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by trainsandco
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR
Replies: 12
Views: 1807

Re: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR

Ex-Pat wrote:That bufferstop is very detailed and eye-catching - what is its pedigree?


Surprisingly it's nothing more than one of the standard peco ones. The ones in the platforms are the 'special' mainly trains ones :lol:
by trainsandco
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR
Replies: 12
Views: 1807

Re: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR

Only 168 years behind schedule, for some companies that could be described as early :lol:

That crane is a Cambrian Kit. Little bit pricey, once wheels are factored in, but quite nice all the same.
by trainsandco
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR
Replies: 12
Views: 1807

Re: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR

So its been a while again, one day I might get a little better at updates (but thats not today!) so heres a little update, I've been whittling away behind the scenes and I've got a fair bit of scenery done lately. Most noteably is that the goods yard is basically complete. I've got odds and sods dot...
by trainsandco
Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR
Replies: 12
Views: 1807

Re: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR

So it's been 18 months, so it's probably about time I give a small update on here. Plenty has happened (perhaps not 18 months worth :lol: ) I've built platforms, hills are in the process of being made, and fields are being...seeded? I'm pretty happy with how things are coming, although a lot is stil...
by trainsandco
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Bachmann GWR 4331
Replies: 4
Views: 597

Bachmann GWR 4331

Evening all, I have a Bachmann model of 4300 class ‘4331’ in lined Great Western Green, and from my research I can’t find any photos of any 4300’s in such a livery, whilst it does seems reasonably probable that some might have been outshopped lined towards the beginning of their life. Does anyone ha...
by trainsandco
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Loco head lamps
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Loco head lamps

Hmmm might have found a gap in the market... time to dust off my CAD skills!
by trainsandco
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Loco head lamps
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Loco head lamps

Morning all,

Are there any options for a bulk pack of loco head lamps out there at all? I’m looking to start putting head lamps on most of my engines and I don’t really fancy having to get lots and lots of small packs. Is there anyone out there that has 3D printed large batches?

Cheers

Ben
by trainsandco
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Different brake handles
Replies: 6
Views: 813

Different brake handles

Evening all, I’ve been looking into Siphon G’s and upgrading them, just a quick question for something I’ve just come up against (quite a small pedantic thing). The brake handles - I’ve noticed 2 types the perhaps more standard long version, and a much shorter type with a circle behind the handle (s...
by trainsandco
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Rail noise
Replies: 8
Views: 921

Rail noise

Morning all, I was running a TTS model yesterday with a large rake of metal wheeled coaches yesterday on our clubs exhibition layout. Seeing as it was an express train naturally it needed some pace, but once it got really going the sound of the engine was completely drowned out by the rail noise fro...
by trainsandco
Tue May 22, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: GWR Stop Board
Replies: 1
Views: 422

GWR Stop Board

Evening all,

I’m on the hunt for a GWR Illuminated stop board for a OO Gauge layout, and have had no luck in identifying a supplier of any of these, anyone know of anyone that makes them? (Functional or not)

Cheers

Ben
by trainsandco
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: GWR Tool Hooks
Replies: 2
Views: 476

GWR Tool Hooks

I’m looking to install some tool hooks (such as those found on 1400’s and Pannier Tanks) but looking down my usual avenues (247, Alan Gibson, Brassmasters) I’ve been unable to find any. Does anyone know where I could get some? (Ideally brass ones) Cheers Ben https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/co...
by trainsandco
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby X8011
Replies: 3
Views: 870

Hornby X8011

Does anybody know of where I can electrical terminal pins similar to the stupidly overpriced Hornby x8011? (The pins used to plug into their point switches). It's just that I refuse to pay £10 for a pack of 50 components which can't cost more than a penny each to make.

Cheers

Ben
by trainsandco
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR
Replies: 12
Views: 1807

Re: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR

Evening, I have been quiet, but the progress I've been making isn't much to show off (and it's been a little slow!) but here's an update all the same. Firstly, (and mainly) all the underboard wiring - asides from lighting - is practically complete. Just one more point motor to go in, but that isn't ...
by trainsandco
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR
Replies: 12
Views: 1807

Henley-on-Thames - OO Gauge GWR

So it's about time that I started posting this venture of mine - I've been working away on it since Christmas (progress has been slow because of lack of funds, and working for the fund which currently elude me). It's quite an interesting line especially for me as it's a local line and one that I fre...
by trainsandco
Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:20 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Smoke Generator
Replies: 6
Views: 1487

Smoke Generator

Evening all, I'm beginning to plan the electronics of a new endeavour and I'm looking to use a Seuthe 117 generator. And what I was wondering is; I plan to use a 12v power supply for all accessories and was wondering if that would be enough for it? (The smoke generator states 16-18v). Also, what cur...

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