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by crazypotter
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Digital layout
Replies: 19
Views: 891

Digital layout

Hi. As a bit of a novice I need some help. I am thinking of building a layout for my grandson and would like to go down the digital route. As most of the starter sets include the digital controller I was under the impression that this would suit my basic requirements to start. Then I read about thes...
by crazypotter
Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Building a base for layout.
Replies: 16
Views: 1087

Re: Building a base for layout.

Thanks to all you guys for the replies. You certainly know your stuff!. Need to have a think on this taking into account your suggestions. As Arnie would say "I'll be back".
by crazypotter
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Building a base for layout.
Replies: 16
Views: 1087

Re: Building a base for layout.

Thank you for your suggestions. I am looking for the base to be portable and stored in the garage when not in use. The idea of an operating well seems like a good move. Theme wise I would like something along the lines of a rural setting, incorporating maybe a village scene and a hilly backdrop. Obv...
by crazypotter
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Building a base for layout.
Replies: 16
Views: 1087

Re: Building a base for layout.

Food for thought. Thanks.
by crazypotter
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons black Friday sale??????????????????
Replies: 12
Views: 1168

Re: Hattons black Friday sale??????????????????

Best bet is to plough through auction sites via the saleroom.com. Commission has to be paid but you can get some reasonably priced stuff.
by crazypotter
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Building a base for layout.
Replies: 16
Views: 1087

Building a base for layout.

Hi. As a complete novice with model railway layouts I need a little advice if possible. I am going to attempt to built a layout, perhaps beginning with a basic oval and then extending. I thought of starting with a 6 X 4 base. What would be the best material to use and some general construction tips....

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