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by DuffieldBank
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: New laser-cut brick engine shed
Replies: 6
Views: 164

Re: New laser-cut brick engine shed

Hi, my compliments, GREAT MODEL! One question, are you planing on supplying a different entry wall with one door in the middle for 32MM gauge ? same scale , just for slightly bigger engines. have a great day Chris I've been asked for almost a dozen variations thus far, but I think yours has the bes...
by DuffieldBank
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: New laser-cut brick engine shed
Replies: 6
Views: 164

NOW AVAILABLE! laser-cut brick engine shed

Sample engine shed has been cut and loosely assembled. CAD work has been updated to make the assembly easier and more sturdy. I plan to start cutting production kits tomorrow or Monday. Kits will include laser cut slate shingles, roofing, etc. Introductory price is $49.99. Please message me if you'd...
by DuffieldBank
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: New laser-cut brick engine shed
Replies: 6
Views: 164

New laser-cut brick engine shed

My new laser-cut G scale (1:24) narrow gauge engine shed or industrial building will be available for sale shortly. Scale dimensions: 18' length, 13' width, 7.5' tall side, 14' to the peak, with 7' tall doors. Drop me a line for more info. Cheers, DB 2017-11-11 15_36_38-brick engine shed v2 TEST BUI...
by DuffieldBank
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. OFFER EXTENDED!
Replies: 11
Views: 344

Re: Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. OFFER EXTENDED!

docnjoj wrote:Hey Chris. Is there a way to make the doors open with real hinges? I know to cut on the lines, but do you have a specific plan?
otherDoc


I can easily modify the drawings to "cut" instead of "scribe" the door lines. The hinges themselves would be the tricky part.

DB
by DuffieldBank
Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: GNine
Topic: New to G9
Replies: 6
Views: 284

Re: New to G9

Well if Steve is back in business, he is a great source of G9 and G15 stuff. I have been buying Chris Cardinal's wonderful laser cut cars these days, but I would also get Steve's kits if they were available. Both are affordable and excellent. The usual disclaimer: I don't own stock in either compan...
by DuffieldBank
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: In A Bit Of Estate
Replies: 182
Views: 14837

Re: In A Bit Of Estate

Bilco wrote: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


Cheers Bill.

DB
by DuffieldBank
Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. OFFER EXTENDED!
Replies: 11
Views: 344

Re: Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. OFFER EXTENDED!

Hi Chris. Is there any way that we can order the new wheels and underframe parts for models we have already purchased. I would love to pay for them to make assembly easier and not have to order and destroy Thomas cars. Thanks in advance. otherDoc Yes indeed. I will be sending out an email to all ea...
by DuffieldBank
Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. OFFER EXTENDED!
Replies: 11
Views: 344

Re: Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. OFFER EXTENDED!

OFFER EXTENDED To celebrate the upgrade of all my kits to now include proper 3 hole disc or spoked wheels, underframe with pedestals, plus bearing inserts for the needlepoint axles (to allow for excellent rolling capabilities), I have extended the discount period. Please take advantage of this early...
by DuffieldBank
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Taiwan coal mine stock
Replies: 10
Views: 268

Re: Taiwan coal mine stock

southpier wrote:as it looks to my untrained eye where the stills are from, i'm assuming everyone has seen these, but just in case:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du-n0E3 ... TN&index=2



Bingo!
by DuffieldBank
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Taiwan coal mine stock
Replies: 10
Views: 268

Re: Taiwan coal mine stock

DB My photographs are prints, being over twenty years old. I will dig them out and investigate scanning them. In the meantime - all dimensions in inches: Solebar 70, section 4 1/2 by 4, longer dimension horizontal Body length 56 Body width 33 Body height 29 Planks three or four 1 thick. Some mines ...
by DuffieldBank
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. OFFER EXTENDED!
Replies: 11
Views: 344

Re: Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. Limited offer!

Discount always sounds good. But I would love to know the model modensions of these offers. Even more, I´d like to see them built and photographed along with Gn15 models from other makers plus some scale figures, to get an idea of the actual model dimensions. The above samples seem to be extremely ...
by DuffieldBank
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Taiwan coal mine stock
Replies: 10
Views: 268

Re: Chinese coal mine stock

DB What do you want to know about them? I discovered these coal mines when I was working in Taiwan just as they were closing some twenty years ago. I have many photographs, and dimensions, of the wagons and locomotives. They were 500mm gauge (more or less) Neil B Hi Neil. At this moment, I am most ...
by DuffieldBank
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Taiwan coal mine stock
Replies: 10
Views: 268

Re: Chinese coal mine stock

southpier wrote:I would be extremely cautious in any dealings with the aforementioned loco manufacturer; that is all ...


