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by Andrew
Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:16 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The continuious quiz
Replies: 484
Views: 60651

How about the Titanic museum in Belfast?

Andrew.
by Andrew
Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Lynton and Barnstaple carriage kits, a joint venture
Replies: 104
Views: 28139

Those look great! A carriage a week is incredible! I reckon on 6 months each for mine, although most of that time is usually spent finding lost bits and tools due to the muddle I work in...

Good luck with 'em,

Andrew.
by Andrew
Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Recovering
Replies: 22
Views: 5524

Take care - and get well soon!
by Andrew
Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Imp bug box kit from m2m sales stand
Replies: 15
Views: 4589

METHSSNIFFER:86708 wrote: a hand painted crest and First on waist door panel both with a brush!
Wow! Nice work...
by Andrew
Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Westwood & Loscoe Light Railway
Replies: 1040
Views: 205920

Very nice - I'd be tempted to add a white square on the bridge behind the signal to aid drivers sighting it as they hurtle along at, err, 15mph... OK, not very narrow gauge, but I'd still be tempted. I like it when you see the ghostly remains of those squares long after the signal has gone... Cheers...
by Andrew
Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The (Windmill Hill) Welsh Highland Railway
Replies: 577
Views: 119822

Hello again... I've been doing a little more scenic work recently, adding the rear wall of the short cutting pictured up the thread a little. It was a very tight location, with little space between the railway line and the fence, but I managed to scrounge some thin bits of stone from some friends wh...
by Andrew
Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: (WH)WHR Rolling Stock
Replies: 589
Views: 117385

Having waited three years for a decent summer so I could do some serious tracklaying it went and got far too hot to be digging holes and mixing concrete. So I retreated indoors and got stuck into a model of the WHR Gladstone Car that I've been working on for a while now. It's a "scrimpbuild" - part ...
by Andrew
Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Imp bug box kit from m2m sales stand
Replies: 15
Views: 4589

Nope, but I'm working on an IMP Gladstone at the moment and found the instructions something of a challenge! I had to read them about three times to understand each bit, and then every time I put it down for more than a day or two I found I had to start the process of comprehending the things all ov...
by Andrew
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Laser Cutting AND Scale Drawings
Replies: 4
Views: 1232

Hi Tom,

Dunno about the first bit, but 7x229% is 16.03, so I think that's the answer to the second bit. I've done it lots of times and that sounds about right...

Cheers,

Andrew
by Andrew
Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The High Weald Light Railway (HWLR), ex B&MLR
Replies: 293
Views: 74695

P.S. Andrew, thanks for the advice, hope you like what your seeing so far?  :lol: Yep, looking good! I built a couple of Ashburys (aren't they tiny?!) but plumped for a red livery for those - looks nice in green. It'll look good with your Birmingham bug boxes. Are you going to pick out the footboar...
by Andrew
Wed Jul 17, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Barley pit narrow gauge line
Replies: 186
Views: 49887

I like Peter's boards very much. If you wanted a simpler solution you could try the "twigs on a roll" screen stuff - sorry, don't know the real name! It's quite expensive but you can cut a 6' high roll down into two or three useable bits. I used it to hide concrete blocks on my old line and reallly ...
by Andrew
Tue Jul 16, 2013 10:16 am
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: G&DR Rolling Stock
Replies: 50
Views: 19582

I had to file down the weight to get it to fit under the box Looking good! Just in case it helps with future projects, I discovered the delights of fishing wrights recently and found that they can be reshaped very easily with club hammer - I managed to get two of 'em (probably smaller ones) underne...
by Andrew
Sun Jul 14, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The DVLR Mark 2
Replies: 684
Views: 179746

Impressive progress, great idea too. Those houses and shops need a nice cobbled street or something to sit on, wonder whether you could use the same technique as you used for your tunnel mouths to create one? What do you use to waterproof? I'll be making some ply buildings of my own at some point an...
by Andrew
Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Battery help please!
Replies: 6
Views: 1975

Thanks for all your thoughts so far folks, much appreciated - good links Big Al. The batteries are Ni-MH, so that sounds a little more positive. If I can find a way to revive them that would be good because yes, the battery pack does seem to be "hard-wired" into the circuit. Guess to replace I'd sni...
by Andrew
Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Westwood & Loscoe Light Railway
Replies: 1040
Views: 205920

Ah, there's something very special about looking out at the still and silent garden railway - all that potential, just like in this photo... I actually enjoy washing up, because the window above the sink looks out over the back garden and I can just gaze out at the waiting rails and imagine... Cheer...