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by Dave
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: Shortover Yard
Replies: 2
Views: 63

Re: Shortover Yard

Funny you should mention it... A few years ago I knocked up a little layout with a small traverser under a bridge, I think the whole thing was under 30 inches long with the scenic section of 24 inches: 16-12-20-01.jpg The whole idea was that it could sit on a shelf in a cupboard and be either used w...
by Dave
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works
Replies: 1062
Views: 67350

Re: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works

Dad-1 wrote:The awful remains from an over active butterfly mind !!
My life is full of "That's an interesting idea, I think I'll try it"

I know exactly what you mean, we must be cut from the same cloth
by Dave
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: The North End Wagon Works
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: The North End Wagon Works

The track has been laid onto a bead of PVA with anything weighty that was laid around used to hold it in place:

19-10-01-03.jpg
by Dave
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: The North End Wagon Works
Replies: 2
Views: 131

The North End Wagon Works

Dave - I have an idea for you. You say you have kits "In stock". Here is a plan :- Make a very small yard/roundy using those super tight curves each end, with a set track point on a short straight to allow a short siding. This to be a "Test Track", giving you a reason not to pul...
by Dave
Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works
Replies: 1062
Views: 67350

Re: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works

Dad-1 wrote:Dave - I have an idea for you. You say you have kits "In stock". Here is a plan :-

Cheers Geoff,

No excuses, today is as good a day as any, a saw, hammer, scalpel or tool of some sort needs to be brought out of retirement...
by Dave
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works
Replies: 1062
Views: 67350

Re: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works

Dad-1 wrote:I'm almost looking forward to dark evenings when I can model away !!

The wife has booked herself on a night class once a week, I am hoping to do some modelling whilst she is out.
by Dave
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanton Vandalism of layouts
Replies: 90
Views: 3947

Re: Wanton Vandalism of layouts

piermaster wrote:Nothing has changed here on NRMF, still wandering well off topic and still doing character assassinations. What lives you lead!!

So why are you still here :?:
by Dave
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanton Vandalism of layouts
Replies: 90
Views: 3947

Re: Wanton Vandalism of layouts

piermaster wrote:Surely it is time to follow the others and lock this thread whilst you still have some credibility left?


Those of us with long memories know that you lost your credibility on here years ago with your rants and threats to other members!
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Blueberry's micro layout
Replies: 29
Views: 902

Re: Blueberry's micro layout

Not quite as tight curves as you are doing, but I had a play around with a 600 mm circle: A Micro Circle
by Dave
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Castell Mawr - A joint GWR/LMS route
Replies: 730
Views: 81960

Re: Castell Mawr - A joint GWR/LMS route

Dad-1 wrote:27 July seems rather near to me !!


It will be here in no time :o
by Dave
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Brand new member
Replies: 6
Views: 164

Re: Brand new member

Welcome aboard John
by Dave
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Itza Yard
Replies: 20
Views: 1753

Re: Itza Yard

Dad-1 wrote:How many wagons will we get on Itza Yard ?


There is one yard in the name, it is basically two yards long, but with three yards of sidings, I should be able to get quite a few wagons on scene.
by Dave
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Itza Yard
Replies: 20
Views: 1753

Re: Itza Yard

Although the weather outside is more like winter, I do believe it is still spring time, and my mission is supposed to be tidying out all my junk in the railway room. Having put my little test track up yesterday and enjoyed a loco happily going around and around, I thought its about time to rescue on...
by Dave
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works
Replies: 1062
Views: 67350

Re: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works

Dad-1 wrote:Always trying to tempt others to take the plunge and make some of their own wagons.


I have the kits, glue, paint etc etc etc...

And a great mentor in yourself... no excuse really :oops:

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