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by lenht1951
Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: More ballasting
Replies: 0
Views: 105

More ballasting

Came across this several months ago and it is now close to fruition. I have no connection with the innovator but I will certainly be getting one to make a lengthy time consuming process easier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bJEBXm ... LhsEljTzUS
by lenht1951
Fri Mar 19, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ballast
Replies: 4
Views: 282

Re: Ballast

Well after several days of experimentation I have come to the conclusion that most granite products, Javis, Attwood Aggregates etc etc all react to PVA and darken considerably. I even experimented using a third meths a third water and a third Copydex and got the same result. The only product which d...
by lenht1951
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ballast
Replies: 4
Views: 282

Ballast

:? So why is my grey ballast turning almost black after pva / water 50/50 mix has been applied and has dried.
by lenht1951
Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Silly Question, but
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: Silly Question, but

Cheers guys, thanks very much for your time. Think I will go with the idea of sleepers at the rail end, :D
by lenht1951
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Silly Question, but
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Silly Question, but

Hi, what was placed at the end of engine sheds to prevent locos going through the end brick wall, buffers, concrete blocks or something else. 8) I've searched the internet but have been unable to see any photos of empt engine sheds.
by lenht1951
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: id backscenes
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: id backscenes

Hi Iron Duke, unfortunately nothing, they never had the courtesy to respond to the e-mail, and as I am not known for my tact or diplomacy skills on the phone I just accepted it as it had been a couple of months between purchase and opening. Next time I will inspect as soon as I get one instead of le...
by lenht1951
Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: id backscenes
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: id backscenes

I fitted mine on 4mm foamboard, (cheap stuff from The Range, 4 for£10) the foamboards I joined together at the back using gorilla tape, as my layout is in the loft and I wanted something strong and able to stand extremes. I made the length the same as one back scene. I fixed the premium backscenes b...
by lenht1951
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Slaters plastikard
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Slaters plastikard

Cheers Dave, I was toying with the idea of strong double sided tape, if anyone has used this method would be interesting to have feedback.
by lenht1951
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Slaters plastikard
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Slaters plastikard

Just a quickie, what is the best method for sticking embossed slater plastikard to a painted cork covered baseboard. :D
by lenht1951
Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: More eBay nonsense...........
Replies: 96
Views: 9328

Re: More eBay nonsense...........

There must be a reason, love to know the rationale behind it :o :lol: :lol: :lol: and all the rest of his stuff is £9.999.00p https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Triang-R422-BR-Mk1-1st-Composite-CK-Coach-Maroon-Livery-OO-Gauge-Model-Railway/254763702682?epid=1650815898&hash=item3b5119999a:g:wMcAAOSw0kpfj...
by lenht1951
Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: id backscenes
Replies: 6
Views: 414

id backscenes

Are Art Printers, id backscenes, still going. I purchased some Premium backscenes a couple of months ago and on opening the perfect outer tube packaging found them to be quite badly creased. Thiswas on 2 of the 3 purchased. Anyone else had this problem. I contacted them via their website last week a...
by lenht1951
Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Control panels. Show us yours.
Replies: 32
Views: 2488

Re: Control panels. Show us yours.

Anymore photos of your layout Forfarian, or a link to them, it looks very good. :)
by lenht1951
Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Control panels. Show us yours.
Replies: 32
Views: 2488

Re: Control panels. Show us yours.

Whopee, solved how to add piccis. Couple of additional sidings added since this was taken. all but one turnout are electrified. I used diferent coloured car pinstripe tape for track id.
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by lenht1951
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Control panels. Show us yours.
Replies: 32
Views: 2488

Re: Control panels. Show us yours.

I would but errr how do I post images please
by lenht1951
Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: What glue for making trees?
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: What glue for making trees?

Have a look here, if I can do it anyone can https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EccnAonRHgw&t=282s

I was going to post a couple of mine but have forgotten how to upload pictures

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