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Sunday afternoon saw the "Three Amigos" put the layout through its paces. There were a few gemilins dispatched by my compatriots and a couple left over for me to sort during the week. It was a productive afternoon.Once I've sorted the final two gremilins the layout would seem to be almost ready for ...
Source: Grogley Junction | 19 Feb 2017
Well, I think, for the moment, the empty clay wagoms might be finished...In the future I might do a bit of extra weathering but they will definitely be OK for the Lincoln show next weekend....
Source: Grogley Junction | 19 Feb 2017
Being regularly away from home for work has stopped me progressing Tredethy Wharf as much as I would have liked. This has had a major effect in the preparation of the layout for next weekend's Lincoln show. I'm hoping that what I've been able to achieve will be enough to show the layout and the Scal...
Source: Grogley Junction | 18 Feb 2017
 ...and delivered a free carrier bag. With some content which will make very pleasurable reading.I may be quiet for some time...CheersFlymo ...
Source: Beer and Buckjumpers | 17 Feb 2017
Today I finally got to open the box of my new toy, a Wanhao Duplicator i3 plus. I've done a fair bit of 3D printing in Makespace and finally decided that with the length of most print jobs and the issues around shared machines I'd like my own. From opening the box to the first 'ok' print was about a...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 17 Feb 2017
This is well worth a look - it certainly takes the idea of DCC sound to another level!There's more about the model in this thread. ...
Source: Eastmoor | 17 Feb 2017
A while ago I started work on a Lima 94xx tank I’ve had from my childhood. The idea was to match it to a high level pannier or Collett chassis as a quick project. However after speaking to Chris at High Level he decided that the 94xx wasn’t really like either and said he would be interes...
Source: P4NewStreet | 14 Feb 2017
Progress on the rebuild has been slow over the last week with not too much time for modelling. However I have still managed to put some string grass over the new sections of the layout. I've still got a lot to do to blend things together but it is coming together.    I decided to follow th...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 11 Feb 2017
On a couple of forums people asked for more details on the Lowmac compensation shown last time so… This is the underside. It’s best to set everything up with normal bearings first so that the rise height is correct. Then a  simple case of adding a bit of scrap etch for the axle to rest...
Source: P4NewStreet | 8 Feb 2017
I've been making good progress with the Collett Goods chassis. The coupling rods were made up using my Avonside Chassis2 jig for the first time in anger. It's an impressive bit of kit. I've made up the High Level hornblocks and tags (normal for the rear two axles, space savers for the front axle to ...
Source: Ullypug's tales from the tinking table | 5 Feb 2017
Operation of the Kingsbridge branch requires 2 small prairies for passenger duties, one based in Kingsbridge and the other arriving during the day to cover the busy period in which a train runs in each direction at the same time. There is also a need for a third small prairie to run with the second...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 4 Feb 2017
I promised a number of people that I would be making sure that the layour had at least the main elements wired up over christmas, so that it could at last run.  But then it was a bit wet and cold so I did not fancy it out in the summerhouse so I applied rule no 1 – its my trainset! Instead, I...
Source: highland miscellany | 4 Feb 2017
Because hardly anyone on RMweb seems interested in these N gauge videos I have not bothered to post VLOGS 6,7 & 8, if you want them find them from proximity to another video on my YouTube channel.  Anyway, here is part 9...  https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WRWUQOMTeHw...
Source: Knuckles' RWS, P4 & SCC Blog | 4 Feb 2017
carrying on with the renumbering, there are now 3 more locos ready for the layout (almost).  First up was 6000, finishing up from where I left off last night. The first job was to repaint the rest of the underframe to get rid of the remaining elements of the lining. While I had the paint out ...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 3 Feb 2017
Time for another King....  This one started as the shirtbutton liveried example in the bargain Bristolian pack I managed to acquire in Hawkins fire sale. It makes a much better starting point than the King James model I used for my other two Kings. Better yet this one actually has been wired ...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 3 Feb 2017
After my 7mm interlude (never again), I'm returning to 4mm and the next loco for Cheddar. True to my mantra, this is the oldest thing in the modelling cupboard, namely converting a 35 year old Replica Railways model of the 2251 Collett Goods to P4. The body is accurate according to the sources I hav...
