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by Jim S-W
Mon May 13, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1349
Views: 187829

Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Still working my way through the dregs of my wagon kits for Brettell road http://www.p4newstreet.com/wp-content/uploads/may2019-minerals.jpg Another couple of mineral wagons. An unfitted one from Airfix and a fitted one from Parkside. It's a bit of a thing to make all mineral wagons rusty so I decid...
by Jim S-W
Thu May 09, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: And The Next Photo Will Have
Replies: 1092
Views: 209704

Re: And The Next Photo Will Have

Lancastrian wrote:
OK let's have another shiny picture.


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Next. The weather
by Jim S-W
Mon May 06, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1349
Views: 187829

Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

This post has a bit of a common theme about it. Its all about 3's and 0's! With DEMU show coming up at the start of June I plan to show Brettell road with a bit more of a diesel bias than usual. While I have a lot of blue stock I could use I want ot keep it late 50's very early 60's so my blue stuff...
by Jim S-W
Mon May 06, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Other Model Railway Manufacturers and Gauges
Topic: Dj models announcement
Replies: 39
Views: 923

Re: Dj models announcement

Given that the site is owned by a publishing concern, are we to assume that it condones the trashing of a manufacturer? Tony It always has. The only difference is DJM had protected status for several years and now it doesn’t. His topics were heavily moderated to remove any negativity and or concern...
by Jim S-W
Fri May 03, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Other Model Railway Manufacturers and Gauges
Topic: Dj models announcement
Replies: 39
Views: 923

Re: Dj models announcement

Ignoring the bonkers idea that he can claim ip rights over a copy of something else using methods of manufacturing that are in no way new or innovative, the suggestion that his tools are being held ransom for money he claims he doesn't owe holds no water at all. If these tools cost him £250k and he ...
by Jim S-W
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1349
Views: 187829

Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

In September I will be doing a demo at Scaleforum entitled getting the most from older models. Regular readers will know I have a bit of a thing for starting with old models that many will have long ago consigned to the bin. To this end I thought id look at a couple of old building kits too. Namely ...
by Jim S-W
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1349
Views: 187829

Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Just decided to do a few images, including a view of the canal which I've never gotten round to and a few experiments. http://www.p4newstreet.com/wp-content/uploads/canal-BW.jpg http://www.p4newstreet.com/wp-content/uploads/bubble-@-BR-april-2019-b.jpg http://www.p4newstreet.com/wp-content/uploads/d...
by Jim S-W
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: And The Next Photo Will Have
Replies: 1092
Views: 209704

Re: And The Next Photo Will Have

glencairn wrote:

Next -- A Ground Signal still required.

Glencairn


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Ground signal from the MSE kit. Yes it works and yes it’s lit.

Next - let’s stick with signals. A 4 aspect signal
by Jim S-W
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: what do you hope to achieve from your model railway?
Replies: 35
Views: 834

Re: what do you hope to achieve from your model railway?

Hmmm

For me Atmosphere. Consistency, personal challenge, keeping me busy, in no particular order.

Cheers

Jim
by Jim S-W
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: And The Next Photo Will Have
Replies: 1092
Views: 209704

Re: And The Next Photo Will Have

glencairn wrote:
Next - A Signal Box

Glencairn


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Next. I bit more of a traditional signal box
by Jim S-W
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Dapol
Topic: Class21/29
Replies: 14
Views: 970

Re: Class21/29

It can be made accurate though (with a fair bit of work)

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Jim
by Jim S-W
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1349
Views: 187829

Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

glencairn wrote:The blue one looks a bit naff, Jim. :lol:

Glencairn


Funny but I thought that too!
by Jim S-W
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1349
Views: 187829

Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

http://www.p4newstreet.com/wp-content/uploads/class-21-before-and-after.jpg My class 21 project is now finished. Above is a before and after comparison. Not a lot more to add really so here are a selection of images. http://www.p4newstreet.com/wp-content/uploads/d6108-@-BR-march-2019.jpg http://www...
by Jim S-W
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: And The Next Photo Will Have
Replies: 1092
Views: 209704

Re: And The Next Photo Will Have

Lancastrian wrote:
Next; More than one motor vehicle of any kind.


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Next a camp fire (or any fire)

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