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by Jbs
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Rail Car for Dirranbandi and Toowoomba Light Railway
Replies: 24
Views: 758

Re: Rail Car for Dirranbandi and Toowoomba Light Railway

Ian, Thank you for your very interesting posts about your pattern making and resin casting. I have done some preliminary searching for suitable mould making and casting materials, but it helps to have a firm recommendation of types and sources that have been found to work as is evident from your pho...
by Jbs
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Chronicles of the Dirranbandi & Toowoomba Light Railway
Replies: 23
Views: 810

Re: Chronicles of the Dirranbandi & Toowoomba Light Railway

Not sure what has been happening here as I have been away for a couple of days, but I was really enjoying Ian's railway build.


John
by Jbs
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Chronicles of the Dirranbandi & Toowoomba Light Railway
Replies: 23
Views: 810

Re: Chronicles of the Dirranbandi & Toowoomba Light Railway

Hi Ian, Thank you for letting me know how you go about the blockwork. It will be useful for a short run of walling I have in mind and will be of great benefit not having to mix concrete for foundations. I am trying to avoid any heavy foundation work in future, and as you point out, it can be easily ...
by Jbs
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Chronicles of the Dirranbandi & Toowoomba Light Railway
Replies: 23
Views: 810

Re: Chronicles of the Dirranbandi & Toowoomba Light Railway

I am interested to see how the walling goes together and what sort of foundations you need for them, They could be just the think for a project I have in mind.
John
by Jbs
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: Mild steel bodywork
Replies: 23
Views: 1970

Re: Mild steel bodywork

If you are offering something in 1:12 I would be interested in another small loco in this scale.
by Jbs
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Side cutters - which to buy?
Replies: 6
Views: 935

Re: Side cutters - which to buy?

Zuron also make a set of cutters for hardened wire, including piano wire. I have a set and after seeing them in use, my wife asked me to buy her a set for some of the hard wire used in her jewellery making. I think I bought mine at a show from Squires or a similar stall, although I have seen them av...
by Jbs
Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: A Plastic Decking Experiment
Replies: 32
Views: 5077

Re: A Plastic Decking Experiment

I think Southport model engineering club built their 16mm railway using plastic pipe for supports with plastic fascia for longitudinal supports and tops. They used to have a series of photographs on their website showing construction and landscaping, but I can't get the link to work from their main ...
by Jbs
Thu May 18, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: iMax B6 charger - starter guide
Replies: 16
Views: 5436

Re: iMax B6 charger - starter guide

Thank you Rik. A clear guide that I (at last) understand.

Regards,

John
by Jbs
Sat May 13, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Deltang rx
Replies: 17
Views: 2030

Re: Deltang rx

" Lonsdaler » Sat May 13, 2017 8:00 am Ge_Rik, I'm sure there are many of us who would appreciate an idiots guide to using the iMax B6 - I know that I would!! :shock: No pressure, mind :lol:" Ge-Rik, I certainly would. I have had one for a while but find I am still using my dedicated plug in charge...