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by rejrob
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: class S15 loco
Replies: 8
Views: 842

class S15 loco

Am I on my own or have others found a similar problem,basically the 2 examples I have are built well run well as long as they do NOT have to pull anything.The track is clean mostly flat although there are 2 definite slopes which sometimes has a banker (Believe a Millholme Z class )and up which my tr...
by rejrob
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: photo bucket ???
Replies: 3
Views: 461

photo bucket ???

Hi all,no doubt lots of new members since my last look but have had to contend with ops and getting better (KIDNEY,S) but well on the mend now.Went to look on photo bucket where i store all pick,s and they have an update,bless em.For $399 dollars i am able to *Third Party picks even to my own comput...
by rejrob
Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Triang running on modern track
Replies: 25
Views: 4834

Re: Triang running on modern track

Hi If smaller wheels are still needed as i have changed some power units on recent EMU,s i could find you some *Doctored smaller ones on axles and with the brass gear ,all buckshee?? just give us an address by private mail if necessary Ron
by rejrob
Fri Nov 20, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Triang running on modern track
Replies: 25
Views: 4834

Re: Triang running on modern track

hi buffers.Your dad was right they are case hardened but i used a small hand held grindstone while the wheels were in the drill chuck,As i said elsewhere nearly all my E.M.U,s have ex dockshunt motors with the smaller Triang wheels duly doctored and the side irons replaced with EMU type All the best...
by rejrob
Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: another attempt at downloading?
Replies: 111
Views: 20970

Re: another attempt at downloading?

hi thanks for the comment.I used to catch the D/D at new eltham quite often when working in london but was later one morning and grabbed the last compartment.Wan,t until lee green i realised it was the ladies only compartment A 17 year old apprentice was never so red :o The D/D on the layout is the ...
by rejrob
Mon Nov 16, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Triang running on modern track
Replies: 25
Views: 4834

Re: Triang running on modern track

Hi buffer, old chap(Or not so old)?I have on or two triang units where the wheels have been changed by me.An L1 and most of my EMU<s have succumbed.I fitted an axle and wheel(not the insulated one) in the chuck of a pillar drill and used a good file to reduce both the width of flange and the knurlin...
by rejrob
Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:54 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: another attempt at downloading?
Replies: 111
Views: 20970

Re: another attempt at downloading?

hi all ,just a mid life crisis update on *The Camel*The branchlines roofs fitted okay and the vents have been separated from the old extrusions.The further trouble was the extreme excess of plastic under the roof which I have filed away.Bearing in mind the brittleness of the urathane(Not sure of spe...
by rejrob
Tue Nov 10, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: another attempt at downloading?
Replies: 111
Views: 20970

Re: another attempt at downloading?

DSC04114.jpg DSC04113.jpg DSC04116.jpg DSC04115_1.jpg Here are a few more pick,s as progress continues.The seats used were the same as in the rattler but cut to individual ones.The floor panel had a strengthening rib on each outer edge which necessitated cutting each seat to fit over the rib,some j...
by rejrob
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: another attempt at downloading?
Replies: 111
Views: 20970

Re: another attempt at downloading?

DSC04126.jpg DSC04124.jpg DSC04123.jpg DSC04122.jpg DSC04105.jpg Hi all,hope all is well on the modelling front.Personally feeling better and can do more than a few weeks ago.The Budd cars,5 in all that were made,are coming along.I must say that in 25yrs of modelling both plastic and etched ,this i...
by rejrob
Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: railway insurance
Replies: 15
Views: 1449

Re: railway insurance

Hi all.Having renewed our house insurance again with LV,we mentioned as closer estimate as possible for the layout at 20K.They accepted it without question and included it on the household insurance.Problem solved :D :D Ron
by rejrob
Fri Sep 25, 2015 10:25 am
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: another attempt at downloading?
Replies: 111
Views: 20970

Re: another attempt at downloading?

Hi all,seems ages since a posting but now a new comp in situ the worlds my oyster.Having an affinity with Oz i have embarked on a new NSW urban unit kit purchased from Casula models in Newcastle.its the 5 car Budd rail motor unit which ran some years ago Its a hardish plastic which does not enable t...
by rejrob
Wed Aug 26, 2015 6:29 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby's J50
Replies: 36
Views: 7391

Re: Hornby's J50

I,m afraid the last input is well wide of the mark.With nearly 100 units available for the layout BR (SR)1958 ish??with the exception of loco,s E.M.U,s and Diesels that were not available as RTR at the time,all the units are R.T.R and bearing in mind the layout kicked off in 1990.Each to their own
by rejrob
Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby's J50
Replies: 36
Views: 7391

Re: Hornby's J50

fair enough,oh to be young again but having fun anyway.I would add that the one J50 i have is not constantly used so the probillity is I,ll wear out before it does All the best Ron
by rejrob
Sun Aug 23, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby's J50
Replies: 36
Views: 7391

Re: Hornby's J50

hi all,Now whats all this talk of Hornby J50.I thought we were modellers How about the DJH J50 a nice model ,which incidently has been on my layout for yonks?? :D Many a J50 seen at hither Green wheezing its way from its shed at Hornsey to the sidings at 73C Get off your butts away from the soaps an...
by rejrob
Sat Aug 15, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: bogies or lack of em
Replies: 0
Views: 664

bogies or lack of em

Hi all,Physically contained at the moment due to old mans complaint,but a not soon enough hospital visit will cure me.I was not going to make further kits but what the hell,bored hands and the guvnor,bless her,is fed up with my pacing to and fro to the shed :D :D I,ve decided,a hastings 6L for the l...

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