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by Bandit Mick
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Fiddle yard turntable wiring
Replies: 4
Views: 129

Re: Fiddle yard turntable wiring

Thanks for the replies everyone. I think I've got my head round it. Tomorrow is wiring and soldering day.
by Bandit Mick
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Change of car? Maybe.
Replies: 187
Views: 7872

Re: Change of car? Maybe.

I have a Skoda and things were simple when I got it - it has a key you put in the ignition and turn. The engine then comes on and away you go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If like my Skoda RAF 96, you won't be testing the warranty. Mine has a zillion miles on it, is on the same battery, exhaust etc. Only chang...
by Bandit Mick
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Fiddle yard turntable wiring
Replies: 4
Views: 129

Fiddle yard turntable wiring

Many thanks for your replies re: lazy susan. I eventually went with a bolt inserted in the central hole. It works fine and cost me nowt (says the tight Yorkshire man smiling). Sorry to be a pain but another question re: electrical connection. I was going to connect said turntable to the main bus by ...
by Bandit Mick
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Rockface - potentially!
Replies: 24
Views: 202

Re: Rockface - potentially!

Don't do yourself down re: your painting skills - you're having a go and therefore its all your own work. A tip might be to use much softer/less distinctive colours followed by a light wash/dabbing over using a very very light grey-white to give distance/depth and to make everything less distinct.
by Bandit Mick
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Unexpected guests
Replies: 3
Views: 117

Re: Unexpected guests

Bet the conversation will be scintillating!
by Bandit Mick
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello from South Bucks
Replies: 9
Views: 144

Re: Hello from South Bucks

Welcome to the friendly forum. Careful - the hobby is highly addictive. Mind you, with the way things are going in this country it will soon be recognised as such and the NHS will set up help clinics to help us break the habit!
by Bandit Mick
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Shed Layout carbon neutral
Replies: 11
Views: 287

Re: Shed Layout carbon neutral

CN- just to clarify - my silvered bubble wrap was the real deal. It is marketed as insulation material for sheds, workshops and summerhouses.
by Bandit Mick
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Aliborough from a hill
Replies: 25
Views: 233

Re: Aliborough from a hill

Super pictures WTD. Two questions - are they insulfrog points, and if so, do you have any trouble with running quality? It seems that conisirs! (posh people) don't like them.
by Bandit Mick
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Decisions decisions
Replies: 9
Views: 155

Re: Decisions decisions

Dog, motorcycle, all my Cure and Cult records. The wife can find her own way out!
by Bandit Mick
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Aliborough from a hill
Replies: 25
Views: 233

Re: Aliborough from a hill

Great patience, work and skill WTD.