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by Dublo
Sun Nov 24, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 88
Views: 11020

Re: Little Weldon

Hello all After a successful afternoon yesterday all of Little Weldon station and its immediate vicinity have now been lit. There is still a little tweaking to do here and there but overall I am happy with the results. I have ordered a dimming control and are awaiting its delivery. Just the rest of ...
by Dublo
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 88
Views: 11020

Re: Little Weldon

Hello all
I've been experimenting with lighting on Little Weldon's up platform. I feel that it needs a bit of fine tuning but the initial results are encouraging. Once I have wired up the down platform and buildings and maybe some street lighting I shall look at dimming then down a touch.
by Dublo
Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 88
Views: 11020

Re: Little Weldon

IMG_20191027_164411.jpg Hello all Little Weldon's Castle is now open to the public. Works having been completed just a short while ago. Delores a lady citizen with negotiable affection is amongst the first visitors she also seems to have a new man with her. There have been reports of a rather elega...
by Dublo
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 88
Views: 11020

Re: Little Weldon

Hello all Work is continuing on Little Weldon's Castle with all of the Bailey Walls, the Keep and Watch Tower all attached the baseboard. Flooring has now been added to the Keep. The pieces have been set into the landscape with plaster applied to plug any gaps. The final landscaping has yet to be do...
by Dublo
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 88
Views: 11020

Re: Little Weldon

Hello all This month 81 years ago sees the introduction of Hornby Dublo. Here is the cover of the first catalogue for 1938/9. Production was halted during 1940 for the duration of the second world war, restarting in 1948 those early post-war models were for export only it took some time before they ...
by Dublo
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 88
Views: 11020

Re: Little Weldon

Hello all
Painting is on going up at Castle Hill. The Keep is the next piece that I have been working on over the last few evenings.
by Dublo
Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 88
Views: 11020

Re: Little Weldon

Hello all The painting of Little Weldon's Castle has started with the Bailey Wall. I have chosen to use acrylics for this, as the Castle is constructed using plaster these are drying quickly enabling a rapid build up of layers. I have used a warm cream as a base coat this has given a lovely colour f...
by Dublo
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The Return of Henley
Replies: 9
Views: 847

Re: The Return of Henley

Another Chops masterpiece. Well done. Henley is looking good once more.
by Dublo
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: SHADDEHOLME
Replies: 109
Views: 6085

Re: SHADDEHOLME

Hello Steve
I am really enjoying this thread, reading about the resurrection of your layout. It takes a lot to be able to spot the flaws in a design and to remedy them. I'm looking forward to watching how your layout develop's further.
by Dublo
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 88
Views: 11020

Re: Little Weldon

Hello all Another newbie joins the locomotive roster at Little Weldon.This is Canadian Pacific No 1218. This particular model is a replica of the Meccano Ltd No 1215. The original HD product was made for export only, so is therefore one of the rarer items in the range. The replica has been made from...