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by flying scotsman123
Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: ALMOST FREE SCATTER!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1967

Re: ALMOST FREE SCATTER!!!

i'll have you know my sand method is very good, i sieve that too :evil: :evil: :evil:
by flying scotsman123
Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: ALMOST FREE SCATTER!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1967

Re: ALMOST FREE SCATTER!!!

still sounds to much of a faff to me, besides, i don't know any carpenters :(
by flying scotsman123
Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: What is the best way to stick down grass mat
Replies: 12
Views: 2167

Re: What is the best way to stick down grass mat

i told you PVA is the best adhesive known to mankind, i buy it by the bucketful :!: :mrgreen:
by flying scotsman123
Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: What is the best way to stick down grass mat
Replies: 12
Views: 2167

Re: What is the best way to stick down grass mat

without PVA, there is caos 8)
by flying scotsman123
Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: What is the best way to stick down grass mat
Replies: 12
Views: 2167

Re: What is the best way to stick down grass mat

Essex2Visuvesi wrote:Or you can use spray mount adhesive glue


this stuff costs a fortune if you're planning to cover a large area, for other uses, i use watered down pva in an empty spray :P
by flying scotsman123
Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:49 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ballast
Replies: 18
Views: 1696

Re: Ballast

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :mrgreen: oh well, i better go into hiding then...
by flying scotsman123
Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ballast
Replies: 18
Views: 1696

Re: Ballast

poliss wrote:Yes you are missing someting flying scotsman. The sand on the beach belongs to the queen, well most of it anyway.

oops!! :oops: who enforces this law, the hampshire police? :lol: and what is the punishment :shock:
by flying scotsman123
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ballast
Replies: 18
Views: 1696

Re: Ballast

why not just go to the beach. theres loads of sand there of varying coarseness. or am i missing something :?:
by flying scotsman123
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: On my work bench.
Replies: 9
Views: 2657

Re: On my work bench.

So now I can get on with all the builds that I've let slip. No more clearing the dining table every time I finish a part I can just leave it all on the bench. i have a simalar setup, but becuase i know i don't need to clear the table, often i end up with little room to start something new. oops!:lol:
by flying scotsman123
Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: On my work bench.
Replies: 9
Views: 2657

Re: On my work bench.

bad luck on being demoted to the lounge, good luck with your next railway project in the shed. meanwhile that weathering is pretty good. did you use paint or pastels. i know some people who use both. :?
by flying scotsman123
Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:17 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: ALMOST FREE SCATTER!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1967

ALMOST FREE SCATTER!!!

i had been looking around for a cheap and easy way to carpet my entire (rather large) layout with grass without having to buy all that expensive scatter. i had read about using sawdust but i didn't know a carpenter so i set about finding a way to do it. I discovered that sand worked pretty well as s...
by flying scotsman123
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: How to make your locos run smoothly even in a loft
Replies: 11
Views: 3044

Re: How to make your locos run smoothly even in a loft

i'm in the loft and i don't have too many problems. if i'm not up there for a few months, it does need a bit of a clean to get everything going again, but as long as i use it fairly regularly, it's fine. Also i bring the engines and rolling stock down if i know i won't be operating for a long period...

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