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by FWLR
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Wild Rose ~ Quarry Hunslet
Replies: 254
Views: 39613

Re: Wild Rose ~ Quarry Hunslet

She's looking mightily impressive Dave.. :thumbright:
by FWLR
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: bambuko loco works 0-6-2 (Fowler)
Replies: 130
Views: 10341

Re: bambuko loco works 0-6-2 (Fowler)

Oil blackening steel is great. I've got some filthy lawnmower sump oil that puts a different finish on steel compared to clean oil. Thickness of the job and degree of heating before plunging into the oil makes a difference. I've been oil blackening screws most recently. I copped criticism from UK b...
by FWLR
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: A bit of time in the shed
Replies: 58
Views: 3288

Re: A bit of time in the shed

Nice Steve. :thumbright: :thumbright:

How will mine turn out I wonder when I get my chassis next year..... :roll: :roll:
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by FWLR
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past
Replies: 11
Views: 507

Re: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past

It's one thing to say this forum is demising somewhat, but I don't think it is. This has to be one of the more informative and very friendly forums that since I have joined as got better and better. There is so much to learn from reading threads that go back quite some years, so that tells you it's ...
by FWLR
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Time to build a railway...but where?
Replies: 2171
Views: 298315

Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

That's a beautiful looking wagon Peter. It's so good it will look fantastic on my line.... :lol: :lol:

Oh I forgot for a moment there, I haven't got one has yet....But soon. :thumbright: :thumbright:
by FWLR
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: bambuko loco works 0-6-2 (Fowler)
Replies: 130
Views: 10341

Re: bambuko loco works 0-6-2 (Fowler)

...You mentioned "girls' first Chris.... :lol: :lol: That's beacuse I am an incorrigible dinosaur :mrgreen: ps I have been locting the wheels on axles since yesterday - not taking chances and leaving it for 24 hrs to set before touching, because it would be right PITA if something were to go wrong ...
by FWLR
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: bambuko loco works 0-6-2 (Fowler)
Replies: 130
Views: 10341

Re: bambuko loco works 0-6-2 (Fowler)

bambuko wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:20 pm

What do you think guys? (and girls, if there are any here?)
You mentioned "girls' first Chris.... :lol: :lol:
by FWLR
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway
Replies: 187
Views: 20929

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Oops, sorry Mitch, I thought they were both yours. :roll: Never mind your "Robin" does look good. The video showed her doing well pulling that coach and the wagons. Little hesitate at first wasn't she. Still she did get a good head of steam up later and ran well I thought. Hope we can see more video...
by FWLR
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Mamods & MSS
Topic: Lest we forget, Mamod tribute
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Lest we forget, Mamod tribute

That is such a brilliant tribute.

Makes one remember how our freedom was won by so many lost lives.


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by FWLR
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway
Replies: 187
Views: 20929

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Two very nice looking Locos, Mitch. You should be well proud of them...
by FWLR
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: bambuko loco works 0-6-2 (Fowler)
Replies: 130
Views: 10341

Re: bambuko loco works 0-6-2 (Fowler)

There are girls on the forum and they are well versed in the ways of engineering. It's something of a mystery to boys, that girls can make things out of steel.... :thumbright: Not having ago really.... On the shiny wheels. Don't get me wrong, I haven't much knowledge on how railways ran or do run, h...
by FWLR
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: The Reading and Squamish Light Railway Stock Thread
Replies: 69
Views: 10952

Re: The Reading and Squamish Light Railway Stock Thread

big-ted wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:17 am

In any case, it's only noticeable very up close now that I've primed & sanded it, so I'm not going to lose any sleep over it.

I wouldn't either Ted. :sleepy1: :sleepy2:
It's still a great build and has you say, " Who's going to see it at 6 feet away". :thumbright:
by FWLR
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: (WH)WHR Rolling Stock
Replies: 375
Views: 74840

Re: (WH)WHR Rolling Stock

Interesting use materials for this build Andrew. It's look great already.
by FWLR
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: The Reading and Squamish Light Railway Stock Thread
Replies: 69
Views: 10952

Re: The Reading and Squamish Light Railway Stock Thread

I would be very proud of that wagon myself Ted...Brilliant. :thumbright: :thumbright:
by FWLR
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Wild Rose ~ Quarry Hunslet
Replies: 254
Views: 39613

Re: Wild Rose ~ Quarry Hunslet

Loving your build Dave. It's looking better by the day. :thumbright: