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- Thu May 02, 2019 7:08 pm
- Forum: The Mess Room
- Topic: Your latest acquisition
- Replies: 177
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Bought a Hornby Peckett last weekend - had pre-ordered one but it still hadn't arrived after many many months so bought an alternative. Runs superbly straight out of the box, even through insulfrog points.
I had a T reg yellow spitfire. Had to get the diff changed and it always whined after that. Great fun in summer though but a bit of a dog all round if I'm honest. Me and my girlfriend (now my wife) went on holiday to Devon in it along with 6 stick insects - but that's another story, and a rather str...
It's a good colour David but perhaps a little 'heavy'. I've not modelled tarmac roads but have used fine sandpaper/acrylic paint for lanes and have also used block paving finishing sand (also known as silver sand).
- Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:05 pm
- Forum: The Welcome Forum
- Topic: Returning to Railways
- Replies: 14
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Welcome to the friendly and helpful forum. I went for DCC because it seemed simpler wiring-wise and I hoped to future proof what I was building (although I'm sure the technology will move on again very quickly. To reiterate what has already been said - it's a marvellous hobby but very,very addictive...
Thanks Forfarian - I remember now when my father worked in a mill - there were shafts between floors and the doors could be used for both incoming and outgoing goods. The difference was at the mill that there was no 'extension' built out - the wall was flat and the crane stuck out on a jib. Thanks f...