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Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby chris stockdale » Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:49 am

I spotted an advert for this a few weeks back, then forgot about it :roll: :oops: And it wasn't on the Smallbrook website at the time. But it's just appeared again in Garden Rail magazine, so here I am giving it a mention.

It might strain the finances rather more than many of their products, but wow, that must have quite some visual impact 'in the flesh'

http://www.smallbrookstudio.co.uk/produ ... PER-NELLIE

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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby docnjoj » Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:41 am

Wow the scale ones look great and seem reasonable in price. Include wheels and couplers.
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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby tebee » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:26 am

Oh I want one !
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Postby Maniwaki » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:15 am

Me too ! :D
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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby rue_d_etropal » Sun Sep 25, 2016 9:39 am

Nice one. Maybe should suggest to Model Rail magazine that they get one, as they have a feature on building the smaller version in current magazine(Oct16)
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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby Nevadablue » Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:40 pm

Super Nellie! I love the thing and the name! :D

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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby Maniwaki » Mon Sep 26, 2016 12:45 pm

Who's the guy who drives Super Nellie ? :lol:
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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby tebee » Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:07 am

Looks a bit of a dummy to me.......
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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby Nevadablue » Wed Sep 28, 2016 12:09 am

:shock: :lol:
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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby rue_d_etropal » Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:15 pm

A barbie doll would probably outwit him!
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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby Maniwaki » Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:58 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby RoGNer » Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:14 pm

its huge! 24" tall :lol:

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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby Ron Knepp » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:01 pm

Hello all,

I have been building in 1/6 scale for several years. Most of my projects have been inspired by Si Harris (Modelearth).
If you keep the prototypes small it has worked out well and are great for scratchbuilding. A one point I posted a good
deal on Ferds 7/8th site until I found that only people that knew to change the options would see my posts.

On Ebay today there are over 100,000 items listed in 1/6th scale.. It is a shame almost all are military.

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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby chris stockdale » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:06 pm

Hi Ron,

I see them and enjoy them on the Lounge! :D Particular favourites are Pip on steroids and the PB railcar (did it progress to paint, the thread kind of petered out?).

But don't let that stop you posting in here as well or instead of...

I'm all for rubber gauging/scaling. A little track of whatever gauge (in my case 32 and 45mm) goes a long way.

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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Postby rue_d_etropal » Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:23 am

there is a lot of stuff out there for 1/6th scale(also listed under 12in figures), not all military, some street acton stuff, and some slightly weird/dodgy stuff(don't ask, just search on ebay!) . Also there is good old Barbie and Sindy. Difficulty is getting figures which are shorter than 12in, especially children. Also many have stupid smiles.
I have been building up collection of items suitable for a small 1/6th scale model.
Thing about Emett, is that there is no standard way. Many have stuck to the classic Emett FOB railway items, but all it needs is something normal with a slight twist. Start with the politics of the period of many of his cartoon drawings and you will soon have plenty of ideas. I will have to dig out my Emett inspired armoured train(I had it at Telford one year),1/12th scale so not 1/6, but something similar could be done bigger. That was built on a cheap O gauge trainset chassis. Might consider that if I find a cheap G gauge set, although I do have some spare 45mm gauge motor chassis.
Drat, just remembers most of my 1/6 bits are down in France, so that will have to wait!
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