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by ClikC
Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:40 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: What era/region/company does it for you?
Replies: 55
Views: 5127

Re: What era/region/company does it for you?

My interest is of course in British Rail (Predominantly the London Midland Region, mainly the Carlisle area) cira 1974/5 (taking in from73 and 76 also). My reasoning in a few bullet points. ⋅ The TOPS (Total Operations Processing System) system was in operation, and by 1973 most of BR's lo...
by ClikC
Mon Feb 19, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: Web Site Articles - Help contribute to the site
Topic: Renumbering and using HRMS water-slide transfers.
Replies: 18
Views: 8301

random man wrote:Hi absolutely brilliant article but where do you get the HMRS transfers?


Models shops may stock them, failing that off the old HRMS transfers website.

http://www.hmrs.org.uk/
by ClikC
Sun Feb 04, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

All great stuff dave, I look forward to a photo of the lit up shed.

Matt
by ClikC
Sun Feb 04, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

I thought I'd nick this picture form Pennine50C on RMweb, as a bit of insparation for you Dave. http://img119.imageshack.us/img119/2589/3727037295botgdns16774em3.jpg 37270 and 37295, which later became 37409 and 37406, seen at Botanic Gardens on 16.7.74 after working the Baglan Bay - Saltend BP tank...
by ClikC
Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:17 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 128123

I guess these products are there for the beginners. i dunno if they are, the skaledale stuff i've seen always has some blurb about 'serious modellers only!' .. seems to me they are aimed at top end off the shelf customers. i guess thats the beauty of the hobby.. pennies to pounds, rtr to scratch bu...
by ClikC
Sat Feb 03, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: DaveK's workbench
Replies: 216
Views: 21603

Great stuff Dave, the Lima 47 makes a great base model.

Matt
by ClikC
Sat Feb 03, 2007 12:33 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

retroman wrote:Image


Nice respray on those tractors dave, I see you've used the Shawplan etch to correct thos badly mis-shaped cab windows on the Lima model. What are you going to use to weather them? :wink:
by ClikC
Sun Jan 28, 2007 7:30 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

Thanks Tim, I lived in the West Mids for a while, the 25s were everywhere on various frieghts great and small. I took 'Rats' for granted then, but really miss them now. Matt, I've 37238 and 038, both BACHMANN models. I will be building up a large stud of these, I view 37s the same way you view 40s!...
by ClikC
Sun Jan 28, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

Lovely stuff Retro. Really looks the part mate! Dunno why, but I especially like the Brush 2 on light trip duty complete with with guards van just sitting there. So 1970s :) Reminds me very much of when I first came to live in the South from Yorkshire. I immediately loved Stratford and the huge num...
by ClikC
Sun Jan 28, 2007 7:07 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

What tractors you got dave? they both centre box? or one of each?

Matt
by ClikC
Sat Jan 27, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

No, I want to 'shoulder' the ballast against the crossing rather than lay the planking acoss the ballast: it impossible to get the planking straight and level otherwise. Crossing done, took me ages ... EXCELLENT! Will post more pics tomorrow. Ahhh, good point dave. I look forward to seeing the pic'...
by ClikC
Sat Jan 27, 2007 2:10 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

... but back to Marshfield :) ... I meant to say that I intend to have working lamp posts on the platforms also, but that's a way off yet. Next job is to install barrow crossings at both platform ramps, and lay the ballast. Don't you want to do that the other way around, ballast the add the crossin...
by ClikC
Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:48 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

'Spose I'd better, they were a permanent fixture in my day, now depleted in numbers due to lack of interest ... ... they were useful for gen in fairness ... All the exeter veg have turned into Bus Spotters, they came with us to warley... And yeah they were, back in the day they were always up on ge...
by ClikC
Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:12 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: MARSHFIELD: BR BLUE DIESEL ERA
Replies: 1088
Views: 129567

Great stuff Dave, will you be putting a Flock of Neds/ Veg on the plapform?

Matt
by ClikC
Thu Jan 25, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: DaveK's workbench
Replies: 216
Views: 21603

Cracking Stuff dave, about time I had someone joing me on the WB front. I look forward to seeing all these coming along :D Matt Cheers Matt, thought I should show the progress of my work rather than suddenly going here it is! Your work is far superior to mine, what with top detailling and moving to...

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