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by mijj
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: poorly computer
Replies: 24
Views: 384

Re: poorly computer

I am running W7 on this desk top and removed Avast (anti virus and VPN) as they slowed everything down until it was painful to work. it now works fine. I'd have the memory sticks on your desk top checked out if it was mine. I tried W10 on a lap-top but it was full of adverts. I'd heard of peeps gett...
by mijj
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Catching the Train: 1857
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: Catching the Train: 1857

Wow, what a din! Lovely :lol: !
by mijj
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Hornby Bagnall
Replies: 10
Views: 504

Re: Hornby Bagnall

It all looks fine from here and well done for sorting it all out :) .
by mijj
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Introducing the New Mexico Northern
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Introducing the New Mexico Northern

Walkingthedog wrote:
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:35 pm
Another great Chops video with good music.
I agree. It's has been a long time since I heard that song. It seems to fit the railway as well :) .
by mijj
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Norton 360 VPN
Replies: 11
Views: 356

Re: Norton 360 VPN

This has been a very useful thread to me as I still use W7 on my desktop. After all the warnings about security issues when M/soft stopped supporting it with security updates I got Malware Bytes - having used the free version a few times before. I also took note of what TWD said:- "Malwarebytes is v...
by mijj
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Amazon returns
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Amazon returns

I needed to return an item to Amazon. Their return procedure was to in-put a code and generate a label but only some post offices had this facility. Using my post code to find the nearest PO did not look helpful. However a quick check proved their system out of date. Label was printed out and item p...
by mijj
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Started an extension to my Pennsylvania layout
Replies: 14
Views: 1181

Re: Started an extension to my Pennsylvania layout

My main scenery is polystyrene covered with papier mache ! . My rocks are as you said moulded , I used crumpled tin foil .

That is a good idea and deserves copying :) .
by mijj
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!
Replies: 145
Views: 13656

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!

I am at the stage where this info is useful to me - and it does look very realistic. I have the P.O.P. so I feel an order to woodlands Scenic coming on :) .
by mijj
Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: NCE powercab and JMRI
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: NCE powercab and JMRI

This is along the lines that I thought of following. I'd be interested in the outcome :) .
by mijj
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Walschaerts Valve Gear Explained
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Re: Walschaerts Valve Gear Explained

Fascinating indeed. Thanks for the link, very well displayed :) .