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Forum: Location location location Yesterday, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Footplate1947
I would Unibond (PVA) it, as suggested, then give...

I would Unibond (PVA) it, as suggested, then give it coat of Garage floor paint.
If you want to make it comfortable I would then put down Carpet with underlay.
It is cold laying...
Forum: Baseboards 15-07-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By Footplate1947
I did not think it would be long, not getting...

I did not think it would be long, not getting tangled up in this one again.:D
Forum: General Chat 15-07-2018, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Footplate1947
One of those UV mozzy zappers work quite well.

One of those UV mozzy zappers work quite well.
Forum: Location location location 15-07-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello Maz, I have just moved to another cottage...

Hello Maz, I have just moved to another cottage on the Scottish Border and yes it has been lovely and hot for a while. Nice to have a sun tan my thoughts of all the Aussies few years back with all...
Forum: Location location location 15-07-2018, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Footplate1947
Hello Veronica You have been lucky returning and...

Hello Veronica You have been lucky returning and the weather has been very good. You have just misted the worst Spring we have had for years which was more like a very bad winter than Spring. We...
Forum: Wanted 14-07-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Footplate1947
I only mean the ones who seem shun anything which...

I only mean the ones who seem shun anything which is more than a year old. And the ones who always run down tender drive. :D

I will only say this once..If the cap fits wear it. :D
Forum: Wanted 14-07-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Footplate1947
Must admit I did not expect much in the way of...

Must admit I did not expect much in the way of replies about such old models.
Never mind Happy days John
Forum: Baseboards 14-07-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello Dave welcome to the forum. I would go...

Hello Dave welcome to the forum. I would go for down on ply myself. This can of worms has been opened more times than I can remember.
You can lay down cork track bed but soon as it is stuck...
Forum: OO Scale 14-07-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By Footplate1947
I take it you like the East coast livery. I am...

I take it you like the East coast livery. I am not sure but looking at picture the 2 locos and chassis look the same I am I am sure somebody who knows more about the locos will be along. soon to put...
Forum: Wanted 14-07-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi Terry I always look at peter spares and some...

Hi Terry I always look at peter spares and some of the bits I want seem to be becoming in short supply these days. So I thought it may be worth trying to buy some second hand complete chassis's and...
Forum: OO Scale 13-07-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By Footplate1947
Had quick look and it looks very much the same to...

Had quick look and it looks very much the same to me. It does look similar and you can normally make anything fit anything with a little time and and cutting. But it does look to me very close .
...
Forum: Wanted 13-07-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Footplate1947
Hornby Ringfield tender spares

Iam looking for parts to repair 3 ring field tenders and looking for a few parts. Plastic Cogs are getting hard to get.
The large metal weights as used on kings ect I am having trouble...
Forum: General Chat 13-07-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,951
Posted By Footplate1947
I think a new thread will start when people have...

I think a new thread will start when people have nothing more to say. :D
Forum: DCC 13-07-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Footplate1947
Thanks Cadman for that link I was wondering the...

Thanks Cadman for that link I was wondering the same question.:)
Forum: OO Scale 12-07-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By Footplate1947
Just out of interest all the spares are available...

Just out of interest all the spares are available for it as well. Of course that will not last for ever.
Forum: General Chat 12-07-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,951
Posted By Footplate1947
I said something like that about Wales and got...

I said something like that about Wales and got accused of being racist. Talk about one rule for one and another for others. :D
John
Forum: Track Layout & Design 12-07-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By Footplate1947
Fair enough Brian yes you did only say you had...

Fair enough Brian yes you did only say you had read about it. Sorry about any misunderstanding Brian
Forum: OO Scale 12-07-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Footplate1947
Mixing trains in old day was very common because...

Mixing trains in old day was very common because the railways was going back to Victorian days and early 20th century the only useful way to move goods around. Everything from Papers to Strawberries...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 12-07-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By Footplate1947
Well I have never and would never cut into a nice...

Well I have never and would never cut into a nice point which the manufactures have designed work properly as it was designed to do. If you want to bend something, that is what flexi track is for. ...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 12-07-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By Footplate1947
I dont see the point. If you pardon the pun. I...

I dont see the point. If you pardon the pun. I fail to see why such a drastic measure should be needed. There is such a wide range of pointwork available surley cutting a perfectly good point seems...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 11-07-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By Footplate1947
I think that using flexi track is a learning...

I think that using flexi track is a learning process but once you get the hang of it and it is quite easy and laying track becomes much easier.
This tread is an example of how mixing set...
Forum: Members layouts 10-07-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,370
Posted By Footplate1947
Nice photos Sigtec when it comes to layouts size...

Nice photos Sigtec when it comes to layouts size does not matter we have just moved to another house and I have to go up to the attic room now which is narrower than the last house.
Belated...
Forum: General Chat 10-07-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Footplate1947
As matter of fact my hat still fitted as well. :)

As matter of fact my hat still fitted as well. :)
Forum: General Chat 10-07-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Footplate1947
Yes it was wonderful to watch, I tried my...

Yes it was wonderful to watch,
I tried my old uniform on couple of years ago. No chance. :(
Forum: General Chat 10-07-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi Terry....Would you still get in to it. I...

Hi Terry....Would you still get in to it.

I know I would no longer get into mine.:D
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