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by Bilco
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: In A Bit Of Estate
Replies: 183
Views: 15923

Re: In A Bit Of Estate

Finally shook off the bronchitis, but haven't done much modelling while feeling crook. However, I have managed to do some work on the two Preiser figures ... https://i.imgur.com/x4RdhhM.jpg This is as they arrived. I felt that the lady could lose the bag and cover up her décolletage. Her companion d...
by Bilco
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: Where is Everyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 264

Re: Where is Everyone?

Brian Clarke produced kits for 009, and 16mm NG locos and trackwork, as well as writing about narrow gauge subjects. This thread on NGRM Online shows some of his stuff http://ngrm-online.com/forums/index.php?/topic/17997-drawings-by-brian-clarke/&tab=comments#comment-409742 I corresponded with h...
by Bilco
Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Matthews Corner, a Chris Krupa classic.
Replies: 44
Views: 12126

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: 13
Views: 503

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: 72
Views: 24303

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: 40
Views: 1036

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: 40
Views: 1036

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: 40
Views: 1036

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: 40
Views: 1036

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: 40
Views: 1036

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: 40
Views: 1036

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: 172
Views: 20282

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: 102
Views: 7822

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: 135

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: 183
Views: 15923

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: 135

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: 24037

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: 14803

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: 44809

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: 8876

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: 20220

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: 23842

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: 14268

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: 10424

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: 12269

Re: (F) Skips the Hard Way

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

https://flic.kr/s/aHsm7oZ3cf

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