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by Ark Royal
Mon Feb 20, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Split Chassis Woes continue
Replies: 18
Views: 2442

Re: The Usual Split Chassis Woes

EDIT

I have removed this post because it's correctness has been called into question

Sorry

Chris
by Ark Royal
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Split Chassis Woes continue
Replies: 18
Views: 2442

Re: The Usual Split Chassis Woes

EDIT

I have removed this post because it's correctness has been called into question

Sorry

Chris
by Ark Royal
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: Baseboard Design and Construction
Topic: building a helix in oo
Replies: 30
Views: 16497

Re: building a helix in oo

Hi all I thought I'd add a bit more maths to the thread, just to make you're heads hurt!!!! to work out the EXACT dimentions of the radius, and therefore the gradient, use the following r = radius ignoring any vertical change R = radius including vertical change G = gradient in the form 1/50 Pi = 3....
by Ark Royal
Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:23 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

My photos seem to be duplicating!!!
can one of the Mods sort it out, or can someone tell me how to edit it so its correct (I know how to edit, just not why they're juplicating!!)

Thanks

Chris
by Ark Royal
Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

Airbrushing 6.JPG
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Can someone please tell me what Im doing wrong as im not happy with the result?

Thanks

Chris

P.S. - Thank you SOOOO much Kenny, Ive just bought a PT off finch so I can't spend any more money ATM!!
by Ark Royal
Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

Ok Pictorial update:
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more coming in a minute
by Ark Royal
Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

Thanks Kenny

Ive just spent all my money on a pannier tank, but I would Love the Coaches

is there any way you can hang on to them for a few weeks untill I have some money?

The Airbrushing went quite well and pictures will follow tonight

Thanks

Chris
by Ark Royal
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

Dont worry about it!!! :D :lol:
Im about to take the plunge and spray the platform with my new airbrush, and ill post a pictorial update for you all to laugh at in a few hours

Thanks

Chris
by Ark Royal
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

Um

bit confused, my names Chris

Am I reading your post wrong, or has the forum put it in the wrong place?

Thanks

Chris
by Ark Royal
Sat Feb 18, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

Hi all Im intending to spray the platforms tomorrow morning, they're made of Balsa, and I have been told that I dont need priming. Does anyone have any advice on the subject of airbrishing that I would find It useful to know I have masked off everything that I dont want sprayed (i.e. the track) and ...
by Ark Royal
Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Swapping Hornby points for Peco.
Replies: 8
Views: 2739

Re: Swapping Hornby points for Peco.

there is an artical on this on the main site

link: http://www.newrailwaymodellers.co.uk/track%20layout.htm

scroll about half way down, and the section is called "problems changing from Hornby standard points to Peco standard Points

Hope this Helps

Chris
by Ark Royal
Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

And now the final pictures incase anyones wondering, the goods shed is currently masked ready for painting, thats what the Green and Yellow stuff is!! Here is a photo of my Manor with my only two (GWR) coaches , and some tail traffic Iphone Pictures 179 compressed.jpg and a close up view of the coac...
by Ark Royal
Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

Hi all Here are some pictures of my layout as it stands now Firstly an end on view of the first (and only) board Iphone Pictures 174 compressed.jpg Secondly, a more normal viewing angle Iphone Pictures 175 compressed.jpg and an areal view Iphone Pictures 176 compressed.jpg This is the normal view of...
by Ark Royal
Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

Re: The CASSR branchline

The Track plan Im using is loosely based on Ashburton from C.J.Freezer's book about designing model railways (no I can remember what it was called, but it was written in about 1997). It is a single track Branch Terminus, but due to a long and convaluted history that I will post in a few days time, i...
by Ark Royal
Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The CASSR branchline
Replies: 15
Views: 4141

The CASSR branchline

Hi all Welcome to the CASSR Branchline, a fictitious branchline on dartmoor. my friend named it the CASSR, which (according to him) stands for the C**p, Awful and slightly S**t Railway. (apologies for the language) I disagree and think it actually stands for the Cuplinton And Stamford Spinney Railwa...

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