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Title: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on November 10, 2017, 01:20:43 PM
Hello All,
I am starting a thread which focusses on making models of Indian Railways in HO (1:87) scale. Itís my dream to make exact replica of real trains. Model making is my passion and can work for long hours to capture smallest details.

I am not a professional model maker but learned everything on my own and by searching for tips on internet on how to make great scale models and learning and applying these techniques. Using of CAD, laser cutters and 3d printing has improved overall quality of models by reducing errors, time requirement.

I started working on WAP-4 model and recently finished it. Same is available in thread Making of WAP-4 Locomotive in RCIndia.  But need to improve on it hence one more mock model which I will share soon.

Now I am working on double decker LHB coaches and recently finished making of its Fiat bogie in HO scale. For making bogies 3d model was developed in CAD and then 3d printer was used. Here is final output. Hope you will like it.


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Post by: sanjayrai55 on November 10, 2017, 07:21:54 PM
Nice  :thumbsup:


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Post by: K K Iyer on November 10, 2017, 08:40:48 PM
Wonderful to see that now you are making the undercarriage too.
Regards


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: prabal276 on November 10, 2017, 11:07:25 PM
Awesome!!
I want to do same kind of stuff!
But can't find the time.
Will do after getting into iit!
The WDM 3A should be first on the list. That smokey alco!


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: rcmachines on November 11, 2017, 11:11:25 AM
Awesome job from scratch!  Subscribed to the thread. 


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Post by: rcrcnitesh on November 11, 2017, 11:41:17 AM
Really beautiful work sirji.

Regards
Nitesh


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on November 17, 2017, 10:24:31 AM
Hi,

Started working on WAP4  static model for my client. Here are pics of cut outs. I will glue it make basic body shell of locomotive.
I will add more and more details to it.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: prabal276 on November 17, 2017, 10:32:24 AM
where do you get the three views?
This isn't done from images is it?


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: prashant_rc on November 17, 2017, 03:38:45 PM
Nice shantanu
Where did u get train wheels


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: prabal276 on November 17, 2017, 06:50:38 PM
Available in online model train shops.
Like modeltrainstuff.com
Also available locally but very expensive.


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Post by: gaurang.1972 on November 24, 2017, 06:45:56 PM
excellent work done shantanu {:)} {:)} {:)}


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: VIPIN_KUMAR on November 27, 2017, 08:49:21 PM
Great Sir...


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on November 28, 2017, 11:14:00 AM
Here are few more pics on progress.. from Raw shell to adding small details.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: VIPIN_KUMAR on November 28, 2017, 12:39:58 PM
Here are few more pics on progress.. from Raw shell to adding small details.

Great Sir...Just Off topic here..From where can I get that green chequered board..


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on November 28, 2017, 12:52:08 PM
Online stores.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: VIPIN_KUMAR on November 28, 2017, 01:12:15 PM
Could you please give reference of the online store
Or
What is the name of the board by which I can search on net.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on November 28, 2017, 02:47:05 PM
Check for Cutting Mat on eBay or Amazon


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: VIPIN_KUMAR on November 28, 2017, 03:11:25 PM
Check for Cutting Mat on eBay or Amazon

Thanks..Got it...


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on November 28, 2017, 06:59:04 PM
Check for Cutting Mat on eBay or Amazon


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: miginstruments on November 29, 2017, 08:06:27 PM
Great Work Shantanu Sir.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on December 04, 2017, 10:00:31 AM
Here are tiny 3d printed sockets for headlights and marker lights.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on December 14, 2017, 01:55:37 PM
Primer sprayed on the body. I will start colouring it. Bogie's are 3d printed and same will be coloured in metallic grey.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: VC on December 14, 2017, 07:41:14 PM
Superb work in progress here! :hatsoff:


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: gaurang.1972 on December 14, 2017, 07:51:53 PM
hi vc sir good to see u after long time


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: VC on December 14, 2017, 07:54:49 PM
 :thumbsup: Good to be back Gaurang! Thank you.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: gaurang.1972 on December 14, 2017, 08:21:07 PM
 :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on December 16, 2017, 06:43:14 PM
And finally toughest job started ... Painting... Hope it goes well


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on December 20, 2017, 10:38:01 PM
Painting almost completed...


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on December 22, 2017, 07:47:32 AM
Painting done. It was tough but completed successfully. Hope you like paint job. Learned many things like how to use masking tape, paint brushing etc. ..  Now I will add small details like grab bars/ handles, windows, pantograph, headlights etc...


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on December 30, 2017, 06:21:35 PM
 Modelling cabin interior is almost done with tiny controls..


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Post by: rcrcnitesh on December 30, 2017, 07:48:44 PM
Awesome work and attention to detail.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: prabal276 on December 30, 2017, 09:08:46 PM
That does look realistic.
I have driven this loco ( the real deal ) ( father is in railways)
And it is the same green color.
Good job!


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on December 31, 2017, 10:01:56 AM
Thank you. More details will be added soon


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 01, 2018, 11:07:27 AM
Wish you a very happy new year to all...

