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  Topic: Puerto Paseo
alastairq

Replies: 256
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:13 pm   Subject: Puerto Paseo
I would say...to 'anglicise' the Mogul, would require [front-to-back] a replacement smoke box door, perhaps a change of shape to the cylinders, changes of shape to domes, and maybe rearwards movement ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
alastairq

Replies: 256
Views: 88834

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:48 pm   Subject: Puerto Paseo
The FC Centro y Oeste's CME having been alerted by his opposite number on the FC Consolidado Pampa y Fernandez to the sale of locomotives by the Baleria Railway, has managed to obtain one of their sur ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
alastairq

Replies: 256
Views: 88834

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:36 am   Subject: Puerto Paseo
Smile

Whatever medication you're on, Giles, it must be good? Smile

{PS, what changes do you plan to make to the mogul [magool?]...to make t look more 'British' in its ancestry?}
  Topic: 1:55th scale
alastairq

Replies: 52
Views: 3722

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:28 am   Subject: 1:55th scale
I was browsing the web a couple of days ago and found this.

http://photos.mtimag.co.uk/baldwin.jpg

What a great little loco. Then I got to thinking - my HO Alco switcher is just about that propo ...
  Topic: Reading Signal Works - a prototype-inspired Inglenook micro
alastairq

Replies: 2
Views: 205

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:40 am   Subject: Reading Signal Works - a prototype-inspired Inglenook micro
Thanks for that! Now I've got more to think about?

Interesting to see a Rover SD1 used as a buffer stop?

How long would it last, I wonder? Smile
  Topic: 1:55th scale
alastairq

Replies: 52
Views: 3722

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:24 am   Subject: 1:55th scale
Spark arrestor would be my guess, given the amount of welly that apparently had to be used to get up the hill from the factory to the junction.



Yes, I see now...especially looking at my own si ...
  Topic: 1:55th scale
alastairq

Replies: 52
Views: 3722

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:18 pm   Subject: 1:55th scale
Sounds good... Smile

Does the E&M loco have a stack that can fold in half, by any chance? [Flange about half way down? Bit of chain dangling off to side?

Your loco stack looks much like the ...
  Topic: 1:55th scale
alastairq

Replies: 52
Views: 3722

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:24 am   Subject: 1:55th scale
Hi Giles..that is a 'classic' photo indeed....Question? How much does one 'interpret' the actual colours seen? I see rather a lot of pinks & mauves....
One of my Ho[HO!] MDC consols,I painted ...
  Topic: How much is it worth?
alastairq

Replies: 7
Views: 661

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:47 pm   Subject: How much is it worth?
With regards to the first para.....[goodwill, etc].....that implies, to me, that exhibiting a layout generates some sort of income?
Is that the case?

It's such a shame [personal view, not shared b ...
  Topic: 1:55th scale
alastairq

Replies: 52
Views: 3722

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:42 pm   Subject: 1:55th scale
Seasick Steve??? Smile
  Topic: 1:55th scale
alastairq

Replies: 52
Views: 3722

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:26 am   Subject: 1:55th scale
Sn3.5?
  Topic: Spares and repairs
alastairq

Replies: 24
Views: 2513

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 11:39 am   Subject: Spares and repairs
Hello Giles! Smile

Regarding ye olde Tri-ang boogies?

I seem to recall you've tried re-wheeling before, using Milliput in the axle boxes, nad top hat [or bare headed?] brass bearings for pinpoin ...
  Topic: Me, retirement and some switching.
alastairq

Replies: 2
Views: 500

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:30 pm   Subject: Me, retirement and some switching.
That's how I re-started 40 years ago..........Athearn SW switcher, and any old fright stock I could lay my hands on.

I never cared that some Athearn roadswitchers had over-wide hoods.....rarely loo ...
  Topic: No Photos
alastairq

Replies: 1
Views: 1606

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:33 am   Subject: No Photos
I can still see many photos, however...those photos originally hosted by Photobucket will have disappeared when Photobucket changed their T&C's....and wanted to charge several hundred quid a year ...
  Topic: New Small Layout booklet
alastairq

Replies: 6
Views: 1699

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:44 pm   Subject: New Small Layout booklet
How does one go about buying it nowadays? Smile
 
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