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by Bill Newstead
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Tools and Techniques
Topic: Track cleaning
Replies: 62
Views: 3598

Re: Track cleaning

To get é press Num Lock on the numeric keypad, press and hold down the Alt key, type the code 130 using the keys on the numeric keypad, release the Alt key. Voila! Don't forget to cancel Num Lock when you have finished. There are codes for lots of useful characters such as ½ and ± : https://tools.or...
by Bill Newstead
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: Problem Arising From My First Morgan GWR Underframe
Replies: 13
Views: 1548

Re: Problem Arising From My First Morgan GWR Underframe

The Masokits bearing depth jig is on the 7.02 RCH Sprung W-Irons fret. According to the instructions it is also on 7.03 BR Standard Sprung W-Irons and 7.04 BR Plate Sprung W-Irons but I don't have examples of those to check.


by Bill Newstead
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Product Information
Topic: Exactoscale Products
Replies: 78
Views: 19948

Re: Exactoscale Products

The gauges just sold on eBay for £36 plus £3.48 postage. There may be some pent up demand for these (hint).
by Bill Newstead
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Where to Find?
Topic: Tufnol sheet
Replies: 4
Views: 840

Re: Tufnol sheet

I have purchased A4 sheets from this seller and had good service: ... 3ac5c47a4e


by Bill Newstead
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Where to Find?
Topic: Coopercraft Kits.
Replies: 7
Views: 2573

Re: Coopercraft Kits.

Slater's open wagons, PO and MR, are already available from Powsides at decidedly sub-Ebay prices. They are tucked away under the heading 4mm scale undecorated kits on the website. I've bought some and the service from Powsides was very good.
by Bill Newstead
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Product Information
Topic: Kemilway.
Replies: 5
Views: 1196

Re: Kemilway.

I used the form on the 'contact us' page of the Kemilway website. I got a phone call about an hour later and was then sent a Paypal invoice which I paid. All done in one day.


by Bill Newstead
Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Wagons
Topic: Private Owner Wagons
Replies: 20
Views: 2419

Re: Private Owner Wagons

I find this index published by the Welsh Railways Research Circle very useful. You can search (Ctrl F) by owner's name or location to find the relevant volume of Hudson, Turton etc. Helps you buy only the books you need. The index covers the whole country and is not limited to Wales. http://www.wrrc...

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