Source: Ullypug's tales from the tinking table | 1 Feb 2017
A little more work on the toplight, the chassis has been thickened up with a laminate of 20thou plasticard which sits inside the bodyshell. The slaters headstock was glued in place along with comet buffers. The coach I am working from has L section trussing so this was added from some much shorte...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 31 Jan 2017
Well, as soon as I put the Type 15 etch photos up and showed the 2nd class test at the Brighton Circle AGM last October, I was asked to do them in 4mm.As soon as I put the photos of the built 4mm Craven Birdcage & Ducket brake van up on here, I was asked to consider scaling this up to 7mm!!!I ha...
Source: IanMacCormacModels | 28 Jan 2017
Just to prove I have been doing something relating to Tredethy Wharf during the last few weeks. I've posted a couple of pics below of the next batch of china clay wagons that are now ready for the paint shop.These five clay wagons are being built using the Ratio kit with modified axle boxes and brak...
Source: Grogley Junction | 26 Jan 2017
Over the past couple of weeks I have added a 2mm layer of adhesive foam to the remaining boards including the seven in the fiddle yard. My choice of a roll of 10m x 1mm 'Envoy Multi Adhesive Underlay' via Ebay has proved relatively easy to lay and economic at just shy of £18 for the roll. The adhes...
Source: barrowroad's Blog | 26 Jan 2017
First up a short video of the inside motion doing its thing. There’s still a bit of work to do on the Kirtley – add a crew and the weather sheet, some coal and the wet weather effect but its pretty much done. Below are a few pictures. I have been doing a few wagons as an aside to the...
Source: P4NewStreet | 25 Jan 2017
Peter Denny’s Buckingham branch was very much an operational layout; for many years Peter’s children – Stephen and Crispin – were his chief assistant operators.  However, as his children grew up they weren’t always available and Peter found himself operating short-hand...
Source: highland miscellany | 23 Jan 2017
As luck would have it my maintenance men at work finally got around to installing a pair of glass 'white-boards' which we'd ordered in September. This was perfect timing as each board was packed with some 1/2 inch expanded polystyrene ideal for my landscaping. The job of cutting out the pieces to ...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 22 Jan 2017
Just been looking at photos of Lewes second station, the Reeves ones, and noticed that this photo shows only an upper, full length footboard and a lamp on the top of the birdcage. I am going to alter this build to look like that and so don't have to file holes in the Craven era lower footboard, just...
Source: IanMacCormacModels | 21 Jan 2017
These are now available for £54 to include UK P&P. I will bring some with me to the Windmill meeting in March.Photo of build without axlebox or buffer castings fitted.Clicking this will get you to a pdf of the build photos.https://1drv.ms/f/s!AlDt3ODPVz-70jXc-s60dwFJNNH3...
Source: IanMacCormacModels | 21 Jan 2017
My Kirtley project has reached the stage that its ready for primer. Buffers are from Lanarkshire models whilst the whistle and safety valves are from Markits. I’ve replaced the steps and cab roof with brass. Rear view. Some Kirtleys had a simple weather hood to protect the crew. It stretched f...
Source: P4NewStreet | 19 Jan 2017
Source: Eastmoor | 18 Jan 2017
As I've mentioned the revisions to Fen End Pit have meant the insertion of extra sections of baseboard between the original boards. Over the last week I've been adding camping mat and starting to lay some track.    The shed was actually the original view block block before the layout was o...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 17 Jan 2017
Source: IanMacCormacModels | 17 Jan 2017
Finally managed to solve it.  So here is a vid of my forst SEEP point motor working and how I went about it.  ...
Source: Knuckles' RWS, P4 & SCC Blog | 13 Jan 2017
Hello, below is the 4th video entry. However I could really do with some help. I'm a bit of an electrical biff. I'm reading a load of books and am understanding bits but I have two hurdles. 1) I'm modifying Peco code 55 (and maybe some 80) points to be more reliable/DCC friendly/Ele...
Source: Knuckles' RWS, P4 & SCC Blog | 11 Jan 2017
Source: IanMacCormacModels | 8 Jan 2017
Following on from my previous update, for those who are or may be interested in N gauge, here are the links to the first 3 Video Log entries.        Hope you like them, as usual feel free to comment, good or bad....
