(F) My second paper loco

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(F) My second paper loco

Postby docnjoj » Sat Mar 01, 2008 2:02 pm

Here are some pictures.

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This came from Jim Snee's website, but I had to spray it cause I can't work as neatly as the true paper Gurus. However, it is definately green! Made with recycled cardstock from Home Depot toys and tools. I have a few more that I want to build, and I hope Jim Snee gets his commercial site up so I can get more. These have a lot of work in the drawing and design, and he should be paid for the effort and time! By the way, what loco is the prototype? I know that I have seen it, but where?

The power unit is a Grandt Line FL-1 Plymouth chassis, and runs really well and slow!

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Postby Steve Bennett » Sat Mar 01, 2008 8:29 pm

The prototype was used at Thakeham Tiles, and is now at Amberley.

http://www.amberleynarrowgauge.co.uk/our-locos.htm

And scroll down to Thakeham Tiles 5.

As a point of interest, the driver/engineer sits with his back to the hood, what you would normally expect to be the back of the loco is really the front, I guess you would think of it as a cab forward.
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Postby Chris18 » Fri Dec 05, 2014 11:17 am

Just found this topic. Making a paper critter is a good idea. Kit or scratchbuild ?
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Postby marter1229 » Fri Dec 05, 2014 4:55 pm

That is a great loco! could you post a link to Jim Snee's website

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Postby chris stockdale » Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:08 pm

Hi Terry,

Jim is a member here but hasn't posted since 2012. Since there is no mention of a website on his Profile I not sure you are going to get lucky.

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Postby chris stockdale » Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:12 pm

Terry,

I hate to be defeated....

I've found the necessary in his Photobucket sets, go and grab these two:

http://s22.photobucket.com/user/JimSnee ... ort=3&o=46

http://s22.photobucket.com/user/JimSnee ... ort=3&o=47


:D

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Postby Nevadablue » Sat Dec 06, 2014 2:59 am

Thanks Chris! I see a grandson/grandpa project there. :D
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Postby Chris18 » Sat Dec 06, 2014 8:24 am

Thanks for the links. These photos are very interesting.
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Postby Chris18 » Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:04 am

Another paper loco made by Rue d'Etropal :
http://forum.gn15.info/viewtopic.php?p= ... ght=#27239
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Postby docnjoj » Sat Dec 06, 2014 7:27 pm

chris stockdale wrote:Terry,

I hate to be defeated....

I've found the necessary in his Photobucket sets, go and grab these two:

http://s22.photobucket.com/user/JimSnee ... ort=3&o=46

http://s22.photobucket.com/user/JimSnee ... ort=3&o=47


:D

Cheers,


Yep those are the 2 I built a long time ago. The truck is easier cause you can use balsa wood for the planks. Snee had quite a few designs but I can't find any more of them. I wonder where he is?
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Edit: Nope that is one loco made with both pages. I am not sure it is the Thackham. It looks different. Does anyone know?
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