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by b1gy1n
Sat Sep 13, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity Sidings
Replies: 522
Views: 221696

Sinplicity Sidings

Steve the stading figure where does he hail from.

ps like the barbed wire fence.

regards Marc 8)
by b1gy1n
Sat Sep 13, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Jon's Gn15
Replies: 41
Views: 16454

jon's gn15

Hi Jon,like the fleet am wondering if they all should have been yellow buffers,nombers definately lotus 6 not seven,or are we free Gn15'ers.

Your right about Sydney book,im planning to do the crane on one of steves chassis,

excellant work.
regards Marc. 8) 8)
by b1gy1n
Sat Sep 13, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Bachmann Gas Mechanical
Replies: 21
Views: 11513

Bachmann Gas Mech.

I picked up three all of them DCC from an Ebay shop in USA for $80,the shops name is called The Favourite spot,excellant service by the way.

when i start the conversions i will post pics.

regards Marc
by b1gy1n
Mon Sep 08, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A Tom Yorke inspired Critter
Replies: 77
Views: 35682

Tom Yorke inspired critter

Hi David, not been recieving posts but saw your Tom Yorke critter using the Streetcar motoe block,thought you might like to know Tom does a kit for this chassis to fit straight on the block,see his website for details,but i started making this one last xmas,but it took me a while to get hold of the ...
by b1gy1n
Sat Aug 30, 2008 11:02 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity Sidings
Replies: 522
Views: 221696

Gordon simplicity sidings

Hi Gordon you must be really proud,my friend thats an excellant job,also along with Steve he must be too,you have both done extremely well in showing how "easy " it can be.

i take my hat off to you both,

regards Marc Witten,

now i must get mine done. :D
by b1gy1n
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: In-laid track. Whats wrong?
Replies: 17
Views: 6392

Infilling Track

The best think for infilling track is Das modelling clay,you will also need a tool to make the groove ,a piece of plastic card of good thickness 2mm +,should be shaped with two teeth that are the width of the groove,and as you lay the Das,draw it along it levels it out and cuts two grooves,then you ...
by b1gy1n
Sat Aug 23, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity Sidings
Replies: 522
Views: 221696

simplicity sidings

Apologies Gordon F,just realise put your name down as Gerry,

my sincere apologies,Marc
by b1gy1n
Sat Aug 23, 2008 10:24 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity Sidings
Replies: 522
Views: 221696

simplicity sidings

Steve excellant series of showing how to build a Micro Layout,you too Gerry,as i havent had much time to do anything on my Traction layout,built on similar lines to Steves using the same buildings,the only thing i did differant was to score the bruck work with a ballend scriber/burnisher,and recesse...
by b1gy1n
Sat Aug 09, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Battery Loco Gn15
Replies: 13
Views: 5688

Battery Loco Gn15

Hi Steve,have tried it out on a 6" radius and she goes round okay,as the wheelbase is only 30mm.

regards Marc,the loco you mention do you have a pic or link to available site,

regards Marc.
by b1gy1n
Sat Aug 09, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Battery Loco Gn15
Replies: 13
Views: 5688

Battery Loco Gn15

Hi Steve,thanks for the kind words beast is quite right along side say tich etc. vital statistics are 4.5" (115mm) long 1.5" (40mm) wide and 2" (50mm) high. Mind you have just placed a Gnomy skip on your chassis along side and the top oh the headlight front is level with the top of th...
by b1gy1n
Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Battery Loco Gn15
Replies: 13
Views: 5688

Battery Loco Gn15

Henrik i intend to haul Gnomy skips on Steve bennet underframes.Probably a rake of 3.

regards Marc.
by b1gy1n
Sat Aug 09, 2008 3:44 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Battery Loco Gn15
Replies: 13
Views: 5688

Battery Loco Gn15

Hi Everyone have just completed building Tom Yorke's excellant battery Loco kit,i built this as per kit instructions,except,i made the brake standard operate,and fitted working lights,know all i need is a deep mine working to run it down. here are some pictures http://my.gn15.info/side_view_lh_batte...
by b1gy1n
Sun Aug 03, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: End of the Line - for Titch Mk1.(Tiny !)
Replies: 46
Views: 18069

Tichy R.I.P.

