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by brit-in-bama
Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:01 pm
Forum: Web Site Articles - Help contribute to the site
Topic: Inexpensive Key Component to Railway Modelling
Replies: 61
Views: 16547

Re: Inexpensive Key Component to Railway Modelling

2 years, surles the water is cold by now! Over here in Alabama they only serve "iced" tea, and look at you very strange when you ask for "hot" tea, and even then it tastes like rancid dishwater, so weak its almost a fortnight, its taken me 10 loooooooooong years to get the mothe...
by brit-in-bama
Wed Jan 12, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Paved turnouts
Replies: 5
Views: 890

Re: Paved turnouts

Take a look at Blackpool tramways, the track system was based on railway stuff, both for cost and availability, and most of the points and curves are fairly soft because of the use of trams in-tandem (such as the coronation sets) all points were buried or paved along the entire sea front, and especi...
by brit-in-bama
Sun Jan 09, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: HELP!!! layout plans gone blank
Replies: 7
Views: 1107

Re: HELP!!! layout plans gone blank

(from an engineers point of view) Basically what you are asking people to do is build you a ship to those outside dimensions, and your only stipulation is that it wont sink! first, what scale do you want to model in, 00/n/0,? as this will determine both tracks and flow of the radius of bends, do you...
by brit-in-bama
Wed Jan 05, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: illuminated writing on factory chmneys
Replies: 25
Views: 2165

Re: illuminated writing on factory chmneys

hi tuxychuff I tried to do something similar many years ago (late eighties), with not too much success, the main problem seamed to be using clear plastic (Acrylic, perspex,) or glass, as the light (where ever fed from) does not illuminate the letters, except from the cut sides, the front of the lett...
by brit-in-bama
Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The Bridge (The Yeoveney & Colnbridge Railway) - JOGLE
Replies: 686
Views: 91653

Re: The Bridge - the end? No its not what you think!

hi and hello, I am a noobi and will introduce myself in the appropriate thread, but having read this thread from the beginning to end, may I suggest the name " Yeoveney Bridge " as this seems to fit what I see, and you do have a bridge, it also looks an authentic name when placed on a sign...

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