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by Horsetan
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: Any Wheel and size!
Replies: 75
Views: 9243

Re: Any Wheel and size!

Will the 9F print survive being pressed into a tyre?
by Horsetan
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: Any Wheel and size!
Replies: 75
Views: 9243

Re: Any Wheel and size!

David Bigcheeseplant wrote:9F print.jpg

I test printed some of the 9F wheels which look ok.


That looks promising! :thumb
by Horsetan
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: 16" Std Bagnall 0-6-0 industrial tank
Replies: 9
Views: 747

Re: 16" Std Bagnall 0-6-0 industrial tank

Captain Kernow wrote:Like Horsetan, I'd also go for one of the really big Bagnalls like Victor and Vulcan.....


I think Mercian produced a kit for them in 7mm scale, but I never saw a 4mm version attempted.
by Horsetan
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspensions
Topic: Last orders for an etched chassis kit for the Hornby 0-4-0 Peckett.
Replies: 67
Views: 13323

Re: Last orders for an etched chassis kit for the Hornby 0-4-0 Peckett.

steamraiser wrote:..... I will not be accepting any more orders for the 0-4-0 Peckett chassis kit after the 30th September 2019, as I wish to get back to other projects including some actual modelling.

Orders can be placed by e-mail to ga007d9065@blueyonder.co.uk ....


Order duly sent.
by Horsetan
Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: Chassis kits for CSB
Replies: 26
Views: 1815

Re: Chassis kits for CSB

Dave Franks wrote:Unbelievable!!!!


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by Horsetan
Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Product Information
Topic: J50 Chassis
Replies: 8
Views: 1666

Re: Chassis kits for CSB

High Level Kits wrote:....at this stage, the bodyshell does not exist in RTR form......


If people can't wait for a broken Hornby one to turn up on eBay, they could always try shoving the old Lima or K's bodyshells on it.
by Horsetan
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Product Information
Topic: Wizard Models
Replies: 52
Views: 3112

Re: Wizard Models

Dave Franks wrote:....I can sit at home in me pants and do the orders ready to post at the end of the day.... (please don't picture this too hard).....


I wouldn't have used the word "hard" in that context.
by Horsetan
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 13226

Re: Scaleforum 2019

If you're going to The Scaleforum Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair If you're going to The Scaleforum You're gonna meet some model people there For those who come to The Scaleforum Autumntime will be a compensated affair In the aisles of The Scaleforum Model people with flowers in their hai...
by Horsetan
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Product Information
Topic: Exactoscale Products
Replies: 78
Views: 19882

Re: Exactoscale Products

.... if ever there were an indicator of a needed product..... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/233296696673?_trksid=p2471758.m4703 - at 90 minutes to go a S4 exactoscale b2b gauge is commanding almost 60quid... It went for nearer £65 in the end. Great if you were the seller. When this particular gauge wa...
by Horsetan
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: Professional 4mm model-maker (coaches) sought
Replies: 24
Views: 1347

Re: Professional 4mm model-maker (coaches) sought

grovenor-2685 wrote:I'm sure the committee will consider this but lets keep this on-topic to Colin's request and not wander off into Society policy.
The only professional model maker I'm aware of is Rocar.


...and RoCar don't give any contact details on their website. Has Rodney Cooper retired?
by Horsetan
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: Crab Comet conversion
Replies: 273
Views: 38221

Re: Crab Comet conversion

.... a V1/3 from a well known kit designer where all the wheels will be individually sprung. Not Worsley Works? (That's the only one I can think of....) .....His locos have individually sprung wheels, not the AG type of very light buffer coil spring where just the end stop is adjustable, but more n...
by Horsetan
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: 16" Std Bagnall 0-6-0 industrial tank
Replies: 9
Views: 747

Re: 16" Std Bagnall 0-6-0 industrial tank

steamraiser wrote:Sorry Horsetan, not in my sights.


Ah well, worth a try. :roll:
by Horsetan
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: 16" Std Bagnall 0-6-0 industrial tank
Replies: 9
Views: 747

Re: 16" Std Bagnall 0-6-0 industrial tank

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If you'd also consider one of these, I'd be in the market.....
by Horsetan
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: N7 Chassis Question
Replies: 20
Views: 1560

Re: N7 Chassis Question

Found a little time to continue working on the N7 chassis. Can someone please advise on the normal chassis outside widths over the side frames that iareused for P4 and also for 00 steam locomotives. I'd like to make sure it would work with both. 16.5 for P4, I think. OO: not sure - there seem to be...
by Horsetan
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Joggled Stockrails
Replies: 65
Views: 5772

Re: Joggled Stockrails

davebradwell wrote:....pcb trackwork, 60s style is great fun - all my visible fiddle yard is made this way....


I'm looking forward to having a go at this blobby soldering trackwork in the fullness of time, albeit I'll probably be having a go in 21mm gauge.
by Horsetan
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: A possible new P4 wheel source
Replies: 6
Views: 1284

Re: A possible new P4 wheel source

Proto87stores wrote:..... to protect my wheel availability I've started experimenting with my existing CNC production system in order to be able to manufacture my own P:87 wheels. ....


Wouldn't say no to those, Andy. Is your CNC system able to produce tyres for those who want to use their own wheel centres?
by Horsetan
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: DJ Models 14xx on High Level chassis
Replies: 32
Views: 5178

Re: DJ Models 14xx on High Level chassis

Slightly OT, but I see DJ Models has gone into receivership.
by Horsetan
Mon May 27, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: RAILEX 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 5974

Re: RAILEX 2019

Paul Townsend wrote:....moidellers....


That came across with a Brooklyn accent. :mrgreen:
by Horsetan
Mon May 27, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: RAILEX 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 5974

Re: RAILEX 2019

So what were the highlights?..... For me this year, it wasn't the layouts. It was the 2mm Scale Association demo table. Even though my varifocals proved almost useless at getting close up....which worries me if I'm going to return to prolonged building sessions. Everyone says I should also use one ...
by Horsetan
Sat May 25, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: RAILEX 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 5974

Re: RAILEX 2019

As shows go, that wasn't bad at all. Anyone who likes DCC gimmicks should see New Kensal Green , where there's plenty of visible steam and smoke from engine chimneys. The next challenge will be to make it look like it's coming from the cylinder drain cocks. ....They already produce scratch builder e...
by Horsetan
Sat May 25, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: RAILEX 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 5974

Re: RAILEX 2019

Bit less crowded now....

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by Horsetan
Sat May 25, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: RAILEX 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 5974

Re: RAILEX 2019

Seems packed today. Difficult to get a spot to view anything at the moment. Mike and Judith Edge have some very interesting plans for the months and years ahead. Am hoping they might produce scratchbuilder etches for the Gresley V4 and Robinson 8K chassis. They have an S1 0-8-4T on display; very imp...
by Horsetan
Thu May 23, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: RAILEX 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 5974

Re: RAILEX 2019

Wonder what the fuel consumption to Stoke Mandeville will be this year..... Hi Ivan, are you still on about the MPG???? What is it these days 70.... I managed 70mpg to and from Camarthenshire on my recent holiday. Quite surprised to see that it was possible to do South West Wales and back on half a...
by Horsetan
Tue May 21, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: RAILEX 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 5974

Re: RAILEX 2019

Wonder what the fuel consumption to Stoke Mandeville will be this year.....
by Horsetan
Tue May 21, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: South Pelaw Junction
Replies: 65
Views: 14027

Re: South Pelaw Junction

Mark Tatlow wrote:....The guys doing it in EM are also doing a great job of it!............


See current MRJ.

Maybe John could compare notes?

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