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by luckymucklebackit
Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Anyone else a little bored with the model railway norm?
Replies: 166
Views: 9823

Re: Anyone else a little bored with the model railway norm?

I'll agree on the call for variety a well executed model from any period is worth looking at, and operationally present day railways are a bit dull, multiple units and fixed rake passenger trains, goods trains of all one type starting in a private siding and ending in a private siding don't produce...
by luckymucklebackit
Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: I was fiddling around with an old Duchess this evening.
Replies: 24
Views: 1132

Re: I was fiddling around with an old Duchess this evening.

Lysander wrote:'I WAS FIDDLING AROUND WITH AN OLD DUCHESS THIS EVENING'.

Blimey, I'd never get away with that.......!

Tony


Does Charles know?
by luckymucklebackit
Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Train Times
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: Train Times

I cannot find any freight services on this site and generally find it difficult to use, I have just been on it and the "+1 hour! feature doesn;t work

Jim
by luckymucklebackit
Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Anyone else a little bored with the model railway norm?
Replies: 166
Views: 9823

Re: Anyone else a little bored with the model railway norm?

I'll second that, MPD layouts, GWR BLTs and US shunting planks have become more than tiresome, even more so when you're exhibiting next to a 'modern' DCC sound MPD (after an hour its out with the ibuprofen, half a day and you feel like you've been awake for a week, by the end of the day you just wa...
by luckymucklebackit
Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Braybridge - 5' x 1' - Now up for sale
Replies: 157
Views: 25196

Re: Braybridge aka Winter Project - 5' x 1' - Picture update

Hi all, Here is a photo of the painted front panel - It was a bit dark tonight when I took the photo - but you get the idea: http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm76/tappj/5x1/P1020313_zps1f55ce28.jpg I've also carried on filling in with some greenery. I've created some clumps of grass using a mix o...
by luckymucklebackit
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge (Incorporating the Allanshaw Inglenook)
Replies: 513
Views: 54533

Re: Gateside and Northbridge

Not mush to report, it has been just too cold to stay up the loft for a long time!! I did replace the narrow ledge the carries the line from Northbridge to Fiddle South, this is now broad enough for the double track. http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8466/8448778500_5ee18e26e9_z.jpg layout 002 by d9009a...
by luckymucklebackit
Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: It must be Bachmann's turn for some speculating
Replies: 100
Views: 10652

Re: It must be Bachmann's turn for some speculating

How about some Bulllied coaches in Maroon Livery as used on the Scottish Region in the early 1960, no great investment required for that.
Oh, and how about a J36 or Caley Jumbo to haul them :wink:

Jim
by luckymucklebackit
Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Naughty Noch
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: Naughty Noch

I have never in my life ever entered one of these establishments, and never will.

8)

Jim
by luckymucklebackit
Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Hello!

Hi Matt - welcome to the forum. Have you seen this http://www.freewebs.com/doncaster/ Some inspiration there for you!!

Jim
by luckymucklebackit
Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: bbc 2 tonight
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: bbc 2 tonight

Just finished watching the two main line programmes - excellent viewing, wish BBC scotland could do the same!!

Jim
by luckymucklebackit
Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: first go at ballasting!
Replies: 5
Views: 872

Re: first go at ballasting!

That looks a very professional job, cannot fault it. Perfect for a depot!!

Jim
by luckymucklebackit
Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Curved Points L & R
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: Curved Points L & R

Apologies those are the radii for "N" gauge, should read 60" radius outside 36" radius inside.

Jim
by luckymucklebackit
Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Curved Points L & R
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: Curved Points L & R

Peco Streamline curved points are 36 radius curve on the outside, and 18 radius on the inner track. SL86/SL87

Jim
by luckymucklebackit
Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: Railway Photographs
Topic: Kenny's Railway Photography
Replies: 95
Views: 22584

Re: kennys preserved railway pics GCR Winter Gala

Great Photographs, lovely to see Caledonian 828 in steam, pity we couldnt get teh others out of the Glasgow Transport Museum.

Jim
by luckymucklebackit
Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: Tokens
Replies: 18
Views: 3513

Re: Tokens

Thanks for that - Perfect!!

Jim

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