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by Hound Dog
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Site Help
Topic: Wishlist
Replies: 4
Views: 246

Re: Wishlist

dtb wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:04 pm
I have a Hattons wishlist set up, I give it to the wife and leave it to her where she buys the items from.
........ but would’t that give the other half visibility to what things really cost !
by Hound Dog
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Accurascale Class 55 Deltic
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Accurascale Class 55 Deltic

I remember as a young teenager making my first train spotting trip across from Glasgow to Edinburgh Waverley where I bagged many new loco’s....... about halfway thru the day I was at one of the remote platforms when I heard this amazing sound from the other side of the station...... I headed over at...
by Hound Dog
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Hattons - New Website design
Replies: 24
Views: 627

Re: Hattons - New Website design

Given that this topic title refers to the Web site Design, it would seem appropriate to limit comments only to this specific aspect...... I have been on the new website and played around to assess various criteria..... so far very impressed by the speed and easy to navigate search engine....... time...
by Hound Dog
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Solutions for track at baseboard joints
Replies: 10
Views: 368

Re: Solutions for track at baseboard joints

Entry into the garage via the back door is at the opposite end of the layout where for some reason my liftout section works fine........ my railway cave is a home built mid section of the garage with false walls at either end, separating the front where the up and over door is and the bike and bins ...
by Hound Dog
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Solutions for track at baseboard joints
Replies: 10
Views: 368

Re: Solutions for track at baseboard joints

Gents, Many thanks for all the thoughtful and constructive replies to my track joint issue........ however as good as your suggestions are, my negotiation skills are better and SWMBO has just given formal authorisation for the laying of permanent track across my lift out section....... the final ter...
by Hound Dog
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Solutions for track at baseboard joints
Replies: 10
Views: 368

Solutions for track at baseboard joints

Hi - For a good few weeks now I have been close to finishing the primary build of my first ever layout and have it fully wired and up and running with point motors and LED’s etc.......after two years since starting the garage conversion I am desperate to start running trains and getting to more enjo...
by Hound Dog
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Hatton's Sale of the Century
Replies: 12
Views: 604

Re: Hatton's Sale of the Century

I secumbed earlier today to 4-off Hornby Chocolate and Cream coaches ( not the Railroad versions) at about £14 each, which seemed good value for new compared to the prices being touted for used....... will be a contrast to my BR Blue Diesels and shall sit nicely in the Railway Heritage Centre that’s...
by Hound Dog
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC Sound Chips
Replies: 7
Views: 486

Re: DCC Sound Chips

I have a Heljan class 27 diesel which I bought second hand on e-bay and it has an Olivia’s sound chip installed and it is very good........ not quite in the same league as my SLW Class 24, but at almost a third of the cost it is good enough for my purposes.

Hope this helps
by Hound Dog
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: If only they could read.......
Replies: 14
Views: 570

Re: If only they could read.......

The Hound Dog’s secret is out......

https://flic.kr/p/NN7Qgk
by Hound Dog
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: View from computer room window
Replies: 22
Views: 1395

Re: View from computer room window

Sorry folks, but this is the view from my home office window ( but not today as the rain was horizontal)..... the view is across the Firth of Clyde and beyond to the Isle of Arran....... hope this works as first time using Flickr after going crazy trying to reduce photos to fit on this site. https:/...