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by mjb1961
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: LUCA'S TRAIN PAGE -BALKAN MODEL RAILWAY LAYOUT
Replies: 1
Views: 40

Re: LUCA'S TRAIN PAGE -BALKAN MODEL RAILWAY LAYOUT

Very nice layout Luca,it makes a change to see a layout that is not based on uk railways.
by mjb1961
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Back drop mounting: advice please
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: Back drop mounting: advice please

Hi Chops ,,,,what brand of backscenes are they ? I've recently bought gaugemaster photographic backscenes and have also bought a bottle of view glue ,,reccomomended ,specialy formulated for the backscenes ,I haven't used them yet soi can't comment on the glue ,to be honest I'm a bit scared I case th...
by mjb1961
Sun May 26, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: extra controller for NCE power cab
Replies: 1
Views: 40

Re: extra controller for NCE power cab

Hi Billydot,,,,I would say only the cab06 ,unless another powercab controler can be used ,there should be a picture on the back of the box sleeve showing how to upgrade ,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Tue May 14, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Laying track in warm weather
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Laying track in warm weather

Thanks Roger ,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Tue May 14, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Laying track in warm weather
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Laying track in warm weather

Hi ,,,,could someone just confirm that if laying track in warm weather you should leave a small expansion gap ,,,,I can't remember if you do or don't ,,,thanks mjb
by mjb1961
Thu May 02, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Weathering track ,what to use ,advice please ,,
Replies: 11
Views: 237

Re: Weathering track ,what to use ,advice please ,,

Dad1 ,,,that is the effect I'm after ,it looks great ,thankyou for showing me the photos of your layout ,,,and again thankyou all for your advice ,,,,mjb
I'll go with the H113 and the H33 ,,,,
by mjb1961
Thu May 02, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Weathering track ,what to use ,advice please ,,
Replies: 11
Views: 237

Re: Weathering track ,what to use ,advice please ,,

Thankyou for your replies,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Wed May 01, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Weathering track ,what to use ,advice please ,,
Replies: 11
Views: 237

Weathering track ,what to use ,advice please ,,

Hi,,,,I'm in the process of laying track and I want to give the rails a rusty appearance,what would be the best product and method to do it ,,,,I've never done it before but I know a lot of you guys have ,,look forward to hearing from you ,,thanks in advance ,,mjb :D
by mjb1961
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Layout Rebuild,,,no name as yet
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: Layout Rebuild,,,no name as yet

Mission Aborted folks ,,,,wife said the 100mm cellotex was too high and any embankment would look silly also I fear I would have problems keeping the track fixed down ,,,the new plan is to build the embankment with wood supports and mdf top and I might use the cellotex for the front of the embankmen...
by mjb1961
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Layout Rebuild,,,no name as yet
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: Layout Rebuild,,,no name as yet

Have had a bit of a set back ,the cellotex came unstuck,the b and q no more nails didn't hold it,I have reglued it with gripfill,I'm hoping that will be ok ,then I found that nothing would stick to the foil face of the cellotex so yesterday I had the tedious job of removing it,after a couple of hour...
by mjb1961
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Layout Rebuild,,,no name as yet
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: Layout Rebuild,,,no name as yet

Thanks Dublo,,,
by mjb1961
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Layout Rebuild,,,no name as yet
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Layout Rebuild,,,no name as yet

Hi ,,,,after a couple of years of not really being 100% happy with my layout I decided to take it all up and try to recreate something more exciting :D :D ,,,I bought a couple of wardie master models girder bridges which are going to be incorporated in the upper level track,,which is twin tracks run...
by mjb1961
Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: www.SevernModels.com
Replies: 2
Views: 303

www.SevernModels.com

Hi all ,,,,went to a dolls house miniture exhibition today with the wife ,funny enough there was a seller whose website is the title,he sells oo,n and o gauge fine scale brass kits ,the one that caught my eye was the signal box interior for £13 ,,,,oo gauge,I know some of you guys look like kit buil...
by mjb1961
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Girder bridge colour?
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Girder bridge colour?

Hi Dublo and Mountain and thankyou for your replies,,,,I'm modelling early to mid sixties ,mainly steam and the layout is more rural than towny ,,I think I will go a Matt or semi sheen grey ,,,I wire brushed one of them down because it was painted gloss grey and quite heavy,underneath was a brown c...
by mjb1961
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Girder bridge colour?
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Girder bridge colour?

Hi Dublo and Mountain and thankyou for your replies,,,,I'm modelling early to mid sixties ,mainly steam and the layout is more rural than towny ,,I think I will go a Matt or semi sheen grey ,,,I wire brushed one of them down because it was painted gloss grey and quite heavy,underneath was a brown co...

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