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by 4472
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Great Electric Train show
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Great Electric Train show

Got 3 old coaches for my heritage train. Also saw the Hornby 2019 Christmas wagon for £14.50, a lot less than the adverts on eBay !!
It was a lot less crowded than Ally Pally which made the day pleasant
And I entered the draw for the Hornby Coca-Cola train set
by 4472
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: The Great Model Railway Challenge
Replies: 155
Views: 11122

Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge

It's on tonight then another episode on Saturday, followed by a 3rd next Saturday
by 4472
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Songs about trains.
Replies: 42
Views: 636

Re: Songs about trains.

3:10 to Yuma - Frankie Laine
by 4472
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Songs about trains.
Replies: 42
Views: 636

Re: Songs about trains.

Little box of pine on the 7.29 - Hank Snow
Long train running - Doobie Brothers
Casey Jones - Johnny Cash
Last train to San Fernando - Johnny Duncan & the Bluegrass boys and Lonnie Donegan
by 4472
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: UK or Bust 2020
Replies: 44
Views: 1093

Re: UK or Bust 2020

don't forget Kent with the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch railway. Good model layout to see at New Romney
by 4472
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Ideas on second hand coach stock
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Re: Ideas on second hand coach stock

I was thinking about 3 coaches as a start. Had in mind a Pullman (maybe a dining coach), LMS maroon and a Southern green. I think I need one to be a brake but would it matter having more than one brake. Didn't want any blue !!
by 4472
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: sticking wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Re: sticking wheels

Had a similar problem with a 4-6-2 loco where the trailing wheels got jammed in the chassis. Gentle persuasion got them back down. Worth a look
by 4472
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Ideas on second hand coach stock
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Ideas on second hand coach stock

My layout does not represent any particular era or region. It is closer to a preserved line with guest appearances. I have some locos that are without coaching stock so I thought I would cobble together a mixture of eras and regions as seen on some preserved lines. Then I thought should they be pris...
by 4472
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: The Great Model Railway Challenge
Replies: 155
Views: 11122

Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge

Scheduled for 2000. Got my box programmed
by 4472
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which size wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 252

Re: Which size wheels

Got some 12.6 solid metal wheels from Hattons for £12 for a pack of 10. real bargain
by 4472
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which size wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 252

Re: Which size wheels

Does that mean that my coaches with 14.1 spoked wheels are prototypically wrong and should have solid disc wheels ??
by 4472
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which size wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 252

Re: Which size wheels

They are advertised as Hornby wheels, so I thought they would all fit
by 4472
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which size wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 252

Which size wheels

Browsing on Ebay I see replacement metal wheels described as 13.6 and 14.1. Which wheels are for what coaches/trucks ?
by 4472
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Dapol coach kits
Replies: 4
Views: 201

Re: Dapol ciach kits

Should read coach kits

Fixed it for you.
John W
by 4472
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Dapol coach kits
Replies: 4
Views: 201

Dapol coach kits

I know that they are a bit old and lack some detail but has anyone built them

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