Blue‘Deltic’

WEATHERING

TIM SHACKLETON loves ‘Deltics’ but didn’t think much of the blue-liveried version when it first appeared. He shows how to upgrade a ‘OO’ gauge version using painting techinques alone.

AT THE RISK OF SOUNDING smug, I wasn’t in the least bit taken aback when Accurascale announced its 4mm scale model of an English Electric ‘Deltic’. In fact, I’d been expecting it, and had even placed bets with my friends. From a commercial viewpoint a highend ‘Deltic’ had long seemed an obvious choice and my only surprise was that no other manufacturer had taken up the challenge.

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