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by fratton
Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27587

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

The one thing about this paint is it goes down like sand and cement with no clumping, after I put the camera away I put some down to make a rough road from the traction yard to a plot that will become a permanent way yard, I'd thought of putting one in but decided to spur of the moment, will sand it...
by fratton
Wed Sep 21, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27587

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

Have put in the concrete base of the traction depot over the course of the last week, started with household wall filler poured into a frame of 3mm plastistruct square rods pined out to frame the area to be filled sanded down twice until i was happy that the rail hight was protruding, then painted w...
by fratton
Fri Sep 16, 2011 3:00 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27587

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

Thankyou,,

The ends were from BHE, I'm going to use the TPM for my next project which should involve motorising rather than a dummy, and then after Christmas the CEP should be out and alot of third rail units should be operating,,
by fratton
Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: DB SNECKER
Replies: 24
Views: 1496

Re: DB SNECKER

ha, it's like when people talk about norbert dentressangle taking over the haulage industry and always spelling it wrong,,,
by fratton
Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Frankland: N gauge Southern Railway
Replies: 482
Views: 110352

Re: Frankland: N gauge Southern Railway

Some trully brilliant work on those flats there,,,, the palm trees just amazing!!!!!!
by fratton
Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: The Hornby VEP.. first Impressions
Replies: 96
Views: 11615

Re: The Hornby VEP.. first Impressions

brilliant video thankyou for sharing it,,, could watch those units go round for ages...
by fratton
Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:18 am
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: Teddy Bear Fur Grass
Replies: 3
Views: 2331

Re: Teddy Bear Fur Grass

i have a square of hair that looks like a mousey blond wig, just the right colour for dry long grass that i use for that purpose i dont know who makes it tho, got it from squires tools in bognor,,,
by fratton
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: TINGS
Replies: 31
Views: 4484

Re: TINGS

Mark II coaches with any luck,,,,,
by fratton
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27587

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

Tried to make a tree today and for an experiment it came out really well, its flat backed as its against the backdrop,,, http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/4867/img0296i.jpg http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/6185/img0300xc.jpg they were made using the method in octobers railway modeller, i wont pos...
by fratton
Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27587

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

we have grass,,,,,,, tested my noch/gaugemaster puffer bottle on a patch of earth today and i quite like the results,,, some lighter dryer grass colour will go on now before fixing with hairspray or the big tin of artists varnish i have,,, http://img97.imageshack.us/img97/8977/dsc01055h.jpg http://i...
by fratton
Sat Sep 03, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27587

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

The starts of platform 2 appeared today, made from scalescenes printed on A4 label and simply stuck to card,,, i also completed the ballasting in the sidings but didnt take photographs, and as seen i put the backboard in on the window side (station side) the whole lot will be dust sheeted over in a ...
by fratton
Sat Sep 03, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27587

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

Been doing a little work the last few days, been painting the to be grassed areas a nice brown and getting some ballast down too,,,, http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/9607/dsc01047de.jpg also i completed the first of what will be 3 scalescenes tunnel portals on the layout, it all went together really...
by fratton
Thu Sep 01, 2011 2:37 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: MOD railway
Replies: 15
Views: 1512

Re: MOD railway

Have a search for info on marchwood military port I don't know if the loco's were civvy or army but I remember seeing two types sitting there, marchwood even had a couple of items of passenger stock that went to and fro, I used to work there but can't actually remember ever seeing anything operating...
by fratton
Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:40 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27587

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

Had the time and the nice weather to get a DCC run done today and also test the track for level laying as the class 47 and my Dapol mk3's have a slight coupler vairiance and were showing every drop or rise in rail top hight, i made the decission to replace one of the lines across the bridge and may ...
by fratton
Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Collector's Corner. Portsmouth.
Replies: 49
Views: 10055

Re: Collector's Corner. Portsmouth.

£18 more than the one I bought from the big shop in Liverpool but not bad,,,,

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