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by bulleidboy
Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: In the right place at the right time................
Replies: 4
Views: 51

In the right place at the right time................

A couple of months ago one of the support arms on one of our two garage doors snapped - they had been there for forty one years, and spares were no longer available. A quote for two new doors etc., came in at just over £2k. As the door concerned was rarely opened we decided to stay as we are. I walk...
by bulleidboy
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Loco weathering - a beginner’s tale
Replies: 34
Views: 330

Re: Loco weathering - a beginner’s tale

By jove I think he's got it! Looks very good Steve. Weathered loco's always look better when there in a similar environment - a dirty shed with similar grubby loco's etc. Barry
by bulleidboy
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hi everyone
Replies: 16
Views: 168

Re: Hi everyone

Welcome to the forum collectors.
by bulleidboy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Lovely Evening
Replies: 19
Views: 347

Re: Lovely Evening

A nice evening for a trip in a balloon - it was actually coming down.

ImageIMG_0331 by Barry Clayton, on Flickr
by bulleidboy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Static Grass Applicator
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Re: Static Grass Applicator

This is the good thing about the "Chrissaf" version - you cannot get a shock as the power is not attached to the mesh.

Is there a recommended length for the wire with the crocodile clip?
by bulleidboy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Loco weathering - a beginner’s tale
Replies: 34
Views: 330

Re: Loco weathering - a beginner’s tale

I also like the second picture. I appreciate this is a training session, but the second picture only needs the cabside number cleaned up a bit and it's ready to go. I recall filthy dirty loco's that someone had taken a rag to and cleaned up the numbers - probably to help trainspotters!
by bulleidboy
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Static Grass Applicator
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Re: Static Grass Applicator

Not at the grass stage yet Steve. Have just been cutting a square hole to take the switch. One point I raised on the Hornby forum was whether the nuts, bolts and washer, which all now seem to be galvanised, would conduct power as well as raw steel, or better still brass as WTD suggested. I could not...
by bulleidboy
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Static Grass Applicator
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Re: Static Grass Applicator

Thanks Steve - I can't see at this moment where I was going wrong with the link. Barry
by bulleidboy
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Static Grass Applicator
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Static Grass Applicator

Not sure if this will work(?) - it does but in a very roundabout way! Chrissaf on the Hornby Forum was happy for me to forward these (his) instructions on how to build a substantial static grass applicator. I have now got together all the parts shown in the attachment, and am about to start contruct...
by bulleidboy
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: AIRBRUSHES AND WEATHERING
Replies: 22
Views: 268

Re: AIRBRUSHES AND WEATHERING

Can't wait to see the finished models.