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by Peter Butler
Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Certificate for this forum
Replies: 12
Views: 82

Re: Certificate for this forum

So far so good, let's hope it stays that way.
by Peter Butler
Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Southwold coach
Replies: 7
Views: 77

Re: Southwold coach

That looks a tidy build of the carriage and interesting way of making the wheels follow the curved track. I have thought about trying to make a Cleminson system but never got round to building one.
Perhaps when you have sorted out all the problems I might?
by Peter Butler
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Certificate for this forum
Replies: 12
Views: 82

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: 4
Views: 66

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: General Garden Railways
Topic: 3 D Printing 16mm models
Replies: 196
Views: 9487

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 ENTRIES HERE
Replies: 11
Views: 405

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: 541
Views: 54349

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: 565
Views: 108044

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: 541
Views: 54349

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: 541
Views: 54349

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: 541
Views: 54349

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: 866

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: 6
Views: 172

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: 866

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...