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by cheshire lines
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: 1960s Sussex
Replies: 17
Views: 503

Re: 1960s Sussex

I would say that the results justify the effort you are putting in with the backscene.
by cheshire lines
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Baseboard, painting the top?
Replies: 5
Views: 98

Re: Baseboard, painting the top?

I sealed my baseboard with clear varnish (satin floor varnish if memory serves) and haven't had any problems sticking things down.
by cheshire lines
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: POWER TO MY SHED.
Replies: 31
Views: 681

Re: POWER TO MY SHED.

The Sligo Rover wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:29 pm
Dynax, can you throw any more light on (pardon the pun) on "Solar charger, leisure battery, 1000w minimum inverter," or direct me to a web site that might help - thank you.
Sounds like the sort of system I have read about in Waterways World in the context of power supplies for narrowboats.
by cheshire lines
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Severn Models - Etched Brass Stables, Workshop & Stores
Replies: 10
Views: 271

Re: Severn Models - Etched Brass Stables, Workshop & Stores

footplate1947 wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:49 am
These are nice ....Love the detail inside the workshop. :)
Really impressive.
by cheshire lines
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Today's weather
Replies: 102
Views: 1449

Re: Today's weather

Snowy here in Cheshire this morning.
by cheshire lines
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: What cars did you drive - when you were younger!!
Replies: 52
Views: 1121

Re: What cars did you drive - when you were younger!!

May first car was a Singer Chamois, (a slightly higher spec version Hillman Imp), bought from a cousin of my dad's for about £80 in 1975. That was followed by a Mini Van, Mini Traveller and Morris Minor 1000 all bought privately. The first car I bought from a dealer, though still second hand, was a ...
by cheshire lines
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Pictures.....
Replies: 38
Views: 1068

Re: Pictures.....

One dating back to 1980. 5000 was one of four locos stabled at Northwich for a few days en-route to the Rocket 150 celebrations at Rainhill. The others were Clan Line, Sir Nigel Gresley and Standard Class 4 tank 80079. The local area manager at the time was a steam fan and organised an open day at t...
by cheshire lines
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Name That Loco Competition.
Replies: 124
Views: 2759

Re: Name That Loco Competition.

Post 89 - LMS Princess Royal Class 6201 Princess Elizabeth Ehh? With round buffers and lining around the buffer beam? Your right - I don't know what picture I was looking at! I think it's a Jubilee class? 45593 Kolhapur? Right class, but wrong loco; it's actually 5690 Leander. The photo was one I t...
by cheshire lines
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: One born every minute.......
Replies: 14
Views: 489

Re: One born every minute.......

A few years ago I saw an incident on the M6 where the driver of a tipper wagon hadn't realised that the back of his lorry wasn't full down and it had hit an overbridge.
by cheshire lines
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Name That Loco Competition.
Replies: 124
Views: 2759

Re: Name That Loco Competition.

bulleidboy wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:26 am
LMS Stanier Class 5MT 4932
Too few cylinders