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Forum: General Chat Today, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Walkingthedog
Superb work Bb. Canít imagine there is a coffee...

Superb work Bb. Canít imagine there is a coffee stirrer in sight. :)
Forum: General Modelling Today, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By Walkingthedog
Thank you LC I shall have to relamp my guards...

Thank you LC I shall have to relamp my guards vans.
Forum: Members layouts Today, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By Walkingthedog
OK but if you need some let me know. No charge.

OK but if you need some let me know. No charge.
Forum: Members layouts Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By Walkingthedog
Have you got any wheels. If not I have a couple...

Have you got any wheels. If not I have a couple of spare sets.
Forum: For Sale Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By Walkingthedog
Itís a nice little tram. Remove all the Thomas...

Itís a nice little tram. Remove all the Thomas rubbish and add some detail, would look good.
Forum: Product Review Yesterday, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 160
Posted By Walkingthedog
Wouldnít leave much sleeper would it. :)

Wouldnít leave much sleeper would it. :)
Forum: General Modelling Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By Walkingthedog
Chops did you mean Isambard Kingdom Brunel?

Chops did you mean Isambard Kingdom Brunel?
Forum: Product Review Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 160
Posted By Walkingthedog
The OP said he coutersinks them John. I agree...

The OP said he coutersinks them John. I agree track bolts are visible but in OO scale they would be about 1/32 of and inch across.
Forum: Scenery Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By Walkingthedog
In my loco sheds I use a short length of track...

In my loco sheds I use a short length of track about 1 1/4 inches long with one sleeper at one end. Drill two holes in the board at the end of the track then slot in the two rails with the sleeper at...
Forum: OO Scale Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 80
Posted By Walkingthedog
I donít use anything under my track, far better...

I donít use anything under my track, far better to lay it perfectly flat on a perfectly flat surface. I alway add a track pin as near as possible to the centre of points as they are prone to bow.
Forum: Product Review Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 160
Posted By Walkingthedog
Really don’t see the advantage with screws. The...

Really don’t see the advantage with screws. The Gaugemaster pins I use push in and are almost invisible.


I see that they are pan head so how do you countersink them?


Are the screws rust...
Forum: Product Review Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 160
Posted By Walkingthedog
"The advantage of screws is they don't hoike out...

"The advantage of screws is they don't hoike out like tacks when you wipe the track with a cloth".



How in heavens name can track pins come out when wiped with a cloth?
Forum: Scenery Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By Walkingthedog
Then maybe two thinner screws each side.

Then maybe two thinner screws each side.
Forum: OO Scale Yesterday, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 80
Posted By Walkingthedog
I have got rid of any locos with traction tyres...

I have got rid of any locos with traction tyres or changed the wheels that had tyres to plain wheels.

Generally wheels with traction tyres don’t have pickups as there is no point.
Forum: OO Scale 18-09-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 80
Posted By Walkingthedog
Not sure it is a good idea removing the traction...

Not sure it is a good idea removing the traction tyres. Without them the wheels wonít touch the track properly.

As for the springs I would have thought you remove the bottom plate that holds the...
Forum: On The Workbench 18-09-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Walkingthedog
Go for it, donít forget some pictures.

Go for it, donít forget some pictures.
Forum: Scenery 18-09-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By Walkingthedog
Think you need to cut out the middle so the...

Think you need to cut out the middle so the coupling can fit in, then the wagon buffers can hit the buffers. :)
Forum: Members layouts 17-09-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,206
Posted By Walkingthedog
It’s your layout and what you say goes, my point...

It’s your layout and what you say goes, my point is why would they build two completely separate platforms with a small gap in between? It would cause all sorts of problems. A dangerous gap,...
Forum: Members layouts 17-09-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,206
Posted By Walkingthedog
What I would do if you want to leave them where...

What I would do if you want to leave them where they are, is cover them with one big sheet of embossed or printed card or something similar. Youíd have to do the single platform as well to match. It...
Forum: Location location location 17-09-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,860
Posted By Walkingthedog
Picture of your car. Picture of you and SWMBO. A...

Picture of your car. Picture of you and SWMBO. A CD and DVD.
Forum: Track Layout & Design 17-09-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 195
Posted By Walkingthedog
Well I know that MG but I canít remember them...

Well I know that MG but I canít remember them being that cheap.
Forum: Analogue 17-09-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 530
Posted By Walkingthedog
J94 is a lovely loco. I have two Hornby and a DJ.

J94 is a lovely loco. I have two Hornby and a DJ.
Forum: OO Scale 17-09-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 163
Posted By Walkingthedog
Oops so it is.

Oops so it is.
Forum: Track Layout & Design 17-09-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 195
Posted By Walkingthedog
Blimey MG are you sure they had invented...

Blimey MG are you sure they had invented electrickery when you payed those prices for point motors or were they powered by a donkey wheel? :D
Forum: OO Scale 17-09-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 163
Posted By Walkingthedog
I have a Peckett and wired it to a wagon with...

I have a Peckett and wired it to a wagon with with extra pickups.

It ran beautifully over points and crossings without the wagon but is was a case of belt and braces.
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