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by dgp1957
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Class 37 body wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: Class 37 body wanted

It's a Lima chassis
by dgp1957
Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Gf 47 RES
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: Gf 47 RES

Cheers :D stands for Rail Express System. Red livery used between late eighties and early nineties I believe.
by dgp1957
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Gf 47 RES
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Gf 47 RES

Hi looking to buy a Gf class 47 in Res livery.
Would prefer Dcc fitted but it's not a necessity.
by dgp1957
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Thinking of DCC upgrade.
Replies: 3
Views: 296

Re: Thinking of DCC upgrade.

Thanks, I think I'll wait and have a look at the new kit when it comes out :D
by dgp1957
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Thinking of DCC upgrade.
Replies: 3
Views: 296

Thinking of DCC upgrade.

Hi guys I use a Nce powercab system just now. It does everything I need but I'm not comfortable with the throttle control on the handheld. A few years ago I had a lenz system with the lh90 controller with a control dial I prefered. Looking at maybe changing to the lenz system I'm having problems fin...
by dgp1957
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Class 37 repaint
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Re: Class 37 repaint

Hi Paul, I let it sit in the dettol for about an hour, then gave it a scrub with an old paintbrush, put it back on for another hour, removed then let the model dry, then gave it a rub with isopropyl alcohol, let it dry then airbrushed Base coat and colours. Still got to put the nameplates and snowpl...
by dgp1957
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Class 37 repaint
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Class 37 repaint

Hi after much humming and hawing I decided to strip my "Scottish Hostellier" and repaint and rebrand to "Loch Rannoch", as there was a big scratch running through one of the large logos on the model. I stripped the shell using dettol, then repainted using humoral acrylics, before...
by dgp1957
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Class 37 body wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Class 37 body wanted

Hi guys looking for a class 37 body, I have just repainted the one I have and looking for another to try :D
by dgp1957
Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Fleischmann extending Ho track
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Fleischmann extending Ho track

Hi guys, has anyone used the above track piece to join with Hornby track?
by dgp1957
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Model stripping
Replies: 14
Views: 933

Re: Model stripping

Finally finished repainting and fit new transfers.
Quite happy for a first attempt. :D
by dgp1957
Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Cr class 104 loco query
Replies: 4
Views: 441

Re: Cr class 104 loco query

Cheers guys.
by dgp1957
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Cr class 104 loco query
Replies: 4
Views: 441

Cr class 104 loco query

Hi, has anyone tried to build a chassis for the Caledonian cl104 tank loco using a 0-4-0 loco chassis?
by dgp1957
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Hornby select swap (CLOSED)
Replies: 0
Views: 132

Hornby select swap (CLOSED)

Hi I have a fully working Hornby select unit from the mixed freight set I don't need, I have a Nce dcc system.
Looking for a swap for a 00 gauge loco.
I don't know if this should be in the sales section, could the administration move it if necessary please?
by dgp1957
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Model stripping
Replies: 14
Views: 933

Re: Model stripping

Cheers I'll try Mr muscle next :D
by dgp1957
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Model stripping
Replies: 14
Views: 933

Re: Model stripping

Soak for 1/2 hour, scrub with greenie, then soak for another 1/2 hour scrub and rinse.
What do you think?

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