Rail Gargo Goldair 120 007 in 1/87

Rail Gargo Goldair 120 007 in 1/87

Postby BarbaPanagos » Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:50 am

Hi everyone.
Although I have already quite some projects running, I can't resist to start another one as well :mrgreen:
Here are my freshly designed and tested Rail Cargo decals.
I hope you like them.

RAil Cargo 120 007 decals1.jpg

RAil Cargo 120 007 decals2.jpg


First I have to disassemble and remove the paint of the old good H561Hellas Sprinter

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stay tuned... :D
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Re: Rail Gargo Goldair 120 007 in 1/87

Postby christo » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:09 pm

Unstoppable! well done Barba.

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Re: Rail Gargo Goldair 120 007 in 1/87

Postby kostas_bakelas » Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:21 am

Excellent work! Well done BarbaPanagos!

This is the only version I assume,right? I mean red.
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Re: Rail Gargo Goldair 120 007 in 1/87

Postby BarbaPanagos » Sun Dec 15, 2019 5:59 pm

Thanks Kosta.
About the version, I guess you asked if there is any Trainose Blue livery. If so, the answer is Yes. It's coming soon.
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Re: Rail Gargo Goldair 120 007 in 1/87

Postby BarbaPanagos » Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:59 pm

You have probably guessed that I wasn't going to waste an OSE Hellas Sprinter model, it was just a joke.
Some friends though have sent me messages with offers to trade the poor H561 with a RENFE Electrotren or LIMA model :mrgreen:

The Electrotren E2524 model is being used.

RAil Cargo 120 007 HO 01.jpg


Unsuccessfully tried to remove paint using Fornet, I continued with Isopropyl Alcohol that did remove the grey paint but was of no use with the lettering...
Sanding with 1000 and 1200' sandpaper did the job.
At this point I decided to remove some of the models inaccuracies compared to the original, not all of them but the most easy to do.

The next points are to be treated, illustrated also at the photos
1) remove the 1st, 7th and 8th grilles from the roof
2) fill the two grilles at the front next to the lights
3) remove the two handles at the right front by filling the holes
4) fill the panel at the front of the side windows

RAil Cargo 120 007 HO 02.jpg

RAil Cargo 120 007 HO 03.jpg


After sanding and filling I have sprayed the body with Vallejo primer that reveals the points that need refilling and more sanding.
It also revealed that I have to completely remove the purple band at the bottom of the model....

RAil Cargo 120 007 HO 04.jpg
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Re: Rail Gargo Goldair 120 007 in 1/87

Postby JIMARAS » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:44 pm

Nice work Panagiotis!
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Re: Rail Gargo Goldair 120 007 in 1/87

Postby BarbaPanagos » Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:49 pm

thanks Dimitri :D
After the white paint was set I masked the roof and sprayed the red color. Some more masking will help to paint white the air intakes before to proceed with the decals.

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