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by bulleidboy
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: RAILWAY WEBCAMS
Replies: 9
Views: 181

Re: RAILWAY WEBCAMS

Not railway related, but if you like watching life in other parts of the world, this site is pretty good - https://www.portcanaveralwebcam.com/ It is the site WTD referred to (Miami Airport) , but if you click the box in the top left hand corner (Watch another Webcam) there are a number of other sit...
by bulleidboy
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: RAILWAY WEBCAMS
Replies: 9
Views: 181

Re: RAILWAY WEBCAMS

The Corfe Castle web cam is one of my first stops when having breakfast - nice to see whether the sun is shining - also the Solent cam WTD mentioned is very good.
by bulleidboy
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Returning to Railways
Replies: 12
Views: 106

Re: Returning to Railways

Hi - welcome to the forum. I would suggest you get a copy of Brian Lambert's book - The Newcomer's Guide to Model Railways: A Step-by-step Guide to the Complete Model Railway - available on Amazon, and have good read. Ask any questions you like, you will always get an answer on here. BB
by bulleidboy
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 274
Views: 12780

Re: LOW GHYLL

You need to bring more flowers and chocolates home and work on the fact that an exhibition layout would give you both weekend outings!!! :o :o You clearly have never met my wife. :shock: Flowers and chocolates are reserved for anniversaries, for example tomorrow. And I’ve dodged being found in a sh...
by bulleidboy
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: My old mini.
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: My old mini.

A supercharger on an A-series engine!!! :shock: Superchargers on A-series engines is not unusual - there are a number on Youtube. This particular mini was originally being prepared for a turbocharged engine - but it was never fitted. The engine went with the car when sold - turbocharging can cause ...
by bulleidboy
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Hornby R9057 trakmat
Replies: 12
Views: 166

Re: Hornby R9057 trakmat

Hi Chris - Welcome to the forum. There are a number of "Trackmat" layouts on Youtube - it gives you an idea of what can be achieved. There are a number of Trackmats - I have not used it, but do have R8011, which I think may be the one used in the link below. BB For example: https://www.youtube.com/w...
by bulleidboy
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: My old mini.
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: My old mini.

I had to send a new V5 to the guy doing the restoration. He informed me that the car is being built for a businessman who lives in USA and London but plans to keep it in the UK - and hopefully retain the original registration number. I can't wait to see it finished. I found the price list - if you w...
by bulleidboy
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 274
Views: 12780

Re: LOW GHYLL

First class - love the hut.
by bulleidboy
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 274
Views: 12780

Re: LOW GHYLL

Looking good - have you tried this for initial ground cover? - Javis JS31 - Dark Earth No 31 Scenic Scatter Material
by bulleidboy
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Tools
Topic: Doube sided tape.
Replies: 12
Views: 261

Re: Doube sided tape.

I've just used some to stick rubber draft excluders onto the bottom of my garage doors - and this came out of my model box - not an external tape.