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Forum: General Chat 10-09-2018, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Footplate1947
I did not know that was on, will have look. Thank...

I did not know that was on, will have look. Thank you..............John
Forum: For Sale 10-09-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By Footplate1947
3.95 will cover it all you need is a box and...

3.95 will cover it all you need is a box and bubble wrap. Bubble wrap much better than paper and lighter. ....John
Forum: For Sale 09-09-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By Footplate1947
There is one on the bay which looks in excellent...

There is one on the bay which looks in excellent condition and it has a starting price of 36 but still has 6 days to run so bidding has not started on it yet. So what it sells for remains to be...
Forum: On The Workbench 06-09-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 22,008
Posted By Footplate1947
I have used acft, normally on the once or twice a...

I have used acft, normally on the once or twice a year on holidays mainly. But I did not get free tickets. I guess in your job you did Brian.
It is only in later years I have started to think...
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show and Tell 06-09-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Footplate1947
I love that engine shed LC. What a beauty.

I love that engine shed LC. What a beauty.
Forum: On The Workbench 06-09-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 22,008
Posted By Footplate1947
That just a demonstration of the pollution caused...

That just a demonstration of the pollution caused by jet aircraft. We rarely ever see a clear skys these days as we used to back in the 60s and before because of airliners.. And they try and blame...
Forum: For Sale 05-09-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By Footplate1947
Guess which ones get sold.:D:D

Guess which ones get sold.:D:D
Forum: The Welcome Forum 04-09-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 356
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello John from another John, there seems to be a...

Hello John from another John, there seems to be a lot of us. We had 3 at work so we all ended up with nick names. Get on with your pipe dream. Lets face it now retirement comes along you can do...
Forum: Baseboards 04-09-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By Footplate1947
As for the thickness of the board I would agree...

As for the thickness of the board I would agree with Roger, 20mm would be heavy and create problems fitting things like point motors ect; Even 12mm chip weighs a ton. Also Chip board is not only...
Forum: Baseboards 04-09-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By Footplate1947
I see you seem to have it all planned out in your...

I see you seem to have it all planned out in your mind so good luck with the build and look forward to seeing the results. John
Forum: Baseboards 04-09-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By Footplate1947
What about using the Base units as a base for the...

What about using the Base units as a base for the railway baseboards on top. I did that with mine and the result is I have a wonderful under baseboard storage cupboards to use. As for using the...
Forum: OO Scale 30-08-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
Good Evans,,,,,,,,,,,,I thought I was just...

Good Evans,,,,,,,,,,,,I thought I was just chatting. Now I am jumping down throats. I am only a thick Fireman not a dentist. Honest.
Now lets chill this some body tell a joke. :):)
Forum: OO Scale 30-08-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
Thanks for a bit of back up Brian. :):)

Thanks for a bit of back up Brian. :):)
Forum: OO Scale 30-08-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
Well All I can say to that BB is when I was 10...

Well All I can say to that BB is when I was 10 yrs old and going to Bogers who were our local Toy shop I always knew the which number I had chosen from the catalog which I was always planning what I...
Forum: OO Scale 29-08-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
Well al I can say is it would help if the...

Well al I can say is it would help if the question was linked with the R number then we would all know exactly what we are looking at. Make it lot easier to reply with correct info. If I had the R...
Forum: OO Scale 29-08-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
The OP has gone quiet sounds like one of those...

The OP has gone quiet sounds like one of those one post questions. :D
Forum: OO Scale 28-08-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
Sorry I was getting mixed up and thinking about...

Sorry I was getting mixed up and thinking about the J13 sorry I made a mistake on this one. The J13 has a magnet till quite late but the other one did not. Hands up this time was wrong on this one.
Forum: OO Scale 28-08-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
It is not in stock anyway:D

It is not in stock anyway:D
Forum: OO Scale 28-08-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
I must say I do wish when people asked questions...

I must say I do wish when people asked questions they tried to give the R number so we all know exactly which model we are looking at. Would make it easier to answer question like this.
Forum: OO Scale 28-08-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
Yes it is Brian. the old model originally from...

Yes it is Brian. the old model originally from the Triang design. But they up dated it a bit improving the look of the body over the years. Continued making them under the Hornby Brand for years...
Forum: OO Scale 28-08-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
An after thought, add on ...............You may...

An after thought, add on ...............You may like to fill up the hole left after removing the weight by just taping some old fishing lead weights in the hole. You will still have a nice weight...
Forum: OO Scale 28-08-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 760
Posted By Footplate1947
An annoying little fault. I have found in some...

An annoying little fault. I have found in some cases in the old Triang design with the magnet which was supposed to give better grip on the old steel track. The magnet in the chassis tends to...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 26-08-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Footplate1947
You are definitely not to old. But lining up...

You are definitely not to old. But lining up point motors Has always been a a pain. Well explained Steve. I put the point in place and Draw around the points where the motor fits. Take out point, cut...
Forum: The Welcome Forum 26-08-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello Allan and welcome to our forum. It is nice...

Hello Allan and welcome to our forum. It is nice to know that James May helps to generate some interest in the hobby. The Hobby does seem to be gaining momentum nowadays.
Ask away somebody...
Forum: General Modelling 26-08-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Footplate1947
If you look on the bay you can buy the coupling...

If you look on the bay you can buy the coupling rivets very cheap there are plenty around still.
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