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by PinkNosedPenguin
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)
Replies: 822
Views: 59601

Re: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)

glencairn wrote:Next -- Another from inside looking out


This is on the Hakone-Tozan train in Japan:
ImageDSC_0236 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr

Next -- From the outside looking in :D
by PinkNosedPenguin
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)
Replies: 822
Views: 59601

Re: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)

Any other foreign steam locos? How about a US Porter - which I happened to be in the process of Anglicising in O-16.5 gauge at the time :-) https://farm1.staticflickr.com/939/42814626645_074924ed0e_k.jpg DSC_0099 by Pink Nosed Penguin , on Flickr Next - shall we continue with overseas railways . . ...
by PinkNosedPenguin
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: UppyDownyRoundyRoundyRailway
Replies: 33
Views: 1330

Re: UppyDownyRoundyRoundyRailway

Maybe you could move 'turnout 2' to the right a bit, replace the new 3-way point with the original, and then insert a new left hand point such that the track between this new point and 'turnout 2' is straight?
by PinkNosedPenguin
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)
Replies: 822
Views: 59601

Re: And the next photo will have...(real railway version)

burnie wrote:Next something just as shiny..


ImageDSC_0219 by Pink Nosed Penguin, on Flickr

Next: On similar vein - something brand new :-)
by PinkNosedPenguin
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Stay Live?
Replies: 12
Views: 791

Re: Stay Live?

The concept of Lenz 'USP' (Uninterruptable Signal Processing) with enough power on board to run the loco onto a piece of A4 paper with a command to stop and reverse - and it stops on the paper, reverses, runs off the paper having been without track power for several seconds - is very impressive. Di...
by PinkNosedPenguin
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Narrow Gauge Model Railway
Topic: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?
Replies: 188
Views: 6782

Re: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

As mentioned elsewhere, I have been on holiday (and visiting family) in the USA. Whilst in Connecticut we visited the Essex Steam Railway where I noticed a Porter which bore a family resemblance to my recently converted loco (although the full size one was an 0-6-0). Apparently: On January 9, 2009, ...
by PinkNosedPenguin
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: PNP's 2018 Competition Entry - "O-16.5 Bachmann Porter Conversion"
Replies: 38
Views: 1355

Re: PNP's 2018 Competition Entry - "O-16.5 Bachmann Porter Conversion"

As mentioned elsewhere, I have been on holiday (and visiting family) in the USA. Whilst in Connecticut we visited the Essex Steam Railway where I noticed a Porter which bore a family resemblance to my recently converted loco (although the full size one was an 0-6-0). Apparently: On January 9, 2009, ...
by PinkNosedPenguin
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Competitions
Topic: The 2018 Competition - Voting is open (ends on the 8th!!)
Replies: 131
Views: 3054

Re: The 2018 Competition - Voting is open (ends on the 8th!!)

I've just caught up too - congratulations to everyone who took part - we're all winners :D. But a special thanks to all who voted for me :lol: P.S. I'm currently across the Atlantic visiting family and managed to get a few photos of a real Porter the other day - will post on my comp thread once back...
by PinkNosedPenguin
Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Competitions
Topic: The 2018 Competition - Voting is open (ends on the 8th!!)
Replies: 131
Views: 3054

Re: The 2018 Competition - Voting is open

Many thanks for organising Alex - I have voted 8)
by PinkNosedPenguin
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Timbersurf's Competition Entry for 2018.
Replies: 103
Views: 3320

Re: Timbersurf's Competition Entry for 2018.

Full marks for originality timbersurf - you certainly have some pieces that are unique - and handsome 8)
by PinkNosedPenguin
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Lysander's 2018 competition entry
Replies: 51
Views: 1722

Re: Lysander's 2018 competition entry

The paintwork in particular is outstanding - some fine models 8)
by PinkNosedPenguin
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Atso's May/June 2018 Competition Entry
Replies: 73
Views: 2032

Re: Atso's May/June 2018 Competition Entry

Very fine work Atso - especially the scissors crossing - wow!
The only problem is, you have been so prolific in your output that we won't know what is part of the competition and what isn't :lol:
by PinkNosedPenguin
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Narrow Gauge Model Railway
Topic: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?
Replies: 188
Views: 6782

Re: Shall I swap scale/gauge to 0-16.5?

As threatened, here is a video of Doris and Mabel
Image

This now completes Doris . . .
by PinkNosedPenguin
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: PNP's 2018 Competition Entry - "O-16.5 Bachmann Porter Conversion"
Replies: 38
Views: 1355

Re: PNP's 2018 Competition Entry - "O-16.5 Bachmann Porter Conversion"

Thanks Mountain.

As threatened, here is a video of Doris and Mabel
Image

This now completes Doris . . .

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