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by steerngo
Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity Sidings
Replies: 522
Views: 221531

Just briefly revisting the paper plant subject :roll: sorry :lol: . A bit of info (UK only) for anybody who might be looking for coloured paper. Popped into the local Lidl store yesterday, to find they have packs of 250 A4 sheets of 80 gsm coloured paper at £2.49. At a penny a sheet, thats the chea...
by steerngo
Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:35 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity Sidings
Replies: 522
Views: 221531

Just briefly revisting the paper plant subject :roll: sorry :lol: . A bit of info (UK only) for anybody who might be looking for coloured paper. Popped into the local Lidl store yesterday, to find they have packs of 250 A4 sheets of 80 gsm coloured paper at £2.49. At a penny a sheet, thats the chea...
by steerngo
Sat Oct 10, 2009 3:22 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Just a simple call box
Replies: 23
Views: 10319

I thought the F was for FONE :oops:


Ken
by steerngo
Fri Sep 18, 2009 4:00 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Flea Conversion
Replies: 41
Views: 14992

YELLOW & RUST WITH WASP LINES ON THE ENDS WOULD LOOK GREAT.
Love the welded patch also

ken
by steerngo
Thu Jul 23, 2009 1:09 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Conveyor Belts
Replies: 24
Views: 11029

dana wrote:heres a link for some pics for ideas for conveyors

http://www.savonaequip.com/usedequipment.html


Some other nice 12in/ft NG equipment on this site too!

Ken
by steerngo
Sat May 30, 2009 9:30 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Modelable concrete and brick sheds
Replies: 4
Views: 5742

I thought this building was worthy of inclusion in this thread for being different/oddball:

Image

Just needs some tracks out the doors, to make a great loco shed!

Ken
by steerngo
Sat May 02, 2009 8:58 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Battered Cardboard Tops
Replies: 36
Views: 11189

Steve Bennett wrote:If you can work out how to build it :?: :wink:
I know a man :wink:

Ken
by steerngo
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: PERCY
Replies: 23
Views: 7017

barry, my greg 0-4-0 chassis is exactly the same as the percy but without the extra gears for the eyes, i have it in front of me in bits.
by steerngo
Mon Nov 24, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: PERCY
Replies: 23
Views: 7017

gerry wrote strange Ken I've only paid that once in 5 years of buying from States - at least 50 transactions. The current amount before duty is charged is £36 (including shipping charges), Percy would probably creep in under that figure. actually gerry its £18 (£36 is for gifts) and lately the PO is...
by steerngo
Sun Nov 23, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: PERCY
Replies: 23
Views: 7017

You forgot the Post Office £8.00 STEALTH TAX! to add. Ken Strange Ken I've only paid that once in 5 years of buying from States - at least 50 transactions. The current amount before duty is charged is £36 (including shipping charges), Percy would probably creep in under that figure. However, as I s...
by steerngo
Sun Nov 23, 2008 9:53 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: PERCY
Replies: 23
Views: 7017

For anyone looking to buy a Percy I recommend doing so NOW. They can be found in UK from a number of Suppliers and (at current $/£ exchange rates) are cheaper than prices advertised in States and that's before adding the postage. UK Prices at current levels can't last much longer. You forgot the Po...
by steerngo
Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplex and Listers
Replies: 17
Views: 7495

Gn15 listers are produced by Cast Away Models, SCOTT B, in Canada. Not bad locos to, useing a Bachmann street cr as a doner.

ken
by steerngo
Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:06 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Land Rover Series 1
Replies: 28
Views: 16441

Glen A wrote:That’s a stunning job Paul!

I would never even attempt to build a car from scratch like that. Especially with those round corners. 8)


Its looking good Paul

There's more round corners on the later models!

ken
by steerngo
Mon Nov 10, 2008 1:33 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Hello
Replies: 19
Views: 12011

Re: Horwich locos

Rob wrote:Does anyone do a Horwich loco kit????

The only Horwich loco kit is in 7mm/0,9. A Gn15 kit would be good.

Ken
by steerngo
Sat Nov 01, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Bash Fodder for GN15 Mechanisms
Replies: 82
Views: 65799

DCR fan
electricity :lol:
by steerngo
Sat Nov 01, 2008 4:02 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Synolda (ish) my next Sand Hutton challenge
Replies: 6
Views: 3761

Did hornby not produce a southern 4-4-0 loco with loco drive, a long while ago? Would poss be a cheeper option!

ken
by steerngo
Fri Oct 31, 2008 6:38 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Critter's Bank- Gnew layout
Replies: 41
Views: 14489

I thought of green: http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z153/Korschtal/Misc/Misc%20Model%20Stuff/Green.jpg But I prefer yellow with buzzbees. Somehow it suits the shape and chunky style: http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z153/Korschtal/Misc/Misc%20Model%20Stuff/Yellowandblack.jpg I think a bit more...
by steerngo
Sun Oct 26, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: "Effie" takes her bow.
Replies: 64
Views: 29184

Thanks Gerry,could just do with a pic of the other one now, to have a full set!

Ken
by steerngo
Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:51 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: "Effie" takes her bow.
Replies: 64
Views: 29184

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After a long wait my Effie is finally ready as shown next to Gerry's own Effie. Seen at Swanley EXPO NG yesterday

Effie Number 3 in captivity

Ken
by steerngo
Sat Oct 18, 2008 4:16 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: My Tiny
Replies: 28
Views: 16600

Steve Bennett wrote::lol: :lol: :lol:
Cant retire, my pension no longer exists :(


He loves us all too much to retire!

But I dont Gnow were we would be withn out him, Hes part of the familey!

ken
by steerngo
Sun Sep 21, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: compact diamond crossing...
Replies: 16
Views: 7678

This type of crossing is in use 12in/ft at ravenglass. Not got a picture though :oops:

ken
by steerngo
Sat Sep 20, 2008 7:45 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: compact diamond crossing...
Replies: 16
Views: 7678

Useing set track would the tracks be to close together? cutting or adding to the diamondwould widen or narrow the gap between tracks

ken
by steerngo
Fri Sep 19, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity Sidings
Replies: 522
Views: 221531

Bob Taylor wrote:I think you can "make" a cross over using PECO track components. Then again I could be talking rubbish :shock:

Nice start though. Interesting idea's.



Bob.


2 lefts, 2rights & a diamond xing, maybe :wink:

ken
by steerngo
Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:57 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The Stamping Ground Gold Mine
Replies: 832
Views: 340699

DCRfan wrote:A few more landscapes and one of the relaid tramway on the other bank


any pics of the rolling stock, for this tramway?

ken
by steerngo
Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:25 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A Tom Yorke inspired Critter
Replies: 77
Views: 35661

A full sized 2ft gauge railcar from a model T ford has just been built by Graham Lee at the Statfold barn railway, for a private railway. Theres a picture in Narrow Gauge World mag.

ken

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