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by numbnuts846
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

Alot has gone on since the last photos so where do I start ! So I'm currently still getting over having testicular cancer which I caught it early before it spread anywhere else .... chaps get checking I'm lucky enough to still be here . I've now decided that my garage 28ft×14ft is being transformed ...
by numbnuts846
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

Couple more
by numbnuts846
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

Few more photos
by numbnuts846
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

A few images from my loft layout I've been building still got a lot of work to go fitting point motors etc etc
by numbnuts846
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

It's also a one owner house from new as well. Found a ww2 gas mask complete with box while laying the floor
Fitting the cables on the ground floor is easy as well just lift a floor board and there you have it 3ft to crawl around under the house :D
by numbnuts846
Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

The house was built.in 1937 so the attic has huge great timbers which basically splits the floor up into 4 sections. And these big timbers are all sat on load bearing walls not to mention the huge purlins attached to the roof . Will try to get better photos
by numbnuts846
Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

Quick update 29 packs of 18mm flooring arrived this week the main area of the loft has been raised on loft legs (130) and strengthened with 4x2 timber laid length ways across the joists between the legs and also under the floor where needed at joins in the floor. The new lights have been fitted in t...
by numbnuts846
Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

Yes the previous owner under a grant had the insulation done which they placed on top the old stuff.
Even in the cold weather we had its always been warm in the loft
by numbnuts846
Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

Quick update . Flooring has been purchased 18mm flooring sheets and also loft legs already to be screwed down. The joists where I am likely to be walking have been strengthened with 4x2 timber in between joists and long lengths as the floor will be raised 175mm on the legs to cover the insulation. A...
by numbnuts846
Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

The Mrs had arranged a surprise for me :D by having my loft ladder and hatch fitted while at work...... only to receive a phone call to inform me that during the delivery by yobal resulting in it being broken in several places and not worth trying to save it. A quick.phone call to toolstation and a ...
by numbnuts846
Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: All line rover trip
Replies: 8
Views: 851

Re: All line rover trip

I used to do all line rovers and working for the railway I would get them at priv rate (75% discount) :D it's possible to get the over night padd to pnz sleeper all the way to pnz , breakfast in pnz the work your way back up doing the branch lines on day one say as far as Plymouth plenty of cheap ho...
by numbnuts846
Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 318
Views: 125558

Re: BARGAINS!

Just picked up a bargain was having a browse around local toy master picked up rail joiners etc etc and on the counter was a bachmann class 44 dcc sound listed at £189.99 I asked the chap what was being done with it he said old stock from the stock room so I said give you £140 for it and he said yes...
by numbnuts846
Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: New layout in the planning process

Ha ha ha the bank manager has took it all the money already....but luckily many years of collecting track etc has seen me well with not much to buy in track already have 8 boxes of flexy track . Just putting in lighting at the moment which came from the step dad . Will post some photos at some point
by numbnuts846
Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: New layout in the planning process
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

New layout in the planning process

After years of set backs etc etc. Me and the long suffering Mrs picked up the keys to our new house before Xmas and now have the whole attic to set up my oo gauge layout. . Loft ladder goes in tomorrow and flooring will be on order next week got about 25ft x 20ft to play with
by numbnuts846
Sat Aug 31, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: WR OO Castle Cary Themed BR 1980's-1990's Era
Replies: 142
Views: 20945

Re: WR OO Castle Cary Themed BR 1980's-1990's Era

I have kinda ran out of space to collect much more.. i need to sit down and go through what i got cupboards are full of flexi track and locos. Under the bed is full of wagons,coaches and more track etc

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