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by Pompey1950
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Back scenes
Replies: 8
Views: 914

Back scenes

I am about to start thinking about back scenes for my layout. I have the scenes already Could anyone advise me what is the best board or wood to use to put the scenes on? Also what is the best glue to use? I will have 1 corner and I want to have a rounded effect rather than a right angle - has anyon...
by Pompey1950
Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: paint Colour
Replies: 1
Views: 475

paint Colour

Fencing I have bought some fencing from Ten commandments Its the fence where the top is bent over and holds strands of barbed wire The fence posts are metallic. I was wondering if anyone could recommend a paint for the posts - I want to replicate a cement-like colour - a sort of sandy grey Have neve...
by Pompey1950
Sun May 17, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Platform ends
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Platform ends

I have recently been given some train accessories and included amongst these are platform ends. I searched on the net - these are made by Hornby under the reference S8396. They are the same width as the Hornby standard platform. However, I can see no way that they can be attached to the platform sec...
by Pompey1950
Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Painting Plastic
Replies: 10
Views: 988

Painting Plastic

duplicate post
by Pompey1950
Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:17 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Vacuum Pump & Telegraph Posts
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: Vacuum Pump & Telegraph Posts

Sorry this should read vacuum pipes not vacuum pumps
by Pompey1950
Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:09 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Vacuum Pump & Telegraph Posts
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Vacuum Pump & Telegraph Posts

I recently returned to model railways after 50 years. I bought a Hornby Train set that included some track accessories. Vacuum Pump Included were a driver, fireman and 2 x vacuum pumps. Where do these vacuum pumps go and what adhesive would you recommend - also what colour should they be painted? te...

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