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by boxbrownie
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Vernier Caliper Gauge
Replies: 11
Views: 375

Re: Vernier Caliper Gauge

It’s for model railway building not Apollo rocket stuff, for that price buy it and try it or just wait for an Aldi or Lidl one to come along, I replaced a VERY expensive gauge with a Lidl version and it’s been fine for years.
by boxbrownie
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: How Did You Start In Model Railways.
Replies: 32
Views: 955

Re: How Did You Start In Model Railways.

My Uncle who started on LNER as engine cleaner (three weeks later it became BR) and retired as Top Link driver at the +.........when I visited he would get his Triang set out and I’d play for ages, I remember the Mail coach pick up and drop off being fascinating (luckily I didn’t became a Postman :l...
by boxbrownie
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby 2019 Catalogue Errors
Replies: 5
Views: 467

Re: Hornby 2019 Catalogue Errors

Mike Parkes wrote:
ttreba wrote:It seems the product codes for the GWR and SR 3 Wheel
:!:



Bit wobbly :lol:
by boxbrownie
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Decisions made
Replies: 81
Views: 3094

Re: Decisions made

luckymucklebackit wrote:Obscenely tidy! But very, very nice. I assume there is some form of compression on the horizontal axis of that photo, as last months railway modeller is a very odd shape!

jim


Reckon so, quite a wide angle lens corrected for distortion post processing most likely.
by boxbrownie
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Decisions made
Replies: 81
Views: 3094

Re: Decisions made

That picture almost looks like Looe Lifeboat station?
by boxbrownie
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Dapol
Topic: Dapol OO Gauge GWR Large Prairie & GWR Mogul.
Replies: 21
Views: 1207

Re: Dapol OO Gauge GWR Large Prairie & GWR Mogul.

Some who very definitely know their Swind onions have picked up on significant inaccuracies in exterior appearance in the first CADs that have been shown. I have no view one way or the other, but these are people who on past evidence are worth listening to, and hopefully Dapol will attend to that.....
by boxbrownie
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: New Hornby Ruston - any alternatives?
Replies: 9
Views: 304

Re: New Hornby Ruston - any alternatives?

And your next challenge will be fitting sound.... :D
by boxbrownie
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Legality or moral ethics
Replies: 43
Views: 1393

Re: Legality or moral ethics

I blame Janet Street Porter......she destroyed genuine children’s television and replaced it with viscous reality TV for kids........and I am only half joking!
by boxbrownie
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Legality or moral ethics
Replies: 43
Views: 1393

Re: Legality or moral ethics

Similar vein, last year we did our usual grocery shop although this time at Waitrose (we tend to alternate depending how we feel) and along with all the usual stuff we bought a case (6) bottles of wine which was on offer 6 for the price of 5. We go to Waitrose as we like the scan as you shop method,...
by boxbrownie
Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Decisions made
Replies: 81
Views: 3094

Re: Decisions made

Yes noticed those also....are they Zeiss Ikon?

I also have a Glasskarten, came in the presentation book with 3 carriages......never gets used any more :(
by boxbrownie
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Collett coaches
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Re: Hornby Collett coaches

You could try changing the bogies for one of the coaches that runs fine, it should tell you then if it’s an issue with the bogies/wheels or the body/couplings.
by boxbrownie
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: How to Dispose of Used Modelling Blades?
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: How to Dispose of Used Modelling Blades?

We used a lot of blades at work and when disposing we “wrapped” them in masking tape, safe from cutting hands.
by boxbrownie
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Tempting fate Taiwan eBay seller
Replies: 13
Views: 793

Re: Tempting fate Taiwan eBay seller

Sounds like a “one piece at a time” model :lol:
by boxbrownie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Sleeper Spacing again!
Replies: 12
Views: 467

Re: Sleeper Spacing again!

What about using the new PECO/EM society track?
by boxbrownie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Sleeper Spacing again!
Replies: 12
Views: 467

Re: Sleeper Spacing again!

With the Weather here this morning.....getting home from Brum will be history making also.....good luck.

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