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by Dave K
Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:59 am
Forum: Baseboards and Carpentry
Topic: New Street progress
Replies: 21
Views: 9616

Re: New Street progress

Very impressive baseboards - are you going to provide some 'bottom' protection for the boards to cover the electrics when in transit, given the wonderful weather we current have.

I look forward to seeing the fruits of your labour at Leatherhead.
by Dave K
Sun Aug 31, 2008 8:34 am
Forum: Coaches and NPCS
Topic: GWR Smoking/No Smoking signs
Replies: 5
Views: 3643

Re: GWR Smoking/No Smoking signs

Nick, I thought that this question had came up before on GWR elist. It was posed by John Lewis with a reply from Trevor Potts Re: GWR "Smoking" notices. John, They were all etched but the lettering I have seen in grey, or etched glass colour, and the same style of lettering in white and a ...
by Dave K
Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:19 am
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: Bachman RTR conversions
Replies: 9
Views: 5122

Re: Bachman RTR conversions


I seem to remember something in a past edition of Snooze about re-motoring a Bachman loco using a Branchlines motor and worm, with a piece of placticcard and tape to stop the motor moving.

Are you using the same motor and did you have remove a shaft from one end :?:
by Dave K
Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:36 am
Forum: Tools and Techniques
Topic: AJ Bending Jigs
Replies: 1
Views: 2628

AJ Bending Jigs

At Wells, at the weekend, I saw a AJ bending jig which Brian Pearce had. He thought it could be made using micro bore tube and my friend bought some from Finney & Smith to build one.
by Dave K
Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: Other Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Brummie roads
Replies: 17
Views: 8258

Re: Brummie roads

You may have already been down this route but here goes. In a previous existence, i.e. when I worked for a living, I was looking for the date when a hospital gated a road that ran through its site and converted it into a car park, for want of a better word. I was told that this would have been sanct...
by Dave K
Sun Jul 27, 2008 8:11 am
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Turnout wiring / soldering
Replies: 10
Views: 4726

Re: Turnout wiring / soldering

When we were wiring up the turnouts on Hallatrow we drilled a small hole adjustant to the timber were the C&L copper clad had been stuck with epoxy e.g. the vee, and soldered the dropper straight on top and then added the cosmetic chairs. Once we had tested the layout the copper clad was painted...
by Dave K
Sun Jul 27, 2008 7:43 am
Forum: Baseboards and Carpentry
Topic: Eridge Mk2
Replies: 24
Views: 12768

Re: Eridge Mk2

Rod Cameron wrote:and quite deep

I know you say and I can see it, but how deep are they :?:

Dave Keeler
by Dave K
Wed Jul 23, 2008 3:04 pm
Forum: Railmotors, Railcars and Multiple Units
Topic: ex-SR Hampshire Unit (2H)
Replies: 3
Views: 3840

ex-SR Hampshire Unit (2H)

I am building a Southern Pride 2H and have been looking at the Hampshire & Sussex Units Preservation Society website. The photos of the non-driving end view of one their coaches shows that the two coaches were joined using a buckeye coupling. Has anyone a...

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