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by John McAleely
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Operating in Practice
Topic: A new lever frame design
Replies: 91
Views: 26852

Re: A new lever frame design

I have now had the opportunity to list this new product. Available to members only in our online stores . There are two etches - the MKII Lever Frame (£26) and the etch providing locking for 5 levers: 4-bar vertical tappet interlocking (£34). As a reminder, instructions are on Howard's website: www....
by John McAleely
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Operating in Practice
Topic: A new lever frame design
Replies: 91
Views: 26852

Re: A new lever frame design

For those waiting to buy these online, I hope to be able to pull together all the updates needed later this week.
by John McAleely
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum North 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 16071

Re: Scaleforum North 2018

Andrew Ullyott wrote:If you're debating whether to go tomorrow, I'd recommend it.


Tickets booked. Looking forward to it!
by John McAleely
Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum North 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 16071

Re: Scaleforum North 2018

For those planning to use the Bring & Buy, I have just posted this year’s forms here.
by John McAleely
Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum North 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 16071

Re: Scaleforum North 2018

Members will have received the guide with their most recent Scalefour News. I’ve just uploaded it for all to download:

www.scalefour.org/scalefournorth/2018
by John McAleely
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Scenery and Structures
Topic: Real locations - multi-era photographs
Replies: 21
Views: 5459

Re: Real locations - multi-era photographs

Maybe that's the next question - where does this thread belong? :-) Layouts and operations?
by John McAleely
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Scenery and Structures
Topic: Real locations - multi-era photographs
Replies: 21
Views: 5459

Re: Real locations - multi-era photographs

I deliberately moved it out of the members-only members lounge :-) it didn't seem to have any reason to be discussed in private...

I did struggle to choose an appropriate location.
by John McAleely
Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: Flexi Chassis an Appreciation
Replies: 467
Views: 98982

Re: Flexi Chassis an Appreciation

As this thread wakens up again, we'd like to remind people posting to be thoughtful in their responses. There is lots to read on this thread, and many excellent contributions. Some recently seem to over-focus on the individual posters, and not the topic at hand. Please be mindful to address the topi...
by John McAleely
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Warley 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 14243

Re: Warley 2017

Noel, compared to some of the other critiques offered on this thread, I think that seems quite blunt and unhelpful. I assume the layout is the work of one of our members. They don’t appear to be on the thread to ask for clarification or further thoughts. Would it be reasonable to ask for something ...
by John McAleely
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Warley 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 14243

Re: Warley 2017

I can only assume that the competition... Noel, compared to some of the other critiques offered on this thread, I think that seems quite blunt and unhelpful. I assume the layout is the work of one of our members. They don’t appear to be on the thread to ask for clarification or further thoughts. Wo...
by John McAleely
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Coaches and NPCS
Topic: SR Couplings for non-corridor coaches
Replies: 26
Views: 6127

Re: SR Couplings for non-corridor coaches

seanmcs wrote:How do I get to you my email address. I'm in Sydney, Australia.


There is a small icon next to the word ‘contact’ to the left of every posting. Using the one beneath joe’s name will get a suitable message to him.
by John McAleely
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2017 Retrospective
Replies: 0
Views: 930

Scaleforum 2017 Retrospective

I have the pleasure of publishing our latest show retrospective:

Scaleforum 2017

I hope it is a good reminder of the show!
by John McAleely
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Product Information
Topic: Charity Christmas Cards in the Stores
Replies: 0
Views: 1023

Charity Christmas Cards in the Stores

Once again, the Society is offering Charity Christmas Cards this year. With proceeds to the Railway Children, you can purchase packs of four for £2.50.

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Item CARD1 in both the public eshop and members stores.
by John McAleely
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2017
Replies: 129
Views: 32569

Re: Scaleforum 2017

I have just updated the show page, and uploaded the guide (PDF) and details of the £3 bus service we will run from Aylesbury Station.
by John McAleely
Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scalefour Southwest 2017 Retrospective
Replies: 2
Views: 1277

Re: Scalefour Southwest 2017 Retrospective

The captions should now be unmuddled. Thank you to everyone who spotted the error and let me know.
by John McAleely
Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scalefour Southwest 2017 Retrospective
Replies: 2
Views: 1277

Re: Scalefour Southwest 2017 Retrospective

It looks like I've jumbled up the captions in 'around the show'. I'll fix that tomorrow.
by John McAleely
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scalefour Southwest 2017 Retrospective
Replies: 2
Views: 1277

Scalefour Southwest 2017 Retrospective

I have just posted the retrospective for this year's Scalefour Southwest 25, held as part of Railwells 40:

www.scalefour.org/scalefoursouthwest/2017

My thanks as always to the photographers. This year: Danny Cockling, Steve Carter and Eddie Bourne.
by John McAleely
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Diesel and Electric Locomotives
Topic: Hornby 08 to P4
Replies: 15
Views: 4726

Re: Hornby 08 to P4

Steve Taylor wrote:Hardwicke: Which Issue of the news should I be digging out?


This came up when I got started with this loco too. I think this post has the News articles listed:

viewtopic.php?p=4599#p4599
by John McAleely
Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2017
Replies: 129
Views: 32569

Re: Scaleforum 2017

grovenor-2685 wrote:Perhaps John can add it when he gets back.


Now done. Thank you all for your patience this week.
by John McAleely
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Railwells 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 5397

Re: Railwells 2017

Thank you both. Chris has asked me to make the same change on our website - £3 on Saturday for parking, and free (as usual) on Sunday.
by John McAleely
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2017
Replies: 129
Views: 32569

Re: Scaleforum 2017

Penrhos1920 wrote:I think Rob Ward award would prefer you to use his correct name and note that Danby is firmly Norse Eastern.


I'm sure he would. Thanks for spotting the error. Sorry about that!
by John McAleely
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2017
Replies: 129
Views: 32569

Re: Scaleforum 2017

Armchair Modeller wrote:I would appreciate a comment that my layout (Neversay) is in the early stages of construction.


Done.
by John McAleely
Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2017
Replies: 129
Views: 32569

Re: Scaleforum 2017

I've opened the page on the general site for Scaleforum 2017, and also opened advance ticket sales.
by John McAleely
Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2017 Advance ticket sales
Replies: 3
Views: 1628

Scaleforum 2017 Advance ticket sales

Advance tickets are now available for Scaleforum 2017. Admission is £9, with a discounted rate for members of £6. As last year, anyone can purchase a single ticket and gain early admission. Members can also form a group (one member acts as the contact for all the tickets) and get a further discount...
by John McAleely
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Product Information
Topic: Michael Clark - Masokits Revised Catalogue 19
Replies: 1
Views: 1941

Re: Michael Clark - Masokits New Catalogue

Michael has asked me to post a revised version of Catalogue 19. He had omitted item 11.34, "Signal Wire Posts, Pulley Wheels and Detectors" in error when preparing the initial copy of the catalogue.

You can download the revised version from the webpage we host.

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