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by IanS
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Engine Shed - Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Re: Engine Shed - Windows

Not sure if this will do the job - https://www.yorkmodelrail.com/00-scale/windows-templates-and-headers-1?page=1 Lot's of styles to choose from. This looks like what you have! https://www.reynaulds.com/products/Proses/W-007.aspx And a UK source of similar windows is Ebay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/...
by IanS
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Nice article on the Beeb website
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: Nice article on the Beeb website

Yes, it was an interesting read. Then the punch line.... the Alloa layout won't be there.

I wonder who paid the BBC for such a good advert :?:
by IanS
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Didn't notice the notice!
Replies: 19
Views: 153

Re: Didn't notice the notice!

Yes, Spec Savers or maybe Vision Express (for the train).

Welcome back!
by IanS
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Servicing OO Locos
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Re: Servicing OO Locos

Older locos are sometimes more difficult, or much, much, more difficult to do. From what I have read, none are impossible. However, your father needs to consider many things before going down the DCC route such as the age of the locos and the track he wants to run them on. If they are older ones (as...
by IanS
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: SCARM v Anyrail
Replies: 8
Views: 120

Re: SCARM v Anyrail

I have a licensed version of AnyRail - I didn't re-license when ver 6 came out as they wanted more money and v5 did what I wanted it to do.

Before buying it I did try SCARM but found it less intuitive for me and my purpose than AnyRail.
by IanS
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: South Shields 15th and 16th February 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: South Shields 15th and 16th February 2019

I wish I'd remembered yesterday - I had intended to go then forgot! Ah well, there will be others in 2019 and 2020!

Great photos btw.
by IanS
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Back Again
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: Back Again

Welcome back - it's still the same mix of knowledgeable folks and new starters with a lot in between.
by IanS
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Various Materials And Longevity.
Replies: 10
Views: 117

Re: Various Materials And Longevity.

An interesting and thoughtful commentary. Another set of products that are coming onto the market to be considered is the 3D printed items. The are usually of a plastic type, although the chemists will tell us that they are very different in a number of ways. They are so new that it will be a very l...
by IanS
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Plywood types and sizes...
Replies: 6
Views: 97

Re: Plywood types and sizes...

Not quite all do - around here the price varies, but can be £9.99 for what they determine as local deliveries. It depends on the amount to be delivered (ie the final cost).
by IanS
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Small industrial layout
Replies: 16
Views: 281

Re: Small industrial layout

The length of the space past the left most siding needs to be long enough to accommodate at least one loco and one wagon or no shunting can take place (unless there are multiple locos, on for the lower siding and one or more for the rest.)