Source: Knuckles' RWS, P4 & SCC Blog | 7 Jan 2017
During more nights away for work before Christmas and last evening while in rainy Stalybridge, I've been continuing to consider what comes after Tredethy Wharf. Though I was now fairly certain it had to be Grogley Junction there was still doubt it might be one huge step too far. Ullypug made some go...
Source: Grogley Junction | 4 Jan 2017
When I was still in my shorts, I used to peruse my father’s extensive collection of railway magazines for hours on end – the Railway Modeller, Model Railway News and the Model Railway Constructor.  I even marked in pen articles I particularly liked (not for long, the old man soon warned...
Source: highland miscellany | 3 Jan 2017
I took the opportunity of the Christmas break to undertake some pretty major works on Fen End Pit. An evening of laser cutting produced replacement frames for the two centre baseboards, these frames were assembled and then the original MDF frames from the original layout were removed with various de...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 2 Jan 2017
Following on from the testing of the left-hand point that I put up on my blog a few weeks ago, I have in the meantime added cosmetic plastic chairs.  What I should really have done, is put spacers between the copper clad sleepers and the underside of the rail, which I have done before, but I di...
Source: Engine Wood | 2 Jan 2017
The missing toolboxes were added from a Southern Pride tender, with evergreen strip forming the plate under it. (As an aside the tender chassis currently under the white metal body will probably be reused with the unpainted 3500gl shell that I have in the spades box.  All that remains to be add...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 2 Jan 2017
6013  This morning I replaced the tender to loco socket on the Kings tender, using the part left over from my 28xx. This is a much older part, (black circuit board), and built to a far higher quality than Hornby are currently using.  After installing a Lenz Gold and connecting the loco to...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 2 Jan 2017
Another month has passed and only a small amount of progress has been made on Tredethy Wharf. My wife and I hosted this month's (December) Area Group meeting during which one member (Gordon) ran some locos on the layout that are being offered as motive power for the February show. This small runni...
Source: Grogley Junction | 1 Jan 2017
Apologies for what is a rather long post, with no photos to break things up. I want to briefly summarise the progress made in 2016, and more importantly outline the state of play of the current work in progress projects going into 2017. Ideally when I review this again this time next year, most of...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 31 Dec 2016
While I wait for my latest order of plates from Modelmaster, (this time covering King George V, Beenham Grange and of course Spitfire, once again taking advantage of their 22% off code.  So having received another Wellington as a Christmas present, it's time to start the renumbering.  The...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 31 Dec 2016
And that's that. Happy to say it's finished and ready to go off to the WCPR group. It's a funny thing but I really haven't enjoyed building this as much as I do 4mm! But what to do next? It should really be my Replica Collett goods as it's the oldest thing in the kit cupboard, but I was given a coup...
Source: Ullypug's tales from the tinking table | 29 Dec 2016
You may have seen a photo in the latest Modellers Digesthttp://lbscr.org/Models/Journal/LBSCR-Modellers-Digest-4.pdfthat I have a Dapol 7mm Terrier followed by some type 15 Craven carriages.I have wanted a couple of sets of these so have drawn and had etched various types which I am slowly building ...
Source: IanMacCormacModels | 29 Dec 2016
The other thing hat has been happening is I finally got the Craven birdcage and ducket brake checked and etched. I have yet to build another test of this but sometime soon.The other bits in 4mm are etches for LC&DR carriages for Simon. These will be available later in 2017 as soon as they have b...
Source: IanMacCormacModels | 29 Dec 2016
With the rebuild of Fen End Pit underway I need to build a couple more Hudson 'Jubilee' style points. In the past I've made the sleepers by heating plasticard and squashing it in a hand made press tool but in this day and age I thought I'd have a go at 3D printing. The original drawings I'd made in ...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 29 Dec 2016
For my 100th post we ought to choose an interesting topic, so it is fortunate that I recently  wangled a return invite to visit Peter Denny’s Buckingham Great Central on a journey back home from the north east! I was accompanied on the visit by Peter Bond and although perhaps not initially ...
Source: highland miscellany | 28 Dec 2016
Summer at Gilberdyke - full version on Flickr...
