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by bulleidboy
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hi All
Replies: 5
Views: 33

Re: Hi All

Welcome, you've joined a great forum. BB
by bulleidboy
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Hills and tunnels - best material.
Replies: 24
Views: 623

Re: Hills and tunnels - best material.

Thanks Ian - I'll probably make a trip to Reading (about 25 mins) and have a look. Barry
by bulleidboy
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Hills and tunnels - best material.
Replies: 24
Views: 623

Re: Hills and tunnels - best material.

Thanks Steve - I did ask at my local B&Q about the Jablite(?), which they knew of, but said it would have to be special order, unless I went to Reading B&Q (huge place) where they would stock it. At least the old tunnel/hill has gone, so I am motivated to get the space filled. Barry
by bulleidboy
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Hills and tunnels - best material.
Replies: 24
Views: 623

Re: Hills and tunnels - best material.

The old tunnel/hill has now gone - portals and support walls - cut off. If I used polystyrene again, and purchased a "hot-wire" knife from wherever, does the wire/knife seal the poly. as you cut, therefore eliminating the poly balls everywhere? It's by far the cheapest option, the Kingspan type mate...
by bulleidboy
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 343
Views: 19511

Re: LOW GHYLL

Looks very authentic - as though it's always been there. Are the fence posts Ratio/Peco?
by bulleidboy
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 343
Views: 19511

Re: LOW GHYLL

You'll need a little man (or woman) to water them - they will need a hose - a bit of solid cor wire with about 5mm stripped off the end will look like the item Hozelock make - don't forget a bit of varnish underneath where the water leaks out onto the platform - just adding to the scene - I'm sure y...
by bulleidboy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Palace Gates
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Re: Palace Gates

by bulleidboy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Arboretum Valley
Replies: 28
Views: 739

Re: Arboretum Valley

Fantastic modelling and pictures - can't wait to see the trains.
by bulleidboy
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: D-Day Dakota fly-past
Replies: 26
Views: 512

Re: D-Day Dakota fly-past

by bulleidboy
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: R.I.P D.J. Models
Replies: 22
Views: 509

Re: R.I.P D.J. Models

I have a couple as well - he worked in conjunction with Kernows on some models (Beattie Well Tank and Class 02 tank) - as WTD says "they are very good". I think the reason a lot has been said on the "other" forum, some of his models still to be produced were "crowdfunded" - and people want to know w...