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by bulleidboy
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Resurrection of layouts begins
Replies: 18
Views: 237

Re: Resurrection of layouts begins

With three rooms available Brian, and with your skills, I can see some tunneling taking place!
by bulleidboy
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!
Replies: 55
Views: 6500

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!

Foam cutter arrived this morning - so can now get on a make the hill/tunnel.
by bulleidboy
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: DCC wiring/points etc etc
Replies: 10
Views: 158

Re: DCC wiring/points etc etc

Hi Rob - you obviously need to do a bit of reading, but you could answer a couple of questions, for example, how big is this layout - how big is big? You say you need at least one power booster - sometimes these are not necessary - how much of the layout will be outdoors? BB
by bulleidboy
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Nobody does it better!
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Nobody does it better!

Watch and enjoy. Full screen - volume up.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8Zir6JWMHo
by bulleidboy
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: RSR new layout.
Replies: 81
Views: 7698

Re: RSR new layout.

Hi Artur - sorry to sate the obvious, but are you cutting the track "top to bottom"? There is a right and wrong way to use these cutters. I almost always got a nice clean cut. BB
by bulleidboy
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Painting Figures - OO scale
Replies: 12
Views: 147

Re: Painting Figures - OO scale

They look fine Roger - I hadn't heard of Hardy figures until Steve/Brian (WTD) mentioned them the other day. I had a look at there (Hardy's) site, and there are some great figures available - will be adding to my shopping list. Barry
by bulleidboy
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello from Edinburgh
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Hello from Edinburgh

Welcome StuartP - You've joined a great forum, with lots of help, information and fun. I (we) look forward to see how you proceed - don't forget, anything your not sure about just ask. BB
by bulleidboy
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Problem with paint!
Replies: 7
Views: 103

Re: Problem with paint!

I thought I'd given it a good stir - I'll have another go - never had this problem before.
by bulleidboy
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Problem with paint!
Replies: 7
Views: 103

Problem with paint!

I have been painting a wagon kit (Steve M built one some months back), and I used Humbrol Enamel Brown Matt (173). I stirred it vigorously (nothing like a bit of vigor) - but when dry it has a silk finish. Would this have been through applying the paint to sparingly?
by bulleidboy
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Baseboard height
Replies: 10
Views: 152

Re: Baseboard height

Mine are thirty nine inches ( a metre) - this enabled me, as was mentioned by WTD, to fit kitchen base units (with legs) under the boards. I say with legs as this allows me to slide storage boxes (Hobbycraft) under the units. In some areas I have used wall units, which are shallower, depth wise. It ...