will be printed the coming days. Bow hatches is done, the chimney bottom part is printing now (first item above. It´s upside down on the picture)

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The bow anchors was ready this evening!

FR - Monitor Sölve, Anchors

Apr 09, 2019 : The bow anchors was ready this evening!

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My service kit with nozzle cleaners etc arrived today!   Used these toilet levers to make sure the printer is Ok again. Not FUD or anycubic quality but I am pleased with it. The queue for the monitor is restarted! Right now the anchor is reprinted and ...

FR - Monitor Sölve, Back in business !!

Apr 08, 2019 : My service kit with nozzle cleaners etc arrived today! Used these toilet levers to make sure the printer is Ok again. Not FUD or anycubic quality but I am pleased with it. The queue for the monitor is restarted! Right now the anchor is reprinted and ...

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Extra, Extra, directly from the local bulletin! 17:12 local time the entire port of Fork Town was destroyed by a giant Earthquake! As a prayers answer, everyone was in the market square for the market and no one was hurt. Railway owner Mr Enrico Laurelli.

FR - EARTHQUAKE Newsflash !!

Apr 02, 2019 : Extra, Extra, directly from the local bulletin! 17:12 local time the entire port of Fork Town was destroyed by a giant Earthquake! As a prayers answer, everyone was in the market square for the market and no one was hurt. Railway owner Mr Enrico Laurelli.

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Did a drawing for the steam launch machine today.  Last week I tried to clean my printer nozzle and ended up clogging it totally instead ... Ordered a cleaning set plus new nozzles at the time, which was supposed to arrive coming Thursday. Yesterday I got

FR - Monitor Sölve, Launch Machine

Mar 31, 2019 : Did a drawing for the steam launch machine today. Last week I tried to clean my printer nozzle and ended up clogging it totally instead ... Ordered a cleaning set plus new nozzles at the time, which was supposed to arrive coming Thursday. Yesterday I got

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the Gwen and Jack locos from John Knowles was quite different from the Waril class running on the Deptford depot, not even the wheelbase was the same. Boiler and cab was also lower. So this is a partly looking like Jack model, based on the previous Waril

HLM - Jack from John Knowles

Mar 29, 2019 : the Gwen and Jack locos from John Knowles was quite different from the Waril class running on the Deptford depot, not even the wheelbase was the same. Boiler and cab was also lower. So this is a partly looking like Jack model, based on the previous Waril

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Put together a list today to see what´s left to do for the monitor. At least I was surprised..  All are small(ish) pieces printed in a few hours each, not days each .. I was hoping for the summer but now it looks much sooner!

FR - Monitor Sölve, left-to-dos

Mar 23, 2019 : Put together a list today to see what´s left to do for the monitor. At least I was surprised.. All are small(ish) pieces printed in a few hours each, not days each .. I was hoping for the summer but now it looks much sooner!

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Toilets and the corridor under the gangway was finished today. The anchor failed, still some dirt in the nozzle. Ordered a cleaning kit since I could not find a needle with 0.4mm width in wifys sewingbox ... The corner of the corridor also got...

FR - Monitor Sölve, Toilets & Corridor

Mar 23, 2019 : Toilets and the corridor under the gangway was finished today. The anchor failed, still some dirt in the nozzle. Ordered a cleaning kit since I could not find a needle with 0.4mm width in wifys sewingbox ... The corner of the corridor also got...

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Since the printer is fully occupied with last Friday drawings, I started on the drawing for the steam launch this evening. Complete hull is done now, only the engine, machine gun and other smaller details left to draw  (and print, and paint, and ...).

FR - Monitor Sölve, the Steam launch

Mar 21, 2019 : Since the printer is fully occupied with last Friday drawings, I started on the drawing for the steam launch this evening. Complete hull is done now, only the engine, machine gun and other smaller details left to draw (and print, and paint, and ...).

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Now when the hull is done and sections are being glued together, I have started to draw up new details to print for the deck. Below are the ones I made this evening. The corridor, chimney and toilets was quickly done, but the anchor was a bit tricky ..

FR - Monitor Sölve, details 1

Mar 15, 2019 : Now when the hull is done and sections are being glued together, I have started to draw up new details to print for the deck. Below are the ones I made this evening. The corridor, chimney and toilets was quickly done, but the anchor was a bit tricky ..

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Just another spool holder ... this time better adapted for my current needs ..

Gadgets - Spool Holder

Mar 13, 2019 : Just another spool holder ... this time better adapted for my current needs ..

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Final H section of the hull was done this morning! HURRAY again, complete hull is here! Now I can start planning for all the remaining details on deck. These sections will be glued together 3 and 3 because that is the only way to be able to airbrush the..

FR - Monitor Sölve, H section ready

Mar 13, 2019 : Final H section of the hull was done this morning! HURRAY again, complete hull is here! Now I can start planning for all the remaining details on deck. These sections will be glued together 3 and 3 because that is the only way to be able to airbrush the..

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the G section was finished this evening. This is second of three sections forming the bow. Only one left now, HURRAY !!

FR - Monitor Sölve, G section ready

Mar 12, 2019 : the G section was finished this evening. This is second of three sections forming the bow. Only one left now, HURRAY !!

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the F section was finished this evening. This is the first of three sections forming the bow.

FR - Monitor Sölve, F section ready

Mar 11, 2019 : the F section was finished this evening. This is the first of three sections forming the bow.

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