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by alex3410
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: The Triang and Hornby 0-4-0 Loco Thread.
Replies: 105
Views: 4691

Re: The Triang and Hornby 0-4-0 Loco Thread.

really interesting thread, i have a few 0-4-0's in my parts box that i keep meaning to do something with so will be watching out for ideas i can pinch :lol:
by alex3410
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: MODEL TOWN
Replies: 8
Views: 589

Re: MODEL TOWN

HarryR wrote:Edit: The ongoing murder mystery is exceedingly naff, & more than enough to kill off railway modelling as a tv topic for a generation.


I have been watching and am about 1/2 way in - I'm glad its not just me thats not impressed with the mystery story :lol:
by alex3410
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: USA stock - best places to get it
Replies: 10
Views: 505

Re: USA stock - best places to get it

Thanks guys, i knew i could rely on you to have some suggestions :D
by alex3410
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: USA stock - best places to get it
Replies: 10
Views: 505

USA stock - best places to get it

Hey guys,

my brother is expressing an interest in model railways but more of the USA stuff

the trouble is i don't have a clue about the best places to get it and was wondering if any of you have more experience of it and can help out with some suggestions?
by alex3410
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Montfort's Bridge
Replies: 46
Views: 1768

Re: Montfort's Bridge

Good luck , i am looking forward to seeing how it develops :D
by alex3410
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Where to solder?.
Replies: 15
Views: 572

Re: Where to solder?.

i did a video on it last month which you may find helpful https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viEqNrL9HaY&t=56s Its how i do it after a fair bit of trial and error with other peoples suggestions, its one of those things you just need to practise to find your style of doing it. I hated it with a pass...
by alex3410
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Not impressed
Replies: 10
Views: 539

Re: Not impressed

have you tried washing them in soapy water before painting? it could be some oils either from touching them or release agents from the machines. Interestingly i have been watching some YouTube videos of people building aircraft kits and they use white gloves to keep the model clean, tad far for me b...
by alex3410
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Shunting layout track plan: crazy ideas ?
Replies: 14
Views: 923

Re: Shunting layout track plan: crazy ideas ?

if you haven't already, look into existing shunting puzzle layouts like: inglenook shunting puzzle, there are some really useful guides etc out there which explain how to use them as well. The cross over effect you have in the top plan is interesting but you might want to expand each side to 3 sidin...
by alex3410
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 139555

Re: BARGAINS!

Right, this one comes with a warning to check prices even if they are 'on offer'

10% off Jadlam Racing Models
10% off EVERYTHING for 24hours! Get involved whilst stocks are good!! Use discount code FLASH at checkout.


https://www.jadlamracingmodels.com
by alex3410
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons Raising Funds
Replies: 17
Views: 1030

Re: Hattons Raising Funds

I wondered if it was certain livery’s that didn’t sell so well, I am into weathering but the heavy weathered 14xx looked a bit much even for me
by alex3410
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons Raising Funds
Replies: 17
Views: 1030

Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Hornby used to have really good sales on their site but it undercut model shops who didn’t appreciate it which put an end to it

I’ve not ordered anything from them since :roll:
by alex3410
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 139555

Re: BARGAINS!

A few bits but was expecting a bit more with the title Sale of the Century

It’s probably just sods law and it’s the bits I’m interested in are not on sale / naff reductions :lol:
by alex3410
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann Press Statement
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Bachmann Press Statement

At our annual Press Day held at the Churnet Valley Railway on Friday 31st August 2018, we outlined that our parent company, Kader, had opened a new model railway production facility in Gaobu to supplement the existing facilities at Shenzen and Dongguan. Although the Kader site in Dongguan was earma...
by alex3410
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: How far will they go?
Replies: 9
Views: 622

Re: How far will they go?

i guess he could be basing the distance of the speed of the loco and the time its been running?

interesting project, looking forward to seeing how far it makes it

would also be interesting to see how much it costs his electricity bill :lol:
by alex3410
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons Wholesale
Replies: 15
Views: 1227

Re: Hattons Wholesale

We have added a number of Hattons exclusive models OO Gauge to our website with the first delivery due next week http://www.kernowmodelrailcentre.com/b/212/Hattons
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