Hey Gordon,looks like the little B####R,is busted whens the cowboy going to shot him and put it out of its misery,

seriously folks thats excellant i am impressed.

regards Marc.
by b1gy1n
Sun Aug 03, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Land Rover Series 1
Replies: 28
Views: 16450

Landy mk 1 ,

Hi found my landrover unfortunately they are for the military half ton version,the scale drawings are to 1/32 scale,if they are of help i will scan and post.

regards Marc
by b1gy1n
Sat Aug 02, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Land Rover Series 1
Replies: 28
Views: 16450

Landy mk 1 ,

I have some aswell i can dig them out and post tommorrow,if things go okay.

regards Marc.
by b1gy1n
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Hand laid Track, Setrack - rail removal and bending rail
Replies: 14
Views: 5987

hand laid track

gordon you have done a nice job there and most people have answered your questions,but the only tip i can give you is bending code 100,i made a rail bender similar to roy links aka kb scale,i used bearings from 1/12 scale radio controled cars,the outer two bolted in the same fashion as roy links,but...
by b1gy1n
Sat Jun 07, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Tinkering with a Lister - Now Painted!
Replies: 61
Views: 27306

Tinkering with a lister

As promised colin here are some real photos of Alistair in the flesh at Kew Steam Museum,and one can say you can be proud of doing an excellant cabbed version.
Image

Image

regards Marc.
by b1gy1n
Wed May 14, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: New Layout -traction style
Replies: 3
Views: 3452

New Layout - traction style

Glen,the radius on the traverser is 3",the pantograph does just clear slight adjustment when motor unit arrives,arch will be raised up to sleeper height. Operation from Back to Front of picture is Wall side and Traverser and siding with point and the turn out route onto turntable will have live...
by b1gy1n
Wed May 14, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: New Layout -traction style
Replies: 3
Views: 3452

New Layout -traction style

Hi everyone decided to post a few picks of my progress so far on my layout,track laid on sleepers and spiked,point to be finished will be single blade turning the loco to turntable. Taken the layout from Carl Arendt's site ,design is called Avery Labelle Mfg by Jack Trollope in the Highlands of Scot...
by b1gy1n
Wed May 14, 2008 6:48 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: critters on sidelines chassis-2
Replies: 10
Views: 4164

critters on sideline chassis 2 - update

Not had much time with work,putting my back out,and doing all the trackwork of late,binned the previous pantograph,and installed a meaty O gauge one that really looks the part ,and yes power will pick up from overhead and light the lights too,front and rear. http://my.gn15.info/im002473.jpg regards ...
by b1gy1n
Wed May 14, 2008 4:49 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Modifying Peco Points Sleeper Spacing
Replies: 44
Views: 18595

peco articles etc bt Chris Krupa

Chris if they are that large to avoid filling space,you can send it me off list if it is okay.

regards Marc.
by b1gy1n
Tue May 13, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Cooperclad PCB
Replies: 8
Views: 2892

pcb sleepering

try c+l finescale they are in bristol they also do rail aswell service is excellant
regards Marc
by b1gy1n
Tue May 13, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Duel gauge track
Replies: 34
Views: 8563

Wiring Dual gauge

Bob, before you start get a good single malt, draw the Gn15 first on paper,and probably it will be similar to peco electro frog,then do the Gn9,on tracing paper and overlay to see which areas are going to be common,keeping in mind that you will be doing it like Peco electro frog. regards Marc. :D :D...
by b1gy1n
Tue May 13, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Modifying Peco Points Sleeper Spacing
Replies: 44
Views: 18595

Chris's Article - Moming 07

I was going to ask the same,of Chris if he could publish it on the group pages,this Chris can do if He owns it and didnt waiver the copyright to RM,then Chris can publish it on the group pages,what you can't do is for them to be transmitted to other groups unless you had Chris permisssion.So if RM o...
by b1gy1n
Mon May 12, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Modifying Peco Points Sleeper Spacing
Replies: 44
Views: 18595

modding Peco points

Paul nice job,i think they are a good substitute if you pick a load up say second hand etc.,Steve Bennett mentioned the difficulty in gluing differant plastics together ie Styrene and ABS which points are made from generally,the best thing to use is either Butanone or MEK which is Methyl -Ethyl- Ket...

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