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Forum: Location location location 14-07-2018, 11:48 PM
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Posted By Maz066
Cool Brilliant summer weather

Just returned from my daughter's place in Surrey and trips to the dales (DCC Concepts in Settle) and Scotland. Had brilliant weather. More like an Aussie spring. Amused at all the sunburned Brits and...
Forum: HO & International 14-07-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Maz066
LOVE the streamliners

LOVE the streamliners
Forum: General Chat 07-07-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,982
Posted By Maz066
France and England I reckon Waterloo all over...

France and England I reckon
Waterloo all over again
Forum: General Chat 27-06-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By Maz066
Still wandering around the UK making a nuisance...

Still wandering around the UK making a nuisance of myself. Today to keep SWAMBO on side went to Sissinghurst (don't tell her but I enjoyed it!)
...
Forum: The Real Thing 25-06-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By Maz066
The Green C36 class 4-6-0 in the video was called...

The Green C36 class 4-6-0 in the video was called the "Pig" because of its looks. I think that is self-explanatory
Forum: The Real Thing 24-06-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By Maz066
The standout feature of Railways of Great Britain...

The standout feature of Railways of Great Britain was the pride in workmanship as demonstrated by naming of locos and the liveries and detailing especially pre 1923. In Australia, like the US,...
Forum: General Chat 23-06-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By Maz066
Oops have I got that wrong? I meant around...

Oops have I got that wrong? I meant around Bakewell and the Derbyshire Dales. I am just an Aussie on holiday.
Forum: General Chat 23-06-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By Maz066
The Peak district?

The Peak district?
Forum: General Chat 22-06-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 281
Posted By Maz066
Lying in bed on a quiet Sunday night and hearing...

Lying in bed on a quiet Sunday night and hearing the sound of a NSW Garret on a 5 mile 1 in 40 north of Sydney hauling empty coal wagons to Newcastle.
Forum: The Real Thing 22-06-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 358
Posted By Maz066
One other downer is finding the model rail shop...

One other downer is finding the model rail shop with heaps of stock you haven't seen and realising the last thing you can justify is another locomotive
Forum: The Real Thing 22-06-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 358
Posted By Maz066
While we do the tourist bit but I much prefer the...

While we do the tourist bit but I much prefer the out of the way things. A beautiful Cheese factory near Settle (Cheeses were great), the odd pub lunch, Picnicking by a river somewhere around Glencoe...
Forum: The Real Thing 21-06-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 358
Posted By Maz066
At the moment I am an Aussie tourist in the UK....

At the moment I am an Aussie tourist in the UK. We made a special stop in Haworth last week after we missed the Bronte museum, during our first visit in 2001. (Love Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre)....
Forum: General Chat 20-06-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By Maz066
I am over here from Aus visiting family in...

I am over here from Aus visiting family in Surrey. We took a week off and drove to Scotland SWAMBO wanted to go to Kirkby Lonsdale. We went there on our first trip over in 2001 and wanted to see how...
Forum: General Modelling 19-06-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 692
Posted By Maz066
I visited DCC Concepts in Settle (I am over here...

I visited DCC Concepts in Settle (I am over here from Aus visiting family in Surrey) and was stunned to see the track they are producing, and the Tillig track and rather than just use Peco code 100,...
Forum: General Chat 19-06-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,982
Posted By Maz066
I think it would be tough Psychologically for...

I think it would be tough Psychologically for England. First game, possibly a bit confident against an "easy" side, not quite into the swing of the series. It is times like these you get upsets. I am...
Forum: Scenery 16-03-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Maz066
Thanks WTD. Yes I did google but didnt come up...

Thanks WTD. Yes I did google but didnt come up wirh your site. Must be a geographical thing. That's perfect
Forum: Scenery 16-03-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Maz066
Moulds for footpaths

Anyone know where i can get plastic or flexible mould for casting footpaths and kerbs etc. I used to have a plastic one but after much bending to remove plaster, it split
Forum: General Modelling 02-03-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By Maz066
When I kick the bucket there will be a huge sigh!...

When I kick the bucket there will be a huge sigh! The cranky old bugger and his trains has gone and they will probably bin the lot
Forum: General Modelling 20-02-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 610
Posted By Maz066
I looked it up and it appears to be quite good. I...

I looked it up and it appears to be quite good. I wonder if it similar to Rail Zip wwhich used to be around. I believe Rail Zip was just automotive gearbox fluid.
Whatever- it worked well. However...
Forum: DCC 27-01-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By Maz066
Hattons suggested programing on main but this...

Hattons suggested programing on main but this didnt work either but they wrote several emails offering advice but eventually they recommended I return it. I have done so although they cannot replace...
Forum: DCC 25-01-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By Maz066
I had one in my new GWR railcar. Couldn't get it...

I had one in my new GWR railcar. Couldn't get it to program.Dapol weren't helpful. Thankfully Hattons were.
Forum: Tools 20-01-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Maz066
Do you have to stand and sing the National Anthem...

Do you have to stand and sing the National Anthem before you use it? :D
Forum: OO Scale 14-01-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Maz066
A useful check is to put some additional...

A useful check is to put some additional temporary weight on the loco and see how it performs. If there is an improvement it is the pickups. DCCConcepts make a little felt bag of lead shot which you...
Forum: OO Scale 27-12-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 888
Posted By Maz066
MOD EDIT Incorrect information deleted. See...

MOD EDIT
Incorrect information deleted. See post No11.
Forum: General Modelling 27-12-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 93,917
Posted By Maz066
I know the blue livery gave problems for BR it...

I know the blue livery gave problems for BR it still looks excellent
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