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by TimberSurf
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: New layout
Replies: 100
Views: 9005

Re: New layout

That looks pretty good! Just think about some grime and rusty rails now :)
by TimberSurf
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works
Replies: 1088
Views: 82133

Re: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works

Ask Peco to swap it for a modern one, win win
by TimberSurf
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: New / Old - Little Weldon
Replies: 231
Views: 19734

Re: New / Old - Little Weldon

My website has a complete guide to dimming http://www.lumsdonia.co.uk/dimming.html
by TimberSurf
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works
Replies: 1088
Views: 82133

Re: Dad-1 - Workbench - West Bay Wagon Works

I like the sun bleached grass near the top of the embankment! :)
by TimberSurf
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: St. Blazey's - My first layout - Stage 3 Building
Replies: 806
Views: 72505

Re: St. Blazey's - My first layout - Stage 3 Building

Did you win the lottery then? lol :o :lol:
How does Russia fit in Cornwall?
by TimberSurf
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: St. Blazey's - My first layout - Stage 3 Building
Replies: 806
Views: 72505

Re: St. Blazey's - My first layout - Stage 3 Building

Measure (count) twice, cut (order) once! :lol:

At least you can get the same again easily :D
by TimberSurf
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge "Marty - We are going Back to the Future!"
Replies: 761
Views: 90376

Re: Gateside and Northbridge

That is very thin, Jabolite is cheaper per meter and is 25mm thick, much better insulation factor.
by TimberSurf
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Wandle Park
Replies: 108
Views: 9963

Re: Wandle Park

looks great lit with the people in it :D
by TimberSurf
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland
Replies: 840
Views: 73842

Re: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland

Very sad to see it go! Truly been an inspiration and literally one of my three favourite layouts ever!
A sad loss. :cry:
Thanks for sharing it and best of wishes for were ever your interests take you. :)
by TimberSurf
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: Megapoints Controller (Point Servos)
Replies: 24
Views: 9289

Re: Megapoints Controller (Point Servos)

There are a number of suppliers that do less than 12 per board, look at Peco, heathcote,dingoservo,walthers to name a few, or you could build your own from discrete components or an Arduino!
by TimberSurf
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Mainly 3D Printed LNER Locomotives in N gauge
Replies: 126
Views: 15497

Re: Mainly 3D Printed LNER Locomotives in N gauge

I like every picture!
The brass wagons look awesome, I cant believe your patience for such small brasswork! :o
by TimberSurf
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge "Marty - We are going Back to the Future!"
Replies: 761
Views: 90376

Re: Gateside and Northbridge - a Concept I can not let Die!!!!

Hi Jim, I'm liking the sounds drifting this way. Don't be afraid of big, but keep it simple. It looks like you've noted many lessons of design and skimping can lead to problems but don't build a battleship, 6 mm ply should be fine and honeycomb reinforcing from the same material can work. My questi...
by TimberSurf
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Castell Mawr - A joint GWR/LMS route
Replies: 713
Views: 86482

Re: Castell Mawr - A joint GWR/LMS route

Matching a resistor to an LED as per the calc will give 100% brightness and long life. For us modellers, modern LED's are too bright. Increasing the resistance will dim the light, but only when using one resister per one LED, as soon as you string LED's together (Series) or group LED's with one resi...
by TimberSurf
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge "Marty - We are going Back to the Future!"
Replies: 761
Views: 90376

Re: Gateside and Northbridge - a Concept I can not let Die!!!!

Great news you can start again, I miss version 4 already! I am glad to say that past versions of my layout and a lot of research on the net, mean I am complacent I have all your lessons learned in place, the only problem I have, is that because of an eventual house move, I don't currently have a run...

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