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Forum: General Modelling Yesterday, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Mountain Goat
Some of them are amazing. With others I sometimes...

Some of them are amazing. With others I sometimes look (Or ask) how they made the layout and have been rather surprised how they use rather simply made trestles. Trestles are very easy to build and...
Forum: General Modelling 17-06-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 205
Posted By Mountain Goat
Thanks Cudworth and all who replied.

Thanks Cudworth and all who replied.
Forum: Members layouts 17-06-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Mountain Goat
Beautiful. Nice work. Are you making rear legs as...

Beautiful. Nice work. Are you making rear legs as well so it can stand alone if it needs to?
Forum: On The Workbench 17-06-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Mountain Goat
Brilliant work.

Brilliant work.
Forum: General Modelling 17-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 205
Posted By Mountain Goat
I guess the solution is to build it in sections...

I guess the solution is to build it in sections in a modular way? Must be annoying to have a room in the new house just the wrong size...
I'm thinking a layout in sections where an extra middle...
Forum: General Modelling 17-06-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 205
Posted By Mountain Goat
Advantages of Portable Layouts.

Apart from a small N gauge layout which I made to fit an old TV stand back in the early '90's, the layout I'm currently building is the only layout I've made with portability in mind.
(Any new...
Forum: N Gauge 17-06-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By Mountain Goat
One of the difficult questions which the answer...

One of the difficult questions which the answer is based upon theory more then fact (Even with a few items sold by manufacturers that are said not to negotiate first radius curves can actually use...
Forum: Members layouts 16-06-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Mountain Goat
Its coming along nicely. Nice touch to paint the...

Its coming along nicely. Nice touch to paint the underside of the board.
Forum: General Modelling 16-06-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 381
Posted By Mountain Goat
I've seen T scale and it is tiny. It was at the...

I've seen T scale and it is tiny. It was at the exhibition in Swansea. A trader had bought his little layout which was a small oval of track on a board. I asked him about it (I was asking most...
Forum: General Modelling 16-06-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By Mountain Goat
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: General Modelling 15-06-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 381
Posted By Mountain Goat
Nice. I like 0 gauge. Never had 0 gauge other...

Nice. I like 0 gauge. Never had 0 gauge other then its narrow gauge form which I enjoy at present. There is something nice and chunky about it.
Forum: General Modelling 15-06-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 381
Posted By Mountain Goat
If you started again in the hobby, what would you do different?

For me I would go straight to doing what I do now. I'd have saved myself thousands of pounds and had so much fun. I've not had this much satisfaction and fun from the hobby as I'm having now!
The...
Forum: On The Workbench 15-06-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 18,990
Posted By Mountain Goat
Made a second waggon body like the one above and...

Made a second waggon body like the one above and sorted out the panel controller as it wasn't quite sitting correctly. Found the reason. One of the soldered wires to it was squashed between the panel...
Forum: N Gauge 14-06-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 768
Posted By Mountain Goat
Yes, I'm fully aware of the possibilities of what...

Yes, I'm fully aware of the possibilities of what can be done, but for me is personally rather do the same by setting up a diode matrix to set several points at once via any selected route one has...
Forum: The Real Thing 14-06-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 681
Posted By Mountain Goat
My dad used to regularly joint new wood into old...

My dad used to regularly joint new wood into old frames as part of his job as a carpenter. He usually did it with houses where he worked for the local authority. On occasions his skills would be...
Forum: N Gauge 14-06-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 768
Posted By Mountain Goat
I do agree with walking The Dog in a statement he...

I do agree with walking The Dog in a statement he said which is something I personally like. Clunky toggle switches. The larger type. There's something lovely about switching these. I dont know why,...
Forum: N Gauge 14-06-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 768
Posted By Mountain Goat
A small point I forgot to make. With N gauge you...

A small point I forgot to make. With N gauge you need small decoders, and small decoders tend to cost more the last time I bought the things (When I needed small decoders for 00 gauge locos which...
Forum: The Real Thing 14-06-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 681
Posted By Mountain Goat
I saw the programme last night and a part of it...

I saw the programme last night and a part of it before. Is interesting and the wooden chassis frame and the seats have me think of scratchbuilding...
Forum: N Gauge 14-06-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 768
Posted By Mountain Goat
Regarding both the cost comparison and the...

Regarding both the cost comparison and the difference concepts in both systems I will first say what I like about both systems (As I "Use" both... Use in inverted commas as I've hardly run my DCC due...
Forum: HO & International 13-06-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Mountain Goat
Very nice. One of the trains had a SPAD at the...

Very nice. One of the trains had a SPAD at the start of the film!
Forum: For Sale 13-06-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Mountain Goat
It should pull two or more. I think three or...

It should pull two or more. I think three or four. It has quite some go. As long as it can get traction on its drive wheels as only one pair of wheels is driven. :)
Forum: Track Layout & Design 12-06-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 25,891
Posted By Mountain Goat
Just wear a parachute.

Just wear a parachute.
Forum: On The Workbench 12-06-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Mountain Goat
Those buffer circlip things are tiny! You would...

Those buffer circlip things are tiny! You would have thought they would use a different way of doing them.
Forum: For Sale 12-06-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Mountain Goat
Withdrawing from sale as I have an idea. I'm...

Withdrawing from sale as I have an idea. I'm going to turn down the deep flanges and convert the model to run with my Dublo 3 rail collection. I think it will look great running on 3 rail metals. :)
Forum: Baseboards 12-06-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 475
Posted By Mountain Goat
Weight is something I'd never considered in the...

Weight is something I'd never considered in the past as all past layouts I'd built (Or rather, mostly my dad built for me as he was a carpenter) were permanent layouts. My dad used to insist they had...
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