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by 4472
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: UK or Bust 2020
Replies: 42
Views: 924

Re: UK or Bust 2020

don't forget Kent with the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch railway. Good model layout to see at New Romney
by 4472
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Ideas on second hand coach stock
Replies: 11
Views: 360

Re: Ideas on second hand coach stock

I was thinking about 3 coaches as a start. Had in mind a Pullman (maybe a dining coach), LMS maroon and a Southern green. I think I need one to be a brake but would it matter having more than one brake. Didn't want any blue !!
by 4472
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: sticking wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 264

Re: sticking wheels

Had a similar problem with a 4-6-2 loco where the trailing wheels got jammed in the chassis. Gentle persuasion got them back down. Worth a look
by 4472
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Ideas on second hand coach stock
Replies: 11
Views: 360

Ideas on second hand coach stock

My layout does not represent any particular era or region. It is closer to a preserved line with guest appearances. I have some locos that are without coaching stock so I thought I would cobble together a mixture of eras and regions as seen on some preserved lines. Then I thought should they be pris...
by 4472
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: The Great Model Railway Challenge
Replies: 147
Views: 10307

Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge

Scheduled for 2000. Got my box programmed
by 4472
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which size wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: Which size wheels

Got some 12.6 solid metal wheels from Hattons for £12 for a pack of 10. real bargain
by 4472
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which size wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: Which size wheels

Does that mean that my coaches with 14.1 spoked wheels are prototypically wrong and should have solid disc wheels ??
by 4472
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which size wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: Which size wheels

They are advertised as Hornby wheels, so I thought they would all fit
by 4472
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which size wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Which size wheels

Browsing on Ebay I see replacement metal wheels described as 13.6 and 14.1. Which wheels are for what coaches/trucks ?
by 4472
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Dapol coach kits
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Dapol ciach kits

Should read coach kits

Fixed it for you.
John W
by 4472
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Dapol coach kits
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Dapol coach kits

I know that they are a bit old and lack some detail but has anyone built them
by 4472
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: The Great Model Railway Challenge
Replies: 147
Views: 10307

Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge

Magazine tv guide for next week and Virgin V6 box guide concur
by 4472
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: The Great Model Railway Challenge
Replies: 147
Views: 10307

Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge

According to my TV guide it is not on next friday
by 4472
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wanton Vandalism of layouts
Replies: 90
Views: 3667

Re: Wanton Vandalism of layouts

That was a slap on the wrist I don't think

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-l ... e-49397838
by 4472
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Quick question...
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: Quick question...

Differs from straight to curves where you have to allow for overhang on passing coaches

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