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by End2end
Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:52 am
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: Frosted Glass
Replies: 0
Views: 1257

Re: Frosted Glass

Or, even cheaper...large plastic milk bottles.
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From a 4 pinter you can cut 2 or even 4 flat sides out of it.
Thanks
End2end
by End2end
Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: My workbench thread
Replies: 427
Views: 42725

Re: My workbench thread

I also always take a read of your posts too and even though I dont comment I really look forward to some amazing models and pictures. :)
The only problem is, with your modelling skills I feel like a blind and dumb incumbant lol :?
Keep up the great work
Thanks
End2end
by End2end
Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Starter Sets
Replies: 3
Views: 930

Re: Starter Sets

I almost bought that set unfortunatly it was out of my budget range at £150 + delivery 2nd hand at the time, so I ended up with the Bachmann digital starter set with the red and yellow engines. Unfortunatly this item is now out of production but for a DMU + track + the advanced controller, if the pr...
by End2end
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: My very first attempt at a Model Railway.
Replies: 166
Views: 16657

Re: My very first attempt at a Model Railway.

If they will be LED lights may I suggest that you consider a higher output transformer and add a 1K ( 1 kilaohm / 1000 Ohms) resisitor to the anode (longer leg) of each LED. This will minimise the voltage going to the LED's so as not to blow or damage them. If they are grain of wheat bulbs you might...
by End2end
Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:44 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Has .modellersunited.com gone ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1026

Re: Has .modellersunited.com gone ?

@luckymucklebackit
Many thanks for the updated information.
Thanks
End2end
by End2end
Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Has .modellersunited.com gone ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1026

Re: Has .modellersunited.com gone ?

If I may make a suggestion...If anyone has the contact details for them maybe someone would like to contact them to inform them that the site needs renewing. After 1 or 2 years I am sure the best of us forgets which exact date to renew a domain. Not a site i've used before so I do not have any detai...
by End2end
Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:49 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The BNR (another way)
Replies: 381
Views: 70310

Re: The BNR (another way)

Lots and lots of great ideas for (and from) your layout GeraldH.
Thanks for pointing my in your threads direction :)
Thanks
End2end
by End2end
Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: My very first attempt at a Model Railway.
Replies: 166
Views: 16657

Re: My very first attempt at a Model Railway.

I've been looking on ebay at 6v power supplies. They all seem to be the adapter type you get for small appliances ie chargers etc.. Could i strip the adapter of the end and use something like this without blowing myself up guys?? lol! Yes this should be find. Just take the cables (should either be ...
by End2end
Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: The return of Linka?
Replies: 21
Views: 5305

Re: The return of Linka?

his own mix of powder is really good, hes also on you tube with some brilliant videos :D And right now the mould powder is 50p off direct from the site instead of his fleabay account :) Think I will be purchasing some of that in the near future, although there is a big box of compound in the origin...
by End2end
Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: The return of Linka?
Replies: 21
Views: 5305

The return of Linka?

I have just managed to purchase the Brick and Stonework Linka set 2nd hand and whilst perusing the net the other day I came across this site. http://www.linkaonline.co.uk/ Although the site has only been live for around 6 months. it has most, if not all the original plans plus many ideas including m...
by End2end
Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: St. Blazey's - My first layout
Replies: 126
Views: 21152

Re: St. Blazey's - My first layout

I am now the very proud owner of the Linka brick and stonework set. :D
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And looking forward to making some scratchbuilt models with it.
For only £22.15 from fleabait. Bargain!

Thanks
End2end
by End2end
Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: St. Blazey's - My first layout
Replies: 126
Views: 21152

Re: St. Blazey's - My first layout

Centurion wrote:I have just noticed that on your victorian shop kit, the front door on the left looks to open straight into the area where the side door is :wink:

Hornby and thier CRAZY ways lol. :?
Although thats actually the rear of the model
Thanks
end2end
by End2end
Sun Mar 16, 2014 12:25 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: St. Blazey's - My first layout
Replies: 126
Views: 21152

Re: St. Blazey's - My first layout

I was visiting my uncle the other day and needed to use a toothpick. He gave me one and upon closer inspection I noticed the ends were quite ornimental so a grabbed a few off him for some modelling purposes. Heres the toothpicks picks1.JPG The ornimental ends picks2.JPG I have a small building that ...
by End2end
Sat Mar 15, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: St. Blazey's - My first layout
Replies: 126
Views: 21152

Re: St. Blazey's - My first layout

A quick update on St. Blazey's The free wood for the frame has arrived but I am still waiting on the sheet materials so I have carried on with a few small off layout projects from plastic kits and also some kit conversion from an old part of a plastic kit. Almost finished the free lineside hut altho...
by End2end
Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Seep Point motors by sight
Replies: 7
Views: 1267

Re: Seep Point motors by sight

Even the pictures might not help sometimes, I've given up buying points on evilbay, having bid on "as new" nickel silver points as per picture and description and then being sent a rusty steel pair of points instead :evil: Yes I know exaclty what you mean flyingscotsman123. Unfortunatly d...

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