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by David Bigcheeseplant
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wills drainpipe kit ss46
Replies: 5
Views: 143

Re: Wills drainpipe kit ss46

I use half round styrene strip for the gutters, and brass rod for the down pipes with brackets from Modelu https://www.modelu3d.co.uk/product/2901/
by David Bigcheeseplant
Wed May 22, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: RAILEX 2019 (Aylesbury)
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: RAILEX 2019 (Aylesbury)

RAILEX is this weekend, our vintage bus timetable is now on the website www.railex.org.uk
by David Bigcheeseplant
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: RAILEX 2019 (Aylesbury)
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: RAILEX 2019 (Aylesbury)

A few photos of some the layouts you can see at RAILEX
top Sherton Abbas photo David Stone
middle Arun Quay photo Gordon Gravett
bottom New Kensel Green photo Andy York
by David Bigcheeseplant
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: RAILEX 2019 (Aylesbury)
Replies: 2
Views: 139

RAILEX 2019 (Aylesbury)

25th & 26th May 2019 Stoke Mandeville Stadium Stadiun Approach Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP21 9PP http://www.railex.org.uk Saturday 10.00-17.30 Sunday 10.30-16.30 Free Vintage Bus between Aylesbury Railway Station car park and Railex Layouts Attending: 7mm Scale Arun Quay, 31.2mm Gauge, Exhibite...
by David Bigcheeseplant
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Wooden mineral wagons
Replies: 6
Views: 314

Wooden mineral wagons

Some of my 4mm scale Parkside mineral wagons I have been finishing off. these have etched underframes with sprung wheels and buffers. I wanted to get the unpainted wood look that after a while goes a silver colour. So tried a new method of spraying the body silver and when dry painted a few planks w...
by David Bigcheeseplant
Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Building of Overall Roof Branch line Terminus
Replies: 13
Views: 541

Re: Building of Overall Roof Branch line Terminus

I have been planning to model High Wycombe station which was an overall roof trainshed from opening in 1854 till 1864, I am designing it up on Fusion 360 3D software and will cut the parts out using our club laser cutter. The building still exists and so do original drawings which can be imported an...
by David Bigcheeseplant
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Overall Roof Branch line Station
Replies: 22
Views: 592

Re: Overall Roof Branch line Station

This is a list of all the GWR that excised http://www.broadgauge.org.uk/heritage/t ... intro.html nearly 100 of them!


David
by David Bigcheeseplant
Wed May 16, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: RAILEX 2018 26/27 May
Replies: 0
Views: 184

RAILEX 2018 26/27 May

RAILEX 2018 26 & 27 May 2018 http://www.railex.org.uk Stoke Mandeville Stadium Stadium Approach Aylesbury Bucks HP21 9PP Free vintage bus fro Aylesbury railway station 7mm Scale Dock Green, O Gauge, Exhibited by Chaz Harrison, This model depicts a small goods yard in Dock Green, a scruffy indust...
by David Bigcheeseplant
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Portescap Motor
Replies: 6
Views: 423

Re: Portescap Motor

I have a number of these motors running on DCC all have digitrax chips in them with no problems.
by David Bigcheeseplant
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Painting advice needed
Replies: 9
Views: 829

Re: Painting advice needed

Use a battery powered ikea coffee frother (£1) to first mix the paint in the tin or jar then decant into an old 35mm film container where white sprit then mix again and transfer to airbrush.

David
by David Bigcheeseplant
Sun May 21, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Railex 2017 27th & 28th May
Replies: 8
Views: 1154

Re: Railex 2017

Railex 2017 is only just under a week away se all the following layouts on the 27th & 28th May http://i63.tinypic.com/k1wbas.jpg Horfield photo by Andy York http://i66.tinypic.com/2mzmcuw.jpg Pempoul photo by Gordon Gravett http://i66.tinypic.com/2s8flm8.jpg Tolesbury Quay photo by Martin Stringer
by David Bigcheeseplant
Tue May 09, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Railex 2017 27th & 28th May
Replies: 8
Views: 1154

Re: Railex 2017

Yes all the traders are confirmed the floor plan is now on our website http://www.railex.org.uk

The traders that come to Railex tend to be the more specialist ones that are not normally seen at other shows.
by David Bigcheeseplant
Tue May 09, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Railex 2017 27th & 28th May
Replies: 8
Views: 1154

Re: Railex 2017

Only a few week to go before Railex.
by David Bigcheeseplant
Tue May 09, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Exhibition Venues
Replies: 26
Views: 1374

Re: Exhibition Venues

Railex 2017 in a few weeks time 27 & 28 May 2017 http://www.railex.org.uk is held in Aylesbury and the show is at Stoke Mandeville Stadium which has really fantastic lighting, if you go to the web page and then look at photos from the previous year you will see what I mean. Also we are running a...
by David Bigcheeseplant
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Railex 2017 27th & 28th May
Replies: 8
Views: 1154

Re: Railex 2017

Now updated with the extra info

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