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by IanS
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Just Joining
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Just Joining

Welcome - once again I can't help with your specific query as I run a DC layout. Someone will be along shortly who can, I am sure.
by IanS
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello everyone.
Replies: 8
Views: 278

Re: Hello everyone.

Welcome FattishBoy - You've joined a great forum - any questions just ask away. Note: The grandsons like trains excuse for getting a model railway yourself is the regular excuse - you'll have to do better than that! :lol: Aye your right, I must confess there is a layout in the loft been gathering d...
by IanS
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Thomas and Friends
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Thomas and Friends

I came across this series on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... 1Un3EixaHH

It may be interesting to your grandchildren or even you!
by IanS
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Slow laptop
Replies: 12
Views: 178

Re: Slow laptop

I regularly play a browser game in Chrome and although it has issues, these are not associated with Win10/Chrome combination. I also use Open Office rather than M$ Office suite and it works well and is mostly compatible with M$ Office files. Win10 may have issues with older software, but should be O...
by IanS
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Slow laptop
Replies: 12
Views: 178

Re: Slow laptop

Thank you for the reply. Some anti-virus/anti-malware programs can have a seriously damaging speed hit. Unless you're running with multiple windows open at the same time and multiple programs too then your speed for loading on the various browsers shouldn't be slow with a 40-70Mb connection. (It's f...
by IanS
Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Slow laptop
Replies: 12
Views: 178

Re: Slow laptop

1) Is it the loading at start up, the loading of programs or accessing the internet that is particularly slow? 2) A more thorough discription of the issue would be helpful. 3) Have you updated the Windows installation with the latest of them? 4) Have you tried a speed checker for the speed of your i...
by IanS
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Dodgy crank pin on Hornby 'Gordon'
Replies: 12
Views: 151

Re: Dodgy crank pin on Hornby 'Gordon'

Peters Spares often have small bits for locos, worth a look. https://www.petersspares.com/hornby-x6467-dart-diesel-shunter-thomas-range-coupling-rods-pins.ir may be what you're looking for, or not. Or it may be this: https://www.petersspares.com/hornby-x8535b-class-a1-a3-old-a1-a3-valve-gear-rods.ir...
by IanS
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Tyne & Wear Metro (BR Class 994)
Replies: 4
Views: 113

Re: Tyne & Wear Metro (BR Class 994)

I asked on the Facebook page of the Metro and they replied as far as they know there are no manufacturers of Metro trains. Here is a local newspaper report of a display layout featuring the Metrocars used: https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/mini-metros-track-part-model-12292697 The...
by IanS
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Won’t be trying that again!
Replies: 31
Views: 432

Re: Won’t be trying that again!

Excellent video - I don't normally watch music videos, but saw this one through to the end!