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by alex3410
Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: looking at a eteched kit 00
Replies: 15
Views: 1331

Re: looking at a eteched kit 00

Thank you for the reply the kit sees ideal for what i need - apart from the wheels what else would re required to complete the kit?
by alex3410
Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: looking at a eteched kit 00
Replies: 15
Views: 1331

Re: looking at a eteched kit 00

sounds like more research is needed, a wagon kit to start is also a good idea

where is the best place to get scraps of brass from?

thanks again for all the advice :)
by alex3410
Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby J94 question
Replies: 15
Views: 1701

Re: Hornby J94 question

as said above just unscrew it

Service sheet for J94
by alex3410
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: looking at a eteched kit 00
Replies: 15
Views: 1331

Re: looking at a eteched kit 00

thank you, the books look really interesting will have to add them to my xmas list :lol:
by alex3410
Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: looking at a eteched kit 00
Replies: 15
Views: 1331

Re: looking at a eteched kit 00

Thanks for the info, i have had a fair bit of experience with Airfix kits but never metal kits - is there plastic kits for model trains that can be made to run? start of with something a bit more familiar (and cheaper) but cant solder very well at all - only ever done wires and only over past month ...
by alex3410
Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: looking at a eteched kit 00
Replies: 15
Views: 1331

Re: looking at a eteched kit 00

Thanks for the links :D looks really useful a quick question about the motors and wheels, how do you go about finding ones that are going to be compatible with the rest of the kit? (could I use a tri-ang X04? and wheels from an old loco?) I know there is a massive RTR range but really like the idea ...
by alex3410
Tue Nov 27, 2012 1:19 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: looking at a eteched kit 00
Replies: 15
Views: 1331

looking at a eteched kit 00

hey all after looking at the amazing results achieved here Partwork Flying Scotsman kit i was interested in looking into a etched kit to make however cant really find a good source of 00 kits so was hoping someone here might be able to help point me in the right direction. looking for a 00 0-4-0 or ...
by alex3410
Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Alex3410 - My Railway
Replies: 315
Views: 41238

Alex3410 - My Railway

Index 1) Layout V1 2) Layout V2 3) Layout V3 4) Magazine coach repaints 5) Hornby rail road tanker project 6) Tri-ang Jinty project 7) Inglenook Sidings project 8) Layout V4 - 8x8 Shed 9) Layout V4 - 8x8 Shed - track laying 10) Layout V4 - starting to look at scenery 11) Layout V5 - 2016/2017 - sta...
by alex3410
Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: section for our own layouts / projects?
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: section for our own layouts / projects?

thanks for the help :)

was not sure if my project counted as layout so just wanted to make sure - will get posting now photos and all!
by alex3410
Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: section for our own layouts / projects?
Replies: 5
Views: 506

section for our own layouts / projects?

is there a section on the forum for posting info / updates about our own layouts and projects?

i have just finished my revamp of a Triang Diesel Shunter and wanted to post some pics but want to make sure its the right section :lol:
by alex3410
Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:40 am
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Railway shops near Hertfordshire / Essex
Replies: 5
Views: 1100

Re: Railway shops near Hertfordshire / Essex

thanks for the suggestions guys :)

will have to check them both out :D
by alex3410
Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Web Site Articles - Help contribute to the site
Topic: How to: Control Panel
Replies: 23
Views: 8873

Re: How to: Control Panel

Just wanted to say thank you for the very informative post - will defiantly come in useful
by alex3410
Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Railway shops near Hertfordshire / Essex
Replies: 5
Views: 1100

Railway shops near Hertfordshire / Essex

Hi all,

I am looking for some recommendations on good model railway shops in my local area - i live in Bishops Stortford which is on the Hertfordshire / Essex border

ideally somewhere with a good second hand section :lol:

any help is appreciated
by alex3410
Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: best points to use
Replies: 10
Views: 4179

Re: best points to use

thank you for the help i appreciate it :) I can replace all of the points and make use of the existing ones in the sidings, I might pick up a pair of peco points and experiment before getting all of the points i need for the layout. the live frog versions sound useful but is there anything special i...

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