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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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Put on final paint and started assembly of the 891mm gauge wagons this evening. Second picture shows all of them, maybe I will print one more ore wagon later on, but not now. Last shows wheel assembly.

891 final paint and start of assembly

Nov 18, 2018 : Put on final paint and started assembly of the 891mm gauge wagons this evening. Second picture shows all of them, maybe I will print one more ore wagon later on, but not now. Last shows wheel assembly.

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This evening I designed and printed two types of bollards. The winner was the straight up pole kind of guy .. The bent horn type is nice to, but gives hint of a much bigger harbor than I had in mind.  These will be painted flat black with a bit seagull sh

Bollards

Nov 11, 2018 : This evening I designed and printed two types of bollards. The winner was the straight up pole kind of guy .. The bent horn type is nice to, but gives hint of a much bigger harbor than I had in mind. These will be painted flat black with a bit seagull sh

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The van was the biggest I printed so far. These couplers are for sure the tiniest I printed...  With this the flat wagon is now not far from finished, only need final paint and axleboxes / wheels to install.

891 Couplers II

Nov 10, 2018 : The van was the biggest I printed so far. These couplers are for sure the tiniest I printed... With this the flat wagon is now not far from finished, only need final paint and axleboxes / wheels to install.

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Background team track was vacuumed this evening and by that finished and done. Harbor module was then turned around again. Started on the quay front wall.  Ran out of material as usual, so the station platform will get it´s side stone wall at a later dat

Fork Harbor IV

Nov 05, 2018 : Background team track was vacuumed this evening and by that finished and done. Harbor module was then turned around again. Started on the quay front wall. Ran out of material as usual, so the station platform will get it´s side stone wall at a later dat

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Rather amazing.. glue is not even dry yet on the second half of the 3ft track, before weeds start to grow ..! After dried up and vacuumed, it is time to turn the layout around again, cause this track is done. Hurray!

891 weeds

Nov 04, 2018 : Rather amazing.. glue is not even dry yet on the second half of the 3ft track, before weeds start to grow ..! After dried up and vacuumed, it is time to turn the layout around again, cause this track is done. Hurray!

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Previous wheels was ok, but these are the final really good ones! Even if the computer is micro-exact, my fingers are not .. Getting the previous wheels mounted on the axle without wobbling or off-center was tricky. These with thicker axle and really bold

891 wheels II

Nov 04, 2018 : Previous wheels was ok, but these are the final really good ones! Even if the computer is micro-exact, my fingers are not .. Getting the previous wheels mounted on the axle without wobbling or off-center was tricky. These with thicker axle and really bold

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Here is a new flat wagon I am working on. I was not fully satisfied with the previous design. For this I also designed new wheels with the support on the inside instead. Also 3mm axles instead of 2mm.

891 new flat wagon

Nov 03, 2018 : Here is a new flat wagon I am working on. I was not fully satisfied with the previous design. For this I also designed new wheels with the support on the inside instead. Also 3mm axles instead of 2mm.

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Track glue is drying and printer is busy, so I started with the Atlas wagons. The 0 scale drawing does not work to up-scale, to delicate to print in PLA for 1/35. Also wanted to do a few changes in the design, so this is a complete new drawing adapted ...

Atlas in 1/35

Nov 03, 2018 : Track glue is drying and printer is busy, so I started with the Atlas wagons. The 0 scale drawing does not work to up-scale, to delicate to print in PLA for 1/35. Also wanted to do a few changes in the design, so this is a complete new drawing adapted ...

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Continued with couplers for the three foot gauge wagons. Closest 3ft railway from Gothenburg is Anten Gräfsnäs Jvg, so there is what most of my inspiration comes from. My design is not 100% but as close as I want them to be. Just  waiting for a place...

891 Couplers

Nov 03, 2018 : Continued with couplers for the three foot gauge wagons. Closest 3ft railway from Gothenburg is Anten Gräfsnäs Jvg, so there is what most of my inspiration comes from. My design is not 100% but as close as I want them to be. Just waiting for a place...