Test run without power... ;D
https://youtu.be/uWkfN3SEMHs (https://youtu.be/uWkfN3SEMHs)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 02, 2018, 11:31:11 PM
I was keen on adding black border to windows but everytime I failed. I even tried 3d printing the border and stick it in model but still it was not perfect. Then I tried printing border on clear decal paper and stick it and this time it is perfect.. hope you like it. 


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Post by: sanjayrai55 on January 03, 2018, 05:20:04 AM
It's perfect  :thumbsup:

Where do you get clear decal paper? And which printer - ink jet or laser?


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 03, 2018, 08:50:41 AM
Thanks... I bought it from Aliexpress .    It's inkjet clear decal paper...
What I have learnt so far is clear decal paper works best on transparent and white background and white decal paper works best on coloured background. Inkjet does not print white colour so don't print decal with white colour on clear decal paper.
I am waiting for white decal paper to arrive so I can create custom decal for locomotive numbering etc.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: sanjayrai55 on January 03, 2018, 10:22:29 AM
Something like this one?  https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-shipping-A4-size-no-need-varnish-or-coating-oil-inkjet-clear-transparent-waterslide-decal-paper/1292542963.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.112.fRBKbT&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0%2Csearchweb201602_1_10152_10151_10065_10344_10068_10342_10343_10059_10340_10314_10341_10534_5790011_100031_10084_10604_10083_10103_10307_10142%2Csearchweb201603_40%2CppcSwitch_5&algo_expid=ef73106f-c421-4861-8ad2-d28723a735f8-16&algo_pvid=ef73106f-c421-4861-8ad2-d28723a735f8&priceBeautifyAB=0


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 03, 2018, 01:42:05 PM
Yes..


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 21, 2018, 12:22:09 PM
Finally managed to finished decals.  I loved it but still needs to improve.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: prabal276 on January 21, 2018, 05:53:31 PM
That is really excellent!


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 23, 2018, 12:56:46 PM
Here are pics of scratch built pantographs.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 26, 2018, 05:49:58 PM
Model is completed... :).  This is for display. I will hand it over to my client now..  Next is working model.. coming soon...

https://youtu.be/E0r_V4KjVmk (https://youtu.be/E0r_V4KjVmk)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: K K Iyer on January 26, 2018, 11:18:27 PM
Hope to see your locos in an exhibition!
Like these...
Best wishes


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 27, 2018, 12:44:02 AM
Thank you very much...


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: prabal276 on January 27, 2018, 08:52:42 AM
Are you not putting on the windscreen grills?
Btw excellent work!
I do really want to know where to obtain the plans/blueprints from?
Other than taking a sideways picture myself, there seems no option. I want to build indian railways models for my layout but here are no plans. That is what is stopping me.
Regards


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 27, 2018, 06:04:54 PM
I want to make grills but I am checking for right material as it should not look oversized or too thick.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on February 08, 2018, 11:42:54 PM
Here is my latest model. I am making for one of our client. It is going to be a working model. Before painting and after painting.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on February 18, 2018, 12:11:33 AM
Double decker LHB coach in HO scale.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: Aravind298 on February 18, 2018, 01:25:23 AM
Well, that's quite a beauty, Shantanu! Keep up the great work.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: gaurang.1972 on February 19, 2018, 07:01:52 PM
 :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: gaurang.1972 on February 19, 2018, 07:05:28 PM
 
Double decker LHB coach in HO scale.
excellent work done santanu
Double decker LHB coach in HO scale.
excellent work done santanu :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on February 22, 2018, 12:14:33 PM
Here are tiny cab control for loco model


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on February 23, 2018, 09:45:39 PM
Applying decal..https://youtu.be/ay--jKm1mSQ (https://youtu.be/ay--jKm1mSQ)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on March 05, 2018, 11:09:23 AM
My two WAP-4 WITH LHB double decker coaches


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on April 24, 2018, 06:50:03 PM
All new headlights and silver windows border for new model.


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on April 27, 2018, 11:58:06 PM
Tiny 3d printed grills for windshield


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on April 29, 2018, 06:12:03 PM
Model completed


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on April 30, 2018, 12:52:14 PM
https://youtu.be/Se_Ia93uHYA (https://youtu.be/Se_Ia93uHYA)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on May 18, 2018, 03:19:56 PM
My new project WAG-9..  Here is 3d printed CAB view. First test print. Hope you like it.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: K K Iyer on May 18, 2018, 09:29:07 PM
You can use 3d printing for the undercarriage and overhead parts, especially for mass production.
But for the body panels your current methods and materials are already producing excellent results...
Regards


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on May 21, 2018, 01:57:37 PM
Thanks sir, I am printing under carriages too.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on May 31, 2018, 08:52:37 PM
This time I tried something new..  chassis are made from Laser cut STEEL plate to add weight and grip on track to increase traction. Looks solid... Hope you will like it..


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: gaurang.1972 on June 01, 2018, 02:43:07 PM
 :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on June 03, 2018, 02:55:00 PM
WAG9 body completed. Now starting detailing..


