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by invicta280
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Tom's station building
Replies: 53
Views: 1866

Re: Tom's station building

A great project and a handsome result.
by invicta280
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Rolling Stock for the Far End Tramway
Replies: 108
Views: 10965

Re: Rolling Stock for the Far End Tramway

I do have trouble imagining how you can integrate the gnomes though! Integrated gnomes! My trigger finger is itching already! Haha! I used to live in a town in New Zealand that suffered ( if that is the right word) from a rogue shooter who would strike at night shooting the heads off of garden gnom...
by invicta280
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Double heading (sort of) on the RWLR
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Re: Double heading (sort of) on the RWLR

:thumbup: Nice sedate speed too.
by invicta280
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Botch Idea
Replies: 19
Views: 1400

Re: Botch Idea

47mm in from chassis end. Handy to know. I'm planning the same thing.
by invicta280
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Charlwood Light Railway (CWLR)
Replies: 141
Views: 6313

Re: The Charlwood Light Railway (CWLR)

The new livery totally transforms that loco. Well done!
by invicta280
Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Tom's station building
Replies: 53
Views: 1866

Re: Tom's station building

Love that design.
by invicta280
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Multiple small projects
Replies: 52
Views: 2319

Re: Multiple small projects

I have used a stretchy fabric from one of the girls' old discarded dresses. I stretched it over the roof and sprayed it with aerosol glue if I recall correctly, before trimming with a craft knife.
by invicta280
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Botch Idea
Replies: 19
Views: 1400

Re: Botch Idea

That's interesting to know. I am planning to get some Swift Sixteen coaches and was wondering if the 4 wheelers might exert more drag on tight curves. I think the shorter coaches could suit my line better, so fitting them with bogies sounds like the answer. Thanks! Any chance of a photo of your new ...
by invicta280
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Cobtree Line
Replies: 26
Views: 2075

Re: The Cobtree Line

Due to pressure of work and other aspects of life, the trackbed for my garden line has progressed no further than the last picture. Also I needed to figure out how the line would cross the footpath to the rhs of that picture as the line needs to swing to the right, crossing the path and curving arou...
by invicta280
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: North East Victoria Railway
Replies: 94
Views: 8307

Re: North East Victoria Railway

Fascinating power supply to the tram system.
I always wonder how people who run overhead supply maintain a good contact between the trolley pole/ pantograph and the wires.
I like the nifty little battery electric loco too.
by invicta280
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: Checking over the garden railway...
Replies: 6
Views: 394

Re: Checking over the garden railway...

Yes, summer in New Zealand, though I hear it's been a bit damp so far. The Pohutukawa and its red flowers are a very iconic symbol of NZ but probably not too familiar to folks overseas.
by invicta280
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Animals on the line
Replies: 29
Views: 1275

Re: Animals on the line

Foxes, squirrels, blackbirds, hedgehogs, green tree snakes and now a wolf ! Us garden railers certainly interact with the wildlife. Better than sitting indoors watching the telly.
by invicta280
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: What to do with a couple of chassis
Replies: 56
Views: 1959

Re: What to do with a couple of chassis

Looks good and an impressive performer too!
by invicta280
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Winter repairs on the Rylston Light
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: Winter repairs on the Rylston Light

Great picture! I had one of those moggie travellers.
by invicta280
Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: What to do with a couple of chassis
Replies: 56
Views: 1959

Re: What to do with a couple of chassis

A fine result. Smooth paint job too.