Auscision Models Blog

 
  comtrain Chief Commissioner

Location: Near Albury Wodonga
Because, ugh, insert whatever dumb name for Facebook you can think of that makes you feel better, compresses the heck out of videos despite their 'High Definition' settings. Instagram doesn't go so far allowing atleast sounds to be closer to reality.

Interesting choice they picked the NHFF/SSR grain hoppers over something to pair with the NRs but news does suggest there's a number of models coming.
GT46C-ACe
Ah well, I guess my 75 year old eyes don't see the difference anyway, even if I can still read the second last line on the charts.

When face poop finally destroys itself and all move elsewhere, it will be time to move, but like I said,  too many crappy programs on here already.
Cheers
Rod

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  lkernan Deputy Commissioner

Location: Melbourne
Surprised noone has mentioned the Auscision 2021 Project Update

  NSW3802 Junior Train Controller

Surprised noone has mentioned the Auscision 2021 Project Update

lkernan
Would be good if you could read the complete Update on facebook, but only if you want to join facebook.

Bad luck if you are not a Facebook user.

Les.
  a6et Minister for Railways

Surprised noone has mentioned the Auscision 2021 Project Update

Would be good if you could read the complete Update on facebook, but only if you want to join facebook.

Bad luck if you are not a Facebook user.

Les.
NSW3802
I am not on FB, but if you get the big screen blockage come up, click the not now box at the bottom of the page.

Not sure how much/many of the items mentioned will actually make it here owing to the China work forces being harder to find by many of these companies.
  lkernan Deputy Commissioner

Location: Melbourne
Surprised noone has mentioned the Auscision 2021 Project Update
Would be good if you could read the complete Update on facebook, but only if you want to join facebook.

Bad luck if you are not a Facebook user.

Les.
NSW3802

I'm not on Facebook but I read the whole thing before posting the link.
Adblock is your friend.

Monday morning edit:  They've just emailed it out if you're on their email list.
  Poath Junction Chief Commissioner

Location: In front of a computer most of the time.
Surprised noone has mentioned the Auscision 2021 Project Update
lkernan
Surprised Panda forgot we can look at the window to see the reflection of what's on the monitor Smile
  Poath Junction Chief Commissioner

Location: In front of a computer most of the time.
Surprised noone has mentioned the Auscision 2021 Project Update
Would be good if you could read the complete Update on facebook, but only if you want to join facebook.

Bad luck if you are not a Facebook user.

Les.

I'm not on Facebook but I read the whole thing before posting the link.
Adblock is your friend.

Monday morning edit:  They've just emailed it out if you're on their email list.
lkernan
The facebook updates instantly appear on the auscision website so no need to even worry about adblockers or signing up to facebook.
http://www.auscisionmodels.com.au/news_page.htm
  lkernan Deputy Commissioner

Location: Melbourne
Surprised noone has mentioned the Auscision 2021 Project Update
Would be good if you could read the complete Update on facebook, but only if you want to join facebook.

Bad luck if you are not a Facebook user.

Les.

I'm not on Facebook but I read the whole thing before posting the link.
Adblock is your friend.

Monday morning edit:  They've just emailed it out if you're on their email list.
The facebook updates instantly appear on the auscision website so no need to even worry about adblockers or signing up to facebook.
http://www.auscisionmodels.com.au/news_page.htm
Poath Junction

That's just an embedded Facebook frame.
It's got exactly the same limitations, in fact clicking read more takes you to Facebook as normal.
  lkernan Deputy Commissioner

Location: Melbourne
Surprised noone has mentioned the Auscision 2021 Project Update
Surprised Panda forgot we can look at the window to see the reflection of what's on the monitor Smile
Poath Junction
Yes!!  Finally a HOn3.5 QR 4000 class from Auscision!! :-p
  Shazam75 Chief Commissioner

Location: Brisbane
2021 Auscision Project Update.

Well 2021 looks to be a very busy year for Auscision, with many models being delivered over the next 10 months as our factory plays catch up with our projects, after a slow start to 2020 with all the issues the world has faced. It’s great that we have such an amazing hobby where we can enjoy our time at home indoors surrounded with model trains.

After discussions with our factory regarding projects, we have the following updates. Please remember that we always try our best to deliver projects in a timely manner, but sometimes things out of our control can add significant delays to projects. Especially when making highly detailed model trains with various body versions and multiple liveries like we do. The toy train makers out there have got it easy! One thing to remember is Auscision always delivers. In the last 4 months alone we have delivered 6 massive projects which has kept everyone at Auscision quite busy and on their feet.

