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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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The second generation of the LID wagon was done printing this morning!  A few clicks and I had another one, but smaller .. Since I started printing during nights my prints goes very fast now .. I blink my eyes and next morning when I wake up the print is

LID wagon, second print

Sep 20, 2018 : The second generation of the LID wagon was done printing this morning! A few clicks and I had another one, but smaller .. Since I started printing during nights my prints goes very fast now .. I blink my eyes and next morning when I wake up the print is

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The LID wagon was done printing this morning! It looks great but I did not realize how big it is until I saw the result .. For my needs I will shrink it a bit and print again.

LID wagon printed

Sep 19, 2018 : The LID wagon was done printing this morning! It looks great but I did not realize how big it is until I saw the result .. For my needs I will shrink it a bit and print again.

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Back in the Aug/Sep 2005 issue of LID - Light Iron Digest, Gary Kohler did had a very nice article about this mine wagon. In 2006 I built a model in 7/8in scale of it. I stumbled on first picture below last week and started sketching about a 1/35 scale...

LID contest wagon

Sep 18, 2018 : Back in the Aug/Sep 2005 issue of LID - Light Iron Digest, Gary Kohler did had a very nice article about this mine wagon. In 2006 I built a model in 7/8in scale of it. I stumbled on first picture below last week and started sketching about a 1/35 scale...

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Already the first print of the body is fully ok, will only add some more supports for the cab opening in the drawing, plus a bit more space there the motor goes in. The frame could be used as is also, but I am not satisfied with how the cylinders sits, ..

Decauville is printed!

Sep 16, 2018 : Already the first print of the body is fully ok, will only add some more supports for the cab opening in the drawing, plus a bit more space there the motor goes in. The frame could be used as is also, but I am not satisfied with how the cylinders sits, ..

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I turned the mine module around 180 degrees and then did a rockad with the second module so the mine ended up at far right. The second module now got a new purpose as the harbour. In this new fork of mine I start with the harbour instead and NO ...

New Fork Turns Around

Sep 15, 2018 : I turned the mine module around 180 degrees and then did a rockad with the second module so the mine ended up at far right. The second module now got a new purpose as the harbour. In this new fork of mine I start with the harbour instead and NO ...

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The printer is working full time, no new drawing to make at the moment, so I turned my attention to the paint booth instead and made this. Put the 0 scale version to the right to compare the scales with. Loco in the back is not from my drawing, found it o

Powder Van Painted

Sep 15, 2018 : The printer is working full time, no new drawing to make at the moment, so I turned my attention to the paint booth instead and made this. Put the 0 scale version to the right to compare the scales with. Loco in the back is not from my drawing, found it o

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The drawing for the decauville is now complete and ready for the printer, but the queue is long ... Hopefully get to start the print tomorrow evening the latest.

Decauville Ready To Print

Sep 15, 2018 : The drawing for the decauville is now complete and ready for the printer, but the queue is long ... Hopefully get to start the print tomorrow evening the latest.

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The Catomat was done printing yesterday. Here is some pics and a short vid showing the result. The bowl got to small, but that is what product development is all about ..  =) So now, diversion is over, back to the trains!

The Catomat is done!

Sep 15, 2018 : The Catomat was done printing yesterday. Here is some pics and a short vid showing the result. The bowl got to small, but that is what product development is all about .. =) So now, diversion is over, back to the trains!

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I was not happy with the red paint on the box wagons so they got repainted last night. The red paint will however be great on the powder wagon. The tankers on last image needs some sanding. Often this does not show until first paint is on, like here.

Box repaint

Sep 13, 2018 : I was not happy with the red paint on the box wagons so they got repainted last night. The red paint will however be great on the powder wagon. The tankers on last image needs some sanding. Often this does not show until first paint is on, like here.

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Our cat is very picky on her food, so when it been out for to long and got dry, she just ignores it .. Since doing gadgets is

Tusses Catomat

Sep 13, 2018 : Our cat is very picky on her food, so when it been out for to long and got dry, she just ignores it .. Since doing gadgets is "almost" as fun as making trains, I did this gadget to have "some" purpose .. It is still printing since last night and will cont

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a few more details added this evening. Slowly getting there! cylinders sit a bit high, but have to to fit the chassis ..

Decauville got details

Sep 12, 2018 : a few more details added this evening. Slowly getting there! cylinders sit a bit high, but have to to fit the chassis ..

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By request from a customer, my Emsfors loco is now available at SW also in 1/19 scale.

HLM - Emsfors in 16mm

Sep 12, 2018 : By request from a customer, my Emsfors loco is now available at SW also in 1/19 scale.

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While waiting for the bogies to be printed I got a bit further on the loco, adding front hatch, chimney etc other details. Almost complete now, a couple of rivets here and there (uncounted..) and she should be ready to print!  Mark Clark´s chassi will...

Decauville got a chimney

Sep 12, 2018 : While waiting for the bogies to be printed I got a bit further on the loco, adding front hatch, chimney etc other details. Almost complete now, a couple of rivets here and there (uncounted..) and she should be ready to print! Mark Clark´s chassi will...

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One example of one of my old drawings in 1/45 scale which actually worked ok to upscale to 1/35 and print at home!

Powder Van

Sep 12, 2018 : One example of one of my old drawings in 1/45 scale which actually worked ok to upscale to 1/35 and print at home!

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This is Decauville loco type nr 6 which had two driving axles and one trailing extra axle under the cab. I am modelling the version which ran on HRRJ - Helsingborg Råå Ramlösa Järnväg around 1900.  This is how far I got this ev....

Decauville 0-4-2

Sep 03, 2018 : This is Decauville loco type nr 6 which had two driving axles and one trailing extra axle under the cab. I am modelling the version which ran on HRRJ - Helsingborg Råå Ramlösa Järnväg around 1900. This is how far I got this ev....

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Box wagons painted. Also the skip wagons are ready printed now. Only a small tank wagon left, then it is time for some kind of loco to pull them around.

New skip wagons

Sep 02, 2018 : Box wagons painted. Also the skip wagons are ready printed now. Only a small tank wagon left, then it is time for some kind of loco to pull them around.

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Forever hours is over, here is the finished ´product´ !!

Box wagons printed

Sep 01, 2018 : Forever hours is over, here is the finished ´product´ !!

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At first a few hours compared to 10-12 days with Shapeways felt amazing. Now

New wagon bodies

Sep 01, 2018 : At first a few hours compared to 10-12 days with Shapeways felt amazing. Now "a few hours" feels forever ...  !! First print of the wagon bodies failed, so I had to restart the print. It happens sometimes, 9 of 10 it is a miss in the drawing, sometimes

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It took some tweaking to get these right, but here they are! My new standard bogie and wagon chassis for 1:35n18 scale. Right now I am printing something to put on top of the wagon chassis. Bogie wagons will come next.

Bogie protos done!

Sep 01, 2018 : It took some tweaking to get these right, but here they are! My new standard bogie and wagon chassis for 1:35n18 scale. Right now I am printing something to put on top of the wagon chassis. Bogie wagons will come next.

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Here is some experiments from last night. Second two last images shows what happens when the supports are to weak and loose grip with the board..  I am using the gray filament for all these tests cause I found out that both black and gray gives much more.

Print Experiments

Aug 29, 2018 : Here is some experiments from last night. Second two last images shows what happens when the supports are to weak and loose grip with the board.. I am using the gray filament for all these tests cause I found out that both black and gray gives much more.

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