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by Jon Randall
Sat Jul 07, 2007 4:26 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Topical Tips
Replies: 29
Views: 16198

Hang on this isn't my house :roll:
by Jon Randall
Fri Jul 06, 2007 2:21 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Topical Tips
Replies: 29
Views: 16198

I've lost my keyboard so I can't type this :oops: :evil: :wink: :shock: :? :!:
by Jon Randall
Thu Jul 05, 2007 5:51 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Ralph Brammer models
Replies: 542
Views: 239502

can say from having seen the chimney (and the crane, and LOTS of other superb models) last night (thanks Ralph ) that when it is in place on the layout, it will certainly draw the eye The photos are great, but the real models are better than the photos I second that motion 8) More than models- more...
by Jon Randall
Tue Jul 03, 2007 9:30 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Jon's Card Challenge Layout
Replies: 60
Views: 24341

Found some more bits of cardboard today :D
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Can you tell what it is yet?
I've been kindly invited to the Gnorfolker's meeting tommorrow night so no more progress til thursday.
by Jon Randall
Tue Jul 03, 2007 9:23 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Jon's Card Challenge Layout
Replies: 60
Views: 24341

Jon's Card Challenge Layout

I blame KeithB totally :lol: No, no - you don't get it, Jon - the OO9 locos are to be used as Gnine scale for a miniature line... _________________ Regards, Keith I was sorting out my shed on sunday and rediscovered a spare Grafar 08 chassis I had bought for a 009 loco but never built. I was looking...
by Jon Randall
Tue Jul 03, 2007 6:56 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Test Bed Layout
Replies: 19
Views: 7747

Too good to dismantle. If you ask most people in this forum if you can have more than one layout under construction at any one time then I wager my socks that the answer will be yes 95% of the time. My other half informed me last night that it would be a very good idea to build my two young daughter...
by Jon Randall
Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:40 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Car Parking and Spray Booths.
Replies: 3
Views: 2168

I use an old tea chest with one of the sides knocked out. In the bottom of this I have mounted a turntable from an old record player I found in a skip. This is stored on top of a cupboard in my garage and taken out into the garden when I need to spray anything. This is fine as long as it's gnot Rain...
by Jon Randall
Sat Jun 30, 2007 2:37 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Andrews' Card challenge layout
Replies: 77
Views: 44677

Great work Andrew,
I think that the corrugated iron looks exactly like 20 year old galvanised iron sheets, they look incredibly lifelike 8)
Looks like you might have a clearance problem somewhere around the track though :!: :lol:
by Jon Randall
Fri Jun 29, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: My first Gn15 Layout - AKA 'Cats Common'
Replies: 71
Views: 32121

Meow, hiss :lol:
by Jon Randall
Sat Jun 23, 2007 10:19 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: My first Gn15 Layout - AKA 'Cats Common'
Replies: 71
Views: 32121

Nice work Barry 8)
Carlsberg, probably the best cardboard in the world :lol:
by Jon Randall
Sat Jun 23, 2007 1:52 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnu Gnutters layout
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

Sorry I got my teminology wrong in the last post :oops:
What I really meant was single-bladed points :oops:
by Jon Randall
Sat Jun 23, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnu Gnutters layout
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

Any suggestions regarding points will be gratefully received 8) Would it be better to use stub points rather than conventional? :?: If so can stub points be remotely switched using the wire in tube method? :?: I've decided to go flat bottom rail but which code rail would be better/prototypical :?: I...
by Jon Randall
Fri Jun 22, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnu Gnutters layout
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

Andrew Milner wrote:That's a lot of track in a small space :shock: . Look forward to the progress :D

So do I, so do I.
With two other layouts on the go though well... I'm not entering it in exhibitions yet :roll:
by Jon Randall
Fri Jun 22, 2007 8:06 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnu Gnutters layout
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

Thanks, you were supposed to say it was easy :lol:
I may be able to tweak it so that the two centre points are a bit further apart rather than have a three-way.
I'll probably drop the optional siding as well.
by Jon Randall
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnu Gnutters layout
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

yes! :lol:
i was hoping to use SMP from modeltrams but I'm not sure if they will fit, so it looks like hand laid, gulp.
Peco is out as I have always used it so it's time for a change.
Thanks for your help in posting this photo.
I'm on photobucket as well gnow :oops:
by Jon Randall
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnu Gnutters layout
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

Image
Yes?
by Jon Randall
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnu Gnutters layout
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

I seem to have a problem with photobook as it says I haven't confirmed my email even though I have :twisted: :oops: :twisted:





I seem to be experiencing technical problems,
normal sevice to be resumed as soon as possible :roll:
by Jon Randall
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:03 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnu Gnutters layout
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

Ok that didn't work, help please :oops:
by Jon Randall
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:02 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnu Gnutters layout
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

Gnu Gnutters layout

As promised here is a rough plan of my future layout. To give a sense of scale it is 800mm by 400mm. Industry is yet to be determined but I am leaning towards an estate railway. http://jon-randall.photobook.org.uk/c1309639.html Hopefully there should be a picture above this sentence

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