ScotNick

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    Trains, Town ,CITY,Landscape and realistic mocs

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  1. ScotNick

    SJ Da 939

    Really lovely model there, especially the transmission through the coupling rods is a nice touch! Though you could've waited till your engines are full of dust before taking pictures, just to give them a more realistic look ...
  2. ScotNick

    2018 Lego Trains

    Hmm, I just realized, would it be possible to use the colour sensor as a distance sensor as well? The idea would be to run more than one train on the same track in the same direction. Place the colour sensor in the cab of each engine and when the sensor "sees" an obstacle/train ahead it slows down or stops, depending on how dark it is (the closer the back engine to the front engine, the darker it is for the sensor). Or you could place the colour sensor pointing on the track and use differently coloured tiles as signals - that way it would be possible to run a whole layout with signals. You could also use the colour sensor to detect the engine and turn a switch accordingly... I don't know how feasible this is and if it makes sense, all just ideas that came into my head :)
  3. ScotNick

    Fixing the Wiener Linien Tramway

    I think the wheels are too small so the the toothed gear will touch part of the rails when running over switches...
  4. ScotNick

    ScotNick's revised and new models

    Thanks! Well it has too look good altogether, right? Ohh, bogies can be quite challenging, good luck! :) Thanks! Hopefully I'll have it built soon!
  5. ScotNick

    ScotNick's revised and new models

    Thanks guys! I'm afraid I'm not very much into giving away instructions or files, hope you understand that! Thanks! The P2 will hopefully be done by the end of the year, will see what I can do (she's already 90 % done). The colour of the B1 is medium nougat, but I think the colour fits much better in real than on the render. Haha, about the narrow gauge engines, the advantage they have is that I wouldn't need many parts... Not sure though, maybe only as a load for my well wagon
  6. ScotNick

    SNCF Class X73500

    Wow, really love this model, quite something different to what we've seen here! You really managed to get the look, the curves are especially well done! The only thing I might note is that it sits a bit low at the ends, but besides that a great model!
  7. @ZANTHERA May I ask how do you post your pictures now? If you share them from your flickr account you could just use the share button (which is the 2nd of the 4 buttons in the bottom right of the picture), select "BBCode" and then the size you want the picture to have. That way you can make the picture smaller and also link to the original sized image and your flickr account if someone's interested in more. Hope this helps
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    ScotNick's revised and new models

    Been a long time since I last posted here, but I have some new models to show and didn't want to make a new topic. First of some real life train ideas I had: Going the diesel way?! by ScotNick1, on Flickr Also tried out the new rollercoaster wheel parts Some experiments by ScotNick1, on Flickr Had some design ideas for a box van... Vent Van concepts by ScotNick1, on Flickr ...which still needs some part to get finished Vent Van WIP by ScotNick1, on Flickr Tried my hands on the front of a Siemens Eurorunner, very much still a wip though Siemens Eurorunner - ÖBB 2016 (Hercules) wip by ScotNick1, on Flickr I revised Bricktrix's A4 LNER A4 with XL wheels by ScotNick1, on Flickr I also revised my Ivatt Atlantic and made her a bit longer Revised Ivatt Atlantic by ScotNick1, on Flickr And in the last couple days I designed an LBSR B1 Gladstone engine, the tender is not yet done, I think it's a bit too long, but I'm open to all suggestions! Enough Gladstone for now by ScotNick1, on Flickr Cheers, Nick
  9. ScotNick

    Custom Train Wheels Combined Topic

    Also short on the 500 posts, but maybe @JopieK or @zephyr1934 can help out? Btw, dark green and dark red would be a great colour, if that can be added to the poll!
  10. ScotNick

    BBÖ ET10 / ÖBB 4041 railcar

    Haha, nice one :)
  11. ScotNick

    BBÖ ET10 / ÖBB 4041 railcar

    Thanks guys! Haha, you aren't 100% wrong but you aren't totally right too. I did think of Trevor but based my model on Trevor's prototype. So it's officially based on the Fiery Elias but can be used to portray Trevor too You can't place a minifig in the Taxi, but for the display I placed a minifig head in the taxi Trevor has enough space for a minifig to sit on, just couldn't find it before I brought the models to the Lego store. Here's a pic of it: Fiery Elias - William Foster Traction Engine by ScotNick1, on Flickr Thanks! I actually haven't posted the Taxi itself somewhere as it's a modified design of this car:
  12. ScotNick

    Custom Train Wheels Combined Topic

    This picture looks a lot like Stephenson's Rocket, Percy and Thomas :) Btw yes BBB quality is outstanding, really like their products, but sadly you can't offer a huge variety with expensive molds :/
  13. ScotNick

    BBÖ ET10 / ÖBB 4041 railcar

    Thanks guys! @Bricked1980 funnily the railcar will be on display together with a traction engine nearly identical to your ideas project, only at a smaller scale :) @CrispyBassist Hahaha, yes I know the design with the pirate hooks! I think at some point I actually wanted to build it like that, but when the bar with clip became available in red this was ideal! I think it's clear which parts I used or do you need a better picture? From now on the railcar will be on display during the summer at the Vienna SCS Lego store Now also on display by ScotNick1, on Flickr
  14. ScotNick

    BBÖ ET10 / ÖBB 4041 railcar

    Thanks guys! Well, when I came up with the design I wanted to have those distinctive lights like the real life counterpart - and I found a part that almost did them too much justice! So no, the buffers aren't too short, but yes, the lights protrude too much But no worries about the broken glass, the lights are built super strong so the buffers are needless - the railcar only needs the lights for shunting
  15. Hi everyone! Been some time since I last posted a new engine! This time it's a BBÖ ET10 /ÖBB 4041 railcar BBÖ ET 10/ ÖBB 4041 electric railcar by ScotNick1, on Flickr While this is not the first Austrian engine I started building, it't the first that actually got finished. But as with all of my engines, this one sat on the shelf 90% finished for more than a year! I designed the engine in 2015, and even though I made several changes, the engine's look didn't change very much. Some notable details about the model: I built the bogies upside down - this was due to a redesign of the wheel frames, but it has much better running characteristics now At first the railcar was fitted with Lego's wheels, but I swapped them with BBB small wheels which proved much better (even though they have no rubber rings) I made use of some old and newly produced parts for the pantograph - I haven't seen someone use these parts/technique before so I'm really proud of it, even more so as it is 100% puristic I really wanted to keep the look of the steep sloped roof true to the original I know the front lights are too huge, but there is no better part and it's a distinct design feature of the real thing Some details about the railcar: 8 railcars of this kind were built in 1928 in dark green livery for the Federal Railway of Austria (BBÖ) classified as ET 10 (ET - Elektro Triebwagen, meaning electric railcar). After WWII they were incorporated in the new Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and reclassified to 4041. At some point they got a dark blue and tan livery, which is represented by this model. They were in service until 1973 and and seem to have been quite reliable (at least I didn't find any source stating otherwise) Now to some more pictures: BBÖ ET 10/ ÖBB 4041 electric railcar by ScotNick1, on Flickr BBÖ ET 10/ ÖBB 4041 electric railcar by ScotNick1, on Flickr BBÖ ET 10 - side by ScotNick1, on Flickr BBÖ ET 10/ ÖBB 4041 electric railcar by ScotNick1, on Flickr BBÖ ET 10/ ÖBB 4041 electric railcar by ScotNick1, on Flickr I also made a video, I'm sorry that it's so blurry. You might see that she stops at a specific point - the gradient there is too steep so it's not the engine's fault. ÖBB 4041 test drive by ScotNick1, on Flickr Hope you like the model. Cheers, Nick