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by mjb1961
Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: "DCC Ready"? Ought to be a given by now, surely.
Replies: 22
Views: 1206

Re: "DCC Ready"? Ought to be a given by now, surely.

well you have got the extra cost anyway so what is the problem,i am referring to trains built now and if you dont want to pay for somthing [ a chip ] you are not going to use then you dont have to buy them.
by mjb1961
Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: De-grease.
Replies: 21
Views: 1065

Re: De-grease.

rip up an old cotton t shirt and spend an hour cleaning the best you can ,a little bit of meths on a cloth will work a treat.
by mjb1961
Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: "DCC Ready"? Ought to be a given by now, surely.
Replies: 22
Views: 1206

Re: "DCC Ready"? Ought to be a given by now, surely.

hi,i think that all locos should be in fact dcc fitted ,after all they can run on dc ,it probably cost very little to produce the chips and i dont know about you guys but it realy does p... me off having to spend another 15 quid or so after i have spent a good deal of money on the train already,actu...
by mjb1961
Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: hornby A4 mallard
Replies: 10
Views: 1313

Re: hornby A4 mallard

hi,just a thought,i have read somewhere very recently and what i read was that with some of these tender driven locos they need to be connected to each other to work,now then what i was to understand from this artical was that electric current is collected from either side of the tracks,one side is ...
by mjb1961
Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: ballast advice
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: ballast advice

thankyou for your quick replys,will give these suggestions a go,thanks again,mjb
by mjb1961
Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: ballast advice
Replies: 12
Views: 659

ballast advice

hi,any idea how to stop ballast from falling if your layout was tipped up on its side,i have thought of brushing pva glue over the top but dont know if it would be noticable,shiny etc,i dont have a problem sticking it down under and around the tracks but there always seem to be some loose on the top...
by mjb1961
Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: New N Gauge Layout
Replies: 86
Views: 13203

Re: New N Gauge Layout

absolute brilliant carpentry skills i can see its going to be top quality all the way to finish .
by mjb1961
Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: pre order from hattons
Replies: 11
Views: 1136

Re: pre order from hattons

You can give them your email address and they will automatically let you know when it is stock ,no money up front or anything .mjb
by mjb1961
Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Should I renew my Hornby magazine subscription?
Replies: 47
Views: 2763

Re: Should I renew my Hornby magazine subscription?

yeah why not have a browse before you buy,i do i admit and if they were covered in polythene id tear it open .mjb
by mjb1961
Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Using "Great Waterton" Model
Replies: 4
Views: 387

Re: Using "Great Waterton" Model

skaledale have released a gwr station,it is already available or is to be released soon 2013 try R9752 HAGLEY STATION,this is either the one im on about or there is another but this one looks great.
by mjb1961
Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: The Metcalfe twin track Viaduct
Replies: 6
Views: 774

Re: The Metcalfe twin track Viaduct

You could try your hand at making them your self,a bit of mdf ,a jigsaw and some metcalf brick effect paper/card,giving you this idea as started something in my head now ! Mjb
by mjb1961
Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Should I renew my Hornby magazine subscription?
Replies: 47
Views: 2763

Re: Should I renew my Hornby magazine subscription?

because of this post i have had a look on the net,you can get a years issues for £37.50 thats two free,or you can pay quarterly £8.91,this is for hornby ,my favorite and i think it is the same price for others!
by mjb1961
Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: HURST MODELS
Replies: 26
Views: 1534

Re: HURST MODELS

i dont think youve been ripped off or anything like that,but it should have been delivered well before now,dont send him any more polite emails send him a harsh one asking where is my order and remind him he was quick enough taking your payment so where is it ,also give him the option to refund you ...
by mjb1961
Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Test track.
Replies: 8
Views: 613

Re: Test track.

well i run dcc and have a track plan similar to the first plan you have shown,you only need 1 power feed for that plan but i have 2,one on the inside and the other on the outside just for the fun of it ,with dcc you dont have any isolated areas,but you do with dc,but you probably know that already,i...
by mjb1961
Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:26 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Should I renew my Hornby magazine subscription?
Replies: 47
Views: 2763

Re: Should I renew my Hornby magazine subscription?

who ever bought it for your birthday last year ,ask them for the renewal for this year,that way it hasnt cost you anything and you can enjoy another year of magazines and any free or cheap gifts .

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