Gnew, possibly Gnorthern based wahe-he-he-heywood fan

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Gnew, possibly Gnorthern based wahe-he-he-heywood fan

Postby Heywood Fan » Mon Mar 14, 2011 3:02 pm

Hello from a very new member and also gnewcomer to the Gn15 scale. I have been browsing some of the railway, and railroad [I'm not biased] model forums looking for something operable in a small space, and completely different from layouts in the past which had been very stereotypical LNER/Eastern Region sorta thing.

I want to do something in a larger scale but fairly small space and am also captivated by the idea of the minimum guage railway theory.

I visted Narrow Guage North for the first time yesterday and was "Sidelined" into spending my first pennies on a few kits to mess about with in the next few weeks. Looking forward to finding out a lot more info on here, and seeking inspiration. I'm earmarking a small layout board my dad has spare which is 2'x4' as a start.

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Postby More_Cats_Than_Sense » Mon Mar 14, 2011 3:33 pm

Welcome to the Gnut House HF, there's quite a lot you can do on a 4x2 board :D
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Re: Gnew, possibly Gnorthern based wahe-he-he-heywood fan

Postby chris stockdale » Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:49 pm

Helloooo!

(and welcome)

Heywood Fan wrote:
I visted Narrow Gauge North for the first time yesterday and was "Sidelined" into spending my first pennies on a few kits


He's persuasive is our Steve!



I'm earmarking a small layout board my dad has spare which is 2'x4' as a start.

Regards!
HF


As noted above, 2' x 4' is almost giant sized when it comes to Gn15 - but it's all fun.

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Postby Heywood Fan » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:08 pm

Excellent news chaps, and yes, Steve was a most engaging enthusiast of the scale to talk to :D I was glad to have a couple of quick chats with him, in between when my daughter wanted to go for another ride round in the pram to see more! [he'll know who I am now if he sees this!]

I also bought the latest reprint in softback of the Heywood book, and another book on the Sutton Coldfield 15" guage miniature railway whilst I was at it. I've been interested in the Heywood locos for a little while. Today I managed to score the 1968 Oakwood Press book on the Eaton Hall and Duffiled Bank Railways :) Some reading material for this week!

Thanks very much for the welcome.
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Postby dieselwater » Tue Mar 15, 2011 1:18 am

Welcome HF,

Pull up a chair, put on those comfy slippers and enjoy the Gnuthouse 8)

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Postby steerngo » Tue Mar 15, 2011 4:39 am

welcome HF. sit thi sell down and enjoy your homework reading material. Live life enjoy the hobby,welcome to the Gnut house the home of Gn15 & a way of life!

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Postby demaine22 » Wed Mar 16, 2011 9:54 am

Hi HF!

Welcome and enjoy, its a great welcoming atmosphere here, and more help than you can shake a stick at! :twisted:
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