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by chris stockdale
Thu Sep 13, 2007 9:10 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Chris' 2007 Submarine Pirate layout...Challenge.
Replies: 172
Views: 143612

Soooo good!



It's not fair!



Sound effect of laptop being kicked across room.


:evil: :evil: :evil:
by chris stockdale
Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:47 am
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Keef pic -- VB loco
Replies: 1
Views: 3361

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i286/chris_stockdale7777/IMGP2937.jpg http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i286/chris_stockdale7777/IMGP2936.jpg http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i286/chris_stockdale7777/IMGP2934.jpg http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i286/chris_stockdale7777/IMGP2933.jpg http://i75....
by chris stockdale
Sat Sep 08, 2007 8:27 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Keef pic -- VB loco
Replies: 1
Views: 3361

(F) Keef pic -- VB loco

Not a de Winton, but actually a very nice bitsa

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by chris stockdale
Sat Sep 08, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Perrygrove - the pics (2007)
Replies: 4
Views: 8840

(F) Perrygrove - the pics (2007)

A handful of offerings from last weekend... http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i286/chris_stockdale7777/IMGP2978.jpg http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i286/chris_stockdale7777/IMGP2967.jpg http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i286/chris_stockdale7777/IMGP2950.jpg Chap in blue jumper, fourth from the lef...
by chris stockdale
Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:49 am
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Mini Lister - Engineers Emporium loco info
Replies: 7
Views: 14232

(F) Mini Lister - Engineers Emporium loco info

Hoping that this is a reasonable place to post such stuff I thought I would start a separate thread for the Engineers Emporium beastie. More info, in the form of a leaflet, arrrived by snail mail this morning: Available in 7 1/4", 9 1/2", 10 1/4", 12 1/4" and other gauges (thinks...
by chris stockdale
Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:48 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: Gnine 'industrial' prototypes?
Replies: 39
Views: 21362

I had the pleasure of driving the Lister today - Yes, it's available in 7.25" gauge - it's the same loco with different wheelsets. I think I'll have to start saving again... Tim, Looks like great fun, I am suitable envious. Just wondering - not 'cos I would do it - no, never, of course not.......
by chris stockdale
Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:09 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnice Layout
Replies: 162
Views: 73348

Andrew Milner wrote:The ones I tend to see are a bit short on account of just coming out of the oven :D



:lol: :lol: :lol:
by chris stockdale
Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:48 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: Gnine 'industrial' prototypes?
Replies: 39
Views: 21362

I had the pleasure of driving the Lister today - Yes, it's available in 7.25" gauge - it's the same loco with different wheelsets. I think I'll have to start saving again... Tim, Looks like great fun, I am suitable envious. Just wondering - not 'cos I would do it - no, never, of course not.......
by chris stockdale
Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:58 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnice Layout
Replies: 162
Views: 73348

:D :D :D

raised a few here too Gerry.


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by chris stockdale
Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:56 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: 2007 model challenge
Replies: 310
Views: 143801

Andrew Milner wrote:Video of train running on card challenge layout


Wurgghhh!

Clear as it was I had to switch it off - the combination of loco round and round and camera to and fro had me turning green :!:

Best of luck with the ongoing work.


cheers
by chris stockdale
Thu May 24, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Minimum Space Layouts article.
Replies: 14
Views: 4709

Excellent, thanks Steve.

Trouble is - I still don't remember it, even after taking a look :roll:


cheers
by chris stockdale
Thu May 24, 2007 10:12 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Minimum Space Layouts article.
Replies: 14
Views: 4709

Nice find!

Does anyone know any details about the layout pictured at the top of the article?

Whilst I would hesitate to say it was new to me the old Stocky memory hasn't immediately kicked in with anything to offer


cheers
by chris stockdale
Mon Apr 23, 2007 7:05 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: 2007 model challenge
Replies: 310
Views: 143801

michael wrote:We are almost into May :twisted: :lol:


Ooh, ages yet.... :lol:


I did actually think about it only the other day, honest.


cheers
by chris stockdale
Sat Apr 21, 2007 7:50 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnutley Grange, another pizza saga and the techniques used.
Replies: 239
Views: 122474

T'would seem I must admit defeat.

Steve 'answer for everything' Bennett has struck again.




I 'spect that if Mr Bennett had been a couple of millennia earlier he would have said:

I came, I saw, I modelled it :D
by chris stockdale
Sat Apr 21, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Gnutley Grange, another pizza saga and the techniques used.
Replies: 239
Views: 122474

:lol: :lol: :lol:


Mind you, he won't be quite so happy if it turns out to be a triffid...



cheers
by chris stockdale
Thu Mar 15, 2007 12:47 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Getting started in Gn15
Replies: 11
Views: 3490

Andrew Milner wrote: if no-one buys unnecessary stuff



Made me look at my collection of kit. I immediately realised... it's ALL necessary - I simply haven't worked out why yet :lol:


cheers
by chris stockdale
Wed Mar 14, 2007 5:11 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Minimum gauge, BIG space!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 10282

Re: Minimum gauge, BIG space!!!

Just found this 1/12th model layout of a 15in prototype. Who says minimum gauge had to fit into a small space. Mind you length is not out of place in O gauge http://www.penmorfa.com/rdmrc/netonmr.html Justin, the builder of this layout is now a member of the 7/8ths Lounge and has posted some more p...
by chris stockdale
Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:29 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: New pallet factory founded
Replies: 46
Views: 18536

Gerd,

Looks interesting. What size of baseboard do you have in mind?

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by chris stockdale
Mon Mar 05, 2007 2:58 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Zoo anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 3859

Re: Zoo anyone?

Catweasel wrote:Model Power,USA, have a range of 1/24th animals.Anyone building a zoo layout :?:


Not quite...

...Carl Arendt does have a design called 'lions and tigers and bears' that these would be just the job for though, look it up here:

http://carendt.com/microplans/index.html


cheers
by chris stockdale
Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Changing the colour of commercial sleepers
Replies: 10
Views: 3637

Dunno how he does it, but do you mean like a certain Mr Bennett? e.g. one of the pics from the Lincoln Show, a few posts down?

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Looks good, doesn't it?

cheers
by chris stockdale
Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: "Effie" takes her bow.
Replies: 64
Views: 28686

Gerry,

Sat here thinking 'thorts' and suddenly wondered how goes with the lovely Effie?

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by chris stockdale
Tue Feb 27, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Minimum gauge, BIG space!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 10282

Steve, The new pic makes it look even better. Fortunately for me Steve W is at the Merstham all day steaming this Saturday :D (that's a quick plug folks for anyone in or around Surrey) so I will enjoy 'bothering' him for more gen and maybe, just maybe, a purchase. meanwhile... Simons rational for 15...
by chris stockdale
Tue Feb 27, 2007 2:21 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Minimum gauge, BIG space!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 10282

Steve,

Looks very nice. Please keep us up to date on price and further developments.

Re Ian Young - a new name on me - is he already a large scaler whose path I simple haven't crossed before?

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by chris stockdale
Tue Feb 27, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Minimum gauge, BIG space!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 10282

Steve,

Looks very nice. Please keep us up to date on price and further developments.

Re Ian Young - a new name on me - is he already a large scaler whose path I simple haven't crossed before?

best
by chris stockdale
Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Minimum gauge, BIG space!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 10282

Addendum


I expect that products and prices will be similar to what Talisman offers in 7/8ths. Go here to see more:

http://www.78n18.info/?folder=manu&chapter=talisman


cheers

Chris

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