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by ie 201
Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Toms workbench update 9/4
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Toms workbench update 9/4

International Warehousing & Transport. thanks :D but does that mean that particular 201 class does a certain job on the network unlike the ones that don't have it? Alex They used 215 for the launch of the service but it was seen with the branding still on up to a week after this. They often but...
by ie 201
Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:00 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Toms workbench update 9/4
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Toms workbench update 9/4

http://images.yuku.com/image/jpg/480369754d9eb0d83b1e765ba169b56d07523eac_r.jpg Was 187 now 186, a really quick and easy renumbering job. http://images.yuku.com/image/jpg/50216e4db43978a7b02b7d1f72009a304ec637ec_r.jpg 226 and 215 http://images.yuku.com/image/jpg/42b36a084addbc4f3726736fa6f7b30123a4...
by ie 201
Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:06 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Frankland: N gauge Southern Railway
Replies: 482
Views: 121917

Re: Frankland: N gauge Southern Railway

Scratchbuilding and kitbuilding at its best
One word describes this layout, AWESOME take a bow sir the level of detail is amazing and in n guage!!!!
by ie 201
Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: One loco programmed to run but two running!
Replies: 8
Views: 954

Re: One loco programmed to run but two running!

I think the decoder is Hornby. It's a Bachmann GWR pannier that I bought about four years ago when I started modelling and I would have asked the retailer to install a decoder for me. I'm pretty sure he would have installed Hornby. If the chip is from that era and its hornby its definetly the cause...
by ie 201
Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Toms workbench update 9/4
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Toms workbench update 9/4

What about replacing the name as well as the number? Also, it looks great :mrgreen: Alex Mr Court off course its done wouldn t do it half arsed :wink: , but you ve brought up a good point on the 201 originally it was intended to have 2 Irish and 2 english nameplates but as far as i know River Suir ...
by ie 201
Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Toms workbench update 9/4
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Toms workbench update 27/3

Now for the local engine, River Suir 226 which has to be my favourite of the IE 201 class :D . This one started out as 229, now i don t normally attack €150 plus locos and as this was my first MM built number change over i was a bit nervous but i think it turned out pretty good. To remove the decal ...
by ie 201
Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Tonglington Vale - No More Tonglington Vale
Replies: 123
Views: 12686

Re: Tonglington Vale - An 8ftx4ft Layout More Pics!

Looking good Alex,
Like the view from over the tunnel looking down on the station.
Good to see a little Irish influence setting in :mrgreen:
by ie 201
Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: Peterborough today
Replies: 2
Views: 830

Re: Peterborough today

:shock: Those cl 70's are really ugly, can t say i m too fond of the cl 66's either, give me a 47 or a 37 then id be smiling!!!, we re celebrating over this side off the pond as IE are doing away with some plastic railyokes.
by ie 201
Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Toms workbench update 9/4
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Toms workbench update 27/3

blooregard wrote:Looks good, how do you find the sandwich ties, are they delicate or do they hold their shape ??


Once there under tension there fine, i only use them for smaller details and handrails more than 20mm are a big no no. There also great for aerials for roofs etc.
by ie 201
Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Toms workbench update 9/4
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Toms workbench!!!

Just adding the finishing touches to this its been on the workbench for a long time........, http://images.yuku.com/image/jpg/a2e1604bb8337ca2bf524fb8e74d14f516db6abc_r.jpg Basically its a mIr hunslet which i did enter for the kitbuilt competitiion but i didn t get to finish it on time. its gti'd by...
by ie 201
Tue Mar 27, 2012 5:21 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Toms workbench update 9/4
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Re: Toms workbench!!!

Im not 100% sure but CIE had general purpose wagons for all types of goods and livestock it was a box wagon with a removablepart on the roof so id say thats what they used for guiness, in modern times it was 20ft flatwagons with a special removable cage like they have on the keg delivery trucks afte...
by ie 201
Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Toms workbench update 9/4
Replies: 16
Views: 2731

Toms workbench update 9/4

Well, its not really a kit but part of it is :D , I used a dapol 20t tanker kit which i needed to cut the chassis to shorten down to the right length, the rest of the chassis was built as for the instructions. Then for the fun bit, i used two halves of a kinder egg and partially filled it with a lea...
by ie 201
Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: gluing ballast
Replies: 11
Views: 3900

Re: gluing ballast

Alex,
Use a grey ink rubber(there a bit gritier than the blue/red ones) works out a lot cheaper than the hornby/peco version plus you can buy them in Wexford!!!!! :lol:
by ie 201
Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: gluing ballast
Replies: 11
Views: 3900

Re: gluing ballast

Alex,
Use an ink rubber works out a lot cheaper than the hornby/peco version plus you can buy them in Wexford!!!!! :lol:
by ie 201
Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby 2012
Replies: 416
Views: 42903

Re: Hornby 2012

Ah relief, I can focus on my Irish Stock if the Class 67's are not due until the 4th Quarter ;). I wonder how much the RRP will be? I can't be bothered to rumage around for the price list as its with my 2011 catalogue stored in a box. Wouldn t bank on it as theres 3 x 071 due in October and 3 more ...

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