The chemists among you may have already cottoned on to what this post is about - Red Oxide. Paint, that is.
The first of the B wagon kits I have assembled for clients have been given a coat of paint prior to being dispatched to their new homes.
This is one of the standard freight wagons. I am very pleased with how well the resin transfer rivets have cast and stand out on the painted wagon. (click on the image for a closer look)
And one of the WHR Bike Wagon versions.
I always think the splashes of yellow paint on the brake wheels and the handrails brighten up these rather humble, workaday wagons. The latest six delivered to Dinas are even smarter with the outer V hanger on the brake gear picked out.
By comparison the DZ wagons look slightly dull. This is one with the new South African ends I have started producing. Again the new rivet details stand out well.
These three wagons are sitting on diamond frame bogies, which the client has chosen. I'm hoping the first of the Bettendorf bogies, which will be the usual ones supplied with this kit, will arrive within days.
For more details, including contact information, click on the link on the right hand side of the page to the Boston Largs Works site.