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by buz
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Sodor Quarry Mk1
Replies: 20
Views: 6559

Re: Sodor Quarry Mk1

Hi MRH S C Rruffy must be there to pick up the narrow gauge slate trucks that got totaled and other scrap metal :D Interesting idea I am pretty sure the great man himself did the quarry branch as a model will see if I can find the link for you. Dare I suggest this becomes an extension of the other T...
by buz
Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:39 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Siddington Lake in 00
Replies: 75
Views: 15173

Re: Siddington Lake in 00

Hi Alexander Those Hornby cottages are not the best thing Hornby ever manufactured. I have a couple of them my self. They certainly need some work on them to be useful. My solution to that problem was a bit more costly than yours. I have fitted Peco window frames with plastic chocolate box glazing t...
by buz
Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1457
Views: 266484

Re: Birmingham New Street in P4

Hi thebritfarmer Working lights. Makes perfect sense when its dark and the layout lights are on and the room lighting Off. It adds another experience layer to the layout. The only other time layout lights are any good is in dinghy poorly lit exhibition halls where they can be seen. There they are ju...
by buz
Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The MSLR in OO scale
Replies: 435
Views: 79280

Re: The MSLR in OO scale

Hi John, I think you've fallen into the trap of buying with your eyes and not with your head - a common pitfall in this hobby! I did the same with Essellty. You need to step back from the layout and be brutal as to what stays and what must go. With Essellty I sold more than I bought and currently h...
by buz
Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:23 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The MSLR in OO scale
Replies: 435
Views: 79280

Re: The MSLR in OO scale

Hi Well my computer is still dead so still on the occasional use of girl friends computer. As far as the layout goes no new works yet but I have got a Hornby BR Ex SR push pull coach set nice model, and about as big a passenger train as a small layout like mine will take. Apparently Bachmann are to ...
by buz
Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Minimalist ex-LSWR, now named: St Jude's
Replies: 15
Views: 5650

Re: Minimalist ex-LSWR, now named: St Jude's

Turkey wrote:Am I crazy?
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Hi Turkey
No I have done the same sort of thing at Badgers Drift
regards John
by buz
Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Dublo color help please
Replies: 2
Views: 696

Re: Dublo color help please

Hi sleeper
Sorry for delay in reply my computer has has died
On girlfriends lap top computer at the moment will let you know what I can find out.
regards John.
by buz
Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Terrier's Shed №2 - Now Known as "Forton-on-Sea"
Replies: 431
Views: 62630

Re: Terrier's Shed №2

Hi Terrier
What no poured concrete and tunnels drilled with water??
regards John
by buz
Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:42 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Terrier's Shed №2 - Now Known as "Forton-on-Sea"
Replies: 431
Views: 62630

Re: Terrier's Shed №2

Hi thebritfarmer
Erhm ulundy (spelling) :D
regards John
by buz
Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The MSLR in OO scale
Replies: 435
Views: 79280

Re: The MSLR in OO scale

Hi All Will be off line for a while not sure how often will be able to use girl friends lap top my computer has had a hissy fit and won't work. Stretch Looks like idea one will have to be checked out and idea two is out. There is not enough room to make the pin hole to sit the squirrel on top of the...
by buz
Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Dublo color help please
Replies: 2
Views: 696

Dublo color help please

Hi all I have enough information to build an in the style of Dublo building from a second hand book I recently purchased, and taking a few measurements from the necessary modern platform for platform hight. I see that from time to time white metal replica Dublo station windows turn up on the dreaded...
by buz
Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Woodhurst Model Railway layout
Replies: 220
Views: 37519

Re: Woodhurst Model Railway layout

Hi m8internet Beaurocratic maddness at work don't you just love it NOT. Might be quicker to go to the archives and see what they have, which is where I got the drawing of the Glen Finnian viaduct from. I tried to get that drawing from the powers that be and they did not know what I was on about. reg...
by buz
Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:55 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Woodhurst Model Railway layout
Replies: 220
Views: 37519

Re: Woodhurst Model Railway layout

Hi m8internet Not surprised the modern companies are being BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!!! erhm oops sorry about the language but they don't seem to provide assistance at any level. It is possible they don't even have the information you want, if your privatization went anything like ours. A lot of informati...
by buz
Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: Baseboard Design and Construction
Topic: my first attempt at a permanent board
Replies: 15
Views: 3979

Re: my first attempt at a permanent board

Hi jay123 AH!! :idea: I see what you mean "you have electrically bonded the rails together"across the fish plates. You have been studying the real railways haven't you :D That also is a good idea all the droppers and bonds can be hidden under the board and ballast and you have an unbroken ...
by buz
Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Paggminster - NEW UPDATE 19/8/13
Replies: 206
Views: 35122

Re: Pagminster - Diesel traction Arrives!

Evening All, Ok some of you maybe wondering if this is a new thread... well it isn't :lol: After some monumental deliberation I have settled on a name for the railway - Pagminster. This was a new slant on my old railway's name - Paggington Green, which is no more :( :D , and after the addition of t...

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