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Forum: Baseboards Yesterday, 08:30 PM
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Views: 281
Posted By Bulleidboy
On the latest Everard Junction layout, the track...

On the latest Everard Junction layout, the track is stuck down using Copydex on a 3-4mm thick cork underlay.
Forum: Members layouts Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 55,165
Posted By Bulleidboy
I bet the driver is glad he's driving a railcar...

I bet the driver is glad he's driving a railcar and not a lorry with similar wheel arrangement - the driver must be about 6-8ft (scale) in front of the wheels - imagine doing a left-hand turn, you'd...
Forum: General Modelling 15-07-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 93,872
Posted By Bulleidboy
Looks nice Steve - the Metropolitan Bo-Bo looks...

Looks nice Steve - the Metropolitan Bo-Bo looks good - but I don't need one. Barry
Forum: Members layouts 14-07-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,859
Posted By Bulleidboy
It really does look good - well done. BB

It really does look good - well done. BB
Forum: Members layouts 13-07-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 31,391
Posted By Bulleidboy
You may recall awhile back, I said that I was...

You may recall awhile back, I said that I was keen to have a chalk cliff alongside the branch line. Well today I just happened to have an old carving knife to hand, and I now have the basic outline...
Forum: OO Scale 12-07-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By Bulleidboy
I only have one that's operational - and I...

I only have one that's operational - and I reduced the voltage down to 6v DC and it's been fine.
Forum: General Chat 12-07-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,951
Posted By Bulleidboy
I read that Lewis Hamilton is about to sign a new...

I read that Lewis Hamilton is about to sign a new 40m a year deal with Mercedes - just for driving a car!!
Forum: OO Scale 12-07-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By Bulleidboy
There is a thread on RMweb, but it went very...

There is a thread on RMweb, but it went very quiet ages (2016?) ago. I too would be interested in a couple if they were produced.
Forum: Track Layout & Design 12-07-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By Bulleidboy
Yes, he was talking "mm's" - points are of course...

Yes, he was talking "mm's" - points are of course no flexi-track. If you watch the video you can see what I was describing. Richard - the owner of Everard Junction produces superb easy to follow...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 11-07-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By Bulleidboy
Bending a Peco point!

I was watching the latest Everard Junction - which covered track laying, and Richard said that just occasionally the track geometry will not allow a point to fit where you want it. Taking a...
Forum: General Chat 11-07-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,951
Posted By Bulleidboy
The way they keep restoring Spitfires and...

The way they keep restoring Spitfires and Hurricanes to airworthy condition, there might be enough by 2022!
Forum: General Chat 11-07-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,951
Posted By Bulleidboy
This must have taken place after yesterdays...

This must have taken place after yesterdays flypast?


https://www.facebook.com/itsgoneviralofficial/videos/2229597010650037/?t=1
Forum: General Chat 10-07-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Bulleidboy
RAF 100 - Flypast

A great flypast - the Queen obviously enjoyed it - a big smile on her face. A good variety of aircraft.

At 1.20pm the Lancaster flew over Basingstoke's western perimeter, flying in a northerly...
Forum: DCC 09-07-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 314
Posted By Bulleidboy
Do you mean "you've seen the light"?

Do you mean "you've seen the light"?
Forum: Scenery 09-07-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By Bulleidboy
I agree with WTD - very nice work TWD. I also...

I agree with WTD - very nice work TWD. I also agree with your sentiments about building - do a dry fit first, plan the lighting in advance. Personally I don't find a problem with putting an extra...
Forum: Members layouts 08-07-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,195
Posted By Bulleidboy
Hi Andy - have you looked at Brian Lamberts book...

Hi Andy - have you looked at Brian Lamberts book - The Newcomers guide to model railways - you can read it online or it's available on Amazon - I bought it before I started three years ago, and it...
Forum: General Chat 07-07-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,951
Posted By Bulleidboy
Croatia in the semi's?

Croatia in the semi's?
Forum: General Chat 06-07-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By Bulleidboy
I wish they would add sound, but then I suppose...

I wish they would add sound, but then I suppose it would pick-up conversation between people standing in front of the signal box?
Forum: General Chat 05-07-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 388
Posted By Bulleidboy
Update: I have not as yet done a water change. I...

Update: I have not as yet done a water change. I have done both an ammonia and nitrate test and they were both spot on. I have today added a twin stone air pump - it was suggested yesterday by...
Forum: General Modelling 05-07-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Bulleidboy
Hi Ciscokid - best check values with ebay. A...

Hi Ciscokid - best check values with ebay. A 3-rail Hornby Duchess of Montrose has been around since the 1950's - so it has few years under it's belt! The auto loading baggage car could be the Royal...
Forum: General Chat 05-07-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 192
Posted By Bulleidboy
That's great news - I'm glad it all went well....

That's great news - I'm glad it all went well. You'll be running around before you know it! BB.
Forum: Track Layout & Design 04-07-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By Bulleidboy
Thanks FB.

Thanks FB.
Forum: Track Layout & Design 04-07-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By Bulleidboy
Thanks everyone for your replies. WTD -...

Thanks everyone for your replies.

WTD - Loco attached to coaches will "normally" be next to platforms.
Forum: Track Layout & Design 04-07-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By Bulleidboy
Where to put a "Home" signal?

I want to put a Home signal just outside the branch line station - picture shows view from station. Should I place the signal at the end of the platform or after the points. Obviously the signal is...
Forum: General Chat 04-07-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 388
Posted By Bulleidboy
The test kit has numerous "tablets", and I have...

The test kit has numerous "tablets", and I have to admit that at the moment I had only used the "broad-range" tablet on the basis it would give me an overall reading. I will get an air-pump - the...
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