Build an Sn3.5 1870s 4-4-0
Have a "what-I-did" delving into the conversion of a new tooling oldtime H0 Bachmann 4-4-0 into an early Sn3.5 4-4-0.

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Later web articles will detail and paint the loco.

Just in primer now as we need to build some cars and plan some layout.

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How does it stack up against another Sn3.5 locomotive?

Found my "HO" Ken Kidder mogul that I got as a kid for Christmas, now a basket case. It is a larger "next gen" 1880's loco.

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Yeah, it is an Sn3.5 Japanese 7100 class locomotive.

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Spent the day creating a 3d cab:

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Should have it in about two weeks from Shapeways.

Geez, that was easy.

Got my cab from Shapeways. Did the cab as a basic shape to see what could be done initially.

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Came out really well.

Also got some figures from Modelu in the UK, he is on the left, very nice.

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