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by Hound Dog
Sun May 19, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Montgreenan
Replies: 31
Views: 1887

Re: Montgreenan

Hi, Not too much to report on Montgreenan this week...……..the town now now has a Chip shop, a Baker's and a Pharmacy, whilst the Country Inn is due to open shortly once the new landlord decides on a name...…...could also be a Post office, Butchers and Newsagent by the end of the week. Also, the Parc...
by Hound Dog
Sun May 19, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 177
Views: 10930

Re: Your latest acquisition

Hi, Visited the Kyle Model Rail exhibition in Troon yesterday and treated myself to a nice DCC fitted Maroon Bachmann Warship...…..Although primarily interested in 70/80's BR Blue, I am growing increasing fond of earlier Diesel types and have been drawn to the Diesel Hydraulics and so a Western, Hym...
by Hound Dog
Thu May 16, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 300
Views: 15741

Re: LOW GHYLL

I know very little about Steam locos, but that looks very nice indeed !
by Hound Dog
Thu May 16, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Montgreenan
Replies: 31
Views: 1887

Re: Montgreenan

Looking good - you can always enhance a card kit by adding a plastic tiled roof or brick/stone walls. Have a look at Redutex tiles - I bought my last stock from them directly - from Spain - supplies in the UK are often very limited - try DCC Concepts if your interested. Yes, plan to improve the car...
by Hound Dog
Sun May 12, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Diesels to Glenburnie Station
Replies: 80
Views: 6081

Re: Diesels to Glenburnie Station

Looking great, but remember all these trees means lots of leaves to pick-up come Autumn - haha...….seriously love the blossom trees - did you make these yourself ?.....…..rather fancy something similar down the main street on my Montgreenan layout.

Enjoy your posts very much - thanks Richard
by Hound Dog
Sun May 12, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Montgreenan
Replies: 31
Views: 1887

Re: Montgreenan Update

Hi, Been making some progress on the townscene for Montgreenan and today more or less completed the Church and graveyard ( some finishing touches still required, including trees etc)...…...I was wondering how to fill the space I had behind the parcels office, when I hit on the idea of a little grave...
by Hound Dog
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Returning to Railways
Replies: 14
Views: 369

Re: Returning to Railways

Find a bank to rob ! - you can potentially consume lots of dosh if you are not careful, as there are a lot of tempting trains and accessories and everything is a lot more expensive than it used to be. Seriously look into DCC control as it is a whole different world and provides a basis to control ea...
by Hound Dog
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Montgreenan
Replies: 31
Views: 1887

Re: Montgreenan

Thanks Roger....... would certainly welcome any advice or inputs on weathering laser cut wooden stonework with washes etc...... perhaps sounded like I knew what I was talking about but in reality it will be another first for me - thanks Richard.
by Hound Dog
Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Montgreenan
Replies: 31
Views: 1887

Re: Montgreenan

Hi, Cannot believe it has been a couple of months since my last post, but work has been continuing to develop the main station board and earlier today I finished the woodwork to finally box-in the descent to my lower level fiddle year and in doing so create the base for Montgreenan town area. Attach...
by Hound Dog
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Point motor switches
Replies: 27
Views: 1841

Re: Point motor switches

Hi - I used 10mm Circular On-On switches ( bought from E-switch on EBay) to control the points on my layout which uses DCC Concepts Cobalt IP Analogue slow action point motors...... using the inbuilt switch on the motor I was able to wire up LED’s to show the point direction, although the writing on...