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Forum: General Modelling Yesterday, 09:43 PM
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Posted By Footplate1947
I recon you were stung I can get them for about...

I recon you were stung I can get them for about 20 if it is one with pulley and fly wheel. If it screeches I would have thought it was lack of oil. Those can motors don't normally give much...
Forum: General Modelling Yesterday, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Footplate1947
Hi MG well I dont have a loco which has a motor...

Hi MG well I dont have a loco which has a motor which costs that much. I dont like looking for spares I only look for them when I need them. I have mainly Horby in my collection and I think and one...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi PP you jogged my old memory now. ...

Hi PP you jogged my old memory now.
We were in Essex that day and had few months before bought an old bungalow which was going through a complete renovation.
Just 1 day...
Forum: Location location location Yesterday, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Footplate1947
Good evens Tricky you did choose the best time of...

Good evens Tricky you did choose the best time of the year to do it. :D

All well that ends well...........John
Forum: Track Layout & Design Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 474
Posted By Footplate1947
VEP don't know what you are getting at. With Peco...

VEP don't know what you are getting at. With Peco Streamline or Peco Set Track you can mix and match to your hearts content. What ever size your Base Boards are. .... John
Forum: Track Layout & Design Yesterday, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Footplate1947
Yes we all do things in a different way. It is...

Yes we all do things in a different way. It is your railway do it the way you want.Enjoy.............John.
Forum: Kit Building Yesterday, 12:54 PM
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Views: 143
Posted By Footplate1947
Ok get the ruler Terry said......:D:D:D

Ok get the ruler Terry said......:D:D:D
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:24 PM
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Views: 1,015
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi Duke I would not ruin a good loco just because...

Hi Duke I would not ruin a good loco just because of fitting problem of a decoder.
The way I see it is to send it to somebody and pay to have one fitted. or put it on ebay and sell it then...
Forum: Kit Building Yesterday, 12:07 PM
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Views: 143
Posted By Footplate1947
OK just though you could cut it up. ...

OK just though you could cut it up. Any way... As far as dimensions to work on go, the best approach I reckon as in many things is what it looks rite not what it measures. I have...
Forum: OO Scale Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 83
Posted By Footplate1947
Don't want to sound stupid. But probably will:D ...

Don't want to sound stupid. But probably will:D
What is a MK111 sleepers car. Do you have a picture.
John
Forum: Kit Building Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 143
Posted By Footplate1947
Noticed on E-Bay Hornby station steps 3.99 no...

Noticed on E-Bay Hornby station steps 3.99 no bids ending later...
Forum: General Modelling Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi MG what brought this to my attention was that...

Hi MG what brought this to my attention was that A4 I just purchased. One thing it needed was new Pony truck Screw and Spring and found them. While ago there were none to be had any where, and while...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 16-01-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 474
Posted By Footplate1947
Dont know about you VEP but I am getting...

Dont know about you VEP but I am getting confused. I have been using Streamline points and flexitrack for well over 40 years. I was always under the impression that flexy track gave the system total...
Forum: OO Scale 16-01-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,332
Posted By Footplate1947
I would have thought it will be not very easy...

I would have thought it will be not very easy getting hold of good quality Systen 4 track these days. Was system 4 steel track. If so that could be more trouble than it is worth.
Forum: General Modelling 16-01-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi MG try looking at places like Peter Spares....

Hi MG try looking at places like Peter Spares. Who is an Hornby Repair Agent. As well as a Model Shop.
There are not much in the way of spares on the Hornby site. My favourite places for spares is...
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By Footplate1947
That's allwhite then. Had a bit...

That's allwhite then.
Had a bit up here this morning. Before I got up. Took one look and nearly went back to bed.:D
Forum: General Modelling 16-01-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Footplate1947
Spare Parts

Just a heads up for those who may have an older loco which was waiting for a spare.
I have over the last week noticed that a lot of spares which were getting hard to get seem to be...
Forum: The Welcome Forum 16-01-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello Jinty,,,,,,,,,,,,,,I have several old...

Hello Jinty,,,,,,,,,,,,,,I have several old Tri-ang locos. A Jinty black BR which was made back in 1958 and runs on my peco code 100 OK also have an old Lord of the Isles dates back to early 60s and...
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 977
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello John,,,,,,,,,,,,,When you said float tube I...

Hello John,,,,,,,,,,,,,When you said float tube I thought, what the heck is a float tube.
Googled it and no thanks. These days like to keep my feet firmly on the ground. Thanks for the...
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 977
Posted By Footplate1947
Watched the Video about the prices of things in...

Watched the Video about the prices of things in the hobby. I must say I can see the chaps point of view. I take it as that. His point of view. We all have a point of view about everything.
I...
Forum: General Chat 16-01-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 977
Posted By Footplate1947
I am not sure if I am correct but I believe Model...

I am not sure if I am correct but I believe Model railways, the hobby, is more popular now than it has ever been. I think that as far as pass times go. The top ones for me are Railways and Fishing...
Forum: OO Scale 15-01-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,923
Posted By Footplate1947
write out 100 times I must check the dates of...

write out 100 times I must check the dates of posts before replying to them. :D.
Forum: OO Scale 15-01-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,923
Posted By Footplate1947
I would recommend Hattons I have always found...

I would recommend Hattons I have always found them helpful and their pricing quite keen. Thing with buying from somewhere like Hattons is they will always sort out any problems.
I...
Forum: General Chat 15-01-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,008
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello Dave, I dont think you should play forum...

Hello Dave, I dont think you should play forum politics and try and make other follow you to other forums.
One of the best things about this forum is that people talk to each other openly and...
Forum: OO Scale 15-01-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By Footplate1947
O,,, Sorry I have made complete cock up on that...

O,,, Sorry I have made complete cock up on that one My comment was refiring to a post I made on a different thread I think I am going bonkers sometimes. When I get the care home address will let you...
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