Modeling Guide Table of Contents
Welcome to our modeling guide! We’ve gathered all of our modeling/prototype articles into one place and started to add in depth project articles as well. Here you will find our articles on applying decals, painting polyurethane to look like wood, tips for working with polyurethane castings, our Pacific Electric painting guide, and our listing of Nevada County Narrow Gauge published references. And, as the photo below shows, we’ve added a new, in depth, fully illustrated, article on rebuilding/re-detailing a Bachmann Climax! Be sure to check back from time-to-time as this is an ongoing project. Other projects will be added as time allows.
Getting it Right - The Bachmann On30 Climax
Learn how to rebuild a Bachmann On30 Climax into a true, On3 Oil Burner in this comprehensive, illustrated guide.
- Page 1: Introduction, Taking it Apart. (rev. 9/28/2010)
- Page 2: Re-Gauging to On3, Replacing the Bell. (rev. 9/28/2010)
- Page 3: Re-building the Water Bunker & Oil Tank. (rev. 8/16/2011)
- Page 4: Adding a Rear Ladder & Water Tank Filling Hatch. (rev. 8/17/2011)
- Page 5: Oil Tank Details 101 & Oil Filling Hatch Body. (rev. 8/21/2011)
Bachmann Heisler Re-Gauging from On30 to On3
A brief description of our Bachmann Heisler On30 to On3 re-gauging service.
Our methods and hints for applying decals.
Our simple painting instructions to make polyurethane or styrene look like wood.
Working With Polyurethane
Our tips and techniques for working with polyurethane.
Our research into the paint colors used by the P.E.
Our current listing of all known (to us) published Books, Magazine Articles, Government Publications, Drawings, and Photos of the NCNGRR.
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