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by champion
Fri Oct 23, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 108596

Re: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.

I cant believe its been a long time in posting on here, but old oak is still going which now apart from 3 duffs and a 33 totally a hydraulic layout including the new class 43s and now with a fully working turntable. I am unable to show any more photos but they do appear on facebook from time to time...
by champion
Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1363
Views: 195744

Re: Birmingham New Street in P4

Jim
excellent mate that photo of the 50 looks so real.

Richard.
by champion
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 108596

Re: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.

Latest photos of old oak appear on another site forum as to big to load here.

Richard.
by champion
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Penzance themed modular layout in N gauge
Replies: 110
Views: 24713

Re: Penzance themed modular layout in N gauge

One word sums this work of art Stunning.

Richard.
by champion
Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Ranelagh Bridge west London stabling point 1959/1964
Replies: 99
Views: 18044

Re: Ranelagh Bridge & Cardiff Canton 7mm Scale

Now your talking big locos as with the western.

Richard.
by champion
Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Railway Youtubers
Replies: 16
Views: 1575

Re: Railway Youtubers

Mines there as old oak common hydraulic days full of westerns/hymeks and warships.

Richard.
by champion
Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 108596

Re: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.

Foo
That will be D1015 western champion alive at last and kicking.

Richard.
by champion
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 108596

Re: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.

Thanks guys its almost that I aint been away long enough. Chris the lights on dapol locos including the western and 22 is a sour subject at the moment here not to say the n gauge version will be any different. I am sure and hope dapol sort the problems out but for the time being I have lossed faith ...
by champion
Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 108596

Re: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.

Hi again long time no see. Ltest on old oak which for the time being still exists is not much has been done. Locos arrived since my last report have seen a cl25/31 arrive both in green and another donated western done as D1026. I have had a light failure now with both dapol class 22s and wont be buy...
by champion
Mon May 13, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Dapol
Topic: Dapol class 52 western.
Replies: 96
Views: 16326

Re: Dapol class 52 western.

Yes my class 22s run fine.I did change the headcodes with foxes waterslides.

Richard.
by champion
Sun May 12, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: Dapol
Topic: Dapol class 52 western.
Replies: 96
Views: 16326

Re: Dapol class 52 western.

I must state that the dapol motor in the western is not the problem and runs well, its the electronics and derailing issues that I have encounted.

Richard.
by champion
Sat May 11, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: Dapol
Topic: Dapol class 52 western.
Replies: 96
Views: 16326

Re: Dapol class 52 western.

To late know and would be to cost effective to replace my superb running heljan ones.
Other niggly things like replacing or putting in headcodes and crew are also hard to do without breaking something on the dapol version.
To me a 2 year wait wasted.

Richard.
by champion
Fri May 10, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 108596

Re: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.

Thanks Duncan. Well since my last report and no luck in running a dapol western my heljan fleet has stayed and has a new arrival. New work on all off them has or is including re-aligning all brake gear and fitment of cab detail including the brake wheel. New arrival is D1057 western chieftain ex D10...
by champion
Fri May 10, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: Dapol
Topic: Dapol class 52 western.
Replies: 96
Views: 16326

Re: Dapol class 52 western.

Sticking my ore in again I have been very disappointed with the running of the dapol western with no feedback as to why I have had 4 trails with them with the same results. They did,nt like pointwork/wene derailed they shorted and caused the blanking plate to burn out and knock all the lights out.To...
by champion
Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.
Replies: 1137
Views: 108596

Re: Old Oak Common Hydraulic Heydays.

update photos.

Richard.

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