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Welcome to Narrow Gauge Trains, Events and 3D modelling. My current focus is 1:35n18 scale trains running on 12mm gauge track. My prototypes are mostly british and from ww1 trench railways, but some swedish vehicles turn up to in this otherwise swedish landscape.

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Today is the first time there I made a drawing, printed it and it turned out right first time.. Seems I am starting to get the feel for PLA.  While I waited for that to print, I did mess some up with paint on the layout. No more white foam. Look what a...

891 sleepers

Oct 22, 2018 : Today is the first time there I made a drawing, printed it and it turned out right first time.. Seems I am starting to get the feel for PLA. While I waited for that to print, I did mess some up with paint on the layout. No more white foam. Look what a...

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Been sick for a few days. Today I

Fork Foam

Oct 21, 2018 : Been sick for a few days. Today I "tried my wings" in the cave, but took only 15 min to cut some foam and start the printer, before I was done and back to bed .. Anyways, here is current status. The harbor floor is now level compared to the waterline, but

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Designed and printed a 891mm gauge wheel today (3 swedish feet). As you see it worked fine, but axle have to be in metal. Axleboxes works fine to print to, that is next.

891mm gauge wheel

Oct 20, 2018 : Designed and printed a 891mm gauge wheel today (3 swedish feet). As you see it worked fine, but axle have to be in metal. Axleboxes works fine to print to, that is next.

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After primer and two layers of black I put on fourth layer of paint this evening; the green, red and silver colours. All with an ordinary brush.. The chassis also got painted and installed. A closeup photo reveals so much .. some tidying up work left to..

Decauville fourth paint

Oct 15, 2018 : After primer and two layers of black I put on fourth layer of paint this evening; the green, red and silver colours. All with an ordinary brush.. The chassis also got painted and installed. A closeup photo reveals so much .. some tidying up work left to..

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This wasn´t a day to early .. One must take care of ones health .. With my previous setup I used all kinds of masks and open window and all that.. But, really this is the first setup which will work in the long run, cause I stopped using masks and only..

Henrik got a booth

Oct 14, 2018 : This wasn´t a day to early .. One must take care of ones health .. With my previous setup I used all kinds of masks and open window and all that.. But, really this is the first setup which will work in the long run, cause I stopped using masks and only..

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During my daily lunch-walks I did pass the Gothenburg Maritime Center today. Main purpose was to photograph the Göteborgspråm (Gothenburg Barge) which was unique in Sweden, but also get a glimpse of the Monitor Sölve and the tugboat

Events - Gothenburg Maritime Center

Oct 09, 2018 : During my daily lunch-walks I did pass the Gothenburg Maritime Center today. Main purpose was to photograph the Göteborgspråm (Gothenburg Barge) which was unique in Sweden, but also get a glimpse of the Monitor Sölve and the tugboat "Storm Princess"...

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Did assemble the loco today  and put on first primer. Really like this dark gray! Final paint will be black, but a tone of dark gray would look great to I think. I did some initial sanding before the primer, but easier to see after if more is needed and..

Decauville primer

Oct 07, 2018 : Did assemble the loco today and put on first primer. Really like this dark gray! Final paint will be black, but a tone of dark gray would look great to I think. I did some initial sanding before the primer, but easier to see after if more is needed and..

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That was a long wait .. but here finally the body is done printing! It turned out great, absolutely no need for another print. Now it will be sanded and get some primer and paint! Just the chassis pivot which hunts me now. Maybe tomorrow.

Decauville body printed!

Oct 06, 2018 : That was a long wait .. but here finally the body is done printing! It turned out great, absolutely no need for another print. Now it will be sanded and get some primer and paint! Just the chassis pivot which hunts me now. Maybe tomorrow.

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Just some  pictures to

Fork Studies

Oct 06, 2018 : Just some pictures to "taste" the new setup...

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Put some foam on the harbor module this evening. Height to the waterline got way to high, maybe I will use a thinner top foam layer to lower it. The 3 foot line which was intended to be along the background got to tight ... Maybe I will have to re-think t

Fork Harbor 2

Oct 06, 2018 : Put some foam on the harbor module this evening. Height to the waterline got way to high, maybe I will use a thinner top foam layer to lower it. The 3 foot line which was intended to be along the background got to tight ... Maybe I will have to re-think t

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I have had a few layout frames which was past there duedate long time ago. I thought it to be sad to just throw them away, so I saved them. They have been hitting my feet each time I pass them (not the other way around..) so I got the idea to make shelf..

