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by 87 101
Wed Mar 02, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

Sorry mate I have been so busy I forgot all about it !! :roll: Just a little update so far I have fitted the 'pan flash' to 7 locos and my 312 EMU. Tonight I have just got my 304 EMU running so hopfully this will be operational for the Jarrow show in three weeks.
by 87 101
Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

:lol: Cheers Tim after building Potters the next one had to just as visualy stimulating ! The new module will be called Trent Valley junction as the flyover and relay room are based on the structures at the real location. :wink:
by 87 101
Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

The incline for the flyover has now been fixed in place the track is secured and the side walls have been cut from 10mm foamex and fitted. A few more dodgy pics http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image2170.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image2169.jpg...
by 87 101
Wed Feb 23, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

A few dodgy pics of the new module taking shape... http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image2158.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image2159.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image2160.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216...
by 87 101
Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:02 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

A couple of strange looking projects have apeared on the workbench tonight. The first is this... http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image2071.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image2070.jpg Ignore the hst chassis that the shell is sitting on ! The secon...
by 87 101
Sun Feb 06, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

A bit more progress today. First heres the track extensions on Potters lane now soldered to screws... http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image1993.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image1994.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Im...
by 87 101
Sun Feb 06, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

Thanks Ian. Last night I fitted the track extensions to the left hand side of Potters lane. More by fluke than design a piece of 5mm foamex fits perfectly under the ends of the track ! The track ends have been soldered to some small screws and the ends of the rails filed back so that they wont catch...
by 87 101
Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

Some pics as promised..... http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image1985.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image1984.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image1983.jpg http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/Image19...
by 87 101
Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

Cheers Tim as a clue to the new module I have been looking at pics of Bletchly and Rugby flyovers and some more relay rooms. Not sure of a name yet for the new section. :roll:
by 87 101
Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

Been to B&Q this morning to get some 9mm MDF and currently im on with building up the second module shell for the AC lines project. Pics later.
by 87 101
Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

Hot off the press I have just had a request to take Potters to NRM Locomotion again this summer. Today on the way home from work I picked up the timber for the layouts legs along with the T nuts. These have now just been fitted using M8 bolts and the layout is currently standing in the middle of my ...
by 87 101
Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Oxley Central......
Replies: 131
Views: 27254

Re: Oxley Central......

Ha I had forgot about that !! Well it looked good and would have been a shame not to use it for somthing. :lol:
by 87 101
Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Oxley Central......
Replies: 131
Views: 27254

Re: Oxley Central......

Potters bar ?? :roll: :lol:

BTW I have just updated my website. :wink:
by 87 101
Fri Jan 28, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

So far I have had at least four people intrested on brblue and a couple here so im going to look further into this !! :wink: Ok its mobile phone video time. (click the pics to play) First is high speed forwards.... http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x216/87101/Westcoast/th_Video0038.jpg High speed b...
by 87 101
Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The AC Lines Project
Replies: 109
Views: 19587

Re: The AC Lines Project

Cheers Ian if only I could find a way of mass producing the bodyshells........... :P

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