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by jaz avalley
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Arboretum Valley
Replies: 48
Views: 4885

Re: Arboretum Valley

There is also Kalborough, and it's sidings. dressed with British Rail. 8584 https://i.postimg.cc/TycDrrGy/IMG-8454.jpg 8565 https://i.postimg.cc/PpRN4y7q/IMG-8565.jpg 8702 https://i.postimg.cc/XrYSjWJT/IMG-8702.jpg 4957 https://i.postimg.cc/hhDHbg8h/IMG-4957.jpg 5714 https://i.postimg.cc/T51N8dQ9/IM...
by jaz avalley
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Arboretum Valley
Replies: 48
Views: 4885

Re: Arboretum Valley

Oh yes you are right tacky wax is better, I forgot it, I have a red plastic container somewhere, but it is awol and Lord a lone knows where, as it has been awol for a year or two and has failed totally to just turn up. Thank you for the reminder, I think i may bite the bullet and buy another. Red, h...
by jaz avalley
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Modelling On A Shoestring.
Replies: 79
Views: 9592

Re: Modelling On A Shoestring.

tea leaves, rip the bag, dry on the window sill in a thin layer, not too thick or they stay damp and mould, yuk.
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by jaz avalley
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ancient castle walls etc
Replies: 34
Views: 7459

Re: Ancient castle walls etc

Oh I have used foam as well
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by jaz avalley
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ancient castle walls etc
Replies: 34
Views: 7459

Re: Ancient castle walls etc

I too have those Hornby ruins, I'll add photos in a sec. BUT I have to say your original posts with the DAS ruins are totally spot on, they are so good I plan to have a go myself and try it as well. Thank you for sharing such a lovely piece of modelling. 6869 https://i.postimg.cc/njvZTXQC/IMG-6869.j...
by jaz avalley
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 478
Views: 50815

Re: LOW GHYLL

Just had quick look trough your flicker pictures, really nice layout, love the weathering, nice work with the turntable. Lovely modally.
by jaz avalley
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Steam Trains to Sovereign Street.
Replies: 190
Views: 22289

Re: Steam Trains to Sovereign Street.

Nice layout, I especially like the private wagons, relating to family.
by jaz avalley
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Arboretum Valley
Replies: 48
Views: 4885

Re: Arboretum Valley

Scooby doo. Figure. I used an old Airfix animal (a large cat), and I tend to face it so you see the back the overcoming not having the 'proper' face, i could trial it with green stuff, but so far have not. Other 'Scooby figures. 0131I should have cut some plastic for the tyre o the front, making it ...
by jaz avalley
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Arboretum Valley
Replies: 48
Views: 4885

Re: Arboretum Valley

I have removed the odd base, but many of my figures are really old Airfix dating back to th 1960s, they were gifted to me, and the plastic is somewhat fragile, one or two splintered when cutting so I prefer to keep them intact, and it is easier to move them around and make new scenes. I could insert...
by jaz avalley
Thu May 30, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Arboretum Valley
Replies: 48
Views: 4885

Re: Arboretum Valley

Yes indeed Inspector Morses jaguar, I have bought loads of vehicles that I can identify as belonging to TV series or films. And I roll them out whenever I can get away with it. I also sneak all sorts of other less usual items :D 0125 it was a quick paint job, far from the best, but despite that it g...