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Forum: OO Scale Yesterday, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Footplate1947
I was thinking it was the Hornby push in type as...

I was thinking it was the Hornby push in type as well Brian when I read it..
Forum: OO Scale Yesterday, 09:06 AM
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Views: 100
Posted By Footplate1947
If you have the early type Triang design you have...

If you have the early type Triang design you have to drill or if you have nice pointed pliers you can grip end of the rivet and bend it several goes will have it off. When fitting the new bogies you...
Forum: General Chat 21-07-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 174
Posted By Footplate1947
Thank you Cadman not looked at Tesco yet going...

Thank you Cadman not looked at Tesco yet going there now.
Thank you for trying Cadman. Seems things have changed. Looked up Printers on Tesco and every one on their web site said we no longer...
Forum: General Chat 21-07-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 174
Posted By Footplate1947
Is it the life time of the printer or my...

Is it the life time of the printer or my lifetime. Don't think there is much ware left in either. :D
Forum: General Chat 21-07-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 174
Posted By Footplate1947
[QUOTE=brian1951;161800]I have had one for years...

[QUOTE=brian1951;161800]I have had one for years .

Hello Brian Thanks for info having a look now to see what I can find. Have looked at a a few but so far they are not including ink any more but...
Forum: General Chat 21-07-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Footplate1947
Can you really buy a cheap printer with ink for...

Can you really buy a cheap printer with ink for 20 notes Brian and have you tried them out.
john
Forum: General Chat 21-07-2018, 05:28 PM
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Views: 174
Posted By Footplate1947
Thanks Steve. I have had it for about 3 years...

Thanks Steve. I have had it for about 3 years now and must say there are long periods of zoro use. I do realize that if it is not used for couple of months or so then I must expect the ink jets to...
Forum: General Chat 21-07-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 174
Posted By Footplate1947
O dear I have posted that last post on wrong...

O dear I have posted that last post on wrong place should have started new topic. Would mods move it please. John

Moved as requested
Forum: General Chat 21-07-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 174
Posted By Footplate1947
Printers

I have a HP 2050 printer and I must say most of the time all it does is waste paper. If I try and print a picture they end up in the bin as they are always have line marks running across them. When...
Forum: General Chat 21-07-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 418
Posted By Footplate1947
The point is Dave you said your community. We are...

The point is Dave you said your community. We are just 2 cottages in the middle of nowhere. You dont know what remote is in Kent.
That sounds like Greek to me did not understand a word of it . Mind...
Forum: Baseboards 21-07-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By Footplate1947
I have never painted anything on baseboards other...

I have never painted anything on baseboards other than the top for scenic reasons. I always start a new BB by painting it dark Brown earthy colour all over. I use...
Forum: General Chat 20-07-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 418
Posted By Footplate1947
You may get lucky because we are just 2 old stone...

You may get lucky because we are just 2 old stone farm cottages one each side of the lane. Next nearest houses are about 15 houses at a Hamlet about 1 mile away. BT have a shed there which they call...
Forum: General Chat 20-07-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 418
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi Tinker we had no problem getting engineers...

Hi Tinker we had no problem getting engineers they turned up quick as anything but they could not get any more speed out of that cable so we had to upgrade to Optical but they did not offer us a...
Forum: General Chat 20-07-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 418
Posted By Footplate1947
No not really because I have been paying them...

No not really because I have been paying them plenty of money up till now and there speed at times is just bad. You know when you do the BTW performance test Brian. Well since living here we often...
Forum: General Chat 20-07-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 418
Posted By Footplate1947
Yes I guess you chaps have never had a problem in...

Yes I guess you chaps have never had a problem in the places you live, but it is very different when you live in a remote area.
Having an optical cable to latch on two makes me very...
Forum: General Chat 20-07-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 418
Posted By Footplate1947
Yes it is BT. Arn't they all BT. Sky includes...

Yes it is BT. Arn't they all BT. Sky includes line rental. for bit les than BT.
Any way the package works out lot cheaper over the year
by about 300.
Forum: General Chat 20-07-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 418
Posted By Footplate1947
Thanks for reply Suzie. I think we are safe...

Thanks for reply Suzie. I think we are safe going to Sky as yes we doo live in very sparsely populated area but we know a couple of farmers within 4 miles of us who use Sky and have told us they...
Forum: Baseboards 20-07-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By Footplate1947
Sorry could not resist that .............:D ...

Sorry could not resist that .............:D
People don't normally bother to paint it.
Forum: Baseboards 20-07-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By Footplate1947
Not unless you are fussy about the colour. :D

Not unless you are fussy about the colour. :D
Forum: Baseboards 20-07-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By Footplate1947
Your right there Brian I feel my age for sure...

Your right there Brian I feel my age for sure these days I cant bend down to service my own car any more. I used to do it all my self.
71 now. It is not much fun getting older:D
Forum: Baseboards 20-07-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By Footplate1947
I know that Brian you have told us that loads of...

I know that Brian you have told us that loads of times. :)
It's an age thing Brian:D
Forum: General Chat 20-07-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 418
Posted By Footplate1947
Up grading my Broad Band

Since we moved out into the countryside up in Cumbria we have been having trouble with our Broad Band going slow and some times loosing it completely so we decided to up grade to the new fibre optic...
Forum: General Chat 20-07-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 810
Posted By Footplate1947
I would not drink it. Make sure you got a loo...

I would not drink it. Make sure you got a loo handy later.:D
Forum: Baseboards 20-07-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By Footplate1947
Dont think it was assumed that point motors will...

Dont think it was assumed that point motors will be used. I think it was meant as general advice. Mind you I have always used point motors on all my lay outs except for one which was about 3" X 4"...
Forum: Location location location 20-07-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By Footplate1947
I forgot to say if you frame and board it you...

I forgot to say if you frame and board it you dont need to do all the painting milarky, also it will help to level it out as well if it is not to level. As some screeds are not that good if they are...
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