Source: Eastmoor | 28 Dec 2016
Compliments of the season to one and all. I hope you had a good Christmas. I'm in that post Christmas pre New Year lull, when I'm generally full to the point of bursting and ready to slope off to the modelling bench after spending enough quality time with the relatives. Unfortunately my 7mm penance ...
Source: Ullypug's tales from the tinking table | 28 Dec 2016
What? N Guage?  Yup!  Don't worry, I'm not abandoning P4 or 00 as I have room for a few lyaouts, but going to add to it all. I want to try N as a tester to see if I like it and get on, if so will do bigger layouts in it probably.  So here is the first entry, a VLOG.    I hav...
Source: Knuckles' RWS, P4 & SCC Blog | 27 Dec 2016
I hope you have all had a good Christmas.   I thought I'd share a few photos of the trackwork added during a quiet hour on Christmas Eve.  Well nearly complete. All the track on Board 21 is now in position with just the sleeper staining - Jacobean Dark Oak - and the droppers - Palatine Mod...
Source: barrowroad's Blog | 26 Dec 2016
Escaping from the never ending list of Christmas tasks for a short while yesterday evening allowed more time to work on the A20  The headstocks have been soldered onto the chassis, again using scrap etch folded into an L to reinforce the centre. The holes have been opened up to match the casti...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 24 Dec 2016
I'd like to wish you all a merry Christmas!May the day bring you many train shaped gifts and hopefully all those annoying relations won't bother you too much!...
Source: Eastmoor | 24 Dec 2016
The Kirtley kit came with wheels (00 obviously) I think they might be Romford. The above picture shows a comparison with a scale wheel (Gibson) and highlights a problem with 00 gauge steam loco’s  While the diameter of the wheels match the oversized flanges mean that the splashers need to be ...
Source: P4NewStreet | 23 Dec 2016
This video is not SCC related just so you know. It is a bit about what I have been up to and my plans for future layout builds.    Major Update on future modelling plans. Not SCC related....
Source: Knuckles' RWS, P4 & SCC Blog | 23 Dec 2016
First up the wartime brown C77 all third, today I added the remaining transfers (the lining for the other side was a real pain as the transfer kept splitting, so I'm dreading the B Set with all those extra doors). Once it was finished I gave the coach a quick coat of Halfords satin varnish to seal ...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 22 Dec 2016
RHTT at Gilberdyke...
Source: Eastmoor | 21 Dec 2016
While the H26 sits in the queue awaiting painting (along with the Hornby conversions for H33 and an ex railroad D95) I have been getting on with the next coach in the todo pile, a Comet A20 Large window first.  This is intended primarily for my down Cornish Reveria Express set (noting that the ...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 21 Dec 2016
Over the past few weeks I have tried brush painting the roof of the brown sunshine stock third to see how it looks, in terms of time taken and overall finish it was not good enough to roll out on the rest of my coaches so the airbrush will need to be set up.  It is however now almost finished, ...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 19 Dec 2016
As I mentioned in my previous post the Oxford Rail Jubilee wagon is a pretty good rendition of the original but it does have a few small issues and is fundamentally the wrong colour!  Actually, these proved very simple to fix and the conversion to P4 was relatively painless; so within a couple of h...
Source: highland miscellany | 19 Dec 2016
Board 21 now has the majority of the track laid - just a couple of 60ft lengths to go. All the track is C&L ply sleepers with functional Exactoscale 4 bolt BR/LMS chairs. I've just received an order for a pack of 500 to complete this board. You will see in the photos lengths of black card which I us...
Source: barrowroad's Blog | 18 Dec 2016
I never planned for Brettell Road to be populated with anything other than tank engines but as with most things I have planned it’s all gone a bit wrong!  So… I present you the Brassmasters easychas for the Bachmann 4f, not that its going in one mind you. I found a picture of an interes...
