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by IanC
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Candleford Green Light Railway
Replies: 14
Views: 162

Re: The Candleford Green Light Railway

It's a good start. I was thinking of using blocks for the permanent way, but by using similar method to you I may get something running much quicker.
by IanC
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Sand hopper
Replies: 63
Views: 1410

Re: Sand hopper

The wood looks like wood and the wagons present a most realistic appearance. Well done Rik.
by IanC
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ballasting track
Replies: 5
Views: 121

Re: Ballasting track

Personal experience of using SBR and a variety of ballast materials has given me an insight into what works and what is less likely to. My own first attempt was to use horticultural grit, which I took a long time to sieve out the larger lumps and only use the smaller. I quite liked the appearance o...
by IanC
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Tom's station building
Replies: 53
Views: 1764

Re: Tom's station building

:thumbright:
by IanC
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Another Wild Rose Project
Replies: 84
Views: 1464

Re: Another Wild Rose Project

-steves- wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:47 pm
.... sometimes i sit there and think, I wonder if anyone is actually reading this, let alone enjoying it, lol ;) :lol:
Still with you. Reading it and enjoying it.
by IanC
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Upgrading Ivor
Replies: 14
Views: 657

Re: Upgrading Ivor

Peter Butler wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:22 pm
IanC wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:29 am
Brilliant. I'd love one for my grandson.
Sounds like a fair swap!
:thumbright: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by IanC
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery
Topic: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery - June 2019 Entries
Replies: 22
Views: 487

Re: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery - June 2019 Entries

tom_tom_go wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:10 pm
I think Rik has the winning shot already, brilliant photo!
I was thinking that too as soon as I saw it. It's certainly going to be difficult to beat.
by IanC
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Tom's station building
Replies: 53
Views: 1764

Re: Tom's station building

Lovely. :thumbleft:
by IanC
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Disasters, Out-takes, Accidents, Fails etc.
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Disasters, Out-takes, Accidents, Fails etc.

No pictures, but my Lady Anne has had a badly bent buffer beam when it derailed and hit a very substantial bridge support. It also suffered a dent, since removed in the tank side when it fell from an elevated section of a friend's railway.
by IanC
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Upgrading Ivor
Replies: 14
Views: 657

Re: Upgrading Ivor

Brilliant. I'd love one for my grandson.
by IanC
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Another Wild Rose Project
Replies: 84
Views: 1464

Re: Another Wild Rose Project

Steve, I am not an engineer, I haven't worked in, or for, industry. It doesn't stop me from following your threads and builds with interest. I doubt I will ever own a lathe, pillar drill or any other type of engineering machinery but there are still things I can learn and I enjoy seeing something co...
by IanC
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Working with Concrete Block
Replies: 22
Views: 708

Re: Working with Concrete Block

IrishPeter wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:32 pm
For those of us who did not have a nanny growing up, H&S can be quite irritating.

Cheers,
Peter in Va
Indeed! :thumbup:
by IanC
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: RWLR - Robin Wood Light Railway
Replies: 710
Views: 111238

Re: RWLR - Robin Wood Light Railway

Sorry to hear of your Dad's passing Tom. Good luck with your future projects.
by IanC
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Merlins Castle Line
Replies: 146
Views: 10410

Re: Merlins Castle Line

A cracking purchase. A most handsome loco. Nice colour too. To restore or preserve? A vexing question indeed.
by IanC
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: TVT - Start of Operation
Replies: 9
Views: 280

Re: TVT - Start of Operation

Well done. Lovely photographs and write up of the first trains.