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by flattrack60
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: planning ahead got problems
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: planning ahead got problems

Emettman wrote:So a layout 8' by 2' 6" equates to "not a lot of room"

For some of us that would be a heck of a lot of room!

Chris



Yeh OK :? I had thopught about n gauge but .................. well , we`ll see :D :D :D
by flattrack60
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: planning ahead got problems
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: planning ahead got problems

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERJpUKDXwW8

Found this too............ when your diy skills are not good you need all the help you can get :D :D
by flattrack60
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: planning ahead got problems
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: planning ahead got problems

Hiya folks, Had the dreaded lurgy ,head cold ,flu like stuff still dont feel 100% but hey ho, had a play planiing not doing anything for a good while yet, but couldn`t go in my loft even with heaters on still chilly . but theres no harm in planning :D had a few ideas to make it interesting with scen...
by flattrack60
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: planning ahead got problems
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: planning ahead got problems

But i have got ayear or more to solve it :roll:
by flattrack60
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: planning ahead got problems
Replies: 9
Views: 610

planning ahead got problems

Attachment is a basic layout which would fit in my middle bedroom so as to not block off the window/ radiator its simple and basic but the brown track is on a higher level so i thought i would put it on another baseboard etc etc but im trying to make the 3d look in scarm but its not happening i am l...
by flattrack60
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Has anyone used these
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Has anyone used these

just wondered if they would be ok for tunnel :) :)
https://www.track-shack.com/acatalog/Wo ... T4571.html
by flattrack60
Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 63
Views: 2439

Re: Sad news

Someone i knew from years ago told me this........... in the village i lived in as a kid/teen (along time back) teenagers went round vandalising the senior citizen allotments, he said if you ever a harden old collier reduced to tears (phrases like `salt of the earth / straight john bull as my granda...
by flattrack60
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: help
Replies: 7
Views: 427

Re: help

Thanks peeps for there input ,I did forget to say it is in my loft and the bottom rh corner is where my loft hatch is .I can tweak it and the idea was a centre control area ..... so it's in early days .... I have got to dismantle part of my original layout and for me its a big job just couldn't get ...
by flattrack60
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: help
Replies: 7
Views: 427

Re: help

I can cut the angle more
by flattrack60
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: help
Replies: 7
Views: 427

help

Trying this design but cant work out the sections of Hornby track ,where to put them to join up on that angle on the bottom left

Please help

oh btw I don't want to use flexy track
by flattrack60
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Inventing !!!
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Inventing !!!

I got some spare girders and i found these ferrerro rocher choccy box bases so i thought a nice viewing shed/canopy, a bit more to do yet support wise plastic lollipop sticks or ??

(i thought glass, perspex would be heavy etc so i got some transparent aliminium from Capt Kirk and Scotty !!!)
by flattrack60
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Track cleaning
Replies: 37
Views: 1717

Re: Track cleaning

Rough side of hardboard is what someone told me when i started out and the Isopropyl Wipes
https://www.medisupplies.co.uk/Syringes ... tion-Wipes

:D :D :D
by flattrack60
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Wordsworth Card Kits - FREE downloads
Replies: 1164
Views: 215760

Re: Wordsworth Card Kits - FREE downloads

i cannabilised some wordsworth kits to make my own backscene
by flattrack60
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Repainting a loco
Replies: 9
Views: 708

Re: Repainting a loco

Yes i think i`ll pratice first got a few old trucks :shock:
by flattrack60
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Repainting a loco
Replies: 9
Views: 708

Re: Repainting a loco

I bought a cople of lima loco in the railfreight liveries so i thought using canned spray paint i could create my own livery seen a few vids on you tube but just wondered if any one got any suggestions.

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