A Lister for the New Year...!!

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A Lister for the New Year...!!

Postby Charlie Stewart » Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:46 pm

Over Xmas I started one of Scotts' resin Kit of a Petrol Lister...

Here it is in a light coat of paint to show where I need to work on next, The driver has had major surgery to his legs & hands to fit and still needs much more.....
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a few more views....
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The white bits here are hopefully gonna look like a single cylinder JAP petrol engine ????....
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Now to start on the more involved stuff, In order to fit my Kadees' I had to modify the coupler pockets which then resulted in them being too low down the end beams, the solution was 3 layers of microstrip laminated up...
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Once set these could be carved/sanded to shape & painted up... I'm quite happy with the result here....
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more to follow.....

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Postby Willow Creek Traction » Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:54 pm

Driff_Charlie wrote:I'm quite happy with the result here....
With good reason to be :D
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A Lister for the New Year...!!

Postby Bilco » Thu Jan 13, 2011 8:49 am

Hi Charlie - The Lister is looking good! Where did you get the figure? - he's a bit different from the usual.
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Postby scott b » Thu Jan 13, 2011 1:35 pm

Yes that figure is really great, looks like the Lister is blasting down the track on a wind day, very animated. Like the Lister as well :lol:
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Postby dieselwater » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:34 pm

Gnice work on the coupling Charlie :D A smashing Lister that will look perfect right at home trundling around the works.
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Postby Charlie Stewart » Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:38 pm

Thanks Guys, I'm afraid I dont know where the driver came from (other than out of my box of bits !!! hahahaha!!). :( I have progressed on the Lister and its just about finished now :D

heres the engine..dont know if its all in the right place but it looks convincing when its fitted....
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here you can see the engine in situ :D and the driver has been "Anglised" i think a little... I have turned his weird hat into a baseball type cap and lengthened his coat tails with green stuff... he looks less "wild" now :shock: :shock:

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as you will have noticed the locohas started rusting already..must be really damp around here :lol: :lol: and of course the mandatory "Junk" is starting to accumulate !!!

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Postby marter1229 » Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:59 pm

WOW!
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Postby Hans H » Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:41 pm

I second that WOW :shock:

need to get mine in order soon, but first I have to finnish this Lister

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Re: A Lister for the New Year...!!

Postby henrix72se » Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:45 pm

Charlie Stewart wrote:Now to start on the more involved stuff, In order to fit my Kadees' I had to modify the coupler pockets which then resulted in them being too low down the end beams, the solution was 3 layers of microstrip laminated up...
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Looks very nice Charlie !

What kind of kadee couplers are those, HO scale ?

I can't resist making plans for my next layout and thinking of what type of couplers I will use ... :roll:

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Postby scott b » Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:51 am

Still like the figure even less wild. Like the loco in the background as well :wink:

Serious question, what are the tools on the sprue in the background from?

If anyone else was interested in the Lister but wanted to do the same modification to install KDs I could include and extra set of pockets and you could glue them and trim them down to the size you needed.
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Postby Charlie Stewart » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:20 am

@ Henrik, thanks, yes the couplers are standard No5's in a gearbox

@Scott, the tools are the prieser toolset, quite common in most preiser stockists....

thought you might like the other loco too :wink: :wink:

and as far as providing extra coupling blocks.... well that just makes it far too easy for others... :evil: :evil:

Thanks for the great kits, Scott

...... I'm now on a mission to build a battery for the Lister ( did they have starter batteries???)

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Postby Adrian » Tue Jan 18, 2011 5:30 am

G'day Charlie

Been following this thread with interest. I like both the prototype and the model and what you have done with it. Hope that Scott is suitably impressed :D

( did they have starter batteries???)

Personally I have no idea if they had batteries and/or starters but its YOUR railway ........ You can make the rules and do what you want ( well that's what I tend to do ).
You can always say that the driver got feed-up with cranking the beastie and had the mechanic fit a starter.

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Postby dieselwater » Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:29 am

Great stuff Charlie, the details and finish are superb! :D
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Postby KEG » Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:13 am

Only found this thread recentltly. But it encouraged me, to start to assemble my kit as well.

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Charle´s picturs are very helpful. Mainly to get the small motor assembled.

After all, I do have the Lister with the larger engine, built mainly by Carlo Spirito, already

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Postby franckcombe » Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:42 pm

Here's mine

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