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by Bilco
Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Matthews Corner, a Chris Krupa classic.
Replies: 42
Views: 11646

Re: Matthews Corner, a Chris Krupa classic.

Gosh, I think MOMING '07 was the first one I went to - I remember seeing Chris there and chatting about his layout, which I'd seen on the Gnatterbox. I also had a long chat with Gerry Bullock over his Salinas layout, trying to find out what this Gn15 business was all about ...
by Bilco
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: Still modelling Gn15 or just looking?
Replies: 8
Views: 129

Re: Still modelling Gn15 or just looking?

Still trying to do it properly ...

Not working on the layout at the moment, but building another Smallbrook 'Katie' kit as a spare loco, and relearning all the mistakes I made with the first one ...
by Bilco
Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Belle Lane - Santo's restaurant and Coffee house.
Replies: 71
Views: 23849

Re: Belle Lane - Santo's restaurant and Coffee house.

Wonderful to see these cracking models again - thank you peter!
by Bilco
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Macton II
Replies: 33
Views: 506

Re: Macton II

Yes, that's the look I was thinking of - I like it!
by Bilco
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Macton II
Replies: 33
Views: 506

Re: Macton II

Why eliminate the columns? The iron railings on a low wall with the columns would look very striking ...
by Bilco
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Macton II
Replies: 33
Views: 506

Re: Macton II

If you want to keep the track on the left it might be better to have a see-through fence, so any stock you put on it will be visible ...
by Bilco
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Macton II
Replies: 33
Views: 506

Re: Macton II

Version 2 is the one I'd go for Michael - looks more like Macton Mk 1, too ...
by Bilco
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Macton II
Replies: 33
Views: 506

Re: Macton II

It's good to see Bertrand out and about again! That gate sign is even better than I remembered ...
by Bilco
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Macton II
Replies: 33
Views: 506

Re: Macton II

Hi Michael - great to see you posting again, and Macton reappearing ...
by Bilco
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Variant of the Carl Arendt SAP Line
Replies: 167
Views: 19207

Re: Variant of the Carl Arendt SAP Line

It's looking good, Les, if rather more complicated than I'd be happy to do ...
by Bilco
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Longstone 2
Replies: 95
Views: 6660

Re: Longstone 2

Very nice Graham - those Lemax birds are very useful ...
by Bilco
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: Albums on Flickr
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Albums on Flickr

Thanks for the encouraging comments on this and the other threads where I've posted these albums. It's been an interesting exercise in [archaol] digging up the past, going through my PB photos - there are lots I'd forgotten about, though that may be due to old age ... I think PB is all mined out now...
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: In A Bit Of Estate
Replies: 182
Views: 14863

Re: In A Bit Of Estate

A couple of albums of the missing PB photos of Kaffie and Ettie are now on Flickr

Kaffie https://flic.kr/s/aHsm89anNw

Ettie https://flic.kr/s/aHsm6SjvoK
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: Albums on Flickr
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Albums on Flickr

I've really got into creating albums on Flickr now! In addition to the albums on specific threads I've made a couple of general ones:

More items of rolling stock

https://flic.kr/s/aHskwe6tHa

Figures

https://flic.kr/s/aHsm8955bY
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Watts'
Replies: 85
Views: 23668

Re: Watts'

The missing photos for the build of Watts are now in an album on Flickr

https://flic.kr/s/aHsm6SuhPg

Also building the Watts' manrider

https://flic.kr/s/aHsm6SkGXV
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: New Project
Replies: 31
Views: 14689

Re: New Project

The missing PB photos are now in an album on Flickr https://flic.kr/s/aHsmak4R2b
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Back on the Drawing Board
Replies: 123
Views: 44342

Re: Back on the Drawing Board

Some more photos have been added to the Flickr album.
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Skipping With Ernie
Replies: 24
Views: 8746

Re: Skipping With Ernie

Some more photos have been added to the Flickr album.
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gimme Air
Replies: 71
Views: 19950

Re: Gimme Air

Some more photos have been added to the Flickr album.
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gmeinder Gap
Replies: 54
Views: 23608

Re: Gmeinder Gap

Some more photos have been added to the Flickr album.
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Diemas Ain't What Dey Used To Be
Replies: 30
Views: 14126

Re: Diemas Ain't What Dey Used To Be

Some more photos have been added to the Flickr album.
by Bilco
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Watts' - or Volts: a battery loco
Replies: 40
Views: 10224

Re: Watts' - or Volts: a battery loco

Some more photos have been added to the Flickr album.
by Bilco
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: (F) Skips the Hard Way
Replies: 11
Views: 12149

Re: (F) Skips the Hard Way

A Flickr album of my labour-intensive tipping skips and easy tubs ...

https://flic.kr/s/aHsm7oZ3cf
by Bilco
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: New Year Madness
Replies: 48
Views: 18332

Re: New Year Madness

A Flickr album of lost PB photos of my version of the Solva loco ...

https://flic.kr/s/aHsm6Bb4cS
by Bilco
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Ernieplex
Replies: 58
Views: 24614

Re: Ernieplex

A Flickr album of lost PB photos of 'Ernieplex' ...

https://flic.kr/s/aHskq9A5eW

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