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by tom_tom_go
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: A brewery for Beeston Castle
Replies: 30
Views: 863

Re: A brewery for Beeston Castle

ge_rik wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:46 pm
If the worst comes to the worst, I will use the mesh from the plastic tennis bats as I did for the water mill .....

https://riksrailway.blogspot.com/2017/1 ... ml#windows

Rik
I remember this good idea.
by tom_tom_go
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: RC Trains
Replies: 4
Views: 61

Re: RC Trains

alanf wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:05 pm
Been trying to use RC Trains website but it seems to be unavailable. Anyone else having problems.

thanks
Aaln
If you have a mobile device can you access the website using 4G rather than your Internet connection?
by tom_tom_go
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: Barley Pit Works
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: Barley Pit Works

If you sent the loco you must have his address can you get the loco picked up using a courier?
by tom_tom_go
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Time to build a railway...but where?
Replies: 2058
Views: 258487

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

Take your Regner this time Rik :thumbup:
by tom_tom_go
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: A brewery for Beeston Castle
Replies: 30
Views: 863

Re: A brewery for Beeston Castle

These guys do great windows:

https://www.jacksonsminiatures.com
by tom_tom_go
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Acme sound card installed in my HGLW diesel loco
Replies: 7
Views: 145

Re: Acme sound card installed in my HGLW diesel loco

If I didn't run live steamers I would certainly fit MLS steam sound cards as Rik demonstrates in this video how well they sound and can be configured for realistic running:



But the diesel offering is not good enough yet for me.
by tom_tom_go
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Building a freelance diesel for push-up duty
Replies: 10
Views: 253

Re: Building a freelance diesel for push-up duty

Can we call it 'Donk' please!
by tom_tom_go
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Acme sound card installed in my HGLW diesel loco
Replies: 7
Views: 145

Re: Acme sound card installed in my HGLW diesel loco

The new cards still sound synthesised and robotic.

Only my opinion of course.
by tom_tom_go
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: Roundhouse George
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: Roundhouse George

Look forward to a video of it running at realistic speeds soon then Chris :thumbup:
by tom_tom_go
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Roundhouse George
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: Roundhouse George

Slomo on order yet Chris? :mrgreen:
by tom_tom_go
Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Acme sound card installed in my HGLW diesel loco
Replies: 7
Views: 145

Re: Acme sound card installed in my HGLW diesel loco

The sound card is good for a train that you just want to set off and go.

It sounds the part, better than the MLS diesel sound cards they sound crap even the latest offering.
by tom_tom_go
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Wild Rose ~ Quarry Hunslet
Replies: 160
Views: 27185

Re: Wild Rose ~ Quarry Hunslet

That's huge!
by tom_tom_go
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Charlwood Light Railway (CWLR)
Replies: 72
Views: 3427

Re: The Charlwood Light Railway (CWLR)

Looks like a class 73 to me, narrow gauge version!
by tom_tom_go
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Finescale Engineering Quarry Hunslet issues
Replies: 21
Views: 363

Re: Finescale Engineering Quarry Hunslet issues

Well I got the pressure gauge working this evening. I found some tiny solid core wire and managed to feed it all the way into the boiler then pop it pissed out water all over me! Descaled the boiler, not too much crap. Put the loco back together, same issue. I don't like ending the weekend on a prob...
by tom_tom_go
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Finescale Engineering Quarry Hunslet issues
Replies: 21
Views: 363

Re: Finescale Engineering Quarry Hunslet issues

Removed the boiler and the chassis run fines on air. Pumping air into the boiler itself and then opening the regulator air comes out of the outlet indicated with green arrow: IMG_20190217_175941-01.jpeg However, as the pressure gauge outlet marked with an orange arrow does not exhaust air despite be...