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by Dave
Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Castell Mawr - A joint GWR/LMS route
Replies: 713
Views: 69128

Re: Castell Mawr - A joint GWR/LMS route

Dave your problem is not closing the design & build standards and keeping to the plan. You allow yourself to wander off with new and interesting ideas ...... so now't gets finished. You have probably hit the nail on the head there Geoff. I am off on a fortnight holiday at the end of this week. ...
by Dave
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Castell Mawr - A joint GWR/LMS route
Replies: 713
Views: 69128

Re: Castell Mawr - A joint GWR/LMS route

For anyone out there who fancies a big layout I say think again, this is something of a white elephant. Too big to get anywhere without a hired van & driver, too large to put up anywhere indoors. Am I correct in thinking that originally this was to be a joint enterprise... and that you moved ho...
by Dave
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Fourways - A Micro Circle
Replies: 123
Views: 6911

Re: Fourways - A Micro Circle

Thanks for that, I hope it arrives intact 8)
by Dave
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The Little Big Eight
Replies: 34
Views: 1163

Re: The Little Big Eight

In your second video you can certainly see the difference between up hill and down. You have seen my ‘fourways’ Micro which uses the same curves as yours, it’s amazing what can actually negotiate them.
by Dave
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Fourways - A Micro Circle
Replies: 123
Views: 6911

Re: Fourways - A Micro Circle

Ha ha,

I am currently awaiting delivery of some motivation, my stocks ran out a while ago and I am having trouble replacing it :oops:
by Dave
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The Little Big Eight
Replies: 34
Views: 1163

Re: The Little Big Eight

Nice start for an interesting little project 8)
by Dave
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Hello from France !
Replies: 13
Views: 252

Re: Hello from France !

Welcome aboard Chris
by Dave
Sat May 26, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Shunting ideas.
Replies: 21
Views: 690

Re: Shunting ideas.

Welcome aboard
by Dave
Fri May 25, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Are Model Shows Worth Visiting?
Replies: 47
Views: 1111

Re: Are Model Shows Worth Visiting?

Are Model Shows Worth Visiting? What are your expectations? because the bottom line is that the vast majority of shows are put on by enthusiastic amateurs, who do so for the love of their hobby... I have experience with a show that has operated at both ends of the scale. A large location with good f...
by Dave
Wed May 23, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Bridport Club Open Day 27th May
Replies: 7
Views: 187

Re: Bridport Club Open Day 27th May

If you're not too far away and fancy a day out. We are in the process of having the kitchen ripped out, room gutted, and a new one fitted... For the weekend it will be an empty shell with the new plaster and floor drying...The wife is working all weekend... Yes I fancy a day out, but unfortunately ...
by Dave
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Pins or glue
Replies: 10
Views: 311

Re: Pins or glue

D605Eagle wrote: wont distort the track.


Tight enough to grip, but not too tight as to cause damage:

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by Dave
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: In from the cold... Pete's new (not just) N Gauge adventures
Replies: 36
Views: 1437

Re: In from the cold... Pete's new (not just) N Gauge adventures

I like the finishes on the shops, they have been around a while 8)
by Dave
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Little Stainsacre
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Re: Little Stainsacre

Thanks for the interest folks.

Eastern wrote:Will you have open countryside or an urban theme?

A bit of both actually, I am planning some buildings for the left end and back to hide the loop, and then leave the front open.
by Dave
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Little Stainsacre
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Re: Little Stainsacre

Oh yes.

Complete with 10" radius ends 8)
by Dave
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Dead on shelf.
Replies: 10
Views: 298

Re: Dead on shelf.

I have a BM Class 20 with a BM chip that looses its identity quite often.

It will just decide not to go. A quick reset of the address and away it goes, sometimes for days, sometimes for months.

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