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by clive61
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: n gauge people
Replies: 2
Views: 101

n gauge people

Hi to everyone online. I am building a car park for a preserved branch line OO gauge layout and I want to incorporate a Ice cream van with a queue of children waiting to buy an Ice cream. I am having difficulty finding enough children in OO gauge unless I buy items from Noch, Prieser etc but I`m buy...
by clive61
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Yes Tor
Replies: 14
Views: 576

Yes Tor

hello to everyone logged in. Looking through the Hornby 2016 handbook I noticed on page 83 ( for those who got it ) there was a picture of a steam train named YES TOR, with it being in Hornby`s book I would imagine that it`s a Hornby make ??? I have tried to find out the R number and if it`s still a...
by clive61
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: sticking wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: sticking wheels

Hi to everyone who offered advice about my problem with " sticking wheels" on my Britannia loco. Well I`d like to thank each and every one of you for your help and advice, There was a build up of small hair around the axle of one of the driving wheels that I`d missed when cleaning the chas...
by clive61
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: sticking wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: sticking wheels

Hello Bigmet. Apologies for not getting back sooner, the two smaller wheels under the cabin, along with the rear big wheels are lifting slightly off the track. I think it`s the middle set of big wheels that are sticking but it`s not all the time, I`ve made myself a small cradle in which to turn the ...
by clive61
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: sticking wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 627

sticking wheels

Good morning to everyone online at this time. Can someone please help me with the following, I have recently bought a second hand Hornby R063 BRITTANNIA tender drive locomotive off ebay. When I put it on my layout I noticed that the wheels were sticking and with the tender attached the last two whee...
by clive61
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: power connector clips
Replies: 14
Views: 975

power connector clips

Good morning to everyone currently logged in. On Hornby`s R911 power controller ( the older type ) there are two little greyish clips/plugs things that fit into the power connector that slides into the track, does anybody know what these are called please and where on ebay I can get them?. Thank you...
by clive61
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: locos with smoke on ebay
Replies: 22
Views: 1335

Re: locos with smoke on ebay

Many thanks to dublo and mahoganydog,

Tried oo gauge smoke and yep 376 results, and thanks for the advice Jim, will certainly watch what I bid on, I have five atm all from ebay and touch wood, they`re performing well.

Thanks again guys.

Clive.
by clive61
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: locos with smoke on ebay
Replies: 22
Views: 1335

locos with smoke on ebay

Hi to everyone logged in, I am trying to find oo gauge steam loco`s with working smoke generators on Ebay but not having much luck with my searches, I have tried different variations in the search bar eg: hornby locos with smoke etc,etc,etc but only a handful of results come up and different results...
by clive61
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: duchess body
Replies: 2
Views: 352

Re: duchess body

Thank you,
That has saved me a few quid.
by clive61
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: duchess body
Replies: 2
Views: 352

duchess body

Hello to everyone logged in,

Can anyone tell me if all Duchess class bodies will fit on my early R066 "duchess of Sutherland" chassis.

Many thanks to all who reads my post and offers their help.

Clive.
by clive61
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: white smoke oil
Replies: 2
Views: 260

white smoke oil

Hi to everyone logged in at the moment, I may have asked this question before but I seem to have lost some of the threads from previous posts, Is it safe to put baby oil into smoke generated loco`s to have realistic white smoke coking out of the chimney? if its not does anyone know what product is a...
by clive61
Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: smoke oil
Replies: 7
Views: 777

smoke oil

Hi to everyone online atm, Does anyone know if its possible to buy smoke oil that produces the white sort of cloudy smoke seen on full size steam engines and where to get it from?, Hornby`s sachets R521 just gives out little wisps of grey smoke and is not what i`m after, is there anything I can add ...
by clive61
Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:40 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: vacumn pipes
Replies: 3
Views: 506

Re: vacumn pipes

Thanks guys.

I`ve got such a lot to learn, nice to know there are people willing to offer their help.

Again, many thanks.

Clive.
by clive61
Fri Jul 22, 2016 2:09 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: vacumn pipes
Replies: 3
Views: 506

vacumn pipes

Hello to everyone online at this time. I have recently purchased a KNELLER HALL from a auction and I have only just realised there is no hole in the buffer beam thingy ( I`m relatively new to modelling and still learning the correct names for things so if i`ve called this by the wrong name please fo...
by clive61
Fri May 27, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: restaurant cars
Replies: 5
Views: 748

restaurant cars

Hello to everyone online atm. I am slowly building up my stock of RTR LMS coaches Hornby R474/475 and Hornby BR R442/443, I am looking for restaurant/buffet coaches for both but can`t seem to find any on E-Bay or in adverts in Model Rail. Did Hornby make any for these R numbers ? and can someone tel...

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