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Old 21-03-2018, 12:58 PM   #1
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Simple loco cradle, a piece of pipe lagging glued to a base, ideal for n gauge in this case, makes doing the tender to loco wires so easy. IMG_4968.JPG

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Good idea Brian. Donít forget to put the lagging back when youíve finished, you donít want a burst pipe.
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Good tip Brian. I nearly bought the Peco version at a show a couple of weeks ago - till I saw the price! A few bits of foam rubber, I can knock one up myself.
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Lagging comes in various sizes to suit N, OO or O gauge locos too.
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That does the job nicely.
(I can just see me asking for 00 gauge pipe lagging in a shop! ).
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Now if you know a plumber itís easy to obtain.
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Get together with your son, this time next year you could be millionaires.
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Think he is, heís a plumber
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i can get them easy, lots of sizes got 2 pieces 22mm x 13mm in the car now for the garage door to seal where it comes together with the frame, perfect for draught proofing
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Flat bits of inch thick polystyrene packing glued together in a U shape is what I use. Nice stable base to work from.
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