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by kweitzel
Sun Dec 31, 2006 4:47 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Here's one for you...
Replies: 11
Views: 5041

Hi All The idea of putting a wire into the water raises an interesting possibility: I have an old article (which I will try to summeries later) which proposes a tram layout without workings inside the trams. Instead an armature runs along the middle of the track and propels a magnet inside the tram...
by kweitzel
Fri Dec 29, 2006 9:27 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Here's one for you...
Replies: 11
Views: 5041

That's a nice idea ... I would try to make them move with magnets ... if you use real water, make a track under the basin and run the magnets there. glue some magnets under the belly of the boats and let them be dragged by the magnets. You would need to look for suitable strength magnets, so you don...
by kweitzel
Thu Dec 28, 2006 8:13 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Weathering
Replies: 19
Views: 8366

I saw Rustall the first time a couple of years ago in Glasgow on a tradefair .. but then, never again. Untill I looked for it and found it in the "shop around the corner". Have posted a bit about it on my BLOG there is more than just this one article ... but the prices I've seen around ......
by kweitzel
Wed Dec 27, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: 2007 model challenge
Replies: 310
Views: 146492

Hmmm ... if I'd have known this before, my Dad wouldn't have gotten the start of a Diorama for Christmas ...

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But ... anyway, It's not a railway based diorama ... check it out in my blog ... ;-)
by kweitzel
Fri Dec 22, 2006 9:53 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Planning a Gnifty Gnew Layout for Warley...
Replies: 230
Views: 85135

George, actually Ian is right ... even my Pals at the Greenock and Distric Model Railway Club have this kind of setup (OK ... a further siding in it) ... http://www.greenockmrc.co.uk/a_layouts_East_Borland.htm Think about something easy yet inspiring ... at the end a simple layout with some eyecatch...
by kweitzel
Mon Dec 18, 2006 8:32 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: First loco done
Replies: 15
Views: 5692

it would definatly be a shame to see something without the fence!
by kweitzel
Fri Dec 08, 2006 3:38 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Papercraft Backdrop Buildings
Replies: 35
Views: 19582

from what I've seen, most of them (if not all) seem to be in 1:45 scale ... OK .. the buildings are 1:87 (H0) ...
by kweitzel
Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:09 am
Forum: Things I've done
Topic: Where did it go?!
Replies: 6
Views: 11703

Hi Emrys, if you look for a CMS alternative (easy to use with community features) have a look at www.websitebaker.org ... could even hlp you there :-D

cheers

Klaus
by kweitzel
Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:57 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Waitakere Tramline Layout
Replies: 516
Views: 196326

nice ... but even if the are "uniform" you could use them for a tree nursery ...
by kweitzel
Mon Dec 04, 2006 8:52 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Waitakere Tramline Layout
Replies: 516
Views: 196326

did you take them plants for aquarium supplies?
by kweitzel
Mon Dec 04, 2006 8:40 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: New loco from Macton Loco Works
Replies: 118
Views: 41715

and once you swapped them around, you have a nice "look" to that loco ... I have been looking around here in Germany for this little engine, because I would like to follow your "Tutorial" a bit as well (just to improve my modelling skills). But ... nada ... I'll have to source in...
by kweitzel
Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:31 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Macton works developments
Replies: 511
Views: 189748

Now ... that's a funny gardenrailway you have there ... made of paper and in the typical garden railway scale N ???

:lol: 8)
by kweitzel
Sun Nov 26, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Waitakere Tramline Layout
Replies: 516
Views: 196326

I think you are actualy right ... one thing about them (Schleich and competitor Bully) is, that they want in on the Preiser dominated Market in Germany ...
by kweitzel
Sun Nov 26, 2006 9:01 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Waitakere Tramline Layout
Replies: 516
Views: 196326

If it is the "Schleich" ones you mean (they do the smurfs), they are good. I have one here (see my blog) and my Sister got 2 of 'em already (also for my Layout).
by kweitzel
Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:44 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Macton works developments
Replies: 511
Views: 189748

Michael,

don't you dare doing this! Your layout and all the nice pics and inspirations are one of the reasons I sigend up!!!

I hope that I'll be able to see this layout live one day (which I doubt, though ... :cry: ).

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