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by IAN1955
Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Lichen
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Lichen

This may have been covered before but I could not find it in the search section. I am very amazed at the price of some items to enhance my layout, for example Lichen,the prices are outrageous and I will not pay some of the asking prices. So does anyone know how to make Lichen or similar, I have trie...
by IAN1955
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 800

Re: Wanted

Update- Thank you to all for the great information, I have managed to obtain a full set of January - December 1942 Meccano magazines (original) on E Bay for the sum of £15, they should arrive early next week. As for the rest well more research needed but I may have sourced an original Duchess of Ath...
by IAN1955
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 800

Re: Wanted

Sorry I also forgot, I know that in 1942 Hornby ceased production of locomotives but can anyone tell me when they restarted and what was their first loco and can I get one. (3 Rail)
Again thanks in advance
by IAN1955
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 800

Wanted

Hello, Been a while since i was on here (ill) and I do not know if this is the right place so apologies if not. I have a very old pensioner friend who lives in Cyprus,he has not been well and I would like cheer him up, I would to source a Hornby Catalogue dated 1942 (when he was born) and do not kno...
by IAN1955
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Help Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Help Needed

Hello,
I recently purchased some items on EBay and found this in the box, can anyone tell me what the model is, all I know is it is Hornby and made in China.
Thanks in advance
Ian
by IAN1955
Tue May 29, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cable
Replies: 7
Views: 580

Cable

I am sure this has been covered but probably out of date, what is the best size cable for general railway usage and where is the best place to get it.
Thanks
Ian
by IAN1955
Tue May 29, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Weather Powders
Replies: 5
Views: 587

Weather Powders

Been a while since I was on here mainly due to illness however back into the swing of railways. Can anyone help and tell me where I can get weathering powder or paint, is there full sets that you can buy, not just the odd pot or tub, I want to give it a go myself and again the internet is massive an...
by IAN1955
Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Where to Buy
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Re: Where to Buy

Sorry good people forgot to say I would like a very modern station not a country one.
Again thanks in advance
Ian
by IAN1955
Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Where to Buy
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Where to Buy

Can anyone help? I am looking for 2 things in 00 gauge.
1. Decals/transfers for petroleum items like BP, SHELL, DIESEL, I have looked everywhere
2. A modern fire station (plastic not cardboard)

Thanks for help
Ian
by IAN1955
Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Heljan Instructions
Replies: 8
Views: 1316

Heljan Instructions

Hi, I bought a job lot of items, in the lot was a Heljan715 bridge, no instructions, tried searching on the internet no luck does any one know where I can get a set from.
Thanks in advance
Ian
by IAN1955
Fri Sep 02, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cement Mixer Wagons
Replies: 11
Views: 1517

Cement Mixer Wagons

Hi All,
Having problems locating cement mixer vehicles for my layout to compliment a cement works, have tried to get 1/76 scale with no luck or looking in wrong place! does anyone where I can get them or know what will suit.
Thanks in advance
Ian
by IAN1955
Tue Feb 09, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Vehicles
Replies: 16
Views: 2199

Re: Vehicles

Hello again, Thanks for the advice however on Sunday I went to Haydock park swop meet, ok but a lot of junk also inflated price, it was ok I suppose, I think I came away with a couple of bargains. I got talking to one chap who said the new way forward in vehicles is CARARAMA which is 1/72 scale and ...
by IAN1955
Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Nuclear Power Plant
Replies: 4
Views: 684

Nuclear Power Plant

Hello again,
I want to build a Nuclear (model) power plant, are there any kits out there or is it a matter of building it from scratch.
Thanks
Ian
by IAN1955
Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Vehicles
Replies: 16
Views: 2199

Vehicles

Hi,
It has been many a year since I bought toy vehicles! for those still young at heart can you please advise me on what size vehicles to buy to enhance my layou, also what makes would suggest, are matchbox cars acceptable on a layout.
Thank you
Ian
by IAN1955
Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:11 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Peco Track
Replies: 9
Views: 1160

Re: Peco Track

Thank you for advice, I did not think about what problems I would store up so its new for me.
Thanks
Ian

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