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by manna
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge
Replies: 408
Views: 46034

Re: Gateside and Northbridge

G'Day Gents

Fingers crossed for the cataract removal, with model railways, eyes are so important.

manna
by manna
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 285
Views: 29780

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents

Mountain, can't beat black.

Ex-Pat, Some have, some don't, quite a few just have the wire goal post type, where you need the hook on the stock, so I have to jiggle stock about as well, the C12 may well have it's couplings removed as they're a bit intrusive.

manna
by manna
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 285
Views: 29780

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents

A pic with still damp paint.

manna
by manna
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 285
Views: 29780

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents

One of the Daily Mirror, 'Andy Cap' specials................................ :lol:

manna

PS, bufferbeams today, then maybe a coat of paint.
by manna
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 285
Views: 29780

Re: Edgware GN,

G'day Gents

:lol: :lol: :lol: You will never look at lolly sticks again in the same way.

manna
by manna
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 285
Views: 29780

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents

A couple of days go by, and another update, the C12 is behaving itself, everything going right. Enjoy

manna
by manna
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland
Replies: 677
Views: 37480

Re: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland

G'Day Gents.

You could have part of one wall as near new brickwork, indicating bomb damage, wall repaired, roof not.

The site also reminds me of Mr Beeching, and his axe.

manna
by manna
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 285
Views: 29780

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Still working on the station, built the canopy on the platform side, sorry no pics yet. But I have started another loco, I have a C12, in brass, I've re-wheeled it and fitted a new motor but it's always been a bit of a rough one, so while I was fiddling with it the other day I gave the c...
by manna
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hawick via Grantham, Inverness and SIAM (00 gauge DC)
Replies: 156
Views: 8345

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

G'Day Gents

One heck of a coal stage.

manna
by manna
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland
Replies: 677
Views: 37480

Re: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland

G'Day Gents Congratulations on getting you layout into a magazine, I'll keep and eye out for it, 'But' they often take six weeks to get here and are a bit hit and miss, the great benefit of our Forums, is not only we get to see your layout, we also get to see you build it, something they don't show ...
by manna
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 285
Views: 29780

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents

Yep, Pete knows. I bought them, and now I'm giving him 'Free' publicity.....................I might get another box of lollies :wink:

manna
by manna
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 285
Views: 29780

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents Thanks for the replies, Jim I do doubt that it will ever get that hot in Scotland, but I also doubt that we'll ever get as cold as it dose in Scotland (heaven forbid) Ex-Pat, copy away, it helps the cause, to give you a better idea on how I did it, here's a couple of pics of the undersid...
by manna
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 285
Views: 29780

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents I said to Ex-Pat that 2018 would be the year of the station, and seeing as I started it 'Years' ago I thought I'd better finish it, one of the main problems is that the central building (Booking hall) had warped in the heat, it reached 46c in the shade, probably near 65c + in the sun, so...
by manna
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland
Replies: 677
Views: 37480

Re: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland

G'day Gents

Wonderful, that was a quick change, anyone will be able to use them now, right back to the 1900's. :D

there's a good question, when did Tea Chest's' make there debut ??????? :D

manna
by manna
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland
Replies: 677
Views: 37480

Re: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland

G'Day Gents

I see the tea chests are marked Produce of Sri Lanka, but when did Ceylon become Sri Lanka, that was in 1972, so steam would have been gone for five years !!!!!

manna

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