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by Ray5311
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: South Hants
Topic: December 2019 SHAG Meetings
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December 2019 SHAG Meetings

A S4 running meeting on EASTWOOD. Monday 30th December from 1pm to 4pm at the South Hants Model Railway Club clubrooms, Fort Widley, Portsdown Hill Road, Portsmouth PO6 3LS An afternoon of playing trains on EASTWOOD at SHMRC Not only will we run some of the Eastwood L&Y stock but we will also in...
by Ray5311
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Workshop Wise South - Saturday 14th July 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 2026

Re: Workshop Wise South - Saturday 14th July 2018

Hi only five more days to workshop wise, as the show organiser I’m not panicking! I hope to have many visitors come and see us in Portsmouth at the weekend for more information see the websites . Just a couple of notes for those coming to the show 1. we have no catering facilities we will provide ho...
by Ray5311
Wed May 30, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Workshop Wise South - Saturday 14th July 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 2026

Re: Workshop Wise South - Saturday 14th July 2018

Thanks Steve for opening this Subject, as the event manager I can add some more information as follows Workshop Wise 2018 (South) is being shown in the South Hants MRC Clubrooms at Fort Widley. This is an old Palmerston Fort. Unfortunately, these old buildings do not have lifts and the clubrooms are...
by Ray5311
Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Eastwood L&Y; A Layout in a Weekend – Can they do it?
Replies: 44
Views: 20821

Re: Eastwood the L&Y Layout we tried to build in a Weekend –That was ten years ago

At the South Hants Model Railway Club Eastwood layout is progressing slowly but regularly. A regular team of modellers and helpers meet every Thursday night (club night) plus we also work on the layout on Sunday Mornings and Monday mornings. The photos show progress on the layout and the diagram sho...
by Ray5311
Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: South Hants
Topic: 2018 SHAG Meetings
Replies: 0
Views: 733

2018 SHAG Meetings

Hi

For information about the Meetings please see the South Hants MRC Website at http://www.shmrc.org.uk/area-group/

Regards

Ray Hodson
by Ray5311
Sun Sep 11, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: South Hants
Topic: South Hants Area Group Meeting 13thSeptember 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1009

South Hants Area Group Meeting 13thSeptember 2016

Hi Lads Next Tuesday we have the pleasure of another South Hants Area Group Meeting. Peter Swift will be talking about ‘Wadhurst, prototype and model’ at Southampton MRSs see http://www.shmrc.org.uk/area-group/ See the attachment, I hope you can be there for an interesting night,for more information...
by Ray5311
Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: South Hants
Topic: SOUTH HANTS AREA GROUP November Meeting
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Views: 1241

SOUTH HANTS AREA GROUP November Meeting

SOUTH HANTS AREA GROUP Supported by EMGS and Scalefour Society The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 10th Nov, 7pm for 7.30pm at the South Hants Model Railway Club clubrooms, Fort Widley, Portsdown Hill Road, Portsmouth PO6 3LS “I Do It My Way” by Terry Bendall Terry has been at the forefront of ...
by Ray5311
Tue Aug 11, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: South Hants
Topic: South Hants Area Group Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 1664

Re: South Hants Area Group Meeting

South Hants Area Group Meetings (EMGS & S4) Short report Summer 2015 . The Area Group continues to meet regularly, in June when Dave Bridges gave an illustrated and informative talk about “Making and Finishing Coaches” and we were able to see The EM gauge Hope under Dinmore and the S4 Eastwood l...
by Ray5311
Sun May 17, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: South Hants
Topic: South Hants Area Group Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 1664

Re: South Hants Area Group Meeting

South Hants Area Group Report Tuesday 14th April 2015 We thank the Southampton MRS for hosting a most enjoyable night listening to the thoughts and forecasts for the hobby from Tony Wright, plus his excellent presentation “The Changing Hobby”. including models old and new. Tony gave us a lot to thin...
by Ray5311
Mon Apr 13, 2015 11:37 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Eastwood L&Y; A Layout in a Weekend – Can they do it?
Replies: 44
Views: 20821

Re: Eastwood L&Y; A Layout in a Weekend – Can they do it?

Now Five years later and the first part of the layout is ready (not completely finished) to exhibit at Scalefour North

See photos, more to follow.

Ray
by Ray5311
Sat Oct 11, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: South Hants
Topic: South Hants Area Group OCTOBER 2014 Meeting (EMGS & S4)
Replies: 1
Views: 1588

Re: South Hants Area Group OCTOBER 2014 Meeting (EMGS & S4)

The Ogden Fold layout is fully erected prior to the East of England BRM exhibition next week end. The layout should be running as at the exhibition for testing and if you want photographing. Just another thing to look forward to. As all the L&Y stock will be on Ogden layout then the Eastwood lay...
by Ray5311
Fri Oct 03, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: South Hants
Topic: South Hants Area Group OCTOBER 2014 Meeting (EMGS & S4)
Replies: 1
Views: 1588

South Hants Area Group OCTOBER 2014 Meeting (EMGS & S4)

Short report after my first Area Group Meeting. SHAG Report Tuesday 9th September 2014 Report We had a successful and enjoyable Area Group meeting, the agenda for the night was as planned. Chris Budd gave an demonstration of soldering trackwork, especially the crossing vee using silver soldering tec...
by Ray5311
Sun Sep 07, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: South Hants
Topic: South Hants Area Group Meeting (EMGS & S4)
Replies: 0
Views: 1236

South Hants Area Group Meeting (EMGS & S4)

South Hants Area Group News Report from Ray Hodson 01329 315641 email ray.hodson@sky.com Under New Management I am pleased to announce that I have taken over as the Area Group Coordinator for South Hants from Dave Hawkins who has had this office for over 5 years, thank you David. I hope to bring som...
by Ray5311
Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:41 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Eastwood L&Y; A Layout in a Weekend – Can they do it?
Replies: 44
Views: 20821

Re: Eastwood L&Y; A Layout in a Weekend – Can they do it?

From Captain Ray, Thanks Tatty for putting up the photos I sent you. Just to advise members we have actually been busy on the layout for the last couple of months. What viewers might not notice is a complete relaying of the track including a new Single slip, plus two new additional points on the sec...
by Ray5311
Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Eastwood L&Y; A Layout in a Weekend – Can they do it?
Replies: 44
Views: 20821

Re: Eastwood L&Y; A Layout in a Weekend – See it at PORTSMOUTH

Friends and Supporters If you missed the layout being built at the Southampton Exhibition or you just want to see it again, you can. The layout will be on display at the Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition at Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane Portsmouth, on Saturday 13th March. Also if any mem...
by Ray5311
Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:12 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Eastwood L&Y; A Layout in a Weekend – Can they do it?
Replies: 44
Views: 20821

Re: Eastwood L&Y; A Layout in a Weekend – A postscript

This is a message from Captain Ray who was very proud to have lead the crew of modellers on the Eastwood project (Never mind the title of Brigadier and the Brigade, we come from Portsmouth and have Naval Connections). Unfortunately we were not able to keep to the plan which was very optimistic. We d...

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