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by jjnewitt
Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: jjnewitt
Topic: Adventures in the land of fully sprung diesels
Replies: 102
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Re: Adventures in the land of fully sprung diesels

Hi Craig, Don't worry. That's a very nice collection of working timetables you've managed to gather some of which would indeed be really useful. My very embryonic layout will be set somewhere in the period 1963/65 and is based on a fictional secondary line to the north of Cardiff running between jus...
by jjnewitt
Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: jjnewitt
Topic: Adventures in the land of fully sprung diesels
Replies: 102
Views: 52585

Re: Adventures in the land of fully sprung diesels

I haven't had any issues with the meshing on the gears on the class 37. I think the arrangement of the gears is pretty much the same as the AWD ones except that of course that only the two axle are powered. I've had a look at my Bachmann class 47 that will get the treatment at some point and the arr...
by jjnewitt
Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: jjnewitt
Topic: Adventures in the land of fully sprung diesels
Replies: 102
Views: 52585

Adventures in the land of fully sprung diesels

Hi all, Over the past coulpe of years I have been working on a number of fully sprung diesels with some degree of sucess. They are reasonably straightforwrd to put together but they do take some time. If anyone is considering going down this route then I would definately recomend giving it a go. It ...
by jjnewitt
Sat Nov 12, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: Diesel and Electric Locomotives
Topic: MRJ 188
Replies: 4
Views: 3905

Re: MRJ 188

I would thoroughly recomend that particular article. I was quite happy just building steam locos until I read it! Back issues of MRJ are easy enough to find http://britishrailwaybooks.co.uk/books/wildswan/modelrailwayjournal188.html for example. I frequently go back to mine. The bogies are reasonabl...

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