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by mjb1961
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Pva/water mix ratio for ballast
Replies: 14
Views: 1216

Re: Pva/water mix ratio for ballast

Thankyou for your replies and help ,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Pva/water mix ratio for ballast
Replies: 14
Views: 1216

Pva/water mix ratio for ballast

Hi,,,,what is the reccomomend mix ratio for glueing down ballast ,,,cheers mjb :D
by mjb1961
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Mallard help, please.
Replies: 7
Views: 1053

Re: Mallard help, please.

Hi Chops ,,,,just hold on to her ,have another go at fixing her another day,maybe look out for one on eBay with a good chassis but not so good body or just a chassis.,,mjb
by mjb1961
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Attaching backscenes to hardboard
Replies: 4
Views: 814

Re: Attaching backscenes to hardboard

Thankyou for the reply Sootybrum,,mjb
by mjb1961
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Attaching backscenes to hardboard
Replies: 4
Views: 814

Re: Attaching backscenes to hardboard

Hi Sootybrum,,,,what backscenes did you use though,in the past I found the peco ones ok with wallpaper paste ,I will be using the gaugemaster photo ones soon and I have bought a bottle of the so called backscene adhesive,a bit hesitant to put them up to tell you the truth due to the problems people ...
by mjb1961
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hoarding - Do I really need to keep so much ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1637

Re: Hoarding - Do I really need to keep so much ?

I've just received an email from hattons showing the engineering sample of the Hornby 2MT ,first glimpse and my mind went straight to,,'I would like one of those ' ,that is my downfall ,as soon as I see something I want it ,I don't need it ,I just want it ,and if I did get one it would more than lik...
by mjb1961
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which turntable would you choose for DCC
Replies: 6
Views: 583

Re: Which turntable would you choose for DCC

Thankyou all for your advice,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Which turntable would you choose for DCC
Replies: 6
Views: 583

Which turntable would you choose for DCC

Hi ,,I'm thinking of a new turntable,I don't want the Hornby one again ,I've looked at the peco along with the new peco motor and control ,can I have the bridge connected to dcc and operate the TT via the peco CONTROLER via DC ,or what about a Fleischman ,can this one be converted to DCC ,I know the...
by mjb1961
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hoarding - Do I really need to keep so much ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1637

Re: Hoarding - Do I really need to keep so much ?

Dad 1,,man of many layouts or what , :D :D Joking aside I think most of us could say that ,"do I really need this much ",I was only talking to my father in law today about it ,he asked me if all my LOCOS got a run ,I said no ,I said some of them have never been out of their boxes and some ...
by mjb1961
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby flogging another dead horse
Replies: 31
Views: 2364

Re: Hornby flogging another dead horse

I went to Harry Potter world about two years ago ,,£5 for a mug of butter beer or an ice cream,anything tv themed I suppose will always attract visitors or buyers.
by mjb1961
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: New Range announcements
Replies: 45
Views: 4018

Re: New Range announcements

Lots of limited editions due the the centenary of Hornby ,,I'm a sucker for special/ limited editions that are sold in the reproduction vintage style boxes ,I think the r3809 Rocket in vintage box would be a nice collectors set along with the sir Nigel Gresley set in the repo Hornby dublo box ,,
by mjb1961
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: New Range announcements
Replies: 45
Views: 4018

Re: New Range announcements

[quote="mjb1961"]As I'm not era or region prototypical I just buy what I like ,if I can afford it that is ,for me this year will be the W1 Hush Hush and the Xmas wagon plus the rails exclusive gas turbine loco .
by mjb1961
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: New Range announcements
Replies: 45
Views: 4018

Re: New Range announcements

As I'm not era or region prototypical I just buy what I like ,if I can afford it that is ,for me this year will be the W1 Hush Hush and the Xmas wagon ,
by mjb1961
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Heljan
Topic: Rails/Heljan BR 18000 Gas Turbine in 4mm/OO
Replies: 10
Views: 2643

Re: Rails/Heljan BR 18000 Gas Turbine in 4mm/OO

Forfarian wrote:What type of gas does it run on :lol: :roll:

Methane ,,you have to fart into the tank to fire it up :D :lol:
by mjb1961
Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Bored With Your Model Railway?
Replies: 9
Views: 902

Re: Bored With Your Model Railway?

The answer is YES,,about 8 or 9 months ago I decided I was totally un happy with the layout which was fully scenic,buildings ,cars ,everything ,.but I had visions of something better ,so I dismantled it ,made a slight start on the new layout,become un happy with that ,stopped ,and it is still like i...

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