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by Hound Dog
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Just not the same anymore.......
Replies: 9
Views: 203

Re: Just not the same anymore.......

Yes Mountain Goat, the demise of industry has played a huge part in the reduction of the rail network......., not far from where I live is the Hunterston Coal terminal on the Clyde which was introduced to serve the Ravenscraig Steel works near Motherwell .....it is hard to forget the noise and vibra...
by Hound Dog
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Just not the same anymore.......
Replies: 9
Views: 203

Just not the same anymore.......

It has been quite a few years since I did a long rail journey, but yesterday I travelled from Gloucester to Ayrshire after visiting my daughter, but I was saddened by the run-down state of things and the distinct lack of loco’s. Departure from Gloucester gave a view of the waste ground that used to ...
by Hound Dog
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Wiring before I fix my baseboard top?
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: Wiring before I fix my baseboard top?

Hi, Based on my experience I would say that you should fit your baseboard top to the frame and secure before thinking about wiring. Once the baseboard top is fitted you can mark out your trackplan, which will give you a better idea of where you need to route any bus wires below. In my recent build (...
by Hound Dog
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: The great model railway challenge
Replies: 62
Views: 1063

Re: The great model railway challenge

I watched the first episode last night and was very disappointed - It had very little to do with railways and the fact that a train was going around was incidental to the side show animations........ why don’t they call it the “Great Modelling Challenge”......... also appeared that the female judge ...