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by Dave
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Bridge Street
Replies: 9
Views: 139

Re: Bridge Street

I had the winter scene entry on there all those years ago, 3rd on here in the comp, to you in second and m.levin in first as i recall. A great comp that one 8) It was a great comp, I thought that I had a cracking entry until I saw yours and Martin's creations. Am I right in my recollection that you...
by Dave
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Bridge Street
Replies: 9
Views: 139

Re: Bridge Street

Dave, it's sad to see a great little layout dismantled, Hi Anthony, Although dismantled the rebuild will still have the same atmosphere. The scenic section is actually still the same size, I have just got rid of the small traverser at one end. I will knock up a couple of fiddle boards so I will be ...
by Dave
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Bridge Street
Replies: 9
Views: 139

Re: Bridge Street

I have salvaged the buildings, so they will be refurbished and used again:

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by Dave
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Bridge Street
Replies: 9
Views: 139

Bridge Street

Most new layouts start with a concept. This project starts with a completed layout. The original started out as an experiment and turned out nothing like the original plan. As the track and all the buildings were scratch built it took me many hours spread over many months. Since it's completion it h...
by Dave
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Mumbles Workbench
Replies: 138
Views: 1774

Re: Mumbles Workbench

mumbles wrote:I got as far as the bodies before watching cricket all night caught up with me and I dozed off!!

You should have applied some paint... Watching paint dry and watching cricket.... :lol:
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dave's Corner
Replies: 31
Views: 723

Re: Dave's Corner

Two years to build, less than two hours to dismantle:

16-12-20-01.jpg


17-12-13-05.jpg


I have managed to reclaim all the little buildings:

17-12-13-06.jpg
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Gressley Again
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Gressley Again

You should be able to find one on the Hornby site: LINK
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Crisis point
Replies: 17
Views: 310

Re: Crisis point

End2end wrote:There is no TOO MUCH ROLLING STOCK...
There is only...not enough storage. :D

I therefore conclude that my house is too small :lol:
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: phoenix precision superstrip
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: phoenix precision superstrip

Michaelaface wrote:my plan now is to find some sort of bath to place the stock in to strip and then pour the liquid via a funnel back into the bottle

Have a look at 'Baking trays' I use one that is a bit bigger than the average 00 gauge Diesel loco and about 2" deep. Even Brake fluid hasn't harmed it.
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works
Replies: 768
Views: 28196

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

Dad-1 wrote: I thought I'd come clean ...... not exactly 'clean', but Dave flashed his tidy, in the house
workbench, at us. This is what a real workbench looks like.


Dave is hoping to stay tidy... What is that old saying... "Cleanliness is next to Godliness" :wink:

Cracking Conflat 8)
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: m.levin's layout thread
Replies: 1955
Views: 164910

Re: m.levin's layout thread

Mountain wrote:Is that the Bramley in the Hull area?

It is further west in Leeds
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Mumbles Workbench
Replies: 138
Views: 1774

Re: Mumbles Workbench

mumbles wrote:Half an hour searching the garage, the loft and the house numerous times until I lifted a box in the loft and found it :x

I know the feeling well. During my 'super tidy' I am now finding things that I didn't know I have :shock:
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dave's Corner
Replies: 31
Views: 723

Re: Dave's Corner

Dad-1 wrote:Quote :-

with a bit of luck she won't notice :lol:

Some hope !!!

She was back out to work before eight, I think I got away with it, and I have now removed the evidence :lol:
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dave's Corner
Replies: 31
Views: 723

Re: Dave's Corner

I know Geoff (Dad-1) will be sending me a 'virtual' poke in the eye with a cocktail stick. But just like Beaching back in the day, my railway needs some reorganisation: In addition to Fourways, my little circle test track I also have: 17-12-13-04.jpg 17-12-13-03.jpg 17-12-13-02.jpg The top is suppos...
by Dave
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dave's Corner
Replies: 31
Views: 723

Re: Dave's Corner

I expect a report back later with the finished results! :mrgreen: Not today I am afraid,I have a Christmas lunch to attend and I am just back in from a spot of shopping where I just couldn't resist an impulse buy. I am now the proud owner of a Wheelie bin desk tidy I got it from Poundland, not sure...

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