Source: P4NewStreet | 16 Dec 2016
So tonight after a little more track work, it was on with the 2800. I am starting to think I need to only have DCC fitted locos in the garage as the non fitted stuff is proving too much of a distraction! Anyway, back on topic... As previously mentioned this model came via eBay from a trade...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 13 Dec 2016
The latest Modelmasters order arrived a couple of days ago, and I've finally got around to fitting them last night.  First the King, the Hornby etchings were removed from the model and prepared for the new plates by distressing the area under the printed name. The new plate was carefully cut aw...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 12 Dec 2016
I usually only blog about model railway stuff but I hope you'll excuse this little ramble because it does include some pictures of trains! After a significant number of years and now the kids are both big enough to look after themselves my good lady wife and I had our first foreign trip. The boss wa...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 8 Dec 2016
A key requirement of modelling the post war scene is to have plenty of stock still wearing wartime liveries, a task that is progressing well on the loco front (with the Grange, 42xx and Austerity in black), but nothing on the coaches. So over the past couple of nights (with very little real model...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 7 Dec 2016
This evenings modelling session was mostly focused around getting some locos fitted with decoders, starting with the locos which I am usually using for testing the layout.   Having found a handful of Lenz Gold and 1025 decoders liberated from sold diesels, it was time to get to work.  Firs...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 5 Dec 2016
A while back I started a project to use the Hornby GWR Castles Tintagel and Wellington to convert to Berkeley and Nunney Castles.  Berkeley Castle has been covered previously, while Nunney Castle has sat waiting for me to work out how I would deal with the new design of nameplate Hornby have be...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 5 Dec 2016
As a break from layout building type stuff (wiring mostly), I decided to turf a kit out of the modelling cupboard that has been there for a while. It's the 'Steam and Things' kit for the Weston Clevedon and Portishead Rilway Drewry Railcar. I'm building it for the WCPR group, having done the Fordson...
Source: Ullypug's tales from the tinking table | 4 Dec 2016
I haven't posted on here for a little while, but things have been ticking over. The latest item to be finished is this, based on a Heljan Class 47It uses Alan Gibson wheels with new pick ups from 0,33mm handrail wire - the original pick up strips didn't line up with the tyres so were cut back and th...
Source: Eastmoor | 3 Dec 2016
I finally managed an hour of modelling late this evening after the baby finally went to sleep, (so much for making it to the Chipping Sodbury Club as planned...) Anyway, with the weather as cold as it is, I didnt fancy a trip to the garage which means it was not possible to do the remaining work on...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 30 Nov 2016
Bristol Barrow Road now has a full set of baseboards - 21 in total - to enable the layout to operate as a continuous circuit with Up and Down main lines and a 20ft plus fiddle yard. All the baseboard construction is the work of my friend Chris Yates who has made all the additional boards over the pa...
Source: barrowroad's Blog | 29 Nov 2016
We had a good meeting at DRAG last night (Devon Riviera Area Group of the Scalefour Society), but for some, there was a 'regression' to a circle of 'O' gauge on the floor!  Andrew H brought in a selection of recent 7mm RTR releases and a circuit of Peco track to run some of this stuff in, whils...
Source: Engine Wood | 29 Nov 2016
With only 89 days left before the Lincoln Show I feel the scenery is now at a stage where I should move onto other things. I would like to do more with the scenery, especially as I've not planted any nettles yet and feel a couple of trees are required... but... I need to build, more clay wagons; mor...
Source: Grogley Junction | 27 Nov 2016
Until recently, there have never been any mainstream ready to run locomotives or stock suitable for the pre-group modeller of the Highland.  Whilst there remains nothing that emanated out of Lochgorm, with the release by Oxford Rail of a NB 8 ton jubilee wagon we do at least have one that would hav...
Source: highland miscellany | 24 Nov 2016
Sometimes I suspect people only blog when they have got something that works, that demonstrates the best of their modelling, the kind of blog posts that get answered with lots of 'Superbs' and craftsman/clever likes. I guess this might be natural but possibly a little off putting sometimes.  So...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 20 Nov 2016
After finally getting the baby to bed at half 11 last night there wasn't much time to work on the coach, with the corridor ends, roof detail and buffers now added. I did find the castings a little poor quality, lots of flash and requiring a lot of straightening on the corridor connection.  It...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 19 Nov 2016
As previously discussed, I made quite an error on this coaches ends soldering the brackets too low.  Fortunately I hadn't got round to soldering the bracket to the sides so there was just the one joint to break. Once unsoldered and then cleaned up I flipped them upside down, clamped with some ...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 18 Nov 2016
So, in addition to the works on my P4 Stour Valley epic I've been planning for a couple of years now to complete a rebuild/refurbishment of Fen End Pit. The original layout is suffering from 15 year old MDF syndrome and the ends of the baseboards in particular have suffered from a decade on the exhi...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 16 Nov 2016
I took a day out to visit the Spalding show on Sunday. This was for two reasons: firstly to try and encourage a close friend, who is trying to make a start in the hobby, in making a decision about what to build; secondly to see Gordon and Maggie Gravett's Pempoul.On the first, I think there was a mo...
