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by forest446
Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:14 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby 2012 Christmas Advert.
Replies: 10
Views: 1056

Re: Hornby 2012 Christmas Advert.

even the double track one wouldnt keep me entertained that long i had a 3 loop based on the track mat it lasted about 2 years an had to be dissmantaled
as the operational side just wasnt there for me :(
on a + im sure the last layout was at the NRM for its big little train event an that was some model
by forest446
Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:08 am
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Rails of Sheffield
Replies: 27
Views: 6831

Re: Rails of Sheffield

must admit last time i went to rails i had same kind of experiance as others left as tried to charge alot more than price on the website (first time iv been glad i had a smart phone with page saved) ended up walking out an went to going loco in wakefield helpful staff an no what you ean about MZ tho...
by forest446
Sat Dec 10, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Preserved Paradise
Replies: 33
Views: 4008

Re: Preserved Paradise

as everyone on all the threads seems to like a trackplan iv put mine up for both the firsl layout and current as the current is bigger than the boards allow ov virtual railway any idea how to get bigger sizes (might not be possable) enjoy Previous plan http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7141/6487695429_1...
by forest446
Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:23 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Preserved Paradise
Replies: 33
Views: 4008

Re: Preserved Paradise

ok so a sleepless night 2 trips to A&E an the planning officer away for the weekend the permanent way team(me) has worked through the night aranging track an finding homes for the bits iv been building. Note to self must plan and measure before building (its a weekness i just have to get on with...
by forest446
Sat Dec 10, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby 2012 Christmas Advert.
Replies: 10
Views: 1056

Re: Hornby 2012 Christmas Advert.

yeah even last years 1 advertising dcc with flying scotsman doing 400 mph was better
looks like a losing advert from the junior apprentice
by forest446
Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: 9f evening star
Replies: 2
Views: 715

Re: 9f evening star

hi bigmet the draw bar seems perfectly level iv tweak it up by about 2mm an seems to have done the trick
we shall just wait an see i guess.
as an electrics fault has shut down all but my inner branchline an the 9f dosnt like that route much
by forest446
Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby 2012 Christmas Advert.
Replies: 10
Views: 1056

Re: Hornby 2012 Christmas Advert.

it just dose not have the same kind of influance as some of the older adverts must say


A personal fav advert
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=en ... nx4iI&NR=1

the new one just dosnt capture what can be done with a railway
such a shame
by forest446
Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:16 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Loftfordshire³ ADVICE NEEDED
Replies: 78
Views: 13425

Re: Loftfordshire³

looking good i shall be keeping an eye on this one. my layout got to the track down and testing stage stayed like that a year (i got distracted playing trains) changed my mind on some of the bit rearranged an got more track bits to add operational intrest back to testing (honest) keep us upated on y...
by forest446
Sat Dec 10, 2011 3:42 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Little Bits Sodor - sad day
Replies: 87
Views: 21994

Re: Little Bits Sodor - mountian finished

Ha ha ha i feel sorry for my postie carrying that parcel
great update keep them coming
by forest446
Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:14 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Curved point replacement (from Hornby to Peco)
Replies: 5
Views: 1250

Re: Curved point replacement (from Hornby to Peco)

wouldnt be suprised if it was same mould the track bachman do is a hornby mould
by forest446
Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:54 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: 9f evening star
Replies: 2
Views: 715

9f evening star

hi all
having a problem with my evening star it has developed a habit of uncoupling from the tender at any given moment the pin
an draw bar seem fine an the track is level.
any ideas
thanks
by forest446
Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:43 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann Thomas the Tank Engine Models
Replies: 106
Views: 20274

Re: Bachmann Thomas the Tank Engine Models

if you want to add weight to the bachmann engine ( i did it with james ) as like others have said the tenders are so light i removed the tender an stacked the tender with a few pennys just to weigh it down. it cost me 10p in pennys an stabalised tender well. before on a rake of 3 coaches as it set o...
by forest446
Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Little Bits Sodor - sad day
Replies: 87
Views: 21994

Re: Little Bits Sodor - new unfinished bits...

Just a quick one i must say thay watching it develop is great an can i borrow your creative director she makes less mess than i do. i have just seen oliver on sale in my local model zone try the website if there isnt one local. i only say it as i know hornby discontinued alot of the range (i blame H...
by forest446
Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Preserved Paradise
Replies: 33
Views: 4008

Re: Preserved Paradise

thanks i just spotted that aswell so the tower is an easy fix. the bride is a filler i found in one of the many boxs iv managed to gather. I am hoping to replace the with the langley funeral procession. it be too much to have both going off. After having a think i think it is plant life iv also orde...
by forest446
Thu Dec 08, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Preserved Paradise
Replies: 33
Views: 4008

Re: Preserved Paradise

il have a look at that there just seems to be something missing an
i cant put my finger on it

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