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- Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:16 pm
- Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
- Topic: Dodgy crank pin on Hornby 'Gordon'
- Replies: 10
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From a comparison of photos with the Hornby LNER A3 I suggest you might be able to search Petersspares for that part. This pic I found shows the head, although partially obscured. IIRC all the Thomas range uses older pattern chassis manufactured by Hornby. hornby-lner-a3-class-4472-flying-scotsman.j...
- Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:43 pm
- Forum: Layout Track & Design
- Topic: 00 Gauge Track Plans.
- Replies: 13
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To be quite honest I didn't do any initial planning. The layout I am slowly finishing is relatively small and occupies a space approx 5 feet by 5 feet in the centre of my modelling room - the walls contain fixed shelves with my other models on them so I can't actually utilize the walls to create a b...
Yep age takes it toll. Yesterday I was using the vacuum cleaner to clean under my layout. I also wanted to retrieve a couple of small but not vital things that had fallen from the modelling bench without getting them mixed up in the usual vacuum cleaner dust. I'm in my 70s and crawling around on a r...
- Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:59 am
- Forum: HO & International
- Topic: Vintage North American (and Australian) Rubbish
- Replies: 1
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Aaaahhh the therapeutic power of watching trains run around in circles.
Ageing populations are a problem in most hobbies. The October 2018 issue of Railway Modelling had an editorial noting that the increasing age of members is making what used to be routine tasks like moving items to set up at displays etc. has become increasingly left to the decreasing number of fitte...
- Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:40 am
- Forum: On the workbench
- Topic: O Gauge Figures For A Big Layout!
- Replies: 26
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Lovely work on those figures - I must admit I'd hate to bump into Lill on a dark night. She looks even more formidable than the shop steward