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by platelayer
Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Lawrie's Mechanical Marvels
Replies: 0
Views: 1

Lawrie's Mechanical Marvels

I thought i would share a link to a you-tube video i have just watched, about a visit to the STATFOLD BARN RAIILWAY. Not aware of this railway till, must be worth a trip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZzND1LTi1c&list=WL&index=1 The guy has a very interesting channel that cover different locos he ...
by platelayer
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 376
Views: 49886

Re: Your latest acquisition

A most interesting design. Used to drive a lorry for a living in my younger days. No power steering on those old units, had to about stand up to turn the wheel at a stop. Noisy to the point of hearing failure, and diesel fumes a constant companion, coming up through the floor boards. Old Mack type,...
by platelayer
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Scenic cement
Replies: 6
Views: 608

Re: Scenic cement

Hi, you could try a cheap sticky hairspray put over it once it`s dry.
by platelayer
Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 376
Views: 49886

Re: Your latest acquisition

Walkingthedog wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:40 pm
Sad isn’t it Platelayer. Ordered mine Monday lunchtime and it arrived Tuesday morning. His service was second to none.
I placed an order for a gun powder van around midnight on Monday, i am leaving it till Friday to see if it arrives. If not Chris says he will post one out to me.
by platelayer
Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 376
Views: 49886

Re: Your latest acquisition

I had a call from Chris Basten today to say Chris Klein had died. He was checking on a wagon i have coming from them , Chris B is not sure if Chris Klein managed to post it before his death.
R.I.P Chris Klein.
by platelayer
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 376
Views: 49886

Re: Your latest acquisition

You never know, i am thinking of building a simple raised circular running line in the garden for use on sunny days!
by platelayer
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 376
Views: 49886

Re: Your latest acquisition

Got this today. https://i.postimg.cc/TymzLyJ7/image.jpg I got this, a Heljan GWR Mogul in O gauge :D . The most expensive loco purchase i have ever made, so beans on toast for meals until pay day :lol: https://i.postimg.cc/v1Ry5PtX/20200818-181945.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/MvNJ8sNx/20200818-182410.j...
by platelayer
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 376
Views: 49886

Re: Your latest acquisition

Brian, have a look at MINERVA Model railways, they have a lovely Peckett and Manning Wardle locos in stock.
https://www.minervamodelrailways.co.uk/
by platelayer
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Whats in the box ?
Replies: 87
Views: 2248

Re: Whats in the box ?

brian1951 wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:34 pm
Image
I think the long hair and sweat band looks better on you :lol:
by platelayer
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 376
Views: 49886

Re: Your latest acquisition

Walkingthedog wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:13 pm
Go away :D
I'll get my coat :D