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by fratton
Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: the 4 ceps are in hattons
Replies: 29
Views: 3091

Re: the 4 ceps are in hattons

when i had the idea i was looking at fox transfers pages they were part of a complete carriage transfer pack,,,, i might just pretend jaffa cake livery ever happened and put the logo's on
by fratton
Sun Nov 27, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Waton - N gauge challenge
Replies: 404
Views: 67881

Re: Waton - N gauge challenge

i'm quite gutted that i missed that had planned to get down there but best laid plans and all,,, a fantastic layout...
by fratton
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:23 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: the 4 ceps are in hattons
Replies: 29
Views: 3091

Re: the 4 ceps are in hattons

i will be putting NSE flashes on the front gangways when i get some, dunno if thats prototypical but my other EMU's are going to be early NSE livery so they will look like they havent been painted up yet,,,, I don't think you're allowed mate haha! As far as I know, only 'refurbs' got any kind of NS...
by fratton
Fri Nov 25, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: the 4 ceps are in hattons
Replies: 29
Views: 3091

Re: the 4 ceps are in hattons

i got to see one in the flesh in gaugemasters engine shed the other day a great model, im not sure they appreciated me dribbling on the peco wagons on the hangers beneath the display cabinet tho! the mrs is getting me one for christmas i hope,,, i've dropped enough hints including changing my home p...
by fratton
Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Live steam
Replies: 6
Views: 701

Re: Live steam

you see them from time to time in the second hand section,,,,,,,, modellers corner portsmouth had 2 last time i was in there,,,
by fratton
Tue Nov 15, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: DCC Ready Southern EMU mk1 chassis (DIY)
Replies: 3
Views: 836

Re: DCC Ready Southern EMU mk1 chassis (DIY)

I also missed out that the peg that the non motor bogey sits on, needs filing down a tad as the old bogies hung lower than mk3 bogeys do I just took about 1mm or so, until the new one looked right,,,,
by fratton
Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: DCC Ready Southern EMU mk1 chassis (DIY)
Replies: 3
Views: 836

Re: DCC Ready Southern EMU mk1 chassis (DIY)

The pickups are just recycled from the 150 's bogie and they fit really well with a drop of superglue to set them in place once you're happy the axles are in the right place,,,,
by fratton
Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: DCC Ready Southern EMU mk1 chassis (DIY)
Replies: 3
Views: 836

DCC Ready Southern EMU mk1 chassis (DIY)

While scratching my head about powering a 4-cig and then DCC it last week i was presented with the various options helpfully by the usual helpfull sources but with one exception, using a class 150 chassis which for me was great as i had a chipped one that i didnt like cosmeticly, after lining them u...
by fratton
Thu Nov 10, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

I have found a powered chassis for my 4-CIG project thats coming along nicely, it's a 150/1 chassis and is chipped for DCC ive fit my 4-VEP shel on it for now for testing for the fit etc and will source another chassis for my third EMU early next year,,, (even after the CEP is out) http://img716.ima...
by fratton
Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

[quote="StevieDay Your station looks like it'll hold 6 or 7 carriages. It's good to see platforms that can hold a near full length train.[/quote] im hoping its just right for an 8 carriage EMU i did it to roughly 8 mk3's just to be safe [quote="manna":22s0g1bq]G'Day Gents Looking good...
by fratton
Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

with winter closing in most of my work has been insuring that the sheds walls have retrancted well and covered the gaps that the summer heat brought out, all is sealed and there is no real sign of damp through the last wet week which is good, with a bit of sealing hoovering up the summers dust and r...
by fratton
Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:04 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Best glue for sticking clear windows
Replies: 5
Views: 881

Re: Best glue for sticking clear windows

Search cockpit or canopy glue, I picked up some from squires tools down the road from me, great stuff and designed not to solvent burn,,,,, used in model plane making etc,,,,,,,
by fratton
Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Live steam never being brought back again :(
Replies: 9
Views: 1018

Re: Hornby Live steam never being brought back again :(

modellers corner in porstmouth have two live steam sets on the shelve, well they did last time i was in, bet they'll be gone soon,,,,,
by fratton
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:22 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

Purchased a nice second hand camera off ebay today and thought i'd give it a bash in the shed today,,, Old and new,,, DCC class 47 next to an old farish 50 that if i cant source a replacement motor and get it run in for converting will be a static model only http://img84.imageshack.us/img84/6177/dsc...

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