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Forum: The Real Thing 22-06-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Old shed
The tour of the carriages is interesting the chap...

The tour of the carriages is interesting the chap that took us round really knew his stuff.
Forum: Model Railway Books 27-05-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By Old shed
There are three on E bay

There are three on E bay
Forum: On The Workbench 26-05-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Old shed
Thanks for that quite a bit to look into there I...

Thanks for that quite a bit to look into there I will see what I can find
Forum: On The Workbench 26-05-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Old shed
Lima poor running

Now I know Lima are not the best locos but I have an old oo gauge 205120 Hughes crab. The motor runs fine on test with leads held against the wheels but on the track it sticks. My other locos donít...
Forum: General Chat 25-05-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Old shed
Thanks for that it’s not too valuable yet but I...

Thanks for that it’s not too valuable yet but I will look at the home insurance cover
Forum: General Chat 24-05-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Old shed
Insurance

As my layout starts to increase in size I have started to think about insurance. What do others advise regarding this do you take out special insurance or add it to house insurance or not bother.
Forum: General Chat 18-05-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Old shed
I have picassa it’s very good not too complicated...

I have picassa it’s very good not too complicated but it’s not available any more
Forum: General Modelling 04-05-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 715
Posted By Old shed
The announcement that I saw said the end was due...

The announcement that I saw said the end was due to changing trends plus toy safety age restrictions whatever that means
Forum: General Modelling 04-05-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 715
Posted By Old shed
My Grandson must have watched every Thomas tv...

My Grandson must have watched every Thomas tv program about 20 times each one he was a real fan but when it came to the model railway he always wants the real thing never shown any interest in Thomas...
Forum: General Chat 28-04-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Old shed
Exactly right Pedros I have sold many items on e...

Exactly right Pedros I have sold many items on e bay over the years and once sold a motorcycle handlebar clock which I listed as in good condition used but no longer required and I got more for it...
Forum: General Chat 28-04-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Old shed
So Teedoubleudee its you that keeps beating me 8...

So Teedoubleudee its you that keeps beating me 8 seconds seems a bit tight but if it works then that’s fine. Obviously if someone else is doing the same thing and they bid higher then you loose out...
Forum: General Chat 28-04-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Old shed
With E bay the earlier that you bid the higher...

With E bay the earlier that you bid the higher the price will go because others will be doing the same thing. The way to do it is to decide what your maximum bid is going to be and then place your...
Forum: Tools 20-04-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Old shed
I remember some details about this from a health...

I remember some details about this from a health and safety course some years ago firstly the mask should be individually fitted as our faces are all different shapes and sizes and the main fault...
Forum: General Chat 16-04-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 679
Posted By Old shed
I did a lot of lake and river fishing in the 70’s...

I did a lot of lake and river fishing in the 70’s then packed it up for about 30 years and then re started a few years back when I retired. I just could not believe how easy it is now with all these...
Forum: General Chat 14-04-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 711
Posted By Old shed
You can’t go far wrong with something that is...

You can’t go far wrong with something that is free read online current and previous issues
https://www.railwaymagazinemodelling.co.uk/read-on-line/
Forum: OO Scale 25-03-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,046
Posted By Old shed
When I started I was amazed at the price of new...

When I started I was amazed at the price of new locos and I certainly can not afford to keep buying them bearing in mind it’s nice to have a few of them. All my locos are second hand or pro owned...
Forum: General Modelling 23-03-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By Old shed
Just tried it on my I pad and it works fine

Just tried it on my I pad and it works fine
Forum: Model Railway Events 17-03-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Old shed
Yes it says that the model layouts are in the...

Yes it says that the model layouts are in the Kidderminster diesel depot and the Engine House at Highley
Forum: Model Railway Events 17-03-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Old shed
Severn Valley Railway

Just read in this months Railway Modelling Magazine that on the weekend of the 7/8 April there will be an open house weekend with 30 model railway layouts and behind the scenes tours
Sounds good
Forum: General Modelling 17-03-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By Old shed
I have been about 12 months into model railways...

I have been about 12 months into model railways now and I have learnt a lot from this forum and I still have a lot to learn. There are things that I don’t understand and this subject is one of them....
Forum: General Chat 03-03-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By Old shed
As I started to build up my layout I noticed that...

As I started to build up my layout I noticed that the locos seemed sluggish and would occasionally stick. After asking the question here on this forum I was advised to put in droppers. I decided to...
Forum: General Modelling 28-02-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 365
Posted By Old shed
Also take a look at Railway magazine modelling...

Also take a look at Railway magazine modelling online it gives the current issue and previous issues
https://www.railwaymagazinemodelling.co.uk/read-on-line/
Forum: General Modelling 28-02-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 365
Posted By Old shed
The answer to your question Numpty is it depends...

The answer to your question Numpty is it depends on what you intend to do. If you are going to buy new lococs and rolling stock then you may find the magazine reviews are helpful but if you are...
Forum: General Chat 27-02-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,478
Posted By Old shed
Best music has to be the Electric Light Orchestra...

Best music has to be the Electric Light Orchestra went to see them last year fantastic now called Jeff Lynns ELO
Forum: General Chat 25-02-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Old shed
Coke wagons

Had a laugh with my Grandson this weekend as he thought that the old coke wagons carried Coca Cola funny how the meaning of words changes over the years
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