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Forum: N Gauge 10-01-2013, 12:34 PM
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Posted By TWICK9
Thanks Chris, The main section is 6' x 3' ...

Thanks Chris, The main section is 6' x 3' http://i1001.photobucket.com/albums/af136/TWICK9/LINESEND%20on%20SEA/B1.jpg plus the return loop under my grandsons layout ...
Forum: General Chat 23-12-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By TWICK9
Smile MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR To all...

MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR To all members.
Forum: General Chat 06-12-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By TWICK9
We have also had 162 new members in the last...

We have also had 162 new members in the last thirty days .
Forum: N Gauge 05-12-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,686
Posted By TWICK9
Thanks for that information Paul, Never thought...

Thanks for that information Paul, Never thought about it before, always thought American models where smaller than ours.
Forum: N Gauge 05-12-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,686
Posted By TWICK9
Hi Paul, N gauge is similar to OO and HO . There...

Hi Paul, N gauge is similar to OO and HO . There are two different commercial scales in N using the 9mm track gauge. British N gauge is 2mm = one foot 148:1 European and North American is 160:1....
Forum: N Gauge 05-12-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By TWICK9
Look what's just arrived at Linesend. It was...

Look what's just arrived at Linesend. It was bought to try out an American layout I've been thinking about for a while.Unfortunately I can't run it in at the moment as it it to high to go under the...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 29-11-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By TWICK9
Hi numark991, Peco code 55 is actually code 80...

Hi numark991, Peco code 55 is actually code 80 embedded into the sleeper and they do join together quiet well, I used both codes on Briford with locos that where 40 years old as well as new Farish &...
Forum: General Chat 26-11-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By TWICK9
1) N Gauge 2) Southern 3) 60s...

1) N Gauge
2) Southern
3) 60s steam & electric.
Forum: N Gauge 21-09-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,686
Posted By TWICK9
Hi Flashbang,Thanks, It's very much a mishmash of...

Hi Flashbang,Thanks, It's very much a mishmash of bits, It's powered by a Canon camcorder motor through a set of gears from a video recorder with the voltage being bought down by a H&M Clipper. It...
Forum: N Gauge 20-09-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,686
Posted By TWICK9
Thanks for your comments, A couple of new videos...

Thanks for your comments, A couple of new videos of Linesend, But still lots to do on it though.

http://youtu.be/Zk2ATHXsIN8

http://youtu.be/Xs2xvgmJk9k
Forum: General Chat 25-08-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,586
Posted By TWICK9
Whats the oldest thing on your layout

While working on my layout I noted that my Hammant & Morgan Clipper was now 40 years old, Then realized that one of the point motors ( A Hammant & Morgan SM3 ) on the layout is 52 years old and...
Forum: General Chat 03-07-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By TWICK9
The only one I can find is this one. ...

The only one I can find is this one.

http://www.wbsframe.mste.co.uk/public/pdf/CreweSouthJunction_trackplan.pdf
Forum: General Chat 17-06-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,318
Posted By TWICK9
I grew up in the 40s not far from Feltham goods...

I grew up in the 40s not far from Feltham goods yard so steam is my favourite, And in particular the rebuilt Merchant Navy Class although non where shedded there. But of the diesel locos my favourite...
Forum: N Gauge 15-06-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,686
Posted By TWICK9
At last a video of Linesend. :...

At last a video of Linesend. : http://youtu.be/vW9JEPwN5_I
Forum: Members layouts 25-05-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 256
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Posted By TWICK9
That looks very nice Lee, Well done.

That looks very nice Lee, Well done.
Forum: General Chat 20-05-2012, 08:45 AM
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Views: 370,672
Posted By TWICK9
Hi Albert, I don't usually put people on the...

Hi Albert, I don't usually put people on the layout until that bit is finished. I still have to put light in those buildings so kept them to a minimum at the moment. I had over 600 figures on the...
Forum: The Welcome Forum 19-05-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By TWICK9
Welcome to the Forum BootleLad.

Welcome to the Forum BootleLad.
Forum: General Chat 18-05-2012, 12:01 PM
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Posted By TWICK9
Hi Lee. The ones in the first photo are plastic...

Hi Lee. The ones in the first photo are plastic kits painted brick colour and then a thin wash of cream for the mortar, These where taken before they where finished.
...
Forum: General Chat 18-05-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4,568
Views: 370,672
Posted By TWICK9
At the moment I'm wiring street lamps, Mostly...

At the moment I'm wiring street lamps, Mostly done now but then have to put lights in the houses.

http://i1001.photobucket.com/albums/af136/TWICK9/LINESEND%20on%20SEA/w12-1.jpg
Forum: Members layouts 17-05-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,011
Posted By TWICK9
Most manufactures track have over size sleepers,...

Most manufactures track have over size sleepers, So if your track is laid straight on the baseboard it will be higher than it should be anyway .The track in this photo although N gauge was laid...
Forum: Scenery 15-05-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,730
Posted By TWICK9
Hi Lee, Yes there should be a dip between tracks,...

Hi Lee, Yes there should be a dip between tracks, But if your ballasting you can just put less in the middle if you use a wider strip for both tracks.
Forum: N Gauge 02-05-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,247
Posted By TWICK9
Hi Anthony, This should help with BR livery's. ...

Hi Anthony, This should help with BR livery's.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_corporate_liveries#Early_liveries
Forum: N Gauge 01-05-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,686
Posted By TWICK9
A few photos of Linesend. ...

A few photos of Linesend.

http://i1001.photobucket.com/albums/af136/TWICK9/LINESEND%20on%20SEA/w14.jpg

http://i1001.photobucket.com/albums/af136/TWICK9/LINESEND%20on%20SEA/w7-1.jpg
...
Forum: N Gauge 26-04-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,738
Posted By TWICK9
Hi, I motorized my Peco turntable with a motor...

Hi, I motorized my Peco turntable with a motor from an old video camera and some gears from a video recorder. I also used a controller as mentioned by Frisbee to reduce the speed further but use a...
Forum: Wanted 23-04-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,623
Posted By TWICK9
Hi lushuk, It sounds like it's the valve gear or...

Hi lushuk, It sounds like it's the valve gear or pickups fouling the wheels. I would return it for a replacement If I where you.
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