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Following on from the 3D printed GE 70 tonners I completed last year the next designs to fit the Rokuhan Shorty chassis were two different boxcab diesel shunters both designed by Stonysmith on Shapeways. The first one was an American loco very similar to the Central New Jersey GE-Ingersol Rand loco now preserved at the Baltimore and Ohio museum and like the 70 tonners is designed to drop straight onto the Shorty chassis There is no detail below solebar level and the windors are not open The other contender is the rare British Thompson Houston Boxcab that was built for the huge Ford car plant at Dagenham in the U.K. Amazingly one survives to this day on the Kent and East Sussex railway. This has the windows open which looks a ;lot better In the video I show how to finish these locos and also include some photos of the prototypes including a really rare bit of footage of the Ford one working at the plant in 1952. I decided not to do the actual Ford livery, choosing instead a mid green as it will mainly be working the Republic steel layout. Seen here just needing the flush glazing The CNJ was also left anonymous but was painted in the Pullman green used in its early days on the railroad The trucks need another coat of black as the grey is showing through
plarailfan posted a topic in Japanese: Other Gauges & ScalesHope this is ok to post on here and apologies, if it's not ! Here's a first, for Plarail - I've started a cloudfunding project, to pay for the design work, of a 3D printed class 60 body shell, which will be produced by Shapeways. 3D printing is quite expensive, so to try and keep the cost down, I'm looking at being able to fit the body onto a Tomy EF65 chassis. https://www.flickr.com/photos/41294071@N02/15603388907/ Shapeways may charge anything up to, or maybe, around £100 to print a body shell, but until they have the design work, it's hard to be prescise at this stage. I'm hoping they could do a print, for nearer to £40 and in order to gauge the cost quickly, the cloudfunding, for the body design work, expires in a month's time, https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/design-cost-of-a-plarail-compatible-class-60-train/x/9529593