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  Topic: Puerto Paseo
giles b

Replies: 314
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:21 am   Subject: Puerto Paseo
Found this on a friend's blog. It's a must for fans of railways in tropical climates and ticks all the boxes: narrow gauge; bags of character; idiosyncratic operating methods; exotic setting; interest ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
giles b

Replies: 314
Views: 108039

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:20 am   Subject: Puerto Paseo
Yes, it probably could, Alastair, but the van body does fit it to a T.

My current thoughts are that the BP tanker will probably become a pick-up or flatbed, and the Castrol one will be the railway ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
giles b

Replies: 314
Views: 108039

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:57 am   Subject: Puerto Paseo
http://photos.mtimag.co.uk/fcm_lorry2.jpg

The look to aim for with the Yesteryear conversion. This is one of the Majorca Railways road delivery lorries photographed in the early 1970s in the dereli ...
  Topic: Catwater & Southern (mk II)
giles b

Replies: 67
Views: 35250

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:50 am   Subject: Catwater & Southern (mk II)
It's coming up to seven years since services ended on the C&S. Here's a small reminder of the layout starting with a shot of #4 heading off to Clydes Creek with a freight train.
http://photos.mti ...
  Topic: Posting a video on this site
giles b

Replies: 2
Views: 81

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:28 am   Subject: Posting a video on this site
Bob - I've sent you an email.
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
giles b

Replies: 314
Views: 108039

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:57 pm   Subject: Puerto Paseo
The new vehicles are quite promising, Granted there are some missing bits and in one case substantial damage (expected), but 5 out of 6 are only lacking a decent paint finish and perhaps some detail t ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
giles b

Replies: 314
Views: 108039

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:40 am   Subject: Puerto Paseo
The wheels came off............the blue van's chassis quite easily, so the Talbot is no longer a three-wheeler! Postie came yesterday while I was out so I have to go down to the sorting office today t ...
  Topic: Posting a video on this site
giles b

Replies: 2
Views: 81

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:35 am   Subject: Posting a video on this site
I have an MP4 video of a past layout that I'd like to post here. How do I go about it - can anyone offer some advice, please?
  Topic: 1:55th scale
giles b

Replies: 97
Views: 12913

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:19 pm   Subject: 1:55th scale
Many thanks for that information, Peter. I should have guessed you'd be the person to know all about tractors! I'm glad the one I have is, after all, correct for the period being modelled. I was think ...
  Topic: Wealden Railway Group's Model Railway Show 2019
giles b

Replies: 3
Views: 936

PostForum: Events   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:53 pm   Subject: Wealden Railway Group's Model Railway Show 2019
The WRG organiser's slide-show of the show can now be found at https://wealden.weebly.com

After watching the slide show, you might enjoy the video entitled KLR Experiment which (at the moment) is ...
  Topic: 1:55th scale
giles b

Replies: 97
Views: 12913

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:03 pm   Subject: 1:55th scale
Hello Peter,

May I direct you to the posting for Friday 1st March Smile It's a Ford, but is admittedly up to ten years too modern for the ideal time-slot for the layout. Had I been planning to contin ...
  Topic: Tallahatchie layout and rolling stock for sale
giles b

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Views: 114

PostForum: Bring and Buy   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:03 pm   Subject: Tallahatchie layout and rolling stock for sale
As planned I am selling my 1:55 scale layout. However, as it uses standard Peco code 100 track it could easily be used for HO with only minor changes to the buildings.
http://photos.mtimag.co.uk/dsc ...
  Topic: 1:55th scale
giles b

Replies: 97
Views: 12913

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:59 pm   Subject: 1:55th scale
Have to say the Ravenglass 3ft layout looks stunning, Bob, with lovely poorly-maintained track and a tantalising glimpse of the British style rolling stock. A Manning Wardle on a Terrier chassis, perh ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
giles b

Replies: 314
Views: 108039

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:09 pm   Subject: Puerto Paseo
A good day out at the Wealden show yesterday particularly as far as Isla Blanca purchases were concerned. I bought a couple of cheap(ish) diesels from a friend on the French Railway Soc. They are not ...
  Topic: 1:55th scale
giles b

Replies: 97
Views: 12913

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:45 pm   Subject: 1:55th scale
Some pictures from the Wealden show yesterday, starting with a panoramic view of the whole layout
http://photos.mtimag.co.uk/dsc00892c.jpg

The steam loco managed only one appearance in front of th ...
 
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