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by Stainsacre
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Stainsacre Lane
Replies: 33
Views: 1513

Re: Stainsacre Lane

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by Stainsacre
Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1433
Views: 253455

Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

They say every day’s a school day... I had not noticed the safety bars before.
by Stainsacre
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hawick via Grantham, Inverness and SIAM (00 gauge DC)
Replies: 295
Views: 32687

Re: Hawick via Grantham, Inverness and SIAM (00 gauge DC)

Looking at the spoon, I am wondering if you are actually Uri Geller :lol:
by Stainsacre
Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.
Replies: 191
Views: 12933

Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

I do like the scrap yard picture, just like the real places you want to see more but can’t quite get the views
by Stainsacre
Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Professional layout builders
Replies: 11
Views: 315

Re: Professional layout builders

I have not used them, but I have met Neil at shows a few times with layouts before he started doing it professionally.

https://www.thelittlelayoutcompany.co.uk/
by Stainsacre
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Stainsacre Lane
Replies: 33
Views: 1513

Re: Stainsacre Lane

The canal bridge in the early stages of construction:

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by Stainsacre
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Reusable, modular layout base in N-gauge
Replies: 226
Views: 30404

Re: Reusable, modular layout base in N-gauge

It only just fits, but only just is good enough. Looking forward to seeing more.
by Stainsacre
Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Waddon South (formerly Wandle Park)
Replies: 16
Views: 1015

Re: Waddon South (formerly Wandle Park)

Whilst you have my sympathy regarding the injury, it looks like you made the most of the time off!
by Stainsacre
Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the South.
Replies: 159
Views: 18630

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the South.

Neat solution, I wouldn’t have thought that foil excepts paint very well, but as they say ‘every day’s a school day’
by Stainsacre
Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Stainsacre Lane
Replies: 33
Views: 1513

Re: Stainsacre Lane

Bufferstop wrote: Are you sure it's not your 37 that's too tall. Check the ride height, you might get a surprise.


My 37 may be too tall, but my van fleet wouldn’t fit either. Currently constructing version 2 and have double checked that both fit :lol:
by Stainsacre
Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: UK 55 gallon oil drums.
Replies: 23
Views: 495

Re: UK 55 gallon oil drums.

Iv'e seen a few idiots cutting oil drums with disc grinders and oxy/acet to make BBQs. Interesting comment... I was trained by my employer to use a gas torch and graduated onto arc gouging followed by air & arc gouging, and was even trained to cut things with explosives. Cut up my fair share of...
by Stainsacre
Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Stainsacre Lane
Replies: 33
Views: 1513

Re: Stainsacre Lane

Wrong measurement ? Hands up, I built it to the wrong size rather than incorrectly measuring. My default clearance is a nice tight 60mm this was only 54mm Mind you, most of the fun is in building - Is it not ?? You have hit the nail on the head there Geoff, I too am a builder at heart, it must have...
by Stainsacre
Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Stainsacre Lane
Replies: 33
Views: 1513

Re: Stainsacre Lane

Foamex - Idiot's Guide please - with what do you scribe it? Hi Ex-Pat, Fomex is a trade name for PVC Board, it is widely used in the signage industry. It's more solid than foam board but more flexible than styrene. It comes in a range of thickness from 1mm up. Once you get to 3mm you need to do a f...
by Stainsacre
Wed Dec 16, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Westdale, West Lothian
Replies: 75
Views: 9201

Re: Westdale, West Lothian

As they say on the telly programs, it’s now a race to get it watertight.
by Stainsacre
Tue Dec 15, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Stainsacre Lane
Replies: 33
Views: 1513

Re: Stainsacre Lane

Schoolboy error... whilst testing the track further along the board I realised that the bridge doesn’t have sufficient clearance for a Class 37. :oops:

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