Source: Grogley Junction | 14 Nov 2016
One of the key requirements of modelling the post war GWR is to ensure the loco fleet contains plenty of stock still in the wartime black livery. Now ideally I would have access to documents listing the last visit to the works for the GWR fleet from which I could determine if a loco had visited the...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 13 Nov 2016
For a variety of reasons I've done no modelling for over two years, but yesterday I managed to arrange things so that I could at least test a scratchbuilt OO point, that I'd built prior to that. The aim is to incorporate this and other copper clad OO points that I have available in a small new OO go...
Source: Engine Wood | 13 Nov 2016
With the second board now wired and working, I've been building Five Ways bridge this week. I'm now sold on the 'Green World Stuff' embossed ABS sheet for the correct stone type and I've been trying to faithfully recreate the prototype bridge, which still stands today. I've had to make a couple of g...
Source: The Strawberry Line | 12 Nov 2016
I picked up a few Parkside container wagon kits at Scaleforum and over the last week or 2 I have been putting them together. Along the way a Bachmann example was added too as it was cheap and had the smaller container that I was after. Above are the Conflats themselves, the 2 on the left being the P...
Source: P4NewStreet | 11 Nov 2016
As coach building continues for New Street, much of it is more of the same and to some extent so is this Another Bachmann mk1, fitted with replica bogies and the usual details. Like the rest of my Bachmann based NSE liveried stock I repainted the blue to something lighter which I feel better matches...
Source: P4NewStreet | 11 Nov 2016
Well, the last two weeks have not gone to plan... How often do we all say that? With two weekends away visiting friends and family along with a number of week nights spent away with work, progress almost ground to a stand still on Tredethy Wharf. What I have been able to achieve is not really much t...
Source: Grogley Junction | 6 Nov 2016
The H26 is progressing nicely, with the chassis now almost finished and bogies fitted. Just need to adjust the 6 tanks now all of which are too long.  I also posed the h/6 against one of its Hawksworth running mates to see if I could live with the height error on a "layout coach", I can't st...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 5 Nov 2016
Tonight saw the basics of the chassis formed, everything went together well but the solebar looks very deep compared to photos.  This is made worse by an error I've made on the body, after not reading the instructions properly I've soldered the base plate flush with the bottom of the ends ?and ...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 2 Nov 2016
For a long time I have been planing to get on with the missing coaches for my down Cornish Riviera Express formation, so now I have a Comet A20 and H26 awaiting building, just requiring a C73 composite (and the purchase of a Hornby Hawksworth third) to complete the rake.  The A20 is an older ki...
Source: Stock for Brent 1947 GWR | 31 Oct 2016
Afternoon I've been wiring. I'd forgotten how long it takes and just how many mistakes you can make along the way! But on the plus side, I now have the first board powered up and working. The only track left to build is the run off to the (as yet unconstructed fiddle yard). It's on DC at the moment ...
Source: The Strawberry Line | 30 Oct 2016
In my travels, I have managed to blag an invite to see Bob How’s developing model of King’s Cross and portions of the Great Northern’s main line in north London.  This is depicted in the mid 1950’s when the pacifics still reigned supreme and there was a full mix of locals, s...
Source: highland miscellany | 30 Oct 2016
The turnout leading into the yard got laid today, this leads off from the loop back into the double-slip in the yard. Once again I've been able to reclaim the V, switch-blades and tie-bars from the previous layout. The point was built on a copy of the Templot template off the baseboard and then stuc...
Source: Fen End Pit's Blog | 30 Oct 2016
I have been back onto the layout of late, with a view to get the first wheel turning on it before too long.  That means attacking the electrickery things, beginning with the control panel. I made a start on this by drawing up a diagrammatic representation in MS Paint and then using this to get one ...
Source: highland miscellany | 25 Oct 2016

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