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by Chops
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: My Christmas mini layout...
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: My Christmas mini layout...

Brilliant. Simply love it.
by Chops
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Cardstock Canals Question
Replies: 8
Views: 1059

Re: Cardstock Canals Question

Finally downloaded it, ready to begin work, finally. Thank you for the tips. It did not occur to me to print it out onto a heavy weight paper, bordering on cardstock, available at the copy shop. So I had to reprint it again. Remarkable things done with cardstock I've seen on here, hope my results ar...
by Chops
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Maltby Main
Replies: 43
Views: 5249

Re: Maltby Main

Jaw dropping. Superb.
by Chops
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Only one wagon derails!
Replies: 10
Views: 1207

Re: Only one wagon derails!

Just to throw my hat in, I have come to see that a binding
action occurs between buffers, particularly the neoprene
ones, causing one or both wagons/coaches to get levered off.
Tried a few drops of hair clipper oil, which helps.

Glad you found your solution!
by Chops
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Statins
Replies: 17
Views: 386

Re: Statins

Took 'em, stopped. Woke up one morning and could not muster the strength to get out of bed. Weak as a damn kitten. Could not turn a door knob. Then recalled a commercial for the one's I was on with a little foot note, "stop taking if you experience weakness." Briefly, something kicked in causing a c...
by Chops
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The Return of Henley
Replies: 9
Views: 698

Waiting on the Train...

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by Chops
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The Return of Henley
Replies: 9
Views: 698

British Roman Mosaics

I've been enjoying "Time Team," most educational and entertaining. Thus,
excavations in Henley have recently turned up the following, behind
St. Micheal's School.
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by Chops
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lostock Junction
Replies: 20
Views: 2726

Re: Lostock Junction

Evocative of a lost time and place. A British railway Atlantis. Superbly executed.
by Chops
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Rollin', E60 Style, on the Rock
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Rollin', E60 Style, on the Rock

https://youtu.be/W51h5AVVP8E Been hard at work entertaining myself on my brief time off. The Rock Island train was kitbashed from the junk box, the coal hoppers costing about a dollar each. The coaches were gifted. `The fantasy ATSF E60 was salvaged. Cleaned up the motor, and off she went. Those coa...
by Chops
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: HO & International
Topic: The Rock Island Line...
Replies: 3
Views: 178

The Rock Island Line...

https://youtu.be/_jRyUITvEbA

Never ran electrics, fantasy piece hafted together
from a Bachmann shell and an Athearn chassis.