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by Hound Dog
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Risers required for a tunnel
Replies: 15
Views: 1958

Re: Risers required for a tunnel

Not planned for a descent ?...... I have been there and figured out if I cut out the track bed from the baseboard with a jigsaw and then glued another ( wider) piece of board on the underside of the baseboard then I can easily drop the track at least by the thickness of the baseboard on the original...
by Hound Dog
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: O, G & other large scales
Topic: My new layout
Replies: 133
Views: 15882

Re: My new layout

That is coming together quite nicely.....
by Hound Dog
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Rails of Sheffield
Replies: 22
Views: 2873

Re: Rails of Sheffield

It’s called Network Optimisation...... If your brand is competitive and strong ( I am not a huge Hornby fan, but I would suspect that most people when asked to name a manufacturer of model railways would routinely default to them), then customers will always find their way to distributors where they...
by Hound Dog
Mon Aug 24, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Scenic cement
Replies: 6
Views: 1014

Re: Scenic cement

I use PVA or similar for the base scatter and then hairspray or lacquer for each subsequent layer, and then again to finish with. On my recent scenic work on Montgreenan and for the first time I used a tip I picked up to lightly sprinkle very fine garden soil ( dried of course) and I was really plea...
by Hound Dog
Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Montgreenan
Replies: 117
Views: 25618

Re: Montgreenan Update - Part 2

Some more pictures from the recent work on Montgreenan, including the rock work that frames the branch line under the bridges and which was built from very many pieces cork.......enjoy - cheers Richard
by Hound Dog
Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Montgreenan
Replies: 117
Views: 25618

Re: Montgreenan Update - Part 1

One of the advantages of being grounded at home for the past 30+ weeks has been that I can progress with the layout at a leisurely pace doing an hour or so most nights and a little extra when time permits at the weekend. Despite this it seems like an age since the 14th June when I last posted about ...
by Hound Dog
Sun Aug 16, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Books & Magazines
Topic: “Green to Blue”........ missing book
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: “Green to Blue”........ missing book

Thank you Brian - That’s the one.
by Hound Dog
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Books & Magazines
Topic: “Green to Blue”........ missing book
Replies: 2
Views: 411

“Green to Blue”........ missing book

Earlier today a link appeared on my I-phone to a book entitled “Green to Blue” with a picture of two class 40 loco’s nose to nose ( one green and one blue obviously)....... the book covered the transition period thru to early 80’s and was in softback format of about 96 pages if I recall correctly. A...
by Hound Dog
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Diesels at Crown Point.
Replies: 151
Views: 20638

Re: Diesels at Crown Point.

Ah, normal service resumes - thanks Glencairn
by Hound Dog
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Diesels at Crown Point.
Replies: 151
Views: 20638

Re: Diesels at Crown Point.

Is nothing sacred these days !...... it seems recently that every time I view “Diesels at Crown Point”, there seems to be these Steam thingy’s...... I do expect to see some Diesels visiting Sovereign Street to balance the books 😃😃😃