When we receive new information from our factory, we always advise our customers straight away via our Facebook page and by updating the delivery dates on the product page on our website. Please refer to these pages for the latest information before contacting us directly. We are not always available for an immediate reply to messages or emails, and it can sometimes take up to a week to reply to everyone, especially around new model releases where we are all busy in the warehouse shipping out orders.

Tangara - This is the next project to leave the factory. We are expecting the shipment to leave China the first week in March, as soon as our workers come back from CNY holidays. We will start to send letters out next week requesting balance of payments for those that placed a deposit early on with this project.

600 Class - Our factory has nearly finished assembling the 600 Class models and should have them all complete mid-March. They will leave China before the end of March.

Indigenous NR Class - This has been the most complex and time consuming model our factory has ever made! The amount of printing processes is just horrendous. Maybe we should have used a decal for all the decoration. Delivery is expected in April. Pre-order pricing has finished but we are still accepting pre-orders at the delivery price. Sound units are selling fast.

Tait Passenger Train - The Tait’s are another big and complex project because of the many different versions we have on offer. Once the 600 Class are complete our factory will be full steam ahead with assembling the Tait’s. As soon as we have a firm shipment date we will advise.

E Passenger Cars - Painted samples were received in January and look good. A few changes to be made which our factory will start to work on after CNY holidays. Once we approve the updated colour samples, they will go into production. At this stage the E Cars are slotted in for production after the Tait Sets sometime around April. We will keep you updated when we receive further information.

CDY Open Wagons - Our CDY Wagons are currently in production and are expected around April/May. We are still accepting orders at the pre-order price.

CTS Hoppers - These hoppers are scheduled for production after the E Cars. Delivery is expected in May.

NHYH Coal Hoppers - Our factory is working on painted samples which should be expected around April. Once these are approved we will get a firm production date and will update.

C Class - We are expecting painted samples in the coming months. Unfortunately this project has suffered delays due to some tooling issues that needed to be rectified. This is now fixed, so we are able to move onto the next stage. We will
Keep you updated when we get more info from the factory.

DEB Sets - Tooling samples are currently being assembled at our factory and should arrive at our office soon. Once received we will post photos of the samples and have them on display at Australian Modeller. At this stage we are looking at late 2021 for delivery. Pre-orders are still open for the DEB sets.

44 Class - Painted samples are expected soon. As soon as we receive them we will post photos. The 44 Class is looking at 3rd quarter 2021 for delivery. We have been playing around with our MK1 44 Class sound recordings and they sound really good. This is going to be one great sounding model. Be sure to order your DCC Sound equipped version before they sell out.

G/BL Class - This is another project in painted sample stage, and is now looking at 3rd quarter 2021 for delivery.

GT46C-ACE - Unfortunately this model has been delayed until mid-year due to some issues with upgrading the chassis with new speakers and new PCB to accommodate decoder setup with flashing ditch lights. We should now see painted samples in the coming months. We are keeping pre-orders open a little longer so those that haven’t yet ordered should do so quickly.

XGAY Hoppers - This project is still going ahead but is unfortunately going to be delayed until later in 2021.

N Scale NR Class Locomotive & NHFF Coal Hoppers - Some of you would have seen recent photos on Facebook of BGKF Grain Hopper samples. Yes, these are N Scale! Our factory has done an amazing job with the tooling. There is the same amount of parts on our N Scale Hopper as there is on our HO Scale version. Painted samples of the N Scale NR Class & NHFF Coal Hoppers/BGKF Grain Hoppers are expected in the coming months. We will post photos on our Facebook page and release order forms once painted samples have arrived. NR Class with DCC Sound can be seen and heard running around at Australian Modeller, pulling some NHFF Coal Hoppers.

Keep your eye out for some new model announcements in N, HO & O Scales. Despite our Sydney staff being busy over the past 4 months posting out orders and working in the warehouse, Panda has been flat-out while locked down in Melbourne, working on plenty new projects during the latter half of 2020, until his weekend escape to the Sydney office.
  Poath Junction Chief Commissioner

Location: In front of a computer most of the time.
Surprised noone has mentioned the Auscision 2021 Project Update
Surprised Panda forgot we can look at the window to see the reflection of what's on the monitor Smile
Yes!!  Finally a HOn3.5 QR 4000 class from Auscision!! :-p
lkernan
looks more like the CAD rendering of a 49 class to me.
  catchpoint Assistant Commissioner

Location: At the end of a loop
Awesome

HO Scale NSW 49 class now confirmed on Auscision FB page

Regards

Catchpoint
  Poath Junction Chief Commissioner

Location: In front of a computer most of the time.


http://www.auscisionmodels.com.au/The%20Overland.htm
  TheMeddlingMonk Deputy Commissioner

Location: The Time Vortex near Melbourne, Australia


http://www.auscisionmodels.com.au/The%20Overland.htm
Poath Junction
Knew it would happen eventually Very Happy
  c3526blue Deputy Commissioner

Location: in the cuckoos nest

http://www.auscisionmodels.com.au/The%20Overland.htm
Poath Junction
You have been up late Mr Junction.

