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Forum: Kit Building 14-12-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,124
Posted By Bazil
It certainly isn't a simple subject. ...

It certainly isn't a simple subject.

However, respiratory diseases are going to increase over the next 20 years as we begin to suffer from the rise in diesel car use. We're all going to die...
Forum: General Chat 14-12-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 779
Posted By Bazil
I cycled to and from work every day as normal. ...

I cycled to and from work every day as normal.

No such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothes.
Forum: General Chat 07-12-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Bazil
It depends how far back you mean. Britain was...

It depends how far back you mean. Britain was once covered by trees, until people arrived. Most of the trees were chopped down to make way for farm land and this has continued for centuries.

I'm...
Forum: General Chat 03-12-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,201
Posted By Bazil
My first set was a Hornby Intercity 125 in blue...

My first set was a Hornby Intercity 125 in blue grey set. The one with a first and standard class Mk3.
Forum: Other 26-11-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Bazil
Oxidisation depends a lot on atmospheric...

Oxidisation depends a lot on atmospheric conditions in the layout location.
I find that dirt builds up no matter what. One of the things is that unless you clean everything: all the track, all of...
Forum: DCC 25-11-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 652
Posted By Bazil
Protocab isn't the only battery solution out...

Protocab isn't the only battery solution out there (Bluerail, monocacytrains, Deltang and, no doubt, others).

One of my long term plans is a single line around the garden using battery power and...
Forum: Other 25-11-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By Bazil
I wired my Dad's layout for DCC but with the...

I wired my Dad's layout for DCC but with the ability to change the double track main line to DC if or when required.
Basically that meant 3 power districts: the outer main line, the inner main line...
Forum: DCC 21-11-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 855
Posted By Bazil
Some people use christmas lights for buildings....

Some people use christmas lights for buildings. e.g. for a row of houses. Now is a good time for finding them in the shops. ;)
Forum: Model Railway Events 13-11-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By Bazil
Its an interesting point. Too low though and it...

Its an interesting point.
Too low though and it becomes difficult for the operators to bend down so much.
On the other hand it may be breaching disability legislation .
I see quite a few little...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 13-11-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Bazil
Streamline curved points are fine. The...

Streamline curved points are fine.

The streamline points are also 12 degree deviations rather than the 22.5degree of setrack. So even the short ones look much better.
One of the things I mean to...
Forum: General Chat 12-11-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Bazil
Some Skynet style uprising will be next on the...

Some Skynet style uprising will be next on the cards attached what MG has predicted. Lol
Forum: General Chat 12-11-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Bazil
I certainly think that 3D printing will play an...

I certainly think that 3D printing will play an increasing role in the hobby. Especially as they get better, higher resolution Ann cheaper then home ones become real possibilities.
Forum: Track Layout & Design 09-11-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By Bazil
Could it be done that the lift out section is...

Could it be done that the lift out section is double decked?
Then the fiddle under the top side to give a greater clearance for the fiddle.
Forum: Kit Building 05-11-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 824
Posted By Bazil
Do you live in a mansion?

Do you live in a mansion?
Forum: Model Railway Events 04-11-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Bazil
My favourite show of the year.

My favourite show of the year.
Forum: Track Layout & Design 29-10-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Bazil
Your running problem isn't going to be helped by...

Your running problem isn't going to be helped by only having one connection.

I'm assuming you are on analogue control and not DCC.

The little metal track joiners are not the best conductors of...
Forum: General Chat 29-10-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 605
Posted By Bazil
I think it was just mis-interpretation of the...

I think it was just mis-interpretation of the OP's post.

As WTD has said you can have it going around if your boards are all the way round. You'll need a hinged or lift out section for the doorway...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 29-10-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Bazil
Some say that the larger gaps on the Hornby...

Some say that the larger gaps on the Hornby points are better for really old locos with their coarse wheels. It depends what the cause of the problem you have is. Replacing all of your points can get...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 28-10-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Bazil
Looking at your first post from a while ago, you...

Looking at your first post from a while ago, you say you are starting with older triang locos.

These are fine but because they don't have the all-axle pickups of modern locos they tend to be a bit...
Forum: The Real Thing 28-10-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 629
Posted By Bazil
I recently discovered from researching the case...

I recently discovered from researching the case for reopening the Burton to Leicester line that the triangle south of Leicester that formed the junction to the Midland Main Line had it's northern...
Forum: The Real Thing 28-10-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 629
Posted By Bazil
And the Reverse loop module.

And the Reverse loop module.
Forum: DCC 22-10-2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Bazil
Hmm, could mean either new to him but not brand...

Hmm, could mean either new to him but not brand new; or new but not DCC fitted.
Forum: The Real Thing 21-10-2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Bazil
...Not as slim as I thought. Standing on a...

...Not as slim as I thought.
Standing on a deserted bridge at half past 3 in the morning.

I've never heard one in the flesh before, they were retired well before I was born.
Forum: General Chat 18-10-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By Bazil
Cars are used to kill many, many more people than...

Cars are used to kill many, many more people than firearms every year. So let's restrict them similarly too. :)
Forum: General Chat 18-10-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By Bazil
It's not like the current rules don't prohibit...

It's not like the current rules don't prohibit what happened, clearly they do, the problem is lack of enforcement.

Banning anything does no good if there is no enforcement. And there is no point...
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