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by Bandit Mick
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: Newton Aycliffe Model Railway Exhibition.
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: Newton Aycliffe Model Railway Exhibition.

Won't be attending as usual - according to show listings on the web, it has been cancelled.
by Bandit Mick
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!
Replies: 145
Views: 13656

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!

Lovely modelling - well done
by Bandit Mick
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC wire sizes
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: DCC wire size

Hello PomDave. I’m still at the learning stage myself and I use dcc. Lots of good advice from Brian which has helped me on many occasions along with his excellent publication. I have droppers to every piece of track including entry to points. I use insulfrog (often frowned upon) and my locos run bea...
by Bandit Mick
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Cleaning heavily tarnished track
Replies: 19
Views: 707

Re: Cleaning heavily tarnished track

Has been known to cause speeling problems!
by Bandit Mick
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Different sized wagons
Replies: 7
Views: 302

Re: Different sized wagons

Thanks for the replies everyone. I can certainly live with the differences/inaccuracies - was just interested in the different dimensions for the same OO wagon.
by Bandit Mick
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 270

Re: Hello

Welcome to the friendly and helpful forum - loads of knowledgeable members, fun and funny too. If Iwas starting again Iwould go for 7mm narrow gauge - bigger to deal with as you get older and allows you to be quirky and do your own thing (man)!
by Bandit Mick
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Different sized wagons
Replies: 7
Views: 302

Different sized wagons

Hope I'm not a numpty for asking this question, but here goes. I have 2 private owner five plank wagons - same private owner and same wagon type modelled. Why then is the Hornby version bigger than the Bachmann - length, width, height and even letter size - and obviously so. I thought a prototype wo...
by Bandit Mick
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Opinions Sought
Replies: 26
Views: 947

Re: Opinions Sought

Nothing for me to add regarding ballasting/colours but just wanted to say your modelling looks fantastic
by Bandit Mick
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Working at my lock...
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: Working at my lock...

Being a bit hard on yourself there Chops - unless I’ve misunderstood - the cottage looks great in your posting.
by Bandit Mick
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: Newton Aycliffe Model Railway Exhibition.
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: Newton Aycliffe Model Railway Exhibition.

Always a good one - will be attending as usual.