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by fratton
Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: GF class37 Network Rail front lights problem? (#371-468)
Replies: 3
Views: 1246

Re: GF class37 Network Rail front lights problem? (#371-468)

Maybe check the Blanking plug is seated properly, otherwise a solder join may have come loose,,,
by fratton
Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 28594

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

It's been a while since i posted any progress on milton yard so i thought i'd post a little catchup,,,,, landscaping and ballasting are almost complete, scenery for the back of the layout aren't decided yet but the ideas are bubbling away, a third rail will be installed eventually i've cut up litera...
by fratton
Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Goatbridge, N.Yorks.
Replies: 458
Views: 48355

Re: Goatbridge, N.Yorks- Layout making progress!

There uses to be a scrapyard in Elgin down the road from Lossiemouth next the station that had many an RAF fuselage or wing sitting around, an aircraft scrapyard is a wonderful break from the norm of some class 50 front ends and assorted railway bits,,,,
by fratton
Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Goatbridge, N.Yorks.
Replies: 458
Views: 48355

Re: Goatbridge, N.Yorks- Layout making progress!

really lol, missed that, and i missed it being a shackleton which is really bad as i spent my boyhood at the end of the runway at RAF lossiemouth watching them,,,,
by fratton
Mon Mar 12, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Goatbridge, N.Yorks.
Replies: 458
Views: 48355

Re: Goatbridge, N.Yorks- Layout making progress!

im gonna take a stab at the aircraft,

an avro manchester bomber,

dehaviland vampire cockpit,
by fratton
Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: Network SouthEast related pictures
Replies: 12
Views: 3019

Re: Network SouthEast related pictures

behold the toothpaste livery in all its glory!

thankyou for sharing these,
by fratton
Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:01 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Earth
Replies: 6
Views: 1473

Re: Earth

i just went for brown poster paint cheap and abundently availible,,,,
by fratton
Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:33 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: dapol buckeye coupler
Replies: 44
Views: 8894

Re: dapol buckeye coupler

i have 2 pairs and magnets, but not allowed near them until sunday :(
by fratton
Sun Dec 18, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: Show us your weathering skills...
Replies: 107
Views: 21358

Re: Show us your weathering skills...

A mk1 brake that i thought could become scenery

Image

this was destined to sit with the mk1 in a siding but decided i didnt have the space

Image
by fratton
Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:27 am
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Excellent service from DCC Supplies
Replies: 4
Views: 2138

Re: Excellent service from DCC Supplies

ive ordered three decoders from them in the early hours of thursday morning (payday) and they have all three arrived on my doorstep friday morning well packaged,,,,,,,, and i shall be ordering more in the future from them,,,
by fratton
Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:21 am
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: N gauge 2012 wish list.
Replies: 71
Views: 7048

Re: N gauge 2012 wish list.

So what do people foresee regarding growth in our gauge? Will it happen, how will it happen, what is the future..........??? G. one thing i do see happening in the future is wider recognision of the features of DCC and RTR DCC sound fitted locomotives appearing, may not happen right away but it has...
by fratton
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: N gauge 2012 wish list.
Replies: 71
Views: 7048

Re: N gauge 2012 wish list.

Strangely I don't think I'm wishing for any loco's this year, I think a 33 and an 2 EBP are probably just over the horizon. I have two simple wishes, first of all new mk2 coaches on par with the new mk1's we have and the mk3's too. And a commercially easy to source code 40 third rail and chair simil...
by fratton
Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: How to not lose tiny springs
Replies: 6
Views: 1967

Re: How to not lose tiny springs

i used a cocktail stick for brush springs in the same principle, i did manage to ping one still, but out of inpatience more than anything else
by fratton
Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:01 am
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: the 4 ceps are in hattons
Replies: 29
Views: 3429

Re: the 4 ceps are in hattons

Thanks for the heads up mr T and I might have to look into a coue of pairs of flashes as I'm planning two Ceps ,,, thanks for the info,,,,,
by fratton
Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:34 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Making a TMD
Replies: 12
Views: 1693

Re: Making a TMD

if you go down the plaster route,,, colour the plaster grey so when sanding down you aren't always exposing white underneath,,,,, i learnt the hardway on this i have a plaster tmd base on my layout in N gauge

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