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by IAN1955
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Magnifng Light
Replies: 9
Views: 198

Magnifng Light

Hi, The eyes are not getting any better these days as they discovered today, tried to paint some figures and even with glasses it was hard work, can anyone recommend a largish magnifying light and where is the best place to get one. I have about 100 figures to paint, so my eyes will thank you in adv...
by IAN1955
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Faller
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Faller

I have been sorting out my cupboard and found 6 of these, do not know where they came from and what they are, can anyone please help.
Thanks
Ian
by IAN1955
Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Filler
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: Filler

Thank you for all your reply's, I will order some and give it a go.
Ian
by IAN1955
Sat Dec 12, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Filler
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Filler

Hello all, Might be a daft question, but it is not for me. My hands are not as steady as they used to be, I have found that when I am gluing plastic kits together after they have dried there are the odd little gaps showing, as I said little gaps but too big that I cannot be hide them with paint. So ...
by IAN1955
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Metcalfe or Resin
Replies: 6
Views: 237

Metcalfe or Resin

I am a month off 66 and then will get my state pension, being disabled have been unemployed for the last few years, so been on a reduced income. As a person just coming back into the hobby of model railways, I was looking at reducing my costs, over the last 12 months I have been buying Skaledale Res...
by IAN1955
Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Lowmac
Replies: 30
Views: 794

Re: Lowmac

Hi Alex, great that is exactly what I was looking for, will keep an eye open when they come back into stock.

For the rest of you good folk thanks for info, very much appreciated.
by IAN1955
Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Lowmac
Replies: 30
Views: 794

Lowmac

Help please, just got hold of a couple of Hornby Lowmac wagons, unfortunately they did not have their loads (crates), I have looked on the internet but cannot find any replacement loads, does anyone know where I can get them.

Thanks in advance
Ian
by IAN1955
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cast Moulds
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Re: Cast Moulds

Thanks for help so far, sadly it is neither, when I got it it was pure white and I did a poor job painting it (learned lessons use correct paints).
by IAN1955
Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cast Moulds
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Cast Moulds

I may not describe this properly so sorry, a while ago I bought a plaster cast mould of a scrap yard, I cannot remember where I got it from and want to buy another, is there anywhere I can buy the moulds and cast them myself.

Sorry about the photo best I could do
by IAN1955
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: More eBay nonsense...........
Replies: 88
Views: 7326

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

Thought if they changed the price I would do a screenshot.

Stunned, if you look at this other sellers items they all start at a £1,000
by IAN1955
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: More eBay nonsense...........
Replies: 88
Views: 7326

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

Well I am flabbergasted, you can buy this for about £24.99 - £ 29.99, just look at this price.


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rare-Hornby- ... Swk09eJ3kX
by IAN1955
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: RAILS of Sheffield and Hornby
Replies: 25
Views: 3093

Re: RAILS of Sheffield and Hornby

Mea culpa, cannot read properly
by IAN1955
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: RAILS of Sheffield and Hornby
Replies: 25
Views: 3093

Re: RAILS of Sheffield and Hornby

I wanted to buy a few R603 pieces of track, Rails are selling boxes of 24 at £95 and no singles, now if you click on the link below, it is Amazon site, lick on the product then below the description it says go to Hornby store,click on that and i was amazed. 1 piece is being sold for which then goes ...
by IAN1955
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: RAILS of Sheffield and Hornby
Replies: 25
Views: 3093

Re: RAILS of Sheffield and Hornby

On Friday I heard a different version of events from a very reliable source, this is their version and before I put pen to paper this has not been corroborated and before the legal boffins leap on board it is an opinion and there is no evidence to support this, legal bit over. BUT MAKES SENSE As the...
by IAN1955
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Peco Track still in Short Supply
Replies: 13
Views: 741

Re: Peco Track still in Short Supply

What you have to consider is that like any other manufacturer the world came to a halt, no one was making products, this had a knock on effect. What stocks were available were rapidly bought up (supply and demand), some companies bought up stock knowing most people would be modelling and they hiked ...

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