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Forum: Wanted Yesterday, 10:47 PM
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Posted By Footplate1947
Just because you cant find one at the moment what...

Just because you cant find one at the moment what you are looking for is just sods law. If you hang on and keep looking you will find one when you leaste expect it..
Everything comes to he who...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By Footplate1947
Yes BB the word thick comes to mind. You know I...

Yes BB the word thick comes to mind. You know I like you, have used ebay for many years, and years ago I expect you would agree that it was a different world. I have sometimes written politely to...
Forum: DCC 17-08-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Footplate1947
The blobs of solder are normal I think you will...

The blobs of solder are normal I think you will find depends who did it. :)
Forum: DCC 16-08-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Footplate1947
Cant you tuc a decoder in the space over rear...

Cant you tuc a decoder in the space over rear wheels. There is fair bit of space there. ..........john
Forum: DCC 16-08-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Footplate1947
I can't see any mods done looks normal to me....

I can't see any mods done looks normal to me. What is the problem..John
Forum: OO Scale 13-08-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello long time since work on one of those but...

Hello long time since work on one of those but not much to them Remove 2 long brass screws and drop them out. Now this should allow you to bend up the roof just a little and the roof ends should...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 13-08-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By Footplate1947
My suggestion is the old tried and tested method...

My suggestion is the old tried and tested method using few sheets of paper and a pencil and rubber. Look around (easier these days because of the internet) at other railways which have been built by...
Forum: General Modelling 12-08-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By Footplate1947
In view of you having checked out all that I...

In view of you having checked out all that I think that changing the wheels seems to be the best course of action. At least that will put an end to the problem. :)
Forum: General Modelling 12-08-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By Footplate1947
Just thought that are you sure that the flange on...

Just thought that are you sure that the flange on one of the wheels do not have some tiny nicks in them helping them to mount the rails. Just thought of that one. John
Forum: General Modelling 12-08-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By Footplate1947
Only an idea but do you think Brian that it may...

Only an idea but do you think Brian that it may be possible that the rails themselves may be showing signs of ware with perhaps a sharpish flat edge on the top due to years of cleaning with a rubber...
Forum: General Modelling 12-08-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By Footplate1947
Had look at my Heljian Garrett and the wheels...

Had look at my Heljian Garrett and the wheels seem to have the same sort of flanges and it does not come off the rails. Least so far has not. Must admit my Helgan loco weighs a ton as well. Most odd...
Forum: General Modelling 12-08-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By Footplate1947
The draw bar was the first thing which came to...

The draw bar was the first thing which came to mind with me as well.
Forum: Scenery 12-08-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 158
Posted By Footplate1947
Is the colour important. .5 mm rust is in stock....

Is the colour important. .5 mm rust is in stock. When you look at piece of cable it it may look nice silver coating or copper colour but when you look up it looks black against the sky.. May I...
Forum: Scenery 12-08-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 158
Posted By Footplate1947
That sounds like a good idea TWD,,,,,,,,, I would...

That sounds like a good idea TWD,,,,,,,,, I would get that. It is a very hard job to tie cord across things like that and not get the right tension making some looser than others. An elastic thread...
Forum: Scenery 10-08-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 851
Posted By Footplate1947
What about a gang of track workers and equipment...

What about a gang of track workers and equipment or firemen putting out a fire. With the work gang you could have a BR truck or van nearby with firemen you could have a fire engine somewhere, and it...
Forum: Scenery 10-08-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 851
Posted By Footplate1947
LC after reading that about putting a ladder...

LC after reading that about putting a ladder across the track proves that some Brigades were not quite up to scratch. Quite apart from anything very dangerous. Which was why I said I cant speak for...
Forum: General Chat 09-08-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By Footplate1947
WOW LC what brilliant reply

WOW LC what brilliant reply
Forum: OO Scale 09-08-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello garfield My answer is I...

Hello garfield
My answer is I would think so as the model is not an old model.
If you want to be sure then why dont you pick up the phone and give Hornby tech guys a ring they...
Forum: Scenery 09-08-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 851
Posted By Footplate1947
Well I can assure you LC that the Essex County...

Well I can assure you LC that the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service previously in the steam days were called the Essex County Fire Brigade were always trained well in the practices of entering...
Forum: Scenery 09-08-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 851
Posted By Footplate1947
Having noticed Tinkers post about the Petrol...

Having noticed Tinkers post about the Petrol tankers I think we can be grateful that none of those came trundling past while we had burning embankments going up. Sometimes they burned very well...
Forum: Scenery 09-08-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 851
Posted By Footplate1947
I must say Bones it was interesting working on...

I must say Bones it was interesting working on the track but one downside was we would let BR know where we were working and all the signal men would slow down all the trains to walking pace almost...
Forum: General Modelling 09-08-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Footplate1947
Could you let us have a link to details of the...

Could you let us have a link to details of the printer you purchased it sounds interesting. Thanks
Forum: General Chat 08-08-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,042
Posted By Footplate1947
I think your right Terry about the future but it...

I think your right Terry about the future but it will not bother us we shall be 6ft under by that time mate.
Forum: OO Scale 08-08-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 516
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello Duke interested to know if received the...

Hello Duke interested to know if received the coaches yet and what did you think of them. I only asked because I have never seen a Farrish coach up close
Forum: OO Scale 08-08-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 516
Posted By Footplate1947
Yes MG he is a very nice chap. Not mentioning...

Yes MG he is a very nice chap. Not mentioning any names you understand. But you all would have heard of him.
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