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by yelrow
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Returning modeller how do I budget?
Replies: 17
Views: 182

Re: Returning modeller how do I budget?

MG, as far as i can see, you are now a designated modeller/ builder, as opposed to most of us who play trains. By so doing, you have restricted your budget, by design. I dont think that was posters actual question, as he wants also, to play trains. In my case, with hands like pork sausages, and Bion...
by yelrow
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Laptop battery
Replies: 24
Views: 212

Re: Laptop battery

Hang on a tic, mobiles in France, ain’t cheap. Would be about 30 quid a month. My calls inc international are totally free, part of my orange deal. Why would I incur costs I can avoid. John
by yelrow
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Laptop battery
Replies: 24
Views: 212

Re: Laptop battery

French current less than uk , peut être, probably been lucky, We charged our iPad on hold, last year, and our travel charger got quite warm.
by yelrow
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Returning modeller how do I budget?
Replies: 17
Views: 182

Re: Returning modeller how do I budget?

mine has written to me, asking if i have given up my hobby, as no purchase in last 18 months.
by yelrow
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Laptop battery
Replies: 24
Views: 212

Re: Laptop battery

Agreed, i only now use mine for the trains ( railmaster ), so this time of year, not on. Our mobiles were supplied by Noah, and go for months , without need to be charged, as sit in our cars as emergency, only. Over here, 99% of suppliers, insist you use your pay as you go cards, within 3 months, wh...
by yelrow
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Laptop battery
Replies: 24
Views: 212

Re: Laptop battery

We charge both iPads overnight.Always have. My laptop is permanently plugged in, but only turned on, when using trains,
by yelrow
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Returning modeller how do I budget?
Replies: 17
Views: 182

Re: Returning modeller how do I budget?

a week, BB, mine is still being tinkered with, after 15 years.
by yelrow
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Returning modeller how do I budget?
Replies: 17
Views: 182

Re: Returning modeller how do I budget?

Hi, C37, and welcome back. Certainly new prices are on the up, particularly for us retired guys. I have not bought anything new, for 2 years. However, looked at my coaches last night, of which i have 76. Only 8 of these were bought new, in sets. Wagons, have 100 of them, less than 10, bought new.. I...
by yelrow
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Fencing - 00 gauge
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Fencing - 00 gauge

You must be getting on with your layout if you are at this stage. Picture would be good. John
by yelrow
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Instant layout?
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Re: Instant layout?

Pas de problème mon ami.