Way ahead of you. :?
by DuffieldBank
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Taiwan coal mine stock
Replies: 10
Views: 268

Taiwan coal mine stock

Would anyone know more about these interesting little open wagons at a Taiwan coal mine? I'm keen to build a few. Cheers, DB 2017-10-23 23_46_11-.png 2017-10-23 23_44_13-.png 2017-10-23 23_43_47-.png 2017-10-23 23_42_58-Vanishing Coal Mines of Pingxi Valley youtube render.avi - YouTube.png
by DuffieldBank
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. OFFER EXTENDED!
Replies: 11
Views: 344

Save 10% at my Gn15/G9 store. OFFER EXTENDED!

NOTICE: To celebrate my new Gn15 kits, every order placed between this moment and midnight (EDT) on Monday, October 23 will receive a 10% discount! Use the code " Save10 " at checkout. https://theoriginaltwofoot.wixsite.com/mygn15 http://i68.tinypic.com/2a9d66g.jpg http://i67.tinypic.com/...
by DuffieldBank
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: New laser cut medium box van
Replies: 0
Views: 85

New laser cut medium box van

Yet another new Gn15 kit! The medium box van is now available.
1:24 dimensions as follows: 7'9'L x 3'W x 5'H less running gear.

My online store: https://theoriginaltwofoot.wixsite.com/mygn15

Tell your friends.

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by DuffieldBank
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Am Steinhoff electric loco?
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Am Steinhoff electric loco?

I stumbled across this and fell in love. Anyone? https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&ie=UTF8&prev=_t&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=auto&sp=nmt4&tl=en&u=http://www.feldbahn.at/fahrzeuge/elektrolokomotiven/steinhoflok.php&usg=ALkJrhjzQlr...
by DuffieldBank
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: New laser cut guards van
Replies: 0
Views: 107

New laser cut guards van

Based on a Sand Hutton Light Railway original.

https://theoriginaltwofoot.wixsite.com/mygn15

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by DuffieldBank
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Schoma CHL 10 drawing source?
Replies: 5
Views: 343

Re: Schoma CHL 10 drawing source?

chris69 wrote:Hi,
found them. So send me PN with your e mail and I send them to you.
Best
Chris


PM sent. Thank you!
by DuffieldBank
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: In A Bit Of Estate
Replies: 182
Views: 14837

Re: In A Bit Of Estate

docnjoj wrote:That loco is simply gorgeous.
otherDoc


Agreed. Quite possibly the prettiest steamer ever built in this scale.

DB
by DuffieldBank
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Watts' - or Volts: a battery loco
Replies: 40
Views: 10220

Re: Watts' - or Volts: a battery loco

I decided that Watts' would need a battery loco. I looked at various photos of prototypes and other models and finally went for a 'generic' battery loco rather than a specific prototype - a sort of 'Clay-Bat'. I'm using the motor unit from the last UE Inspection Car in my stash :cry: As these drive...
by DuffieldBank
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Watts' - or Volts: a battery loco
Replies: 40
Views: 10220

Re: Watts' - or Volts: a battery loco

Our team of archaeologists have been digging deep in the bowels of PB to bring long-lost artifacts to light. If they have done the job properly, this link should take you to a Flickr album of photos of the battery loco you desire ... https://www.flickr.com/photos/149926300@N07/albums/72157661382120...
by DuffieldBank
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Schoma CHL 10 drawing source?
Replies: 5
Views: 343

Re: Schoma CHL 10 drawing source?

chris69 wrote:Hi, I have some floating around on my computer. Green and Yellow, just don't know where they are exactly or if they are any better.
Give me some time to find them and I'll let you know.
Best
Chris


Cheers Chris.
by DuffieldBank
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Struppe Storage Battery Locos of Lainz/Vienna
Replies: 64
Views: 32532

Re: Struppe Storage Battery Locos of Lainz/Vienna

PeterH wrote:Gerald posts (a bit) more frequently on the Westlake forum:

http://www.finescalerr.com/smf/index.php?topic=2260.165

Maybe you can figure out the size of the loco from his photos, knowing the gauge of the track.


Thank you Peter.
by DuffieldBank
Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Struppe Storage Battery Locos of Lainz/Vienna
Replies: 64
Views: 32532

Re: Struppe Storage Battery Locos of Lainz/Vienna

I know it has been a handful of years, but would any member know how to get in direct contact with Gerald? I'd like to ask for dimensions on this wonderful loco so I could build my own. Cheers, DB If you click on Gerald's name on the right hand side it opens up a bit of his profile, including the o...

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