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by philipy
Sat Aug 06, 2022 3:03 pm
Forum: Useful Web-found files
Topic: Solder aids
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Solder aids

They look brilliant, thanks so much for posting the link, Graeme. Now top of my 'to print' list when I get home from hols. :D
by philipy
Thu Aug 04, 2022 9:01 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Semi-scale BR: The Modernisation Plan
Replies: 102
Views: 12149

Re: Semi-scale BR: The Modernisation Plan

Lonsdaler wrote:
Thu Aug 04, 2022 8:03 pm
This drought is hell in the Nortwest...
:Baaaa
by philipy
Thu Aug 04, 2022 5:52 am
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: Commercial Printing
Replies: 12
Views: 273

Re: Commercial Printing

Durability was an issue I hadn't considered. They will need to be able to withstand the odd hot cinder In which case I'm afraid that you will be on a hiding to nothing with the 'normal' 3d printing materials, which are all plastics of one sort or another. It is possible to 3D print metals these day...
by philipy
Wed Aug 03, 2022 6:56 am
Forum: Garden Railway Technical Help & Advice
Topic: How to add rust finish?
Replies: 8
Views: 491

Re: How to add rust finish?

Yes, it will be interesting, although at a guess its just fancy packaging for Andrew's method. By the looks of it, the LH bottle is just a primer, the centre one is iron powder and and the RH bottle is Copper Sulphate ( The blue colour is the dead giveaway! ).
by philipy
Tue Aug 02, 2022 2:19 pm
Forum: Garden Railway Technical Help & Advice
Topic: How to add rust finish?
Replies: 8
Views: 491

Re: How to add rust finish?

If you look through Andrew's thread, he has a very effective method of producing rust using iron powder and copper sulphate.
viewtopic.php?f=39&t=6380&p=169100&hilit=rust#p169100
by philipy
Mon Aug 01, 2022 10:59 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The (Windmill Hill) Welsh Highland Railway
Replies: 681
Views: 205464

Re: The (Windmill Hill) Welsh Highland Railway

Nice pictures as usual, Andrew. this whole section of line could do with some work! Some is largely cosmetic(ballasting the relayed bit, mending the fencing etc), Mmmm... I imagine that if Mr Spectre ever manages to stagger his way back norf' from the Land of Oz, he might have a few words to say abo...
by philipy
Mon Aug 01, 2022 8:24 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Potters Orchid Railway
Replies: 726
Views: 159683

Re: The Potters Orchid Railway

That is some civil engineering!
It's a good job that you and Trevor are at opposite sides of the globe, I dread to think what the two of you would concoct if you were close together!
by philipy
Sun Jul 31, 2022 11:17 am
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: Festiniog Railway Sentry Box Brake Van
Replies: 18
Views: 655

Re: Festiniog Railway Sentry Box Brake Van

Trevor Thompson wrote:
Sun Jul 31, 2022 9:50 am

I also looked at the videos on making clothes for Makehuman and also gave up.
Phew, I did wonder if it was just me! :dontknow:
by philipy
Sat Jul 30, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: Commercial Printing
Replies: 12
Views: 273

Re: Commercial Printing

You could try Dean. I don't know if he would be interested but he specialises in scanning and printing, so maybe?

Dean // Design Scan Print 3D <info@designscanprint3d.co.uk>
by philipy
Sat Jul 30, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: A row of quarry workers cottages
Replies: 12
Views: 460

Re: A row of quarry workers cottages

What I reeeealy want to know is, with all the drawing and printing of cottages and windows etc, drawing and printing of figures plus playing with the software, not to mention huge amounts of 12":1ft civil engineering, how do you find the time to sleep and eat???? :lol:
by philipy
Sat Jul 30, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: Festiniog Railway Sentry Box Brake Van
Replies: 18
Views: 655

Re: Festiniog Railway Sentry Box Brake Van

The clothes available in "makehuman" seem limited - and certainly mainly unsuitable for characters on a victorian era railway! Yes, true. I think it is mainly used for fantasy themed projects-... plenty of options if you want dwarves, elves and assorted 'anime' figures! :lol: So far I have worked o...
by philipy
Tue Jul 26, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: 3D Printing
Topic: Festiniog Railway Sentry Box Brake Van
Replies: 18
Views: 655

Re: Festiniog Railway Sentry Box Brake Van

Don't know where Trevor got his from, but these are in the 3D Print Files

viewtopic.php?f=55&t=13829

Barrels.jpg
by philipy
Sun Jul 24, 2022 9:38 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Bassett Lowke Midland Compound in gauge 1
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Bassett Lowke Midland Compound in gauge 1

Thats a grand old lady and doing well for her age.
by philipy
Fri Jul 22, 2022 12:52 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Kerr Stuart diesel
Replies: 49
Views: 8059

Re: Kerr Stuart diesel

Andrew wrote:
Fri Jul 22, 2022 11:34 am


And with the body in place, demonstrating how the switch and socket are accessed through the front hatch...

Very neat and workmanlike. Well done.
How will you hold the cover in place?
by philipy
Wed Jul 20, 2022 4:43 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: eBay 'Cain Howley' structures for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 287

Re: eBay 'Cain Howley' structures for sale

ge_rik wrote:
Wed Jul 20, 2022 3:54 pm
In Chester. Just down the road for me .....

Rik
That was my thought when I looked at it, and if they go for anything like the current price, a real bargain for you.