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by southpier
Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 58
Views: 9611

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

nice touch!
by southpier
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72
Replies: 58
Views: 9611

Re: SIDI FONTANA MOROCCO 1916 scale 1/72

so nice you reposted photos for everyone to enjoy unique modeled subject.

Q: what is the black shiney screen?

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4238/357 ... 06e3_b.jpg
by southpier
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Back in business
Replies: 253
Views: 129032

Re: Back in business

I understand this thread is from the dark ages ... but do we know from where the Lister engines hail?

great job all 'round!

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e146/ ... rs2008.jpg
by southpier
Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: FOR SALE _ PRIME MOVERS
Replies: 0
Views: 912

FOR SALE _ PRIME MOVERS

SOLD SOLD SOLD embarassingly enough ... i've decided to change scale upward to 1/24 ( 60cm ~ "S" scale/ standard gauge ) to combine my railroad & model car building as one hobby instead of shifting gears twice a year in an "either or concession".   to start, I have the follow...
by southpier
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Dam Construction 1930 - 1932
Replies: 5
Views: 1135

Re: Dam Construction 1930 - 1932

that's a great film. interesting how hard people were expected to work in "the olden days" - and dangerous.
by southpier
Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: Glad Gnatterbox is back!
Replies: 6
Views: 816

Re: Glad Gnatterbox is back!

whew - close one!

thanks
by southpier
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Longstone 2
Replies: 140
Views: 17601

Re: Longstone 2

....happy now just making things to do with model railways. My goal is not to operate a layout, or even to have a layout that operates, but to enjoy myself. I've read this is the distinction between being a "model railroader" and "railroad modeler". the former seeking operation ...
by southpier
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: (F) Park Farm; Midi-Lister 1:12
Replies: 13
Views: 20844

Re: (F) Park Farm; Midi-Lister 1:12

I know this post is a hundred years old, but did the Lister ever get finished?
by southpier
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: FOR SALE - Narrow Gauge & Industrial Railway Modelling Review
Replies: 2
Views: 607

Re: FOR SALE - Narrow Gauge & Industrial Railway Modelling Review

since this stirred little interest i've donated them to the "free shelf" at the local library. perhaps some young whip can convince dad to help him "build an empire"!
by southpier
Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: FOR SALE - Narrow Gauge & Industrial Railway Modelling Review
Replies: 2
Views: 607

FOR SALE - Narrow Gauge & Industrial Railway Modelling Review

magazines FOR SALE Narrow Gauge & Industrial Railway Modelling Review have the following issues for sale:   #60, 61, 66, 67, 69   #70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 77, 78   #80, 81, 82, 83, 84   #95, 99   #105, 107, 108, 109   they have been to me (from the publisher) for less than a year and read once or tw...
by southpier
Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: selling on this site???
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: selling on this site???

got it; thanks
by southpier
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: selling on this site???
Replies: 2
Views: 437

selling on this site???

is there a classifieds section? I have about 22 Reviews I want to pass along.

thanks
by southpier
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: Motor Rail book by Alan Keef
Replies: 7
Views: 1318

Re: Motor Rail book by Alan Keef

chris stockdale wrote:Definitely one for the library...

http://lightmoor.co.uk/view_book.php?ref=L8092

Cheers,



oddly enough, in my "spring cleaning" frenzy last week, I donated my copy to the local library .
by southpier
Sat May 20, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Size of layouts
Replies: 7
Views: 1034

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: 14
Views: 1903

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: 31
Views: 5016

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: 14
Views: 1903

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: 8016

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: 193
Views: 24663

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: 31
Views: 5016

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: 9
Views: 1545

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: 6
Views: 4723

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: 1861

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: 1861

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_...

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