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by PBoland
Wed May 05, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Modeling Amtrak (HO train sets)
Replies: 13
Views: 3205

Re: Modeling Amtrak (HO train sets)

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by PBoland
Wed May 05, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 629
Views: 161005

Re: Your latest acquisition

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by PBoland
Mon May 03, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Pure Fiction
Replies: 23
Views: 8680

Re: Pure Fiction

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by PBoland
Mon May 03, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Pure Fiction
Replies: 23
Views: 8680

Re: Pure Fiction

Great weather for indoor work 😄
Some photos with Thomas pre and post Brexit 😉

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by PBoland
Fri Apr 16, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Modeling Amtrak (HO train sets)
Replies: 13
Views: 3205

Re: Modeling Amtrak (HO train sets)

cadman wrote: Thu Mar 11, 2021 12:53 pm Have a look at www.ukmodelshops.co.uk where you will find some retailers of U.S. H0 models..........HB
Thanks, going through these now, odd that an awful lot come back with out of stock. Luckily I have access to an American home address.
by PBoland
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Modeling Amtrak (HO train sets)
Replies: 13
Views: 3205

Re: Modeling Amtrak (HO train sets)

Well it has arrived https://youtu.be/kMCTgvxpRc4 with a tale to share!! Opened the parcel, great, removed loco and the front truck (bogie) fell out followed by 2 bits of plastic :shock: . Don’t panic, retrieved all the bits and figured out what was what. The small location pivot clip at the top of t...
by PBoland
Mon Apr 12, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: hornby vs bachmann power
Replies: 7
Views: 1446

Re: hornby vs bachmann power

Walkingthedog wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:24 am Have you run in the locos. Some locos are geared to run at realistic speeds.
Yep, run in and yes, speed is realistic but tell that to the grandchildren :shock: Just got a Kato Amtrak from the USA and it flies along straight out of the box. Cheers for the reply.
by PBoland
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: hornby vs bachmann power
Replies: 7
Views: 1446

Re: hornby vs bachmann power

Gaugemaster have an article covering the issue of (some) suitable locos https://www.gaugemasterretail.com/magento/rightlines-article/gaugemaster-track-cleaning-wagon.html Some good simple ideas here. I have the same unit and yes some pull it and some do not. On that note (Power), I have a GaugeMast...
by PBoland
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: All Wiring and Electrical
Topic: Auto-Stop/Start & Reverse
Replies: 4
Views: 2198

Re: Auto-Stop/Start & Reverse

So I have fine-tuned the stop/start to be more realistic and it looks good, especially for a Thomas the Tank Engine scenario - a bit like the original TV series where you notice the odd stutter :) just need to put the music to it.
by PBoland
Wed Mar 24, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Pure Fiction
Replies: 23
Views: 8680

Re: Pure Fiction

IanAlan wrote: Thu Mar 11, 2021 9:38 pm Your layout is certainly looking good. Regarding the blue light, there's a house that I regularly walk past that has a large fish tank in the front room and it emits exactly that strong blue light. Very atmospheric photos.
Thank you, I'll go for the fish tank then, rather than the blue movie ;)