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by Chilly
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Figure eight layout
Replies: 6
Views: 675

Re: Figure eight layout

Hi thanks for the reply. My thinking was that I didn't want to have a two track bridge going over the two tracks underneath to get me to a squashed figure 8. I was thinking of using Peco 75 flexi track all the way round so having a gently curving straight going into all the diamond crossings length ...
by Chilly
Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Figure eight layout
Replies: 6
Views: 675

Figure eight layout

Hi I am looking to build an squashed figure of 8 layout with an up and down track. My idea is that on say the left hand side of the loop the outside loop becomes the inside loop on the right hand side and vice versa, my question is this possible using diamond crossovers for both up and down lines to...
by Chilly
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 136
Views: 160328

Re: BARGAINS!

TMC Models are currently having a sale of up to 50% off just ordered 3 Bachmann BR MK1 maroon carriages off them for £23.99 each, hopefully a bargain :shock:

ATB Chilly
by Chilly
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Gaugemaster
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Re: Gaugemaster

Chaps

All I can say is what a fab forum so glad I joined you all must have the patience of a saint when coming across a newbie like me with little idea but an affinity with model trains which has been rekindled , looking forward to picking your collective brains/knowledge and experience !

ATB Chilly
by Chilly
Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Gaugemaster
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Re: Gaugemaster

Hi thanks for your further advice. Regarding flexi track can you get a template to mould bends round to say Rad 2,3 and 4? On the Gaugemaster controller point I am might also look at a Morley controller, bloody google and time on my hands! So is it Gaugemaster or Morley, I would like to be able to p...
by Chilly
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Gaugemaster
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Re: Gaugemaster

Many thanks for your replies. I will digest your wise words. My track space could be 15-16ft in length and possibly up to 6ft wide for the bends at the end narrowing done to 3 foot in the middle. The shape is therefore fully straight down one side then round corners at each end with the other side b...
by Chilly
Sun Apr 12, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Gaugemaster
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Gaugemaster

Hi After returning to trains after a year out (see welcome page for disastrous decision for previous sale) I have ordered some trains based on those at NYMR namely those below but I will be sticking to an all out DC track. Bachmann -76079 Bachmann - 80135 Bachmann - 80136 Hornby 60007 - part of cent...
by Chilly
Sun Apr 12, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Just Joined
Replies: 7
Views: 665

Just Joined

Hi Just joined and looking for advice and inspiration! Had around 60-70 diesel locomotives representing the trains I had seen as a kid and sold nearly all of them last year However decided to take a more considerate approach to my collection ( yeah still can't get over the fact that the others were ...

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