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by Phred
Sat Jul 20, 2024 9:38 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: New layout
Replies: 16
Views: 679

Re: New layout

Stokestation12 wrote:
Can't wait for the next day up there....just hope it's not as hot!
Well, if you're in the UK the next day will be freezing. :P
by Phred
Wed Jul 17, 2024 11:42 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Leopard Street, LNER 1930's
Replies: 80
Views: 2995

Re: Leopard Street, LNER 1930's

I like how you rigged up that doodad for marking your curves. Very clever. 8)
by Phred
Tue Jul 16, 2024 10:15 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: My Peco 'O' brake with an old cattle wagon
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: My Peco 'O' brake with an old cattle wagon

Nice paint job - I'm glad I'm not the only one who has to outsource my fine painting jobs to my kids! :lol:
by Phred
Sun Jul 07, 2024 9:54 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Seaton Junction
Replies: 136
Views: 34299

Re: Seaton Junction

Peterm wrote:
Thanks for that tip. I might try that.
+1
Cheers, aleopardstail. Nice to have an 'undo' option.

markS&D wrote:
It takes me a lot of courage to weather a lined green passenger locomotive
Absolutely agree with that!
by Phred
Sun Jul 07, 2024 9:33 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hardy Slate works Box file layout
Replies: 6
Views: 229

Re: Hardy Slate works Box file layout

Looks intriguing. :)
What's the name of your YouTube channel?
by Phred
Sat Jul 06, 2024 9:27 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Seaton Junction
Replies: 136
Views: 34299

Re: Seaton Junction

markS&D wrote:
I have had a go at doing some weathering on the model, let me know what you think?
Looks like a proper working loco now. 8)
I'm often tempted to dab a little bit of black paint on the face of the buffers to simulate grease but I never get around to it.
by Phred
Fri Jul 05, 2024 9:24 pm
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Have just joined today!
Replies: 9
Views: 210

Re: Have just joined today!

Welcome Trevor. :)
I've bookmarked your website so I can have a good look at it later.
As for boredom in retirement, I have no idea how I ever had time for work!
by Phred
Thu Jul 04, 2024 9:30 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Canford Quay
Replies: 146
Views: 15126

Re: Canford Quay

Nice touch of realism putting the 'tideline' of green algae along the bottom of the quay wall.
by Phred
Thu Jul 04, 2024 1:00 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works
Replies: 1457
Views: 225656

Re: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works

Dad-1 wrote:
Currently ben married for 57 years !!
Blimey - that cinema ticket was money well spent!
by Phred
Tue Jul 02, 2024 10:42 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Canford Quay
Replies: 146
Views: 15126

Re: Canford Quay

heda wrote: the soldiers unpack the supply cases Reminds me of the great excitement when 'the boxes' arrived, containing our personal belongings, at whichever army quarters we landed in around the world. Us kids had a ball 're-discovering' our favourite toys. Surprisingly few of Mum's ornaments got...
by Phred
Mon Jul 01, 2024 9:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the South.
Replies: 315
Views: 56582

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the South.

Bigmet wrote:
wanted to know if this was the latest thing?
:lol:
But to be fair, it does look very futuristic. I could well imagine Buck Rogers in the pilot's seat.
by Phred
Mon Jul 01, 2024 12:07 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the South.
Replies: 315
Views: 56582

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the South.

I like the the way the end of the platform ramp is connected to the foot crossing and then the wooden ramp on the other side. Makes the whole thing look as if it's there to be used, not just plonked in.
by Phred
Sun Jun 30, 2024 9:58 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Woo-hoo! Literally!
Replies: 11
Views: 335

Re: Woo-hoo! Literally!

Dad-1 wrote:
find that camera !!
+1!
Pics or it didn't happen! :P
by Phred
Sat Jun 29, 2024 9:54 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Canford Quay
Replies: 146
Views: 15126

Re: Canford Quay

heda wrote:
Especially for Phred.
:lol: :lol: :oops:

Yes, the fence did turn out well. The road block with the oil drums is a nice touch.
by Phred
Fri Jun 28, 2024 9:58 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Too many locos? Is it possible?
Replies: 15
Views: 474

Re: Too many locos? Is it possible?

Bufferstop wrote:
Now explaining its presence on my layout takes a bit of a leap in imagination.
No explanation needed. You want it, you got it, so pffft.
Happy birthday BTW. :)