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by Forfarian
Fri Dec 24, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Who says you can’t run what you like?
Replies: 4
Views: 893

Re: Who says you can’t run what you like?

I can relate to that on my layout!
by Forfarian
Tue Oct 12, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: I'm looking for people who like operating at exhibitions
Replies: 7
Views: 2168

Re: I'm looking for people in Herts or North London who like operating at exhibitions

469 miles at 60p x 2 =£562 approx.
Sorry I cant afford it out of my meagre pocket money the Lady of the Manor allows me :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Forfarian
Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: sloping bridge.
Replies: 10
Views: 1892

Re: slopping bridge.

The line from Aviemore to Inverness climbs out of Aviemore and there is a slopping rail bridge where it crosses the A95
by Forfarian
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello from the Vale of Glamorgan
Replies: 15
Views: 3349

Re: Hello from the Vale of Glamorgan

Welcome to the Forum, ask and you shall receive, a wealth of knowledge.
by Forfarian
Tue Sep 07, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: The footbridge/subway dilemma
Replies: 14
Views: 2767

Re: The footbridge/subway dilemma

This is an extended Dapol footbridge, some additional styrene stiffeners added out of sight.
by Forfarian
Mon Sep 06, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: Site Help
Topic: Is it possible to have 'like' function?
Replies: 7
Views: 9112

Re: Is it possible to have 'like' function?

Like for Like
by Forfarian
Tue Aug 17, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Like this scene
Replies: 7
Views: 2777

Re: Like this scene

The pic of the brake van reminded me of this at the Caledonian Railway. An arson-hit 1940s brake van in Angus is getting ready to rise from the ashes following global backing. Volunteers spent £5,000 and four months painstakingly restoring the 1949 LMS brake van and work was completed in December 20...
by Forfarian
Tue Aug 17, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Dapol / Hornby wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 1960

Re: Dapol / Hornby wheels

I have a rake of 12 Dapol wagons, when they had Dapol wheels they were always derailing.
I tossed the Dapol wheels and fitted The Chinese make Hornby lookalikes from Petersspares, had not trouble since and they come at the right price
by Forfarian
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: performance
Replies: 9
Views: 4267

Re: performance

I have two Class 20s running in consist no problems at all.
Two Tts sound decoders programmed with the same number working perfect, no push pull.
I think i have been lucky
by Forfarian
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann Spares
Replies: 16
Views: 13802

Re: Bachmann Spares

I was unfortunate enough to drop my Class 66, only about 18" but enough to break one of the bogies at the mounting screw. I contacted Bachmann to see if they were accepting locos for repair. They are open for business. Sent it off via Hermes and received a delivery acceptance email next day with a l...