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by Tim Easter
Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: New Products
Topic: Coronation
Replies: 13
Views: 3772

Re: Coronation

Penrhos1920 wrote:I think I'll buy enough kits to build the whole class of 35.


Surely you mean 38? ;)
by Tim Easter
Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:01 am
Forum: New Products
Topic: Coronation
Replies: 13
Views: 3772

Re: Coronation

I think I'll have a go at one of these too... I know it says on the page that the last pair require parts not included in the kit, but I wonder who will be the first to build one of them as such?

Cheers,
Tim
by Tim Easter
Mon Oct 26, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Mark Tatlow
Topic: A Highland Miscellany
Replies: 274
Views: 81648

Re: A Highland Miscellany

Looking good there Mark! Gives me the impetus to do my own one at some point... One thing though: you might wish to turn the three rectangular vents round 90 degrees, then it might match the photo ;)
by Tim Easter
Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: Wagons
Topic: 7 mm wheels for Realtracks FLA container flats
Replies: 14
Views: 3457

Re: 7 mm wheels for Realtracks FLA container flats

I have another one to convert and will probably try the Parkside Dundas 7mm N gauge disc wheels, part no PN64. These have a dia of 7mm, a flange width of 0.5mm, a flange depth of 0.6mm and a tyre width of 1.97mm. However the axle dia is 1.5mm. Random thought... Would sleeving the axle in 2mm OD/1.5...
by Tim Easter
Sun Sep 20, 2015 7:15 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2015
Replies: 123
Views: 32674

Re: Scaleforum 2015

As a quick taster of what will be in the retrospective, here's a view from above (and not the usual vantage point of the upper level seats), thanks to the use of a pole for the camera. I did note, with amusement, that the DRAG guys had used exactly the same type of pole for their signpost. _MG_25354...
by Tim Easter
Tue Aug 18, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Chilterns
Topic: RSU day, August 15th
Replies: 4
Views: 2302

Re: RSU day, August 15th

Thankyou so much for coming along, Paul. I felt it went reasonably well too and certainly helped dispel the myth that an RSU is some scary piece of expensive kit that you might hardly ever use. The upshot of the day is that the aforementioned N2 chassis now has all three axles in place and rolls bea...
by Tim Easter
Tue Jul 21, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Chilterns
Topic: RSU day, August 15th
Replies: 4
Views: 2302

RSU day, August 15th

The Chilterns Area Group will be holding an RSU Day on Saturday 15th August, in Stevenage. A handful places are available. Light refreshments will be provided. The objects of the day are: (1) to encourage owners of resistance soldering units to make good use of them (2) to exchange hints and tips (3...
by Tim Easter
Thu May 14, 2015 5:41 pm
Forum: Diesel and Electric Locomotives
Topic: Heljan Class 26 Superdetailing project
Replies: 92
Views: 30940

Re: Heljan Class 26 Superdetailing project

The side frames from the recently upgraded Heljan 33 have separate brake cylinders which would fit the bill. Available as spares from Howes Ta David! I think those might fit the bill admirably. Hi Tim, Thanks for the comment. Yes I did consider replacing these but I didn't have much luck finding an...
by Tim Easter
Tue May 12, 2015 9:45 pm
Forum: Diesel and Electric Locomotives
Topic: Heljan Class 26 Superdetailing project
Replies: 92
Views: 30940

Re: Heljan Class 26 Superdetailing project

That's looking rather superb there Jonathan. I think you've convinced me enough, with this little project of yours, that I ought to give my one the same treatment too. One thing though; have you considered replacing the brake cylinders with some that have a bit more meat to them and not in moulded h...
by Tim Easter
Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Chilterns
Topic: Chilterns Area Group
Replies: 4
Views: 2498

Chilterns Area Group

A short announcement of the formation of a new(ish) area group. The AG fills a geographical gap between the NLG and CHEAG and roughly follows the line of the Chiltern Hills, encompassing large parts of Beds, Bucks and Herts. Since forming an AG within the EMGS, there has been a reasonably good conti...

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