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by stephenfreeman
Sat May 19, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Starting in P4
Topic: Making a start - Irish 5'3" P4
Replies: 24
Views: 14273

Re: Making a start - Irish 5'3" P4

Hi, Just come across this thread. If you have been following the 00-SF/0-MF threads on the Templot Club, you'll know that to set the check rail, it should really be gauged from the opposite rail. I'm not sure that such a gauge exists for Irish P4. Obviously you could use the flangeway gauge at a pus...
by stephenfreeman
Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:45 am
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: Huet products
Replies: 4
Views: 3912

Re: Huet products

Hi,

The inks were originally available from Exactoscale, but that was quite some time ago, I'm afraid.
by stephenfreeman
Fri Nov 04, 2011 7:42 am
Forum: Semaphore Signals
Topic: Modelling SR Westinghouse half-disc ground signals
Replies: 22
Views: 12979

Re: Modelling SR Westinghouse half-disc ground signals

Is the lamp and post one casting? If not is the lamp solid or hollow?
by stephenfreeman
Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:38 am
Forum: Semaphore Signals
Topic: Fibre optic signal lamps
Replies: 12
Views: 8898

Re: Fibre optic signal lamps

Hi, I personally prefer the grain o'rice bulbs where possible, sometimes it isn't and I have to use fibre-optic. For Grain O'Rice, where possible, use the post for one path and the ladder (suitably insulated from the post etc of course) for the other. If I have to use Fibre-Optic, I use Crofon .025&...
by stephenfreeman
Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:26 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Droppers on track
Replies: 40
Views: 20093

Re: Droppers on track

Hi, I think the main problem you were having was in the choice of solder. If you use lead-free, it's a real pig to solder to steel without using a corrosive flux, switching to a leaded cored solder should be a little easier, better still use nickel silver rail (steel rail doesn't really look like pr...

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