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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:14 PM
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Posted By Mountain Goat
I dont need tyres at the moment as I have tread...

I dont need tyres at the moment as I have tread left on them. :)
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 206,271
Posted By Mountain Goat
I couldn't afford budget tyres. I was only just...

I couldn't afford budget tyres. I was only just in the price bracket for a part worn. Was either that or wear the last tyre until it was balled.
The tyre place is now going to concentrate on...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 164
Posted By Mountain Goat
Clickedy clack... Its still around. Take a train...

Clickedy clack... Its still around. Take a train on the Heart Of Wales line or a line like that. When sitting somewhere near the line you can hear the clickedy clack for miles as a train passes....
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 206,271
Posted By Mountain Goat
Mines 24. No idea if it has failed in the past,...

Mines 24. No idea if it has failed in the past, but the couple of years since I've had it it has passed. It has had warnings, like tread low on a tyre (Part worn tyre purchased soon after). Nothing...
Forum: The Real Thing Yesterday, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 254
Posted By Mountain Goat
I hope you are enjoying your time in the UK. How...

I hope you are enjoying your time in the UK. How much have you seen so far? It is difficult to see everything. I've lived here all my life and still not seen everything just in Wales, and Wales is...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By Mountain Goat
Sometimes it takes a little while to update as...

Sometimes it takes a little while to update as well. For example, by watching a thread I started a while ago after I posted something new with pictures. (I know there are a few who enjoy the pictures...
Forum: General Chat 20-06-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 206,271
Posted By Mountain Goat
I'm rather glad I have an old thing where any...

I'm rather glad I have an old thing where any scrapes get the paint brush treatment. While it is in good condition, its not a show car so it is nice to have something that doesn't matter too much....
Forum: The Real Thing 20-06-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 254
Posted By Mountain Goat
What's Your Favourite Place With Railway Connections?

There are a few that I like. Gwili Railway is nice.
Forum: General Modelling 19-06-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 522
Posted By Mountain Goat
Stainless steel track. Its an interesting...

Stainless steel track. Its an interesting concept. I understand it can't be soldered?
Forum: For Sale 19-06-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Mountain Goat
Sorry to hear that Cudworth. It is good that we...

Sorry to hear that Cudworth. It is good that we have sectional track available so you can build something.
Forum: General Modelling 19-06-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 260
Posted By Mountain Goat
I have to say that if I made my layouts portable...

I have to say that if I made my layouts portable from the start, I would have a lovely collection of layouts by now! Mind you, I probably would have sold one or two to help pay for other newer...
Forum: DCC 19-06-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By Mountain Goat
Just to clarify. What is a harness? Most of my...

Just to clarify. What is a harness? Most of my decoders either have wires from them which one solders in or they have those 8 pin plugs.
I have quite a number of locos using the Lenz 103XF decoders...
Forum: General Modelling 18-06-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 260
Posted By Mountain Goat
Some of them are amazing. With others I sometimes...

Some of them are amazing. With others I sometimes look (Or ask) how they made the layout and have been rather surprised how they use rather simply made trestles. Trestles are very easy to build and...
Forum: General Modelling 17-06-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 260
Posted By Mountain Goat
Thanks Cudworth and all who replied.

Thanks Cudworth and all who replied.
Forum: Members layouts 17-06-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By Mountain Goat
Beautiful. Nice work. Are you making rear legs as...

Beautiful. Nice work. Are you making rear legs as well so it can stand alone if it needs to?
Forum: On The Workbench 17-06-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Mountain Goat
Brilliant work.

Brilliant work.
Forum: General Modelling 17-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 260
Posted By Mountain Goat
I guess the solution is to build it in sections...

I guess the solution is to build it in sections in a modular way? Must be annoying to have a room in the new house just the wrong size...
I'm thinking a layout in sections where an extra middle...
Forum: General Modelling 17-06-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 260
Posted By Mountain Goat
Advantages of Portable Layouts.

Apart from a small N gauge layout which I made to fit an old TV stand back in the early '90's, the layout I'm currently building is the only layout I've made with portability in mind.
(Any new...
Forum: N Gauge 17-06-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By Mountain Goat
One of the difficult questions which the answer...

One of the difficult questions which the answer is based upon theory more then fact (Even with a few items sold by manufacturers that are said not to negotiate first radius curves can actually use...
Forum: Members layouts 16-06-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By Mountain Goat
Its coming along nicely. Nice touch to paint the...

Its coming along nicely. Nice touch to paint the underside of the board.
Forum: General Modelling 16-06-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 522
Posted By Mountain Goat
I've seen T scale and it is tiny. It was at the...

I've seen T scale and it is tiny. It was at the exhibition in Swansea. A trader had bought his little layout which was a small oval of track on a board. I asked him about it (I was asking most...
Forum: General Modelling 16-06-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By Mountain Goat
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: General Modelling 15-06-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 522
Posted By Mountain Goat
Nice. I like 0 gauge. Never had 0 gauge other...

Nice. I like 0 gauge. Never had 0 gauge other then its narrow gauge form which I enjoy at present. There is something nice and chunky about it.
Forum: General Modelling 15-06-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 522
Posted By Mountain Goat
If you started again in the hobby, what would you do different?

For me I would go straight to doing what I do now. I'd have saved myself thousands of pounds and had so much fun. I've not had this much satisfaction and fun from the hobby as I'm having now!
The...
Forum: On The Workbench 15-06-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 19,128
Posted By Mountain Goat
Made a second waggon body like the one above and...

Made a second waggon body like the one above and sorted out the panel controller as it wasn't quite sitting correctly. Found the reason. One of the soldered wires to it was squashed between the panel...
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