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by platelayer
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Forced to slow down.
Replies: 164
Views: 4205

Re: Forced to slow down.

12 year old ex racer, now the only runs in her sleep :lol:
by platelayer
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Forced to slow down.
Replies: 164
Views: 4205

Re: Forced to slow down.

Tell me about it Steve - I had my trip to the respiratory clinic yesterday afternoon to collect my kit for checking whether I'm suffering with sleep apnea. It was a group session - there were four of us - two no shows! I came away with this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEdGJp5fL40&t=1s Which I h...
by platelayer
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Paint shaker idea for Steve!
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Paint shaker idea for Steve!

I found a very useful video that i think would help our loco painter Steve. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk0hhAEJJyw
by platelayer
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Aliborough from a hill
Replies: 25
Views: 440

Re: Aliborough from a hill

Very impressive WTD, i like it. You have certainly made good use of the available space.
by platelayer
Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Walschaerts Valve Gear Explained
Replies: 7
Views: 309

Re: Walschaerts Valve Gear Explained

I was impressed i never understood until now how it worked. It was part of the "dark arts" :lol:
by platelayer
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Walschaerts Valve Gear Explained
Replies: 7
Views: 309

Walschaerts Valve Gear Explained

I have just watched this very interesting video and i thought i would share the link with you all.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7NABUk ... WL&index=5
by platelayer
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Wagon with crane
Replies: 33
Views: 1275

Re: Wagon with crane

Very good Brian, i like it.
by platelayer
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Avro Arrow suffers the same fate at TSR2
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Avro Arrow suffers the same fate at TSR2

I have been reading and watching videos about the Canadian built Avro arrow lately and could not help noticing the similar fate they suffered. Scrapping fantastic cutting edge aircraft, just as it started to bare fruit. What a waste of money and talent. :( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4z5-l7u2Uo...
by platelayer
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: We ought to have one of these flying in the UK.
Replies: 16
Views: 793

Re: We ought to have one of these flying in the UK.

I had an e-mail from Hobbycraft today with their Black Friday offers. Some great bargains to be had, so i have just got home with one of these, https://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/revell-mosquito-bomber-mkiv-model-plane-kit-148/636137-1000 and a Dambusters Lancaster and Vought F4U-1A Corsair all in 1:32 sc...
by platelayer
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Wagon with crane
Replies: 33
Views: 1275

Re: Wagon with crane

I have one of these kits, not easy to build though, https://hamodels.net/gwr-6-ton-crane-match-truck.html