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by Puddles
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Baseboard for a new layout
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: Baseboard for a new layout

My layout is up in the loft. When I had our extension built I got the builder to put bigger joists in as the roof timbers were being fitted. The original staircase was being moved so I had one made to take another flight up to the loft. When the building inspector came to inspect the work he had no ...
by Puddles
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Sunrise this morning
Replies: 35
Views: 962

Re: Sunrise this morning

Sunset from my back garden 7pm last night.
Watching with a glass of wine or two really enhanced the colours.
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by Puddles
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: My layout
Replies: 35
Views: 3035

Re: My layout

Very nice. What make is it? I have this kit to do next an,overhead crane. You can see by the box the water tower/coaling stage is a Ratio trackside series. These kits go together really well and reasonably priced. Now the sun is shining lots to do in the garden first. Puddles https://i.postimg.cc/F...
by Puddles
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: My layout
Replies: 35
Views: 3035

Re: My layout

Just made up this little kit
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by Puddles
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Announcements & Notices
Topic: Hattons
Replies: 3
Views: 128

Hattons

HAttons shutting Thursday 26th
by Puddles
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Model railway constructor magazine
Replies: 14
Views: 242

Re: Model railway constructor magazine

Waiting for my wife to pick out a birthday card for her sister in our local supermarket I glanced along the magazines on the opposite side of the isle, I saw a magazine with a steam train on the front. I picked up the magazine to find out the name of the train and where it was photographed, to my am...
by Puddles
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The Titville Thunderbolt
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: The Titville Thunderbolt

Nice bit of filming chops, The writer of the Titfield Thunderbolt Saga T E B Clarke was a neighbor of Dr Richard Beeching. Little did he know at the time of writing what his neighbor was going to do to the railways. In the film the Driver,Fireman and Guard were employees of British Rail from the Wes...
by Puddles
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Identify this loco 2 2 2
Replies: 6
Views: 1213

Re: Identify this loco 2 2 2

Thank you Glencairn for the links, very interesting reading and wonderful models.
I really do enjoy this forum, so many knowledgeable people willing to pass on information and skills.
Most grateful,

Puddles
by Puddles
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Identify this loco 2 2 2
Replies: 6
Views: 1213

Re: Identify this loco 2 2 2

Thank you for your comments and info gents. In his eighties my father was still making models. Every Christmas my sister or myself would buy him a kit of some sort to make. He would also buy the odd plastic kit himself. Visiting him one day he took me into his model room and on a shelf in his model ...
by Puddles
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Clarence Dock, Leeds
Replies: 18
Views: 632

Re: Clarence Dock, Leeds

You have put a lot of work in over the past weeks, we’ll done it’s looking really good.
I Like the canal boat and the warehouses it’s all coming together very well.
Puddles.