What a handsome looking train.  A great pity it is outside my modelling era and prototype.  

Maybe if I win lotto, yes definitely if I win lotto.

Happy passengering,

John
  Robh Station Master



http://www.auscisionmodels.com.au/The%20Overland.htm
Poath Junction
I notice that the GSR models have a PHN power van but the PHN isn't covered in the power van section.

Odd I would have thought. Auscision would sell plenty of PHN models to those modelling the Spirit of Progress for example.

I would be up for one.
  TheMeddlingMonk Deputy Commissioner

Location: The Time Vortex near Melbourne, Australia


http://www.auscisionmodels.com.au/The%20Overland.htm
I notice that the GSR models have a PHN power van but the PHN isn't covered in the power van section.

Odd I would have thought. Auscision would sell plenty of PHN models to those modelling the Spirit of Progress for example.

I would be up for one.
Robh
There was a Spirit of Progress add-on set produced with the Southern Aurora which included a PHN:
http://www.auscisionmodels.com.au/Southern%20Aurora.htm

Perhaps Auscision will re-run this add-on pack as part of the Overland production. Your best bet would be to contact Auscision and let them know you want more PHNs.
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Well the Overland had to come, were hoping another year, but it's announced. Time to look for spare coins and  start another saving plan Sad

Regards,
David Head
  M636C Minister for Railways

While the range of Overland Cars listed seems to be the widest selection yet seen, there is an important omission.

One thing that has annoyed many of us to date has been the lack of any sitting cars for the Indian Pacific and The Ghan.

The sitting cars used were the former SAR "D cars", types AD, ABD and BD.
These became types AG and BG under AN operation on standard gauge.

These are very similar to the Overland BJ sitting cars, the main difference being the ground level loading steps on the D cars.

In SAR service these were used on trains to Port Pirie in the red and silver colours.

They formed the sitting cars on the Indian Pacific and The Ghan painted silver grey.

Of course, we can hope that the D cars will emerge later.
If not, the grey and silver BJs might be able to be used on Indian Pacific trains with a change of badges.

Also, it would be possible to model pre-1970 Overland trains using the 1970  set, by removing the CO, PCO and Club Car and adding a V&SA CE van. This could be hauled by 930s, S class or even double B class.

To return to the grey and silver cars, some of these (both sleeping cars and sitting cars) were used on "The Ghan" complete with "The Ghan" badges in the period following the completion of the line to Darwin in 2004.

Peter
  davesvline Chief Commissioner

Location: 1983-1998
Another shut up and take my money model(s). Couple this with the C and G, in 2021/2 from Auscision, coupled with the SDS T class due a similar time, and it’s bollocking.com to Vic modellers $$.

Wasn’t complaining, just observing delivery schedules as indicated.

Perhaps for another thread somewhat stalled is what else is there to come aside from here mentioned requests??

Auscision have been told further series G and X would be good that I know of.....

Regards

Ps. The appropriate thread may be elsewhere for what’s wanted/remaining next.
  Shazam75 Chief Commissioner

Location: Brisbane
WOW - 10 years on this thread is still alive!  Well done Auscision!

Started 07 Mar 2011 18:42 by Shazam75
  Donald Chief Commissioner

Location: Donald. Duck country.
Waiting for the re-run of the N class.   Not paying $550 thro Evilbay for one.
  Toad Montgomery Chief Commissioner

Location: Port Hedland: Team EMU want's YOU!
Waiting for the re-run of the N class.   Not paying $550 thro Evilbay for one.
Donald

A unit sold recently for $710, lucky seller...

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Auscision-Models-N-Class-Locomotive-N457-VLP-2-/254863773584?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&nma=true&si=UPwNt3sYaWirPwEpLVH5f2MQbH8%253D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc
  lkernan Deputy Commissioner

Location: Melbourne
It's a historic day....

The Tangaras have landed.
  comtrain Chief Commissioner

Location: Near Albury Wodonga
It's a historic day....

The Tangaras have landed.
lkernan
Gosh Is this the longest model "announcement to production" from an Aussie seller? The 3D print appeared at a Hobsons Bay Exhibition at least 12 years ago possibly at Port Melbourne venue (just kidding) Looks like an excellent Model Well done boys!
Cheers Rod

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