Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Latest Threads
FfarquharDeveloper's TrackMaster Customs
Last Post: Super
Today 10:27 PM
» Replies: 152
» Views: 21759
Overly Quiet TnA Percy Speaker
Last Post: TheDiamondDalek
Today 09:59 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 107
here are some cutoms i wanted to show
Last Post: Therealblack64YT
Today 09:51 AM
» Replies: 63
» Views: 14585
Tomica Hypercity (UK) Illustrated Produc...
Last Post: Therealblack64YT
Today 09:18 AM
» Replies: 8
» Views: 494
DalaGStanator's Customs, Mods and Experi...
Last Post: DalaGStanator
Today 05:25 AM
» Replies: 71
» Views: 7668
Plarail stuff
Last Post: HanoibusGamer
Today 01:43 AM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 60
The Victorian Goldfields Railway
Last Post: generic_truck_69420
Yesterday 04:40 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 49
Hyper Guardian Range
Last Post: generic_truck_69420
Yesterday 11:21 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 98
Thomas 2021 Reboot
Last Post: Trainboy90 Productions
Yesterday 08:57 AM
» Replies: 276
» Views: 24253
Tips for weathering
Last Post: Nigels
Yesterday 08:30 AM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 86
1980's Hornby Thomas Set
Last Post: TheDiamondDalek
01-23-2022 08:07 AM
» Replies: 6
» Views: 132
Belmond British Pullman Train Pack (Horn...
Last Post: Nigels
01-23-2022 06:02 AM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 66

BlueKool's Mod Yard
I've decided to make a thread of my TOMY/TrackMaster engines, regarding the ones that I've modified and customized.

So, to start things off, here's Peter Sam!
[Image: 20220110-173231.jpg]

[Image: 20220111-081840.jpg]

[Image: 20220111-081908.jpg]

[Image: 20220111-081915.jpg]

[Image: 20220111-081929.jpg]

The first image is how he was when I got him, the next two show the chassis modifications, and the last two show the window details I added in.

His siderods are the normal ones, except I colored half of them with a sharpie. I also used the sharpie to do the window details.

His middle wheels are from the front wheels of a TM2 chassis, and I cut a bit of the top off to avoid making them stick out more than the rear and front wheels on Peter Sam.

To remove his fake siderods and extend his half axles, I used a nail cutter (I don't have a pair of pliers), and I used a filing tool, to remove the remains of the fake siderods on the shell.

Minor note I forgot: the middle wheels are held by Blu-Tack. I plan to replace it with superglue in the future.

[-] The following 2 users Like BlueKool's post:
  • DalaGStanator, Super
Welcome to Blue Plastic Tracks, BlueKool.

That's the exact same quick method I imagined for the coupling rods. They just need the round bits where the middle (rear driving) wheels are to look like they're fitted to them. Even though they make much smaller rotations at the middle points, it technically gives a better illusion than the "Oliver style" like FfarquharDeveloper's. Looking forward to seeing your other plans.
[-] The following 1 user Likes DalaGStanator's post:
  • Super
Nice work Blue and nice to see you here at BPT's Smile
[Image: super-smiley-emoticon.gif]

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
You have to register before you can post on our site.



Private Messages
Please login or register to use this functionality.

» Members: 924
» Latest member: dumb-idiot
» Forum threads: 4,256
» Forum posts: 48,311

Full Statistics

Online Staff
There are no staff members currently online.

Who's online
There are currently 41 online users. [Complete List]
» 1 Member(s) | 40 Guest(s)