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by GeoffAlan2
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: N Gauge
Topic: G F tender locos
Replies: 3
Views: 1941

Re: G F tender locos

I've used thin wire soldered on both sides at convenient points to bridge the gap between tender and loco on a couple of mine.
The same solution used on Dapol tender locos.
by GeoffAlan2
Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: My Hattons account
Replies: 14
Views: 3198

Re: My Hattons account

Just checked mine and AOK.

However the 'new improved' pile of excrement that is the site is useless. Hey Ho! Rails will be pleased.
by GeoffAlan2
Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Books & Magazines
Topic: New print book
Replies: 7
Views: 2267

Re: New print book

I have read it.

I enjoyed it very much.
by GeoffAlan2
Wed Sep 30, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: NYMR restart
Replies: 28
Views: 5981

Re: NYMR restart

Walkingthedog wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:25 pm What exactly were the sheep doing at 100ft?
If you've been on the top of the NYMoors in a gale you wouldn't ask this.
by GeoffAlan2
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: England at war
Replies: 7
Views: 2073

Re: England at war

Thanks Platelayer. A lovely show. It also took me back to my boyhood in the 1950s. So much has changed since the war and the 1950s were close enough to the war for little to have changed between the war and the 50s. I suppose the war is only just fading from living memory and the 1950s are nearly a ...
by GeoffAlan2
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: GWR ? lettering
Replies: 3
Views: 1092

Re: GWR ? lettering

If it wasn't for he A Os and U I'd have guessed it was somewhere in Wales. :D
by GeoffAlan2
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Rails of Sheffield
Replies: 22
Views: 6547

Re: Rails of Sheffield

A year or so ago, wasn’t it Rails that upset Simon Koehler at one of the big shows with the placing of their signage? Also Rails are increasingly straying into becoming a manufacturer which also tends to ruffle Hornby’s feathers. As was said earlier, Hatton’s and Bachmann fell out last year so mayb...
by GeoffAlan2
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: TrackShack is now closed permanently.
Replies: 9
Views: 2352

Re: TrackShack is now closed permanently.

A very bad loss to the hobby. I do hope the owner reads this thread, as I want him to know how much I appreciated his service over the years.
by GeoffAlan2
Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Yuck banner colour
Replies: 14
Views: 3488

Re: Yuck banner colour

Yes, I too never go there, using new posts all of the time. I agree the colour combination isn't good.I'm blue/green deficient, being unable to distinguish the two in all but glaring light. The much more common red/green issue would have issues.
by GeoffAlan2
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Can I Sleep at Grandma's Tonight
Replies: 1
Views: 811

Re: Can I Sleep at Grandma's Tonight

Yes..... Took me back well over 60 yrs.

Grandma's house is commemorated in the name of one of the stations on my layout.

Sunnisyde, where Grandad is in the garden and Grandma is baking.......What I'd give for one more day there.