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Forum: The Welcome Forum 19-05-2018, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Footplate1947
Hello Lewis and welcome to the forum.

Hello Lewis and welcome to the forum.
Forum: General Modelling 19-05-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 451
Posted By Footplate1947
Sorry if it upsets anyone but I am glad to see...

Sorry if it upsets anyone but I am glad to see the back of Thomas the Tank Engine. It had long run for its money and I dont think it has lost the interest it had years ago.
Forum: Kit Building 19-05-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 468
Posted By Footplate1947
My take on this question as to which kits to use...

My take on this question as to which kits to use either card or plastic is dependent on if the lay out was to be built in an out side location such as loft or garage. Depending of course how well...
Forum: Kit Building 19-05-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 468
Posted By Footplate1947
Yes agree what you say Cudworth but in fairness....

Yes agree what you say Cudworth but in fairness. If you had the same lay out over a long lifetime period like that I would have thought one would be renewing things and updating things as materials ...
Forum: OO Scale 18-05-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 422
Posted By Footplate1947
one of my best runners is oddly enough is a...

one of my best runners is oddly enough is a Hormby P2 and favorite loco would be Hornby Bulleid Pacific's They all run very well to.
Forum: General Chat 13-05-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,714
Posted By Footplate1947
Thanks Tinker for the tip I was hoping some...

Thanks Tinker for the tip I was hoping some advice would come from somewhere.:) Marvelous place this forum is. I am sure that if if one asked how to put up Sky Hooks some body would know.:)
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Forum: General Chat 13-05-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,714
Posted By Footplate1947
When you mentioned about the earth floor I...

When you mentioned about the earth floor I thought you were interested in dust proofing it not preserving it's historical value. :) That was why I suggested concrete. All depends on how you wish to...
Forum: General Chat 13-05-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,714
Posted By Footplate1947
Will let you know how we get on with painting the...

Will let you know how we get on with painting the walls. I think it should improve things. As for the building you have with earth floor, I would think you will have to concrete it to improve that. ...
Forum: General Chat 13-05-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,714
Posted By Footplate1947
This cottage is not like that because the sheds...

This cottage is not like that because the sheds do not have a loft the shed goes right up to the ridge of the roof which is lower than the house. We do have a a loft room which is the opposite end of...
Forum: General Chat 13-05-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,714
Posted By Footplate1947
Thanks for welcome back. Still going strong but...

Thanks for welcome back. Still going strong but not had any time to devote to getting started with the railway as lots to do sorting out the new cottage. Never had so much grass to cut before have a...
Forum: General Chat 12-05-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,714
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi John.............I cleared one out today and...

Hi John.............I cleared one out today and and hosed it down. The floor in this one is solid concrete which has fall to it to the doorway I have been told that the floor is like that because...
Forum: General Chat 12-05-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,714
Posted By Footplate1947
Morning all have not been on for long time...

Morning all have not been on for long time because been so busy sorting out things in the new Cottage and around it. Have not even started unpacking the models still all in boxes up in the loft room...
Forum: General Chat 17-04-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 586
Posted By Footplate1947
Should have said "Did he get good price. Amazing...

Should have said "Did he get good price. Amazing what a difference a word can make. :D........................Sorry BB
Forum: General Chat 17-04-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 586
Posted By Footplate1947
Well done BB get good price did you.

Well done BB get good price did you.
Forum: General Chat 17-04-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 586
Posted By Footplate1947
Just because they were listed BB does not mean...

Just because they were listed BB does not mean any body bought them. BB
Forum: General Chat 17-04-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 586
Posted By Footplate1947
I always used to buy Model Railway Constructor by...

I always used to buy Model Railway Constructor by Ian Allan publications I think it was. To my dismay they stopped publication back in the 80s not bought any on regular basis since.......John
Forum: DCC 16-04-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 819
Posted By Footplate1947
Leave local radio to commercial stations then....

Leave local radio to commercial stations then. Dont need BBC local radio. Any way this is going off topic John
Forum: General Chat 16-04-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 541
Posted By Footplate1947
I was fishing once in Looe Cornwall in the river...

I was fishing once in Looe Cornwall in the river just buy the Harbor Wall and I caught a speed boat which snagged my line. That was biggest catch of my life.
Forum: DCC 16-04-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 819
Posted By Footplate1947
Not saying it would worry the Beeb Brian, I...

Not saying it would worry the Beeb Brian, I thought they could broadcast all the local radio stations on the national grid from one place, and they would not need loco broadcasting stations all over...
Forum: DCC 16-04-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 819
Posted By Footplate1947
We had one of those tennis racket bat things and...

We had one of those tennis racket bat things and they gave out a heck of crack when Mr Fly got zapped. But I was bit heavy handed with it and broke it on a door frame.
Forum: DCC 16-04-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 819
Posted By Footplate1947
Have seen these advertised and the ones I have...

Have seen these advertised and the ones I have read about emit a high frequency signal something like a whistle which is higher than human hearing range but within the range of animals and insects....
Forum: DCC 16-04-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 819
Posted By Footplate1947
Sorry about this, I am shaw it is the most stupid...

Sorry about this, I am shaw it is the most stupid idea ever been on here but if the National grid can broadcast signals to control Economy 7 meters. Surely they could broardcast Radio signals which...
Forum: General Chat 16-04-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 541
Posted By Footplate1947
Good evans £2.70 it must be a miss-print. I have...

Good evans £2.70 it must be a miss-print. I have never used a pole in my life but you cant even buy a good flote for that.
Forum: General Chat 16-04-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 652
Posted By Footplate1947
Up here on the Western Scottish Boarders it is...

Up here on the Western Scottish Boarders it is fine rain. You know the sort of rain which you can't see but it goes through you.
Forum: General Chat 15-04-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 541
Posted By Footplate1947
Steve I got one of those tele rods and it lives...

Steve I got one of those tele rods and it lives in the boot and has been used few time. It was only cheapthing from Lidl as well. Have had a few with it over the years. It has been used in the sea,...
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