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by Peter Butler
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Charlwood Light Railway (CWLR)
Replies: 128
Views: 5906

Re: The Charlwood Light Railway (CWLR)

tom_tom_go wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:17 am
I enjoyed those videos,
So did Wilma..... and me!
by Peter Butler
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Charlwood Light Railway (CWLR)
Replies: 128
Views: 5906

Re: The Charlwood Light Railway (CWLR)

Hi Rob, I do like your railway and locomotives, but I love your dog, she's gorgeous. Is she a Cocker-Poo?
by Peter Butler
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Total....
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: Total....

Congrats. Rod, another milestone. Keep posting so we can see your progress, but don't do anything too energetic just yet.
by Peter Butler
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Merlins Castle Line
Replies: 147
Views: 10523

Re: Merlins Castle Line

Lovely pictures of 'Snapdragon' well at-home on your line Julie, couldn't have found a better place to live.
by Peter Butler
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: Time to build a railway...but where?
Replies: 2098
Views: 266673

Re: Time to build a railway...but where?

With the coming of better weather and the changing of the clocks I have been reluctant to start a new project working in 'our' kitchen and waiting for the right time to set up my workstation in the 'Engine shed' again. I have now made the move and straight away a new idea sprang into the void inside...
by Peter Butler
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway
Replies: 157
Views: 14086

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

I like the tractor idea Mitch, that's my kind of loco.
by Peter Butler
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: Peter's Emett collection video
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: Peter's Emett collection video

That's a very pleasant surprise Rik, and a nice birthday gift too! I had no idea it was so well received. All down to your expert filming and editing really.
by Peter Butler
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Sand hopper
Replies: 64
Views: 1469

Re: Sand hopper

I felt a gasp in my breathing when I saw the finished articles Rik.... they are just amazing! You have mastered the weathering process with 'Honours', we need a 'how to' from you now.
Top marks... again!
by Peter Butler
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Candleford Green Light Railway
Replies: 14
Views: 176

Re: The Candleford Green Light Railway

Welcome Paul and congratulations on the start of your railway, the setting looks great and your plans will make it look good once established. Your concerns about construction may be justified as the decking timber is treated so as not to absorb moisture, including adhesive, so the bond will not be ...
by Peter Butler
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ballasting track
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: Ballasting track

Personal experience of using SBR and a variety of ballast materials has given me an insight into what works and what is less likely to. My own first attempt was to use horticultural grit, which I took a long time to sieve out the larger lumps and only use the smaller. I quite liked the appearance of...
by Peter Butler
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery
Topic: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery - June 2019 Entries
Replies: 23
Views: 547

Re: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery - June 2019 Entries

philipy wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:14 am
ge_rik wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:49 am
I like the way the distant trees seem to be in scale. Almost as if you planned it that way ....... ;)

Rik
Yes, I thought much the same.
Spooky..... the trees were there at least 15 years before the railway, I must have seen into the future?
by Peter Butler
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery
Topic: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery - June 2019 Entries
Replies: 23
Views: 547

Re: Quarterly Garden Railway Gallery - June 2019 Entries

Rik's picture will set the bar high I'm sure, but nothing ventured... etc...
Here is my entry,
'Loaded and ready, morning slow'
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by Peter Butler
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Another Wild Rose Project
Replies: 88
Views: 1600

Re: Another Wild Rose Project

-steves- wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:47 pm



...... sometimes i sit there and think, I wonder if anyone is actually reading this, let alone enjoying it
Still with you!
by Peter Butler
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: A Garage For FWLR
Replies: 59
Views: 2024

Re: A Garage For FWLR

That certainly is great work Rod, you have put everything into this building, and the end result has repaid your efforts.
by Peter Butler
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: (WH)WHR Rolling Stock
Replies: 306
Views: 62327

Re: (WH)WHR Rolling Stock

tom_tom_go wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:27 am
That's another £1 for Butler mentioning loco drivers ;)
....and £1 for Philipy too..... could get expensive!