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by Bandit Mick
Sun May 22, 2022 6:33 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: WEST ORTON
Replies: 635
Views: 99235

Re: WEST ORTON

Lovely job.
by Bandit Mick
Wed May 18, 2022 12:53 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: M & J Brewery Sidings
Replies: 50
Views: 21106

Re: M & J Brewery Sidings

Hello Rodco The point in my box file is a short radius OO gauge Peco insulfrog. It was laid in the entry/exit to give more room. It is wire in tube and has droppers both sides to aid smooth running. It is wired for DCC, the bus being behind the file. If you need any more info, do get back to me. It ...
by Bandit Mick
Mon May 16, 2022 4:44 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: WEST ORTON
Replies: 635
Views: 99235

Re: WEST ORTON

Great looking lamps and nicely painted too. When you find some wall mounted ones I’d be interested to know your source. The ones I recently bought are huuuge!!!
by Bandit Mick
Sat May 14, 2022 6:59 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: I’m going to throw my point Roding out of the window!
Replies: 7
Views: 113

Re: I’m going to throw my point Roding out of the window!

Thank you for your replies. Much appreciated.
by Bandit Mick
Sat May 14, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: I’m going to throw my point Roding out of the window!
Replies: 7
Views: 113

Re: I’m going to throw my point Roding out of the window!

Thank you Steve. Looks like I’ll have to simplify my approach. Any idea re: how close to the rails the point rodding should be set?
by Bandit Mick
Sat May 14, 2022 3:11 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Sandy Hills The new layout
Replies: 100
Views: 7153

Re: Sandy Hills The new layout

My wiring was lovely and tidy with ties and labels. I then added lighting and its now all a bit crossed over and dangly!
by Bandit Mick
Sat May 14, 2022 1:34 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: I’m going to throw my point Roding out of the window!
Replies: 7
Views: 113

I’m going to throw my point Roding out of the window!

Does anyone know of a way to use Wills point rodding simply but so that it looks something like? I have set up three different height downset drive joints and crank clusters but when I mount them on their corresponding bases, because the bases are different heights they don’t then match up to the po...
by Bandit Mick
Sat May 14, 2022 10:49 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Street Road Base
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: Street Road Base

P.S. If you look at my box file layout Bleak Moor Quarry Shed in the layout section you can see the effect I got. Hope this helps.
by Bandit Mick
Sat May 14, 2022 10:47 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Street Road Base
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: Street Road Base

I also use fine wet and dry paper. I then dry brush using a range of greys made from acrylic paints. Water colour pencils slightly dampened and used lightly gave an impression of a centre line if needed.
by Bandit Mick
Fri May 13, 2022 9:29 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Hello!

Welcome to the friendly and helpful forum. Nice to see younger people entering the hobby.