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by monty2420
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Hornby Dublo D1 island
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Re: Hornby Dublo D1 island

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by monty2420
Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Hornby Dublo D1 island
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Hornby Dublo D1 island

Would anyone swap a DI Island for the following Hornby Dublo 2 rail Island Platform Kit No 5030 boxed fair condition sorry no screws,and a Hornby Dublo 2 rail level crossing unboxed in used condition. Both items bought by mistake :oops: :oops: D1 can be in any condition paint wise but not beyond rep...
by monty2420
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Baseboard Design and Construction
Topic: Folding Demo Layout
Replies: 2
Views: 1508

Folding Demo Layout

I want to construct a folding layout for demonstrations I will be using my Hornby Dublo 3 rail track and accessories. ideal size 8x4 compact enough to put into an estate car. support trestles size would help i am thinking working height of 3' again a good design or idea would help. anyone have alrea...
by monty2420
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Brick road bridge, Superquick or Metcalfe?
Replies: 9
Views: 1500

Re: Brick road bridge, Superquick or Metcalfe?

Hi Gary B I have quite a few building kits from Metcalfe, ok can be a bit fiddly but once you have built a few they are fine. My layout is in the garage and all is subject to winter and summer weather. If you let the kit dry 24hrs then lightly spray with hair lacquer they will hold the colour and yo...
by monty2420
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Metcalfe Station
Replies: 2
Views: 741

Re: Metcalfe Station

Hi Tony thank you for the lead.
I have the PO320 in my layout wanted the slight difference in models for
another part of the layout i am thinking of overlaying this one with a printed stone
paper.
Monty :)
by monty2420
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Metcalfe Station
Replies: 2
Views: 741

Metcalfe Station

Hi Floks Dont know if i am in the right spot but i am looking a Metcalfe card built station its the older model their code is PO230 I would accept a ready built providing its in reasonable condition. Or could you point me to a possible dealer who may have old stock. All help is welcome. Monty 2420 :...
by monty2420
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Class20.
Replies: 4
Views: 523

Re: Class20.

Hi Bigmet. All Hornby track and the Class 20 approx age 2008 all other locos and rolling stock behaving as is. one fly in the ointment is my 2012 LMS princess class 462 front bogie will not stay on the tracks. Tracks are checked for debris each time its used. All good voltage supply to all cleaned w...
by monty2420
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Class20.
Replies: 4
Views: 523

Class20.

Hi All
I have a Class 20 Railfreight livery no 20118
It jumps off on the points or crossovers any one help?
in there something i can do to improve this all
points etc are clear of stray ballast/spiders etc.
Monty :? :?
by monty2420
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: By Passing DCC
Replies: 5
Views: 573

Re: By Passing DCC

Thanks all I am used to repairing all older locos but did not want to crack this one, now all fixed motor wise any clue on how i keep the front bogie on the track its driving me nuts.Kids bought me the set in 2012 Diamond Jubilee and have hardly used it because its annoying trying keep it on the rai...
by monty2420
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: By Passing DCC
Replies: 5
Views: 573

By Passing DCC

Hi I have a LMS diamond Jubilee 462 princess class loco fitted for dcc working. As I don't run dcc can anyone show/ tell me how to by pass the socket in the tender I am having constant problems with the fine wire running from the engine breaking from the mini connector. Soldering is out because of t...
by monty2420
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby Magazines
Replies: 1
Views: 371

Hornby Magazines

Any one interested in Hornby Magazines I am clearing the man cave/workshop and have mags going back to 2014. Free to like minded railway modellers or club. Collection only as I live in Northern Ireland. I will keep them for two weeks then off to my local dentist,doctors surgeries and hairdressers! M...
by monty2420
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: Hornby Dublo 3 rail kit
Replies: 1
Views: 565

Hornby Dublo 3 rail kit

Any one have any ?
see my listing in the wanted ad.
all help appreciated.
Monty2420
by monty2420
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: thinking of going dcc
Replies: 11
Views: 1435

Re: thinking of going dcc

Thanks all for the food for thought,as you have said Bufferstop its the rewire of track and updating my collection with decoders that is putting me off My layout has twin tracks with four sidings one of which leads to my fiddle yard, i can operate all as one or individually with their own power and ...
by monty2420
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: thinking of going dcc
Replies: 11
Views: 1435

thinking of going dcc

Hi All
I have an extensive layout and have thought of going DCC
i have bought a simple Hornby dcc two engine set second hand to experiment.
My question is is it worth changing all over?

Monty 2420 :? :? :?
by monty2420
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wheel Cleaning.
Replies: 1
Views: 313

Wheel Cleaning.

Hi All
I can clean my loco wheels ok
Can any one suggest an easy way to clean the wheels on carriages and goods wagons.
Monty :) :)

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