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by Charlie Stewart
Tue Jan 01, 2013 12:22 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

been a long time.......

Hiya guys, well happy new year to you all...... Ive spent the last year setting up a new business for us and to be honest I havent had a moment to spare... BUT new year and all that..i think I.m ready for some "CHARLIE-TIME"!!!! ... hopint to dig out the layout tomorrow..... dont know what...
by Charlie Stewart
Sat May 21, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

Well the world hasnt ended in sunny Scunny so heres another update !!!! The postman brought me gifts this morning..... http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee358/sunshineorangeco/Tilery%20Layout/001-24.jpg I went for this in the end over the Bedford, but I will have to convert it to RHD now.... after ...
by Charlie Stewart
Wed May 18, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

heres the video of the testing of the new track & traverser


new track 1st test run

Charlie
by Charlie Stewart
Wed May 18, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

Thanks everyone for all the advice, I think I have some ideas re the incline now. Today I finally finished the small radius point and got all the track to the traverser wired up and running. I really missed being able to run a train roundandround whilst modelling in the garage !!!!. Hers the pic of ...
by Charlie Stewart
Fri May 13, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

Charlie the addition is a great one, the incline looks good how will the skips transition from the top to the bottom and how will they be loaded? Will the skip on the incline be a dedicated skip that stays on the incline and just goes up and down? People want to gnow... Questions...questions..quest...
by Charlie Stewart
Thu May 12, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

Well a little more progress with the pugmill & incline, I'm quite pleased with the way this is looking :D :D http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee358/sunshineorangeco/Tilery%20Layout/001-22.jpg http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee358/sunshineorangeco/Tilery%20Layout/002-18.jpg http://i535.photo...
by Charlie Stewart
Thu May 12, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

Re: Kiln Building Roof

Mike Lee wrote:Charlie

Can you tell me please who makes the pantile roofing material for the kiln building and where to obtain it?

Thanks Mike Lee


Hiya Mike I get those sheets from Steve at Back2bay6

Charlie
by Charlie Stewart
Mon May 09, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

Thanks for the comments Guy's, Christian, yes I think on a small layout a few "animations" are welcome, but I think i'll stop short of 'gates swinging in the wind' ...hahahahaha Bill, Yes it did take a bit of courage to almost destroy that end of the layout, but I "hope" it will ...
by Charlie Stewart
Mon May 09, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

Barton Ings..... The Future..???

well after almost a year an TEN exhibitions, I now have a few months break from shows. I have decided on a couple of changes both to increase interest to the public and my own operator interest. The main criteria are... I MUST have the (hopefully working) skip incline to a pugmill, it is still proba...
by Charlie Stewart
Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

As the BIG show at York ( 3 Days !!!!) approaches this weekend, I have built a couple more items, Firstly thanks to Chrisp of this parish I present my rendition of "winky".... http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee358/sunshineorangeco/Tilery%20Layout/001-20.jpg http://i535.photobucket.com/a...
by Charlie Stewart
Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

Was nice to meet you too Richard, and Stephan, and Ken, and of course Mr Bennett too.!! (sorry if I forgot anyone?)I now have a couple more exhibition invites, but thankfully not till 2012 !!!, I'm back out on the exhibition circuit yet again this weekend, this time I'm at Leamington Spa for the MID...
by Charlie Stewart
Thu Mar 03, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

After the success with the lighting rig I thought I would experiment with the next stage and paint a background, just a quick hash-up in various blue/greys atm....... the jury is still out on it but to be fair I should make a more detailed backdrop before I cast judgement, these pics compared with t...
by Charlie Stewart
Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: You really ought to gnow your who's wahoo
Topic: Hi there!
Replies: 5
Views: 4838

ah everything falls into place.....

... good luck with the quest for a JCB ????


Charlie
by Charlie Stewart
Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: You really ought to gnow your who's wahoo
Topic: Hi there!
Replies: 5
Views: 4838

Ha so I'm to blame then???... glad that "Barton Ings" made an impression on you.....

... enjoy the fun over here....

