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by BRIDGEMAN
Wed May 29, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: Rewheeling a Heljan 128 & Dapol 122
Replies: 12
Views: 3661

Re: Rewheeling a Heljan 128 & Dapol 122

Thanks very much Jeremy for your reply. I found your post in Trains Model & Prototype on the Dapol121, it is just knowing where to look. I shall go for the split axle method as you described. There was also a post by Captain Kernow with a link to RM Web showing his conversion of the Heljan 128. ...
by BRIDGEMAN
Tue May 28, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: Rewheeling a Heljan 128 & Dapol 122
Replies: 12
Views: 3661

Rewheeling a Heljan 128 & Dapol 122

Has anybody P4'd a Heljan 128 or a Dapol 122. What manufacturers wheels have you used or would you recommend,and is there any pit falls to watch out for? Many thanks. Ray.
by BRIDGEMAN
Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Scalefour conductor rair supports system
Replies: 2
Views: 2404

Scalefour conductor rair supports system

I have just started to help a friend add the third rail to his layout having recommended the scalefour system.It appears the hole in the etched cradle is smaller than the pip on the top plastic insulator (ref OT).Has anybody else found this problem?
Many thanks,
Ray.
by BRIDGEMAN
Mon Sep 06, 2010 3:37 pm
Forum: Painting and Weathering
Topic: Ultrasonic Cleaning
Replies: 29
Views: 17229

Ultrasonic Cleaning

Has anybody used an Ultrasonic Cleaning tank to clean an assembled brass/white metal kit prior to painting. Is the expense of a tank worth it and does it require the use of chemicals for the cleaning process? Any feed back would be most grateful. Many thanks. Ray
by BRIDGEMAN
Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:00 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Wing rail to vee assembly jig
Replies: 7
Views: 5297

Re: Wing rail to vee assembly jig

Thanks to everybody who has replied.I must have bought it at Expo EM and not Scaleforum, memory-age syndrome.Having found the instructions in the E M manual and proceeded to make some crossing Vee's, found the jig very useful except for the C.F. clearance being tight.However this does not seem to af...
by BRIDGEMAN
Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Wing rail to vee assembly jig
Replies: 7
Views: 5297

Wing rail to vee assembly jig

Can anybody help? I purchased a wing rail to vee assembly jig ( manufactured by Portsdown Models) from the scalefour stores many years ago but had no instruction sheet. Is a copy available on the Web site and where could I find it? Many thanks, Ray.

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