Overview

This contains a wide variety of ‘vehicles’ .. everything from O scale Locomotive engines to my 350Z .. but .. yeah .. they are by definition all vehicles .. and it saves space on the menu bar

O scale Narrow Gauge Road Engines

Vehicles etc.» O scale Narrow Gauge Road...» I am working on using 3D printing (mostly) to create the shell for O scale engines based on HO mechanisms. Sure .. this has been done countless times in the past .. in fact it is the basis of On30 after all. I'm working with Andrew Gillette on...

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350Z

2004 350Z Figured it might be fun to blog a bit on my Z .. might be useful .. might not .. ok either way.

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The Mimesis 40

The Mimesis 40 Tractor The plan being to convert the Komatsu 40 Bulldozer to a ‘generic/imitation’ of a Caterpillar 45 Tractor. Mimesis in Biology means ‘imitation’. The Komatsu G25 Crawler Komatsu began crawler tractor production in 1932 with a copy of the Caterpillar 2-Ton crawler designated G25. Take a look at the photo on the...

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Models of Yesteryear

Overview The ‘Models of Yesteryear’ were the flagship range of the company. The name ‘Matchbox’ came from the original packaging that resembled a matchbox in size. The scale of each model wasn’t of concern .. no attempt to make the models to a consistent scale; instead they were built to a size that fitted into...

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