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by southpier
Sat May 20, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Size of layouts
Replies: 7
Views: 274

Re: Size of layouts

to quote a popular cigarette ad of days gone by: "it's not how long you make it, but how you make it long"
by southpier
Wed May 17, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The Much Knattering & Far Twaddle Light Railway
Replies: 12
Views: 603

Re: The Much Knattering & Far Twaddle Light Railway

this is beautiful modeling!

much more imagination than I possess
by southpier
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Yellow Ridge Mine
Replies: 30
Views: 2761

Re: Yellow Ridge Mine

interesting retort from Firebox Models website: http://fireboxmodels.blogspot.co.uk/201 ... ayout.html
by southpier
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The Much Knattering & Far Twaddle Light Railway
Replies: 12
Views: 603

Re: The Much Knattering & Far Twaddle Light Railway

so following.. should it gnot be Gnellie?
by southpier
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Beer Garden Terminus - O9
Replies: 18
Views: 6411

Re: Beer Garden Terminus - O9

dave wrote:Back again, after ditching SWMBO and moving into my own gaff ....


a bit drastic just to build a layout, eh?
by southpier
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: In A Bit Of Estate
Replies: 125
Views: 9522

Re: In A Bit Of Estate

great perspective created here
by southpier
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Yellow Ridge Mine
Replies: 30
Views: 2761

Re: Yellow Ridge Mine

the pictures would be easier to see without the "copyright" lettering. looks like a nice railroad.

we all inspire each other. how did you get to the point where you created it?
by southpier
Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: ICM Female Mechanics 1910
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: ICM Female Mechanics 1910

https://issuu.com/icm2017/docs/catalog_2017__

pp 30-31

the American firemen look interesting, too ....
by southpier
Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: micro layout
Replies: 5
Views: 3705

Re: micro layout

i know it's been a while, but i haven't given up just yet!
by southpier
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: a plea to all GnAtters
Replies: 12
Views: 754

Re: a plea to all GnAtters

nu2ng wrote:Southpier

What point are you trying to make here??



exactly. i'm glad someone gets it.
by southpier
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: a plea to all GnAtters
Replies: 12
Views: 754

Re: a plea to all GnAtters

i dunno ..... you guys aren't really trying too hard. it is expected the figures of any range will need a bit of miliput and lead foil, but the starting point is what could use a bit of variety: http://www.seltd.net/ez-catalog/X344897/17?item_count=0;order_by= http://www.larrygscale.com/Figurines_c_...
by southpier
Wed Mar 01, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: a plea to all GnAtters
Replies: 12
Views: 754

Re: a plea to all GnAtters

looks like the "quintessential" fence picket (sic)
by southpier
Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: a plea to all GnAtters
Replies: 12
Views: 754

a plea to all GnAtters

in the event you do use popsicle craft sticks, please do something with the rounded ends. square, point, fleur de lis, anything but the rounded out of the bag shape.

other than the overused SLM figures, nothing sceams "i'm a toy" like round-top pickets on a gate.
by southpier
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Newland's Farm
Replies: 51
Views: 24903

Re: Newland's Farm

quite a well documented project. looking forward to the next.
by southpier
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: In A Bit Of Estate
Replies: 125
Views: 9522

Re: In A Bit Of Estate

Bilco wrote:...
Gari stands proudly by his erection ...

Image ...


aye, mate. we're all guilty of that at one time or another.
by southpier
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Geoff Potter's Gn15 2015 challenge layout
Replies: 83
Views: 8587

Re: Geoff Potter's Gn15 2015 challenge layout

one of the more purposeful "roundy-rounds"
by southpier
Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:46 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The "Gn15 Tome"
Replies: 9
Views: 7725

Re: The "Gn15 Tome"

so it hasn't been revised in over 4 years? or am i missing something?
by southpier
Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The "Gn15 Tome"
Replies: 9
Views: 7725

Re: The "Gn15 Tome"

is this a thing of the past? even when i couldn't get to any modeling time i would enjoy reading it.
by southpier
Thu Jun 09, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Exhibition Presentation
Replies: 149
Views: 70511

Re: Exhibition Presentation

i certainly cannot grasp the distinction, but thoroughly enjoy the posts
by southpier
Sun Jun 01, 2014 4:24 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A Gnoteable Anniversary
Replies: 34
Views: 5286

the old boys look like they've hit the hard cider!

nice to see this one again.
by southpier
Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:58 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The "Gn15 Tome"
Replies: 9
Views: 7725

thanks. looking forward to spring myself!
by southpier
Wed Feb 19, 2014 12:55 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The "Gn15 Tome"
Replies: 9
Views: 7725

does the Tome get issued annually?
by southpier
Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Smallbeach loco shed
Replies: 25
Views: 8809

...rafters and cross beams (there must be some proper names ...) ... this building is coming along beautifully. beams & timbers usually are larger than 4" x 10". I've always called the cross beams "collar ties", but I'm sure if you go far in either direction someone will cor...

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