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by CDGFife
Sat Jan 17, 2015 6:51 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Finally Made A Start in P4!
Replies: 210
Views: 36016

Re: Finally Made A Start in P4!

So the Ambis Point rodding etches have arrived and I've had time to have a play today. See below for results. CSM15-1-3.jpg From the left are my first and second attempts at Compensation cranks, First one was just loose assembled but the second has been soldered up (and still moves) and just needs a...
by CDGFife
Fri Jan 16, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Finally Made A Start in P4!
Replies: 210
Views: 36016

Re: Finally Made A Start in P4!

Happy New Year All. Can't believe it's been so long since I had the time to post an update. Just as I'd got going on the layout along came a pile of work (can't really complain about that) which pulled in some cash to allow me to complete another phase of house renovation (shouldn't complain about t...
by CDGFife
Tue Aug 12, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: Trackwork options for newbie
Replies: 75
Views: 18427

Re: Trackwork options for newbie

As a fellow beginner in P4 I've been through this exact decision in the last few months. Despite advise as per most people that have already posted to go for the exactoscale kit, I decided (being contrary and also tight!) to dive straight in and build a turnout and some track from lengths of hini ra...
by CDGFife
Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Finally Made A Start in P4!
Replies: 210
Views: 36016

Re: Finally Made A Start in P4!

That yellow book lying prominently on your bookshelf could mean you won't be doing much modelling in July John - You may be right! I am actually in the midlands on the first weekend as I'm entered into a sportive in Shropshire, but it would be rude not to step across to Yorkshire when we're so clos...
by CDGFife
Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Finally Made A Start in P4!
Replies: 210
Views: 36016

Finally Made A Start in P4!

Well after nearly 18 months of membership I've finally got down to some track building! Terry Bendall signed me up at Model Rail Scotland in 2013 - I'd gone with the intention of talking to the EM boys but found the P4 stand first. I spent the first year of membership reading up on what and how, and...
by CDGFife
Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scalefour North 2014
Replies: 97
Views: 22225

Re: Scalefour North 2014

Having just returned to my computer after some onward business travel I tacked on to the Fife-Wakefield XCountry journey (Ladybank to Wakefield direct :thumb ) I'd like to extend my thanks to everyone involved for show that I thoroughly enjoyed. I experienced lots of helpful advise and encouragement...

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