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by tom_tom_go
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Rats on the line
Replies: 6
Views: 51

Re: Rats on the line

My two young male cats regularly catch rats from the areas they roam.
by tom_tom_go
Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Etch primer and painting advice
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: Etch primer and painting advice

Chris Bird does a good paint guide using rattle cans:

https://sites.google.com/a/gardenrailwa ... e-easy-way
by tom_tom_go
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: bambuko loco works 0-6-2 (Fowler)
Replies: 167
Views: 16058

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

Bang on!
by tom_tom_go
Sun May 31, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Donegal Railway Class 5 Drumboe 15mm scratch build
Replies: 45
Views: 2548

Re: Donegal Railway Class 5 Drumboe 15mm scratch build

I like the black as well.
by tom_tom_go
Fri May 29, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Charles - Penrhyn Mainline Hunslet
Replies: 66
Views: 4547

Re: Charles - Penrhyn Mainline Hunslet

Why don't you use hex bolts Dave out of interest?
by tom_tom_go
Sat May 23, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Battery charging advice please
Replies: 32
Views: 1591

Re: Battery charging advice please

Glad it is working Andrew!
by tom_tom_go
Thu May 21, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: eBay madness
Replies: 201
Views: 100539

Re: eBay madness

Brilliant.
by tom_tom_go
Wed May 20, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Sunshine!!
Replies: 12
Views: 306

Re: Sunshine!!

Great photos Rik.
by tom_tom_go
Wed May 20, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Roundhouse Fowler
Replies: 28
Views: 1185

Re: Roundhouse Fowler

The 0-6-0 SSP Slomo will fit a Roundhouse Fowler as it fits into the Lady Anne, Russell and Silver Lady types (I have fitted these devices to these locos).
by tom_tom_go
Wed May 20, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: 5" gauge 0-6-0 Sweet Pea
Replies: 126
Views: 8753

Re: 5" gauge 0-6-0 Sweet Pea

Air test of the modified steam chest covers, no leaks on air!

by tom_tom_go
Wed May 20, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: 5" gauge 0-6-0 Sweet Pea
Replies: 126
Views: 8753

Re: 5" gauge 0-6-0 Sweet Pea

Thank you for the kind comments.

I will contact you via PM as this thread is about my loco.
by tom_tom_go
Wed May 20, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Storage and conservation of steam cylinders after use
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: Storage and conservation of steam cylinders after use

You can run the engine on light machine oil while running on air as there is no need to use steam oil. But if your purpose is to clear the cylinders after a run then you would already have steam oil in the lubricator and pipework. Light oil will have a hard time penetrating the thicker steam oil. Lo...
by tom_tom_go
Wed May 20, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: A Journey on the Grasslander
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Re: A Journey on the Grasslander

Clever idea Greg, I watched the long version!
by tom_tom_go
Tue May 19, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 604
Views: 67252

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Nicely done, looking forward to seeing the tender in action (test it with the Lady, you can't have too many Slomos):

by tom_tom_go
Sun May 17, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: Neighbours of garden railways
Replies: 18
Views: 544

Re: Neighbours of garden railways

Just to add that most of you probably don't have to put up with what I do, here is a list: Loud neighbours, particularly women shouting Modified cars racing up and down Flightpath for aircraft Cars running on tick over with hands free kits on full blast Endless DIY noises Dogs barking only for the o...