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by cadman
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 43
Views: 2243

Re: Your latest acquisition

Bought from the Hatton's sale a Bachmann BR Standard Class 4MT, DCC ready.........very nice.......HB
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by cadman
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: The great model railway challenge
Replies: 75
Views: 4113

Re: The great model railway challenge

The viewing figures for this programme were just over 1 million, just slightly less than Traffic Cops & Casualty and more than Walking Britain's Lost Railway.......I find it interesting, informative and entertaining and nowt wrong with the presenters or the judges....... :geek: ...HB
by cadman
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Anyone got a spare £25M?
Replies: 24
Views: 1034

Re: Anyone got a spare £25M?

I think you will find this is a private venture so no government (our taxes) have been wasted. Fully aware of that, TWD, but it is just irritating that someone with so much money and ambition should waste it all on a meaningless project. So a jet engine on wheels can go 1000 mph! So what?....... :)...
by cadman
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Anyone got a spare £25M?
Replies: 24
Views: 1034

Re: Anyone got a spare £25M?

I'm a fan of high speed aircraft, cars, boats, motorbikes etc but I'll say again - putting a jet engine of this size on 4 wheels to see how fast it can go it is utter, utter nonsense and a complete waste of time and money.....there is no technical benefit to the world whatsoever.....just take a Torn...
by cadman
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Location, location, location.
Topic: Attic layouts
Replies: 17
Views: 1138

Re: Attic layouts

Great layout, Tim, you must have put a lot of work into that. Interesting to note you have surface mount point motors yet they don't detract from the excellent scenic effects......... 8-) ........HB
by cadman
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Great Electric Train Show
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: Great Electric Train Show

I spent an enjoyable couple of hours there yesterday in the very amiable company of WTD. Most of the layouts were very impressive and Trade support was excellent with all the major retailers & Hornby offering a broad range of products........It will be at this venue again next year ......HB
by cadman
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Lovely Evening
Replies: 18
Views: 809

Lovely Evening

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by cadman
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Site Help
Topic: Site appeance
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Re: Site appeance

Have you tried using the free version of CCleaner.......I use it regularly to get rid of junk, temp files, memory dumps etc and to check the registry.......helps keep computer "clean"......HB
by cadman
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: The great model railway challenge
Replies: 75
Views: 4113

Re: The great model railway challenge

Simple answer is to get your own TV in a different room with an armchair...... ;) ..........HB
by cadman
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: The great model railway challenge
Replies: 75
Views: 4113

Re: The great model railway challenge

The programme is about a Competition between modellers to create a finished and working model railway within certain parameters which is exactly what was was portrayed. All credit to the contestants for their efforts and to the production team who had a very difficult job in selecting just 45mins fo...