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My order with Kadee H0n3 couplers arrived this week. I wanted something to compare the ZamZoodled couplers with. Assembled first four of them today. Accept for the tiny spring in the middle rather easy to assemble, spite it´s size.... Made a new tool....

Koltorp - Atlas w Kadee

Feb 26, 2017 : My order with Kadee H0n3 couplers arrived this week. I wanted something to compare the ZamZoodled couplers with. Assembled first four of them today. Accept for the tiny spring in the middle rather easy to assemble, spite it´s size.... Made a new tool....

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Started on the second generation of my Atlas wagons. All old mistakes corrected and so far no new ones made ..

Koltorp - Atlas 2nd Generation

Feb 19, 2017 : Started on the second generation of my Atlas wagons. All old mistakes corrected and so far no new ones made ..

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Assembled and mounted my first Zamzoodled couplers today. 
<p>While still in one piece (easier to hold) I did drill up the holes a bit, so the steel thread did go through properly. A small bowl with water was handy to dip it in sometimes, since such a s..

Koltorp - Atlas ZamZoodled

Feb 19, 2017 : Assembled and mounted my first Zamzoodled couplers today.

While still in one piece (easier to hold) I did drill up the holes a bit, so the steel thread did go through properly. A small bowl with water was handy to dip it in sometimes, since such a s..

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Sides are built up and hole shebang painted. I found out several smart ideas during this build, but I also made so many mistakes next wagon can´t possibly be worse.. So I guess I announce this first as a

Koltorp - First Atlas painted

Feb 12, 2017 : Sides are built up and hole shebang painted. I found out several smart ideas during this build, but I also made so many mistakes next wagon can´t possibly be worse.. So I guess I announce this first as a "test wagon".. It´s been both drama and police...

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A friend on the NGRM forum, George Morris, added a few great photos to my thread on how the Atlas wagons looks today in Mariefred. To my surprise and joy they have been restored to original design and repainted. George gave me permission to show them h...

Koltorp - Atlas wagons today!

Feb 07, 2017 : A friend on the NGRM forum, George Morris, added a few great photos to my thread on how the Atlas wagons looks today in Mariefred. To my surprise and joy they have been restored to original design and repainted. George gave me permission to show them h...

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Before I start a project I always try to be sure I have all the supplies I need. Well, I started alright, but not enough to continue with the Atlas wagons, so I started another project instead.. Not wise, but the weekend wasn´t over, so what to do. This

Koltorp - The Mormor loco

Feb 05, 2017 : Before I start a project I always try to be sure I have all the supplies I need. Well, I started alright, but not enough to continue with the Atlas wagons, so I started another project instead.. Not wise, but the weekend wasn´t over, so what to do. This

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Started with the Atlas wagons. They will be the backbone of my wagon fleet when I got a couple of them assembled. The prototypes did run on the Nyberget mine railway up north in Sweden. This is just the very first trial and a lot still to do before ...

Koltorp - Atlas wagons

Feb 04, 2017 : Started with the Atlas wagons. They will be the backbone of my wagon fleet when I got a couple of them assembled. The prototypes did run on the Nyberget mine railway up north in Sweden. This is just the very first trial and a lot still to do before ...

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Two sides made in the cutter with two very exact axle holes and a piece on top. Mounted together, peacefully.. and with no risk of destroying an expensive 3D print. When done and rolling as it should, I added the cosmetic pechot bogie on top. So, that´s

Koltorp - Pechot solution

Jan 31, 2017 : Two sides made in the cutter with two very exact axle holes and a piece on top. Mounted together, peacefully.. and with no risk of destroying an expensive 3D print. When done and rolling as it should, I added the cosmetic pechot bogie on top. So, that´s

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