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Forum: General Chat Today, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Michael P
Cor! Fabulous modelling - you should be well...

Cor! Fabulous modelling - you should be well chuffed.
Forum: Scenery Today, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By Michael P
I used sponge, added some water and then put it...

I used sponge, added some water and then put it in the blender to make bushes. My wife found out and since then I've used bought stuff!
Forum: Baseboards 15-09-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By Michael P
Looks like a great plan.

Looks like a great plan.
Forum: Members layouts 12-09-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By Michael P
Noticed from your plan that the positioning of...

Noticed from your plan that the positioning of points leads to wire in tubes being close together. I have 2 tubes close together, and having used dowel on the ends of the wires makes them quite close...
Forum: Members layouts 09-09-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 756
Posted By Michael P
I like that - rustic and simple like me (simple...

I like that - rustic and simple like me (simple that is!)
Forum: Members layouts 09-09-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By Michael P
It's probably a bit late now but I use wire in...

It's probably a bit late now but I use wire in tube too - I use tubes and wires from model aircraft shops - a bit expensive but works well. The wire is always introduced to Mr. Dremmel who takes no...
Forum: General Modelling 08-09-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By Michael P
Fabulous - it looks so real - reminds me of the...

Fabulous - it looks so real - reminds me of the walks I had with my first dog Sam.
Forum: Members layouts 08-09-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,079
Posted By Michael P
Lovely modelling. Well done.

Lovely modelling. Well done.
Forum: Members layouts 08-09-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 356
Posted By Michael P
Looking good Chops. Well done.

Looking good Chops. Well done.
Forum: Members layouts 03-09-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 34,288
Posted By Michael P
A recent mag (August I think) showed how to make...

A recent mag (August I think) showed how to make rock faces using crumpled paper.
Forum: Members layouts 31-08-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 34,288
Posted By Michael P
Superb job Bb.

Superb job Bb.
Forum: Scenery 30-08-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 579
Posted By Michael P
Great tip - thanks.

Great tip - thanks.
Forum: Scenery 27-08-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By Michael P
Superb Keef! Can't believe the quality of your...

Superb Keef! Can't believe the quality of your scenic work. I too have made matchstick/wire fences - frustrating at times but satisfying once completed.
Forum: Baseboards 27-08-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By Michael P
Good start Matt. I've been to lots of exhibitions...

Good start Matt. I've been to lots of exhibitions and its surprising what can be done in not a lot of space. The old saying 'less is more' is what smaller layouts are all about.
Forum: Members layouts 27-08-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,500
Posted By Michael P
Superb - very inspirational!

Superb - very inspirational!
Forum: Wanted 24-08-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Michael P
I too have lots, but again, it depends where you...

I too have lots, but again, it depends where you live to make collection possible. Just a thought - could you get your parents to buy you a subscription for a year for your birthday or Christmas?...
Forum: Kit Building 24-08-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By Michael P
I use trad. UHU - never tried the non-stringy...

I use trad. UHU - never tried the non-stringy stuff. A joiner I worked with claimed good stuff is always smelly and non-smelly stuff is therefore not as good. Have used a cheaper version of UHU and...
Forum: General Chat 23-08-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By Michael P
Sorry to hear this Scott - if it's any...

Sorry to hear this Scott - if it's any consolation you're probably well shot - goodness knows what might have happened next.
Forum: The Welcome Forum 23-08-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 227
Posted By Michael P
Welcome Kevin. I too am in the north-east - just...

Welcome Kevin. I too am in the north-east - just down the coast from you. Lots of good railway exhibitions in your neck of the woods - as well as the railway museum. Loads of good real-world advice...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 22-08-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By Michael P
Agree Flashbang - that way points are absolutely...

Agree Flashbang - that way points are absolutely flat.
Forum: DCC 16-08-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 380
Posted By Michael P
P.S. I use wire in tube also - I followed the...

P.S. I use wire in tube also - I followed the advice of an exhibitor from S&DMRC who said keep it simple and that way there are fewer frustrations.
Forum: DCC 16-08-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 380
Posted By Michael P
I'm using insulfrog (shock/horror) and I've...

I'm using insulfrog (shock/horror) and I've soldered droppers to the toe (I think that's the phrase - i.e. the single rail on a point). Being a belt and braces/over-engineered sort of bloke I also...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 16-08-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Michael P
As always its often the art of compromise. I...

As always its often the art of compromise. I started with an 8 foot by 20 inch board area and soon realised that this would not do it for me. After some new arrangements in the house (i.e. moving the...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 15-08-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Michael P
Exchange sidings

Sorry for sounding a bit clueless but can someone please help. I am extending my layout to include a small mine served by a narrow gauge railway. I want to include exchange sidings i.e. unloading...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 14-08-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By Michael P
I too am including some 009 narrow gauge on my...

I too am including some 009 narrow gauge on my recently extended OO layout. Hoping to have an exchange siding running from a quarry or coal mine i.e. from a hillside. At the moment am having some...
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