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by manna
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 464
Views: 54701

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Thank you for the comments. With the hedges, you can water down the PVA by about 40% + a drop of washing up liquid, I then used a decent sized paint brush to 'Paint' the glue on, the dunking it into a ice cream tub of green stuff, I usually leave it until next day before I use them. Yes ...
by manna
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 464
Views: 54701

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Thank you for your generous praise. I get the most pleasure out of building loco's as you may have guessed, but scenery brings everything together, and I've had bare boards for far to long, Here's a few more DSCF4634.JPG DSCF4635.JPG DSCF4639.JPG And......I've gone back to and old (very ...
by manna
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 464
Views: 54701

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents

Mostly scenery at the moment, more hedges, more grass. 'The Hale has had some more work done on it, planks on the platforms, fence's and some dodgy looking trees, temporary, to add a bit of life.

manna
by manna
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hawick via Grantham, Inverness and SIAM (00 gauge DC)
Replies: 197
Views: 19989

Re: Hawick via Grantham, Inverness and SIAM (00 gauge DC)

G'day Gents

I'll second that, nice to see a bit of work being done on the coal-stage, I was only thinking about that the other day. :D

manna
by manna
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Westdale, West Lothian
Replies: 56
Views: 6602

Re: Westdale, West Lothian

G'Day Gents

What size is the New shed, it 'Looks' to be about 25'x15'.

manna
by manna
Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 464
Views: 54701

Re: Edgware GN,

G'day Gents. I have a few pictures of the hedges, in and around Edgware in the 1900-1939 era and most of them show very neat and trimmed hedges, unfortunately they are long shots. I have seen power trimmer/slasher of the JCB type, BR also had some 'Rail ' mounted versions used for trimming lineside ...
by manna
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 464
Views: 54701

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Thank you 'Mountain', talking of engines, here's two that are almost finished, they have been indifferent runners for a while, so they've had a sorting out, better connections, modified pick ups, oil and clean, what a world of difference that's made, now I have two good runners, a J1 0-6...
by manna
Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the South.
Replies: 97
Views: 9980

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the South.

G'Day Gents

Looks Excellent to me. :D :D

manna
by manna
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 464
Views: 54701

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Scenery has been to the fore, over the past week. Temps, perfect, warm days and cool night, main areas, across the front of the arched bridge, along to the plate girder bridge and the fields behind it. Hedges have also been made out of pan scourers, these have been cut into strips, I go ...
by manna
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Clarence Dock, Leeds
Replies: 18
Views: 556

Re: Clarence Dock, Leeds

G'Day Gents

Google is your friend, just put in Clarence Dock Leeds, and this is what you get.

manna
by manna
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Westdale, West Lothian
Replies: 56
Views: 6602

Re: Westdale, West Lothian

G'Day Gents

Saw the Top photo, I thought 'That's Realistic'.............then the penny dropped, it was real, that's why. Going to be an envious sized shed, I'll keep watching. :D

manna
by manna
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The BNR (another way)
Replies: 379
Views: 70097

Re: The BNR (another way)

G'Day Gents

It's either spring foliage, or Poor soil, probably the latter, are there nutrients in Plaster :?: :?: :?: :?:

manna
by manna
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Clarence Dock, Leeds
Replies: 18
Views: 556

Re: Clarence Dock, Leeds

G'Day Gents This has a lot of potential. I to also remember a layout from at least 50 years ago, of a small waterside hamlet on a tidal estuary, mud everywhere, ram-shackled 17th century buildings, overturned boats and drying nets, it was built by a fellow called ' G I Stokes' or 'I G Stokes' looked...
by manna
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 464
Views: 54701

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Trying to clear some space on my already overcrowded workbench, I decided to concentrate on the G1, as it need the least amount of work & spare parts, most of the others need 'Bits' which I'm still waiting for. There are still things that need doing, glass for the windows, sandboxes,...
by manna
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby-Dublo 8F, real ringfield drive
Replies: 8
Views: 475

Re: Hornby-Dublo 8F, real ringfield drive

G'day Gents

The Hornby P2, is a great 'Puller', I ran out of coaches, for my P2, 20 coaches, 20 feet long, including many Ian Kirk kit coaches, No slipping and no added weight.

manna

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