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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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the E section was finished this evening. This part is the one which the turret and gun stands on. You can see the rails on top, which the gun will move along for each re-load (first guns were breech loaded). Now there is only three sections left forming..

FR - Monitor Sölve, E section ready

Mar 10, 2019 : the E section was finished this evening. This part is the one which the turret and gun stands on. You can see the rails on top, which the gun will move along for each re-load (first guns were breech loaded). Now there is only three sections left forming..

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Fourth, the D section was finished this evening. Starting to catch up speed now when I found the way.  On this one you can see the spoon like shape just under the figure. This is where the turret and small corridor will go.

FR - Monitor Sölve, D section ready

Mar 09, 2019 : Fourth, the D section was finished this evening. Starting to catch up speed now when I found the way. On this one you can see the spoon like shape just under the figure. This is where the turret and small corridor will go.

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The Monitor has now been moved to a

FR - the Fork drydock

Mar 09, 2019 : The Monitor has now been moved to a "proper" drydock, so that the railway could regain it´s space.

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Put on first layer of paint on the deptford train today. The loco needs a lot more attention, but the wagons is about done, maybe just a bit weathering. Driving wheels on the loco is way to small, almost caricature looking.. but not much to do about that

FR - Deptford train painted

Mar 09, 2019 : Put on first layer of paint on the deptford train today. The loco needs a lot more attention, but the wagons is about done, maybe just a bit weathering. Driving wheels on the loco is way to small, almost caricature looking.. but not much to do about that

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third piece is printing now, hopefully done this evening. see below a picture on how it looked this morning during print. The infill pattern shows how much space there actually is, it is not solid through and through. It also shows how much available spa

FR - Monitor Sölve, C section ready

Mar 08, 2019 : third piece is printing now, hopefully done this evening. see below a picture on how it looked this morning during print. The infill pattern shows how much space there actually is, it is not solid through and through. It also shows how much available spa

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Second piece of the hull was done this morning!  Seems I found the winning concept now, which means the remaining pieces should not be any problem either. They are about the same size as this one, with only different details on top.

FR - Monitor Sölve, B section ready

Mar 07, 2019 : Second piece of the hull was done this morning! Seems I found the winning concept now, which means the remaining pieces should not be any problem either. They are about the same size as this one, with only different details on top.

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So, also the loco was finished this morning! The chassis is a Roco 36004 TT chassis. See also the deptford wagons in the background. Now I can change printer bed cover and continue with the monitor!! The delay with the monitor was not only need for a dive

FR - Bagnall printed

Mar 05, 2019 : So, also the loco was finished this morning! The chassis is a Roco 36004 TT chassis. See also the deptford wagons in the background. Now I can change printer bed cover and continue with the monitor!! The delay with the monitor was not only need for a dive

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Drawing done for my little freelance Bagnall loco, ment to pull the deptford wagons.

FR - Bagnall loco

Mar 04, 2019 : Drawing done for my little freelance Bagnall loco, ment to pull the deptford wagons.

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Last of the RAR / Deptford two axle wagons I intended to make. Now I only have a little loco to print which can pull these little goodies .. Then back to the monitor. During long printing times with the monitor, I have these to fiddle with.

FR - RAR 2x Ammo Van

Mar 04, 2019 : Last of the RAR / Deptford two axle wagons I intended to make. Now I only have a little loco to print which can pull these little goodies .. Then back to the monitor. During long printing times with the monitor, I have these to fiddle with.

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My wife and I visited Jönköping this weekend and could of course not miss a visit to the museum and there many old amazing machines from the time when the factory was in full action. This is just a small collection of photos. We have been here many time

Events - Jönköpings Tändsticksfabrik

Mar 03, 2019 : My wife and I visited Jönköping this weekend and could of course not miss a visit to the museum and there many old amazing machines from the time when the factory was in full action. This is just a small collection of photos. We have been here many time

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This is the typical ´WD 75´ deptford wagon which was made in over 100 examples running on first Deptford Special Reserve Depot and later 75 of them went to SHLR at the end of 1920.

FR - Deptford, 3 plank version

Mar 03, 2019 : This is the typical ´WD 75´ deptford wagon which was made in over 100 examples running on first Deptford Special Reserve Depot and later 75 of them went to SHLR at the end of 1920.

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The monitor is still on, but first I got further problems, this time with the print bed cover and second, the printer has been occupied with vents and hull pieces for over 2 weeks, I wanted to do something else for a change.. So here is first wagon in ...

FR - Deptford, 1 plank version

Feb 27, 2019 : The monitor is still on, but first I got further problems, this time with the print bed cover and second, the printer has been occupied with vents and hull pieces for over 2 weeks, I wanted to do something else for a change.. So here is first wagon in ...

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