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by Peter Butler
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Certificate for this forum
Replies: 12
Views: 454

Re: Certificate for this forum

I had the same problem this morning and, being completely useless when it comes to computers, asked for help from Rod. Together we managed to get back on-line, although only on 'Firefox, and 'Edge' at first. My usual entry is via 'Chrome' which refused to cooperate and has only now been opened via t...
by Peter Butler
Tue Nov 24, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Scratchbuilding a 'Rye & Camber' style coach
Replies: 18
Views: 1054

Re: Scratchbuilding a 'Rye & Camber' style coach

Totally agree with Philip, rattle can grey primer is a good basecoat which will not hide detail and give a matt surface to take either spray or brush paint finish. For brush painting I use 'Citadel' acrylics which are excellent and dry without leaving brush strokes. For panelling effect, as Philip s...
by Peter Butler
Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: 3 D Printing 16mm models
Replies: 332
Views: 20060

Re: 3 D Printing 16mm models

Nice one Trevor, I can see the advantages and benefits of printing something as detailed as this over the production of flat wall sections for the station building, which might be easier and cheaper using HIP? Creating the roof sections I fully understand. However, the experiments using the equipmen...
by Peter Butler
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery
Topic: DECEMBER 2020 GALLERY - LAST DAY TO DAY
Replies: 41
Views: 2514

Re: DECEMBER 2020 GALLERY ENTRIES HERE

andymctractor wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:39 am

That photo has everything.
..... except a page 3 pin-up, but I really love it anyway.
by Peter Butler
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Potters Orchid Railway
Replies: 603
Views: 66354

Re: The Potters Orchid Railway

We drain the water out due to council regulations regards breeding mosquito. Yet another reference to one of the many things in Australia which are out to get you! With so many kicking, biting, stinging and infecting things in the country it is surprising anyone makes it into adulthood. Here in UK ...
by Peter Butler
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: (WH)WHR Rolling Stock
Replies: 589
Views: 117252

Re: (WH)WHR Rolling Stock

Agreed, nicely made to look as though it has come straight from work.
by Peter Butler
Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Potters Orchid Railway
Replies: 603
Views: 66354

Re: The Potters Orchid Railway

We drain the water out due to council regulations regards breeding mosquito. Yet another reference to one of the many things in Australia which are out to get you! With so many kicking, biting, stinging and infecting things in the country it is surprising anyone makes it into adulthood. Here in UK ...
by Peter Butler
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Potters Orchid Railway
Replies: 603
Views: 66354

Re: The Potters Orchid Railway

Hydrostatic Dazza wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:01 pm
Peter Butler wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:54 pm
A colourful feast for the eyes, the planting is now looking so good it will be a real pleasure to sit and smell the cheese!
Thanks Peter, shame you cannot visit.


I do have a cousin in Aus. so don't count me out!
by Peter Butler
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Potters Orchid Railway
Replies: 603
Views: 66354

Re: The Potters Orchid Railway

A colourful feast for the eyes, the planting is now looking so good it will be a real pleasure to sit and smell the cheese!
by Peter Butler
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: IMPORTANT!!! - Transferring GRF ownership to myself
Replies: 35
Views: 1922

Re: IMPORTANT!!! - Transferring GRF ownership to myself

Just transferring ownership doesn't solve the underlaying problem of poor numbers, What can be done to improve it? Reality is that we are an excusive club and its active members gain much from it. I have tried to point out that visitors far outnumber members and appealed for them to join, so we hav...
by Peter Butler
Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Alternative Power
Topic: Another live "Diesel" (petrol)
Replies: 11
Views: 1704

Re: Another live "Diesel" (petrol)

Very impressive piece of engineering, I couldn't use one myself but will be watching with interest, and admiration!
by Peter Butler
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: IMPORTANT!!! - Transferring GRF ownership to myself
Replies: 35
Views: 1922

Re: IMPORTANT!!! - Transferring GRF ownership to myself

At the time of writing this I notice that I am the only member viewing this thread along with 3 guests. In total there are 70 guests viewing the Forum as a whole whist only four members are logged in. There seems to be a great interest in maintaining the Forum but few willing to share their experien...
by Peter Butler
Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Glass glazing for rolling stock kits
Replies: 4
Views: 351

Re: Glass glazing for rolling stock kits

I usually use clear styrene as glazing and prefer something more substantial than 0.1mm thickness. This company offers a variety of sizes with free post. There are others listed too. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/12x16cm-Picture-Frame-Replacement-Clear-Styrene-Acrylic-Perspex-Safety-Glazing/14247958156...
by Peter Butler
Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: IMPORTANT!!! - Transferring GRF ownership to myself
Replies: 35
Views: 1922

Re: IMPORTANT!!! - Transferring GRF ownership to myself

Best news in ages Steves, thank you for your rescue package, you have my vote.