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by alex3410
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Shunting layout track plan: crazy ideas ?
Replies: 14
Views: 746

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: 354
Views: 134350

Re: BARGAINS!

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

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by alex3410
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons Raising Funds
Replies: 17
Views: 896

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: 896

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: 354
Views: 134350

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: 513

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: 520

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: 914

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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by alex3410
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Alex3410 - My Railway
Replies: 315
Views: 38924

Re: Alex3410 - My Railway

i will be honest i restored to trial and error using the tip about making templates from paper first :lol: The other side is not as smoothly done :oops: Next up is painting it and getting the track down, i am really looking forward to starting some scenic sections of the layout but want to get track...
by alex3410
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Alex3410 - My Railway
Replies: 315
Views: 38924

Re: Alex3410 - My Railway

No to much progress of late, i have been distracted by other bits and bobs :roll: Also avoiding connecting up all the dropper wires as its not going to be a fun job :lol: in the meantime i have tried my hand at scratch building again, this will be the first project that has got this far so a fair bi...
by alex3410
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons Wholesale
Replies: 15
Views: 914

Re: Hattons Wholesale

That makes sense, the difference between farms etc and Hornby is there may not be alternative sources for some of thier products. Take Hornbys H class, if they tried to force a lower price Hornby are in a better position to say no knowing it can’t be sourced elsewhere. They also seem to be going to ...
by alex3410
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons Wholesale
Replies: 15
Views: 914

Re: Hattons Wholesale

Its well worth a visit to see the locos in the flesh, i now have a few more P classes on my wish list :lol:
by alex3410
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons Wholesale
Replies: 15
Views: 914

Re: Hattons Wholesale

Its an interesting development, it will be useful for smaller local shops etc, but wondering why they are partnering with the likes of Rails of Sheffield who are more of a direct competitor to Hattons? Even if you take into account the fact they are manufacturing items now, surely you wouldn't want ...
by alex3410
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The new Montfort's shunting layout
Replies: 21
Views: 820

Re: The new Montfort's shunting layout

i like the track layout, will be watching with interest for ideas i can pinch :lol:

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