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Well, at least first half of the track is laid now, see below. The PLA plastic is a bit shiny so I first hand-painted them flat light gray. Could have done it with the airbrush but I didn´t want paint inside the tie plates. Tricky with getting the r.....

891 Track down

Nov 03, 2018 : Well, at least first half of the track is laid now, see below. The PLA plastic is a bit shiny so I first hand-painted them flat light gray. Could have done it with the airbrush but I didn´t want paint inside the tie plates. Tricky with getting the r.....

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Stoppbock, that is swedish for buffer stop. While I am waiting for the last batch of sleepers to be printed (see first two pictures below), I did finish the ´stoppbock´ drawing this evening. Since last also added grass and sand on the platform. 
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891 Stoppbock

Nov 02, 2018 : Stoppbock, that is swedish for buffer stop. While I am waiting for the last batch of sleepers to be printed (see first two pictures below), I did finish the ´stoppbock´ drawing this evening. Since last also added grass and sand on the platform.

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Started building the background team track a few days ago.  Glued on first stone wall against the platform this morning. Further away there will be an ore loading ramp for the ore wagons. For this the first sleepers looked a bit to much up-scaled peco....

891 Team track

Nov 01, 2018 : Started building the background team track a few days ago. Glued on first stone wall against the platform this morning. Further away there will be an ore loading ramp for the ore wagons. For this the first sleepers looked a bit to much up-scaled peco....

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This Van was done printing this morning after 21 hours ... It is the biggest I done so far! Length is 21cm ex the brim, of a total max of 25.4 cm available. This bigger printing space is something to consider when buying a printer. Not many can print ....

891 Van

Oct 30, 2018 : This Van was done printing this morning after 21 hours ... It is the biggest I done so far! Length is 21cm ex the brim, of a total max of 25.4 cm available. This bigger printing space is something to consider when buying a printer. Not many can print ....

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Glued all the foam in place today, so now that is settled. When dry I will turn the layout around so I can finish the back while I can reach it. Last is pictures on the wheels mounted on axles and painted. I do not have enough of them yet, but soon to be.

Fork Harbour III

Oct 28, 2018 : Glued all the foam in place today, so now that is settled. When dry I will turn the layout around so I can finish the back while I can reach it. Last is pictures on the wheels mounted on axles and painted. I do not have enough of them yet, but soon to be.

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and with some paint on. Last pic shows them in place on the layout. As you can see there is not room for more than 2, maybe 3 more wagons there.

891 paint from the booth

Oct 28, 2018 : and with some paint on. Last pic shows them in place on the layout. As you can see there is not room for more than 2, maybe 3 more wagons there.

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So life goes on. This was what was printed last night, an up-scaled version of the 0m Ore Wagon. The plan, if I may to be so bold to tell that in public (since it floats like ice on the ocean.. : P ), is  to have 2-3 oreWagons, one flat and one Van on ...

891 oreWagon

Oct 28, 2018 : So life goes on. This was what was printed last night, an up-scaled version of the 0m Ore Wagon. The plan, if I may to be so bold to tell that in public (since it floats like ice on the ocean.. : P ), is to have 2-3 oreWagons, one flat and one Van on ...

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Well it been a tired sum fight, but finally it is over. See below. Still not really sure what caused the problem and how to avoid it, but I got around the infill problem which is what counts. A complete new re-scale of the wheel, that done it. So, next...

891 wheels

Oct 27, 2018 : Well it been a tired sum fight, but finally it is over. See below. Still not really sure what caused the problem and how to avoid it, but I got around the infill problem which is what counts. A complete new re-scale of the wheel, that done it. So, next...

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The brake cab was finished this morning from last night. The axleboxes was done just now. Brake cab turned out very well, also the axleboxes, but the wheels got

891 flatWagon parts

Oct 23, 2018 : The brake cab was finished this morning from last night. The axleboxes was done just now. Brake cab turned out very well, also the axleboxes, but the wheels got "filled in" between the spokes... Still this is the same drawing I used before, I only inclu..

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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...

891mm 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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