Recycled layout boards

Oct 06, 2018 : I have had a few layout frames which was past there duedate long time ago. I thought it to be sad to just throw them away, so I saved them. They have been hitting my feet each time I pass them (not the other way around..) so I got the idea to make shelf..

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I really needed more than just coffee to wake up in the morning, so I got this idea to take daily walks during lunch hour, that time left after eating.  Walking is nice, both exercise for the body and a bit mindfulness for the mind. I am not much for ....

Events - Starwars bunker

Oct 04, 2018 : I really needed more than just coffee to wake up in the morning, so I got this idea to take daily walks during lunch hour, that time left after eating. Walking is nice, both exercise for the body and a bit mindfulness for the mind. I am not much for ....

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The chassis was ready printed when I got home from work today, for the third time. Now the RAR chassis sits just perfect and no damage to the frame this time! Also the improvements I added to the cylinders got better, so in a way I am glad I did another .

Decauville chassis again

Oct 02, 2018 : The chassis was ready printed when I got home from work today, for the third time. Now the RAR chassis sits just perfect and no damage to the frame this time! Also the improvements I added to the cylinders got better, so in a way I am glad I did another .

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The chassis was ready printed when I got home from work today. Chassis design is done now. The pivot for trailing axle moves ok sideways but still need a bit tweaking for better roll on the axle.

Decauville chassis printed

Oct 01, 2018 : The chassis was ready printed when I got home from work today. Chassis design is done now. The pivot for trailing axle moves ok sideways but still need a bit tweaking for better roll on the axle.

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Second and last batch of the LID wagons was printed this morning. Now I have all 8 plus 2 from the two-axle attempt which will be

LID 2nd batch printed

Oct 01, 2018 : Second and last batch of the LID wagons was printed this morning. Now I have all 8 plus 2 from the two-axle attempt which will be "parked" on a sidetrack somewhere. .

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Now when the Catomat is out of my system and both LID wagons and Fork Harbour module is drying, I did go back to the Decauville loco again. Did some final touch-up before time for printing. Really would need two printers now, ... I tend to always keep ...

Decauville chassis

Sep 30, 2018 : Now when the Catomat is out of my system and both LID wagons and Fork Harbour module is drying, I did go back to the Decauville loco again. Did some final touch-up before time for printing. Really would need two printers now, ... I tend to always keep ...

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The harbour got the final beams on the underside of the frame glued in place today. Tomorrow I can turn it over and start on the scenery and track. The first BigPack batch got some paint and weathering to. Second and last batch of three wagons (since I ha

Fork stuff

Sep 30, 2018 : The harbour got the final beams on the underside of the frame glued in place today. Tomorrow I can turn it over and start on the scenery and track. The first BigPack batch got some paint and weathering to. Second and last batch of three wagons (since I ha

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Second version done. Very nice but this will be the last gadget for a while ... Took 27.5 hrs to print plus another 1.5 hrs for the lid. Did stall the entire print queue for my trains.. 
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Tusses Catomat, 2nd printed

Sep 30, 2018 : Second version done. Very nice but this will be the last gadget for a while ... Took 27.5 hrs to print plus another 1.5 hrs for the lid. Did stall the entire print queue for my trains..

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Four wagons in a row like this is not good with my printer. I know it already, still I do the same mistake .. Small parts placed to long apart does cool down differently and by that also bends a bit. Anyways, this time I got lucky. Those imperfections ...

LID bigpack printed

Sep 28, 2018 : Four wagons in a row like this is not good with my printer. I know it already, still I do the same mistake .. Small parts placed to long apart does cool down differently and by that also bends a bit. Anyways, this time I got lucky. Those imperfections ...

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The bowl to the first Catomat went a bit small so I started another version. While at it I added a bit different design. Will start print as soon as the printer is free, it has a long queue to work through right now ..

Tusses Catomat, 2nd version

Sep 28, 2018 : The bowl to the first Catomat went a bit small so I started another version. While at it I added a bit different design. Will start print as soon as the printer is free, it has a long queue to work through right now ..

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