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on June 18, 2018, 12:49:08 PM
Made wheels from laser cut steel discs for first time.


https://youtu.be/w4g7lRttMxY (https://youtu.be/w4g7lRttMxY)


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Post by: shirsa2001 on June 18, 2018, 01:19:18 PM
 :salute: :salute:

Excellent details. I have not much idea on loco modelling... do they have plans like we have for planes ?? Feeling interested.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on June 21, 2018, 06:57:55 PM
Here is my very first working model of WAP-7 . It's under testing..
https://youtu.be/Jmqz7jw6cPw (https://youtu.be/Jmqz7jw6cPw)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: K K Iyer on June 21, 2018, 07:47:13 PM
Controlled by RC, or powered via rails?


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on June 22, 2018, 09:39:46 AM
Powered by rail


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on June 26, 2018, 11:52:03 AM
Working WAP-4
 https://youtu.be/u_FlwRPGLvw  (https://youtu.be/u_FlwRPGLvw)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on July 02, 2018, 10:05:21 AM
Working model of WAP4 completed. This is built for customer in UK.



Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: nixsmile on July 16, 2018, 11:17:54 AM
Hi! I am making shells of the same in HO scale. Can you supply me the bogies as I dont have a 3D printer. Can you make & sell the bogies/ Also looking for ICF bogies. (with NEW sockets preferred). Drop in a email to get in touch:

nix1710@gmail.com

I am also no professional modeller.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: Mehul Anand on July 16, 2018, 11:29:45 AM
MIND BLOWN!!!
GREAT WORK SHANTANU SIR!!


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on July 26, 2018, 11:45:19 PM
Here is ICF bogie in HO scale. Side frame is 3d printed and internal main frame is laser cut metal sheet.


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on July 29, 2018, 09:36:46 AM
This is under construction Indian Railways model


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on July 30, 2018, 11:39:35 AM
Indian Railways ICF coaches in its livery


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on July 30, 2018, 11:40:50 AM
Indian Railways ICF coaches in its livery. Details will be added soon. I am making 5 coaches. 3 general and 2 AC. WAP-4 locomotive model will be used for this train.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: prashant_rc on July 31, 2018, 08:49:04 PM
Hi can u tell where did u get wheels and track
I have made wheels through washers


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on July 31, 2018, 11:29:33 PM
Hi,

Pls contact trains4u.in for all train related accessories...


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: essaargee on August 02, 2018, 10:43:19 AM
Hi. This posting of mine is after a long gap. No particular reason as such.
Long back, about 4-5 yrs back I have seen an exhibition of Model Railways while I was in Brisbane for some time. What I observed was such events relating to model railways are rare or infrequent in our country. (Aero modelling etc., are in a different league). Would be nice to have such events once in a while would be most welcome, dear Shanthanu n pline..n all others.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on August 02, 2018, 01:11:44 PM
Yes. I agree with you. We really need such events for railway modelling, aero modelling as well as boat modelling. This way more people will get attracted to this hobby... Many people here are not even aware of these hobbies and that is very sad.


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on August 06, 2018, 02:48:36 PM
https://youtu.be/pe_p3xVJfP4 (https://youtu.be/pe_p3xVJfP4)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on August 15, 2018, 11:51:07 PM
Tried to replicate WAP-7 compressor in HO scale. Length of model compressor is just 2 cm. Hope you like the detailing.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: miginstruments on August 16, 2018, 12:02:06 AM
Its really Good sir.


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on August 18, 2018, 07:05:42 PM
WAP-7 HO Scale model for my client. Check the undercarriage details.
Update: Colouring done, decals added.


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on August 20, 2018, 11:34:28 AM
WAP-7 Completed


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Post by: ShantanuBorate on August 26, 2018, 11:43:19 PM
Here is brief video of WAP-7

https://youtu.be/0BI18m-SbyQ (https://youtu.be/0BI18m-SbyQ)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on September 24, 2018, 10:50:12 AM
Hi friends,

Here is my first working model of WAP7

https://youtu.be/33l9V1p8fSI (https://youtu.be/33l9V1p8fSI)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on September 25, 2018, 11:32:35 AM
Testing my WAP7 with LHB double decker coaches

https://youtu.be/8fKDFbwwsOs (https://youtu.be/8fKDFbwwsOs)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on October 20, 2018, 05:46:12 PM
One more addition to my rolling stock. Hope you like it..


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: samayaraj on October 20, 2018, 07:16:12 PM
awesome work!  :salute:


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on October 29, 2018, 12:34:18 PM
This bogie and chassis is made from steel ..



Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: avesh on October 30, 2018, 11:45:19 PM
excellent work.. cheers


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on November 07, 2018, 10:59:08 AM
Thanks.  Here is video of BOXN Wagon

https://youtu.be/K8cMw1T4E6s (https://youtu.be/K8cMw1T4E6s)


Title: Re: Modelling Indian Railways in HO Scale
Post by: ShantanuBorate on January 08, 2019, 11:49:07 AM
Hello Friends,

I am back after long time. Here is my third WAP7 model.

Hope you like it.

https://youtu.be/qB4mK9Klxbk (https://youtu.be/qB4mK9Klxbk)