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by francescam
Fri May 13, 2022 8:21 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: First set, help please!
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: First set, help please!

As the set is fairly old, I think it probably contains steel track. Hornby track is now nickel silver. I appreciate it is additional cost, but it would be best to replace it. I note there are some auctions on ebay offering nickel silver track - this is just one currently running - https://www.ebay....
by francescam
Fri May 13, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: First set, help please!
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: First set, help please!

Hello, thank you all for your suggestions. I have checked throughly and there is only one fishplate missing and 2 that are a bit loose. I find the problem might also be the condition as both the track and wheels are dirty. This set is second hand but was described to be on a better condition so migh...
by francescam
Fri May 13, 2022 1:12 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: First set, help please!
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

First set, help please!

Hi! I just git today my first Hornby oo gauge Country local set R.671. It's beautiful and I am so excited. I am bit worried however because I am trying to build the oval layout and first I noticed the tracks were a bit old and seems like one of the clips on a side of one is missing. They don't stay ...
by francescam
Fri May 13, 2022 9:40 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 14
Views: 1490

Re: Hello!

Bandit Mick wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 9:29 am Welcome to the friendly and helpful forum. Nice to see younger people entering the hobby.
Thank you so much. I am excited to be here, seeing everyone's posts has already educated me a lot!
by francescam
Fri May 13, 2022 9:38 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 14
Views: 1490

Re: Hello!

Walkingthedog wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 8:36 am Francesca Welcome to a great forum.
Thank you so much!
by francescam
Fri May 13, 2022 9:38 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 14
Views: 1490

Re: Hello!

Brian wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 8:21 am Hi Francesca
A warm welcome to you.
Please don't hesitate to ask a question or seek clarification on anything model railways, I'm sure you will get plenty of answers :D
Hi Brian thank you so much for your welcome. Also, may I add I love your page!
by francescam
Fri May 13, 2022 9:37 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 14
Views: 1490

Re: Hello!

Hi Francesca, welcome to the forum. Looking forward to hearing more of your progress. There is a directory published every Friday and circulated by email. It is free and this link will take you to their home page where you can sign up if you wish. It includes details about exhibitions and lots of o...
by francescam
Fri May 13, 2022 12:15 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 14
Views: 1490

Re: Hello!

Hi Francesca welcome, please let us know which model you are getting Hello, thanks for the welcome! The set I got was Hornby R.671 Country Local OO gauge, which features a LMS Jinty 0-6-0 16440 steam locomotive. The reason for this being my first purchase is that the original 47357 was built in Gla...
by francescam
Thu May 12, 2022 11:52 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 14
Views: 1490

Re: Hello!

Nowhere man wrote: Thu May 12, 2022 10:46 pm Welcome ,its nice to see young blood coming to this hobby,i hope it becomes a lifetime hobby for you.
Thank you so much! I hope so too, tomorrow I get my first model!
by francescam
Thu May 12, 2022 9:21 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 14
Views: 1490

Hello!

Hi, my name is Francesca and I am a 20 year old international student in Glasgow. My whole life I have been passionate about trains, started off as just a railway enthusiast but now starting as a beginner hobbyist with my first project layout. I joined this forum because I am seeking good advice and...