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Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:51 pm
by Metrocamel
Metadyneman wrote:As promised

9F Rolls into Bambrough station on running in trials

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....and in the woods.

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For other pics take a look at the "other manufaturers" forum thread under the topic "anyone remember these?". I've posted up a load of pics with my triang stuff on.


The greatest steamers ever built in my opinion :D Nice model too 8)

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:10 am
by Metadyneman
Cheers metro.. yeah she is a beauty.... they were not liked by anything other than the Western Men when they first appeared though. A lot of them got the hump over the fact that Swindon had the last word on steam engine building!

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:37 am
by Metadyneman
TEN MINUTE video being uploaded as I type onto youTube. Went bananas with the camera today seeing as it was dry and there was NO rain! linky to come.. watch this space folks.

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:12 am
by Metadyneman
Here we go!
One ten minute latest video of my Garden layout filmed Saturday 7th July

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=JKil6-DvAjM

enjoy!

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:26 am
by Lee
Well im 1 of the first to say absolutly superb vid the station platform shots should be in Hollywood :D :lol: :lol: :wink:

It seems so real well done :wink:

Ps love the BBQ by the layout wow what a day food and playing with the layout :lol: :wink:

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:41 am
by Metadyneman
Cheers Lee.. The BBQ is one of the reasons why i haven't done many videos for the past few months (apart from the dismal weather) The BBQ was falling apart & needed re building so that took up most of my time.

Glad you like the vid though

:D :wink:

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:27 am
by Raider
Just had a quick catch-up with this thread and I must say your videos make it seem a bigger layout than it is.

I keep thinking of doing something in the garden - will have to keep thinking on that one.

Keep up the good work

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 11:01 am
by Metadyneman
Cheers raider, I would say that the running line is about the same size as running a train round the edge of an average living room. It's just a little 2 up 2 down town house garden in a little part of a big city he he

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 11:46 am
by Infrontcat
Hi Jules!

Loved it mate :)

Cheers

Tim

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:51 pm
by Metadyneman
Cheers Tim.. hows yous doing?

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:32 pm
by surf1845
Looks fantastic! Well done.

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 6:04 pm
by westbrom
Loved the vid, keep them coming.


Neil

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:55 pm
by Raider
Just a quick question - what did you wood did you use for the track bed?

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 11:36 pm
by Metadyneman
Well ... hereby hangs a story and I was waiting for someone to ask! Where the garden shed is now (housing the rolling stock) there was a very small "lean to" tool shed. In order for the Bambrough line to exist, I needed a shed where I could not only keep the stock but operate the trains so the "lean to" had to go! The "lean to" tried valiantly to break my nose in it's demolition ,please don't ask how, because I knocked myself out doing it and i can't remember why I ended up in casualty!.. that is he truth. I had the upper hand though , because 90% of the Bambrough line is made up of extremely good quality plywood.....which used to be the "lean to" shed that nearly broke my hooter!

The supports are made of cut down fence posts that were marinated in creosote... (and yes i mean proper coal tar creosote... not the pathetic replica rubbish you get today!) and are still as solid as the day they were planted with a huge mallet and my arms!

bet you are glad you asked now :-)

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2007 11:54 pm
by Raider
Must admit I expected a shorter answer, but this was pretty entertaining :lol:

I guess it just goes to show that you have to suffer for your hobby as well.

Cheers for the information - giving some thought to a potential project.