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Forum: General Chat 12-07-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 324
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Missed the lot! Although a lanc +1 did ferry...

Missed the lot!
Although a lanc +1 did ferry across local skies today mid morning/afternoon.

All you blokes chatting about serving.....who did what, if you donít mind me asking?
Something that...
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Now thatís funny to a local! Smiling this...

Now thatís funny to a local!
Smiling this end.......

I may try and get to Runnymede.
I really want to see a sentinel!

Iím not sure what is passing over the memorial though?
I would think the...
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Bubble burst! ...

Bubble burst!
https://www.raf.mod.uk/raf100/news/10-july-centenary-celebrations/

We will be lucky to see much if anything from here!
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Yes I will! Shame I’m working but hopefully...

Yes I will!
Shame I’m working but hopefully Hazlemere will see at least a few unusual types in the sky!
(I will be just up the road from the mayflower)

I’m sure I read about that here....100...
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
No worries AviatorAtHeart......... For a...

No worries

AviatorAtHeart.........
For a reason!
Forum: Tools 08-07-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Will do! Cheers. The sponge will beat the...

Will do!
Cheers.
The sponge will beat the soggy old kitchen roll I had been using!
Not quite as good as the copper? Wire, (looks a bit like a scouring pad)

I guess time will tell, well...
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Certainly earned the wonder! Thanks for...

Certainly earned the wonder!

Thanks for highlighting exactly what I’m looking at.

(Nice lightening wtd)
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Thumbs up HO scale airport (with trains) and air traffic!

😱


Just when I thought Iíd seen it all!
I am absolutely blown away by this model/diorama.
Incredible does not cover it.

It involves ideas and techniques way beyond anything Iíd considered...
Forum: Tools 08-07-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Draper 40w kit

Hooray!
Finally a better soldering iron.
I had an el cheapo no name £7 job which I’ll refer to as the hot stick.
Eventually...... it got hot.
The problems with the hot stick were many. Bottom...
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Ahh the old secret train plan! I am not alone! ...

Ahh the old secret train plan! I am not alone!

Check out lumsdonia links......
A few secrets contained within. (One of the chaps here is responsible)

One thing I’ve found out, a specific item...
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Www.gwr.org.uk There is a wealth of...

Www.gwr.org.uk

There is a wealth of information here.
Hopefully it is of some use to you.
Forum: General Chat 07-07-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 389
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Hi! Thanks for the vote! Glad you like it, it’s...

Hi!
Thanks for the vote! Glad you like it, it’s mostly my diy. This was the last silly venture I got involved with, now the tides have turned towards trains........

I think there are a couple of...
Forum: General Chat 07-07-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 389
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Cool! Didn’t ever think I’d be looking at an...

Cool!
Didn’t ever think I’d be looking at an aquarium thread!
I keep fish too
https://www.flickr.com/photos/92891884@N04/albums/72157632686866609

Stock is in decline at this time. I have twice...
Forum: Product Review 07-07-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Push pin in to around 50%-60% of its length then...

Push pin in to around 50%-60% of its length then bend the top portion over 90 degrees and lay it along the sleeper. This allows rolling stock to be run to test everything before ballasting. Once...
Forum: Product Review 07-07-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
I found a pair of needle nose pliers to hold the...

I found a pair of needle nose pliers to hold the pin
and several short light taps (pin hammer, not a normal hammer)
were enough to place these pins through 9mm ply without predrilling

(Yes I...
Forum: Members layouts 24-06-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 976
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Fair play! This is a beautiful moment to be at....

Fair play!
This is a beautiful moment to be at.
Exciting and daunting all at once.......

Nice use of space I think.
Forum: General Modelling 24-06-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Are the fishplates separate on set track? (I’m...

Are the fishplates separate on set track?
(I’m only asking as I’ve never a seen any)
Forum: General Modelling 24-06-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
https://www.track-shack.com/acatalog/Peco-Setrack-...

https://www.track-shack.com/acatalog/Peco-Setrack-ST-10-N-Gauge-Standard-Straight-Wired-Single-Peco-ST-10.html

Try this? Pre wired set track. Maybe what you are looking for.
Osborn models do some...
Forum: Scenery 21-06-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
(Appreciate the age of the thread but......Did...

(Appreciate the age of the thread but......Did you solve this?)
Wills kits or dornaplas could do something for you?
Try modelscenerysupplies.co.uk

(Also noted, it’s quite a trot to the Northern...
Forum: General Modelling 18-06-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 692
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
I’ve only had trains for maybe a year....... ...

I’ve only had trains for maybe a year.......
I’ve only ran trains for maybe 5 hours......

The more I learn about my chosen target (station)
The more I wish I went 00! All the trains I...
Forum: Baseboards 13-06-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
I have just laid flexi track onto a board @ 600mm...

I have just laid flexi track onto a board @ 600mm that was tight (allowing for use with any stock)-ask the professional types here about safe radii to run stock on.......
At 110x60cm (assuming that...
Forum: Product Review 13-06-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
O.S. Nock encyclopaedia (locomotives & steam railways)

2 books I picked up today from the works (High Wycombe)
Full of nice illustrations and if you are a total novice like me, very handy for assistance identifying locos/stock from other reference...
Forum: Baseboards 11-06-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
(I hope This is correct!) To suit a trakmat...

(I hope This is correct!)

To suit a trakmat @6x4
(using standard 9mm)
I make it about 12-13kgs
A bit closer to 15kgs for 9mm marine ply.

Granted the 4mm composite would be about 25% lighter...
Forum: DCC 11-06-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,359
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
Smile Hi, I think Iím going to do this.

But before I order anything......

Would this present any issues re wiring.
(Reverse loops etc.)
As far as my limited knowledge can tell me;
No, it should be straightforward.

(White square to...
Forum: Baseboards 11-06-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By AviatorAtHeart
I used 9mm ply, the track pins (peco sl-14) are...

I used 9mm ply, the track pins (peco sl-14) are just slightly longer than board thickness plus track thickness (N gauge) this may be a moot point in oo. But something to consider if you like the...
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