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Michael 400Thu Jan-29-15 04:31 AM
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#7887, "RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100"
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Hello all,

regarding the pier cranes, gangways, automobiles, horse carriages, trains, etc. shown above, a few pictures of the building process might be interesting. I built all that stuff parallel to the ship models over quite a few years.

Pier cranes, gangways: scratch built using polystyrene sheet, profiles, etc., dimensions taken from TTSM 2, pages 9, 10, etc. and photographs.

Automobiles, carriages: some scratch built, some built from kits, some bought from car collectors and modified, etc., the most curious source: some "Kinder surprise eggs" from Ferrero from the 70ties and 80ties contained quite good historical automobiles in about 1:100 scale.

Trains: the British 3mm society offers for members parts and kits to build more or less scratch built model railways in the scale 1 foot = 3 mm = 1:101,6. I was a member of the 3mm society for some years and received very good and friendly assistance from other members regarding the parts needed to build the correct models for the Southampton dock 1912. There were no complete kits, but chassis (etched brass parts or tin castings), axles, wheels and small parts like buffers, vents, etc. from different members/suppliers to order. Some books and railway magazines with drawings were also helpful. The boat train locomotive was a LSWR T9 with 8 carriages (first class or second/third class with luggage compartment carriages at the ends, I think). "The Drummond Greyhounds of the LSWR" from D. L. Bradley is a good book about the T9. The other locomotives are a LSWR B4 dock tank and a LSWR 700 class.

(By the way, I believe, there is also a 2mm association in England (scale 1:152) and the scale 1 foot = 4 mm = 1:76 is also quite common in the UK for model railways.)

The above two posts from Dec. 5 are also updated with 5 pictures.

Please let me know, if I should make about one or two more posts regarding the dock, before concentrating on the building of the missing parts of Olympic and Titanic in the next months.

Best regards,

Michael




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Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100 [View all] , Michael 400, Wed May-21-14 06:35 AM
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RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, Michael 400, May 23rd 2014, #2
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           RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, Michael 400, May 26th 2014, #4
           RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, Michael 400, Jun 11th 2014, #5
                RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, Dave Abate, Jun 11th 2014, #6
                     RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, Michael 400, Jun 12th 2014, #7
                     RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, Michael 400, Jul 18th 2014, #8
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                               RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, William W. Young, Jul 18th 2014, #10
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                                                             RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, Matt OBrien, Aug 11th 2014, #16
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                                                                                 RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, Dave Abate, Sep 25th 2014, #21
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                                                                                           RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, Michael 400, May 23rd 2016, #50
                                                                                           RE: Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100, William W. Young, May 25th 2016, #51
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