Charlie
by Charlie Stewart
Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:39 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Barton Ings Tile Works
Replies: 215
Views: 86023

Had a good day exhibiting on Saturday at Lincoln, but for the first time I was in quite a dark spot. This did highlight the need for some "layout lighting" I addressed this today with some lengths of timber, a piece of uPVC guttering and a cheap under cupboard strip light. heres the gratui...
by Charlie Stewart
Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Button-Hole mine.... a fantasy in Gn15
Replies: 25
Views: 13594

Oh I know John, watched your vid loads...that is truly Awesome... I'm gonna add a working incline to Barton Ings in the summer so will probably be "pestering" you some more on that !!!

Charlie
by Charlie Stewart
Sat Feb 19, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Button-Hole mine.... a fantasy in Gn15
Replies: 25
Views: 13594

Will whatever loco you are going to use for your layout handle that grade with a wagon or two? Voice of experience asking here. Cheers Scott. tests are about to start on Monday when kids go back but my thoughts are it will be far too steep!!!, I think I will have to use a ply trackbed and make less...
by Charlie Stewart
Fri Feb 18, 2011 10:20 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Button-Hole mine.... a fantasy in Gn15
Replies: 25
Views: 13594

A bit more....Today have carved the incline down into the mine, mocked the mine up roughly in some card.... http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee358/sunshineorangeco/Grumpy%20Challenge%202011/001-2.jpg Heres whtat I would like the mine entrance to be similar to.... This is a piccy I took at Apedale ...
by Charlie Stewart
Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Button-Hole mine.... a fantasy in Gn15
Replies: 25
Views: 13594

Ok, Ok so I've now cut three pieces of Pink foam, glued them together and even done a trackplan LOLOLOL... http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee358/sunshineorangeco/Grumpy%20Challenge%202011/001-1.jpg Top right will be down an incline/hidden from view as this is the "Button Mine", top left...
by Charlie Stewart
Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:24 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Button-Hole mine.... a fantasy in Gn15
Replies: 25
Views: 13594

G,day....Charlie, when the buttons are mined do they have the holes in them or is there a processing plant for that. Also when my Iredium mine closed there was some holes left in the ground, perhaps I could ship them to you for conversion to button holes. :D Well John, I've just consulted the "...
by Charlie Stewart
Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Button-Hole mine.... a fantasy in Gn15
Replies: 25
Views: 13594

Button-Hole mine.... a fantasy in Gn15

Here follows a build I have just started as part of a challenge on another forum I participate in, as such much of this will be a "cut-and-paste" excersise here. The Background... My G/F has an obsession with buttons!!! yep all shapes & sizes but the colour has to be green.. .. its jus...
by Charlie Stewart
Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A Lister for the New Year...!!
Replies: 14
Views: 7681

@ Henrik, thanks, yes the couplers are standard No5's in a gearbox @Scott, the tools are the prieser toolset, quite common in most preiser stockists.... thought you might like the other loco too :wink: :wink: and as far as providing extra coupling blocks.... well that just makes it far too easy for ...
by Charlie Stewart
Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:38 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A Lister for the New Year...!!
Replies: 14
Views: 7681

Thanks Guys, I'm afraid I dont know where the driver came from (other than out of my box of bits !!! hahahaha!!). :( I have progressed on the Lister and its just about finished now :D heres the engine..dont know if its all in the right place but it looks convincing when its fitted.... http://i535.ph...
by Charlie Stewart
Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:46 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A Lister for the New Year...!!
Replies: 14
Views: 7681

A Lister for the New Year...!!

Over Xmas I started one of Scotts' resin Kit of a Petrol Lister... Here it is in a light coat of paint to show where I need to work on next, The driver has had major surgery to his legs & hands to fit and still needs much more..... http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee358/sunshineorangeco/Tilery...
by Charlie Stewart
Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: 1:24 Scale 18" Bagnal
Replies: 43
Views: 23116

From what I can see of Gn15, the actual outcome is of a distinctly cartoonish or cameo appearance, with trains tracing very small and clearly visible circles and quite often, distinctly non-naturalistic figures being employed - Barton Ings is a good example of this . To be worrying about whether yo...

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