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by thebritfarmer
Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann class 411 4CEP
Replies: 15
Views: 4565

Re: Bachmann class 411 4CEP

Well that I did not know, thanks for the information. I generally use Kadees so I may give them a try first as I have them to hand.
by thebritfarmer
Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: Heljan
Topic: Heljan wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 2011

Re: Heljan wheels

The loose middle wheels drive me crazy when trying to put the loco on the tracks!!!! I bought a railer and it relieves the frustration perfectly :)
by thebritfarmer
Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann class 411 4CEP
Replies: 15
Views: 4565

Re: Bachmann class 411 4CEP

As I don't use the interior lighting I may substitute the middle connector for something else so I can facilitate an easier removal from the layout.
by thebritfarmer
Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:10 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann class 411 4CEP
Replies: 15
Views: 4565

Re: Bachmann class 411 4CEP

It is a nice EMU and can be had for a great price too !! I bought one even though it doesn't fit the area I model. Another option would have been to break it down into two 2 car sets so just 2 decoders needed. I don't turn the lighting on to be honest as you cannot really see it and these lit carria...
by thebritfarmer
Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Intercity 125 coaches
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Re: Intercity 125 coaches

There were two basic formations, the 8-car formation noted by thebritfarmer (typically with a first class restaurant/buffet) and a 7-car formation (one less first class coach and typically a standard class buffet car), the latter was most common on Cross Country workings along the Northeast-Southwe...
by thebritfarmer
Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Intercity 125 coaches
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Re: Intercity 125 coaches

One typical rake is :-

2 First class MK3s
1Buffet
4 Second Class MK3s
1 Trailer Guard Standard
by thebritfarmer
Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Sales : Non UK members take note
Replies: 79
Views: 11679

Re: Hornby Sales : Non UK members take note

Hattons have informed me that they have received new T&C and they will inform me when they themselves are sure.
by thebritfarmer
Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Digitrax or Dynamis?
Replies: 15
Views: 2888

Re: Digitrax or Dynamis?

You'll get a thousand different answers here! I have a Dynamis (for two years now) and I love it.
by thebritfarmer
Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:03 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Sales : Non UK members take note
Replies: 79
Views: 11679

Re: Hornby Sales : Non UK members take note

So now it seems that the wholesalers cannot sell outside the UK & Eire and not the retailers. Still seems to up in the air and retailers are not even sure what it all means !!

WTG Hornby!!
by thebritfarmer
Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Sales : Non UK members take note
Replies: 79
Views: 11679

Re: Hornby Sales : Non UK members take note

Oh Dear, I haven't been best pleased with Hornby since I got back into the hobby. This is just another nail in the coffin as far as I am concerned. Oh well thank goodness for Bachmann!
by thebritfarmer
Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: N Gauge Layout - Under DEconstruction
Replies: 7
Views: 1281

Re: N Gauge Layout - Under DEconstruction

Moved here with my family in 1990. I was only 18 so didn't really have much choice at the time.


Stay warm it is supposed to be really cold this coming week !!!
by thebritfarmer
Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Wordsworth Card Kits - FREE downloads
Replies: 1204
Views: 310300

Re: Wordsworth Card Kits - FREE downloads

Looking forward to seeing the new kits Mike. Happy New Year to you and your family.

Just a thought for the new semi kit, any chance of an arched piece (maybe with a window in it?)to fit between them to give us a ginnel?


Cheers
Scott
by thebritfarmer
Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: N Gauge Layout - Under DEconstruction
Replies: 7
Views: 1281

Re: N Gauge Layout - Under DEconstruction

Nice layout, look forward to seeing your OO layout develop.


I take it you moved to Michigan?
by thebritfarmer
Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Can anyone identify this Lima coach?
Replies: 12
Views: 1416

Re: Can anyone identify this Lima coach?

I think I have one in Intercity Swallow/Executive livery

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