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  Topic: Puerto Paseo
alastairq

Replies: 273
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:04 am   Subject: Puerto Paseo
What about a jack plug as a pivot?
  Topic: Model car repairs
alastairq

Replies: 2
Views: 221

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:46 am   Subject: Model car repairs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT41-N1gJK8


Good job I'm ''retired'' now..spent far too long viewing his repairs....
  Topic: 1860 and all that
alastairq

Replies: 309
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PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:57 am   Subject: 1860 and all that
There has been a recent thread resurrection on another forum.....regarding the Tri-ang Polly?
Including the fact that the Terrier chassis seemed to be a nice fit?

Polly does have smokebox wing pl ...
  Topic: 1:55th scale
alastairq

Replies: 60
Views: 7362

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:46 pm   Subject: 1:55th scale
If one knows the approximate wheelbase, or other dimension, then it might be possible to have a estimate of scale?
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
alastairq

Replies: 273
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:20 pm   Subject: Puerto Paseo
Thanks for these, Giles...I do love to see good old fashioned drawings!! I cannot cope with viewing computer generated images!!
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
alastairq

Replies: 273
Views: 97542

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: 273
Views: 97542

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: 273
Views: 97542

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: 60
Views: 7362

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: 538

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: 60
Views: 7362

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: 60
Views: 7362

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: 60
Views: 7362

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: 1086

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: 60
Views: 7362

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