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by bulleidboy
Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Self Disassembling Buildings
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: Self Disassembling Buildings

Deluxe Speed Bond is another good option.
by bulleidboy
Wed Nov 18, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Mid-Essex Newbie; Doesn't know which way is up
Replies: 12
Views: 295

Re: Mid-Essex Newbie; Doesn't know which way is up

Welcome to the forum Butch - it's a great place, with lots of help, information and fun. BB
by bulleidboy
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!
Replies: 386
Views: 46294

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!

A couple of shots of the library - I turned the power up a notch on the second shot - I thought the ground floor lighting might be a bit brighter than the other two floors? Now for the department store. :) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50615905353_8f748302f7_k.jpg IMG_0780 by Barry Clayton , o...
by bulleidboy
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 551
Views: 96910

Re: LOW GHYLL

I agree - nice pictures, nice loco. Barry
by bulleidboy
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!
Replies: 386
Views: 46294

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!

I'm sure we have all done it, but I have just spent an hour or so creating an interior backscene for the Metcalfe Library. I used Google Images looking for "library interiors" - in other words filled bookshelves. I downloaded the picture into "Paint" and reduced the size to fit inside the building a...
by bulleidboy
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Windows.
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Windows.

I've never used them as they are too delicate, but when clearing out my mother-in-laws garage a few years ago, I found two packs of glass slides, that I assume were to be used with a microscope. They are glass, and about 00 gauge window sized. So if you wanted to be absolutely authentic with a model...
by bulleidboy
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Mr Betjeman's light (relief) railway
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: Mr Betjeman's light (relief) railway

Fabulous picture Jim - look forward to seeing more. Barry
by bulleidboy
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!
Replies: 386
Views: 46294

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!

Many thanks for all of the positive (nice) comments - it's amazing the quality of the photographs you can get with an iPhone. Jim - my skills and confidence have yet to achieve a level where I start attacking rolling stock :D . The fish van is 38-578 Bachmann 10 Ton Fish Van BR Bauxite (Late) (Weath...
by bulleidboy
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Can your soldering iron be to hot?
Replies: 5
Views: 267

Can your soldering iron be to hot?

I have the Maplins digital soldering iron, that I think Brian (FB) recommended on the old forum. I have not reset the temperature since soldering droppers when installing my bus. It was set at 400c - I have now reduced this to 300c. I have found the iron does not work well when just doing a quick to...
by bulleidboy
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Torridon Rd TMD
Replies: 22
Views: 2667

Re: Torridon Rd TMD

Double echo - lovely picture - if you get the lighting right it makes all the difference.