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by flying scotsman123
Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Hedges and Fencing
Replies: 10
Views: 4642

Re: Hedges and Fencing

thought that would be the reply, just checking, will get some of that fencing stuff in instead :)
by flying scotsman123
Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:49 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Hedges and Fencing
Replies: 10
Views: 4642

Re: Hedges and Fencing

going back to fencing, would painted match sticks and cotton string tied together work for fencing?
by flying scotsman123
Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: What's it like having a layout at an exhibition?
Replies: 116
Views: 8727

Re: What's it like having a layout at an exhibition?

i agree, but i went to warley last year, for the first time (it was fantastic, hats off to everyone involved) and i saw a surprising amount of 'O' gauge layouts that were magnificent. i suppose it is because there is more space and better, more devoted modellers get invited. even in smaller local ex...
by flying scotsman123
Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cliches of Layouts or Model Railways that you dislike.
Replies: 90
Views: 7583

Re: Cliches of Layouts or Model Railways that you dislike.

also, another gripe at reality, locos that creep about pulling one truck at a time. i dont care if they did or not, it looks silly :x
by flying scotsman123
Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cliches of Layouts or Model Railways that you dislike.
Replies: 90
Views: 7583

Re: Cliches of Layouts or Model Railways that you dislike.

I also dislike over-weathered stock. me too, when i went to warley last year there was the company "grimy times" and what they actually did, for a fee of i don't know how much, coated your brand new sparkling loco in dirt :x :x :x Which is how a lot of locomotives ran... http://24.media.t...
by flying scotsman123
Mon Mar 26, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cliches of Layouts or Model Railways that you dislike.
Replies: 90
Views: 7583

Re: Cliches of Layouts or Model Railways that you dislike.

AndrewG wrote:I also dislike over-weathered stock.


me too, when i went to warley last year there was the company "grimy times" and what they actually did, for a fee of i don't know how much, coated your brand new sparkling loco in dirt :x :x :x
by flying scotsman123
Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: another newby
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Re: another newby

sounds like a good project!! whichever time period you do, would be interested to see how it comes out :)
by flying scotsman123
Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: London 2012 Train Pack
Replies: 24
Views: 2418

Re: London 2012 Train Pack

i saw a whole shelf of these in toys "R" us the other day, not asingle one had sold!. also, it was lined up against an exact same set but with normal livery. the 2012 one was 10 pounds cheaper. hhmmm :?:
by flying scotsman123
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Grey A3
Replies: 26
Views: 2101

Re: Grey A3

those deflectors look rusty brown to me, i was expecting a sort of barbie pink :oops:
by flying scotsman123
Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Couplings
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Re: Hornby Couplings

some wagons have the couplings attached at different heights, try re-ordering them so the height difference is more gradual if this is the case.
by flying scotsman123
Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: church music
Replies: 11
Views: 1358

Re: church music

or you could have a speaker permantly in your church and have a wire dangling out through the bottom of the board to connect to your phone/mp3 player/ipod and you can plug and unplug it as you please.
by flying scotsman123
Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: BoB Spitfire Mint in Box. Decisions
Replies: 6
Views: 872

Re: BoB Spitfire Mint in Box. Decisions

absolutely, i hate to see models going to waste sitting on a shelf. on another note to do with selling models on, my freind has an old 1970's steam engine 'oo' gauge, mint condition, but it is just hornby, possibly hornby-triang. i told him that he probably wouldn't have much luck but just wondered ...
by flying scotsman123
Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: church music
Replies: 11
Views: 1358

Re: church music

sorry to hijjack the thread, but i read your signature line E2V, and out of interest (and boredom), i looked it up on google translte. it told me it was finnish and said this:
Spectrum of the stomach can I compliment you, but YOU know EKKA hölkäsenpöläystä

:? :shock:

err...
by flying scotsman123
Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: church music
Replies: 11
Views: 1358

Re: church music

good idea to have church music, livens the place up a bit!!! there's loads of church music about, just type it in to google and should return plenty of results
by flying scotsman123
Mon Mar 12, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Grey A3
Replies: 26
Views: 2101

Re: Grey A3

manna wrote: pink deflectors, I have a black and white photo somewhere


how does that work :?

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