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by 4472
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Help needed. Information
Replies: 5
Views: 56

Re: Help needed. Information

Don't the council have a record of the business rates for the property. Is it a shop or a private property as you may find the sale details on Zoopla. Failing that a scout around local estate agents may point you in the right direction. Can't help more as I live far away in Berks
by 4472
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Help required please.
Replies: 8
Views: 143

Re: Help required please.

Try a phone call to Gaugemaster who I find are very helpful
by 4472
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Triple Level Crossing
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: Triple Level Crossing

try the peco kits. They come in many parts to extend with gates or barriers
by 4472
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Running in locos
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Running in locos

How long should one run in a new loco before it reaches full power and at what sort of speed setting ?
by 4472
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Magnifng Light
Replies: 9
Views: 219

Re: Magnifng Light

I use a set of glasses with 5 sets of lenses and a built in led. The magnification is from 1.0 to 3.5. There is no makers name just the number 9892b2 on the box. I got them from a stall at the last Ally Pally show that was selling all things light and lenses for modelling but I think it was called C...
by 4472
Sat Dec 26, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Double Track
Replies: 35
Views: 669

Re: Double Track

Is the layout effectively 2 concentric loops, or one loop with an extension loop at one end. If the former you need 2 controllers and points with insulating joiners to prevent shorts. If the latter one controller needs to be connected on the original loop outside of the new section. there are diagra...
by 4472
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Double Track
Replies: 35
Views: 669

Re: Double Track

Sounds like the power supply is wrongly positioned and is on the inner loop and is being isolated when you switch the points
by 4472
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: PECO CODE 100
Replies: 15
Views: 521

Re: PECO CODE 100

Have you tried other suppliers, even Peco themselves
by 4472
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Easily dispensed superglue ?
Replies: 5
Views: 171

Re: Easily dispensed superglue ?

Gorilla Superglue Gel lasts me a fair time
by 4472
Wed Dec 16, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: New Baseboard Construction
Replies: 7
Views: 190

Re: New Baseboard Construction

I built 2 6x4 layouts and used Sundeala on both with the recommended 30cm x30cm support. It was totally unsuitable as it would not lay flat and the track was a bit variable to say the least. My current layout is an 8x4 using 12mm ply which is on adjustable legs from IKEA and is not braced. On top I ...
by 4472
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: UK 55 gallon oil drums.
Replies: 23
Views: 504

Re: UK 55 gallon oil drums.

Not being in the industrial side of things I would have thought mixing colours would be dangerous when changing contents even with a good washout
by 4472
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which Hornby controller
Replies: 23
Views: 493

Re: Which Hornby controller

Even if you buy a secondhand Gaugemaster the guarantee is still valid
by 4472
Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: rail cleaner
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: rail cleaner

Forgot to mention I am OO gauge
by 4472
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: rail cleaner
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: rail cleaner

Thanks for the link, most enlightening. Will wait until they come in stock
by 4472
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: rail cleaner
Replies: 8
Views: 467

rail cleaner

Has anyone used the PIKO rail cleaner wagon available from Gaugemaster ??

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