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  Topic: Can anyone help with the following item for my US layout
johno

Replies: 2
Views: 525

PostForum: Bring and Buy   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:05 pm   Subject: Re: For your US layout?
Hello Johno

I have a Newhaven 44tonner - the twin motor version. Mint boxed. Problem is that one of the motors 'failed'. A replacement from Bachmann US is in the region of 30 inc P&P. Do I wan ...
  Topic: South street switching layout
johno

Replies: 5
Views: 477

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:09 pm   Subject: South street switching layout
The lbsseboard hhas been build and the track is down . I have also be able to do some switching. I have made a start to the structures but am still looking for very flat low relief one had used to be ...
  Topic: South street switching layout
johno

Replies: 5
Views: 477

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:57 pm   Subject: South street switching layout
Have a look at the Website Update section of this site, then go to Photo Hosting for MTI. If you sign in (same id/password as used for these posts) you should get a prompt letting you browse your pc's ...
  Topic: South street switching layout
johno

Replies: 5
Views: 477

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:13 pm   Subject: South street switching layout
Just back from my local timber yard where for a few pounds I have purchased the wood to build the baseboard. Just awaiting the postman to bring a couple of wye points.
Need to work out how to post p ...
  Topic: Can anyone help with the following item for my US layout
johno

Replies: 2
Views: 525

PostForum: Bring and Buy   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:33 pm   Subject: Can anyone help with the following item for my US layout
1. 40' box cars
2 Low relief industrial structures - front only required
3. Apartment front
4 Bachmann 44/70t Sothern Pacific if possible

Thanks

Johno
  Topic: South street switching layout
johno

Replies: 5
Views: 477

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:30 pm   Subject: South street switching layout
Today I made a start to building Chris Ellis's South Street Switching layout. One difference will be the track. I am using Peco code 75 track and the baseboard will only be 40" twelve inches sho ...
  Topic: Me, retirement and some switching.
johno

Replies: 2
Views: 322

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:29 pm   Subject: Me, retirement and some switching.
With retirement looming and a need to get my loft tidy for the annual gas boiler servicing I moved my box to discover my MTI,s dating back to the 1990's.
Like most bpeople I dabbled in starting a lay ...
  Topic: MTI-87 - Stockton Tramway
johno

Replies: 18
Views: 18819

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:16 pm   Subject: MTI-87 - Stockton Tramway
Just remembered this little layout from Giles as I have been looking around for ideas for a very small workable layout that I can store in a cupboard. I have looked at box file layouts but couldn't de ...
  Topic: Lyddlow Goods O Scale microlayout...
johno

Replies: 20
Views: 8205

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:46 pm   Subject: Lyddlow Goods O Scale microlayout...
Just catching up with thi now. Great layout. Has got me thinking.......Could it be done in OO and what size of baseboard would be needed?
  Topic: East Ham Works
johno

Replies: 1
Views: 1566

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 08, 2016 7:34 am   Subject: East Ham Works
I wonder if Graham Wellers layout could be shortened to 36" and using two Peco LH points would still allow for a bit of enjoyable shunting?

johno
  Topic: The 'What if' syndrome
johno

Replies: 8
Views: 5754

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:56 pm   Subject: The 'What if' syndrome
Thanks Bob for replying to my posting and the information about PA. I hope to start building something similar soon.

Johno
  Topic: The 'What if' syndrome
johno

Replies: 8
Views: 5754

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:31 pm   Subject: The 'What if' syndrome
A recent tidy up in the loft has found a number of copies of MTI including No 66. Having read Jack's article and seeing Bob's Port Abel layout again has got me thinking about building a simular one wi ...
  Topic: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
johno

Replies: 15
Views: 5364

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:04 pm   Subject: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
If pick-up of current is an issue, why not go for simple radio control? Plenty of room inside a tram bodyshell for the gubbins?

Never through of radio controlled trams.can you provide further infor ...
  Topic: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
johno

Replies: 15
Views: 5364

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 3:29 pm   Subject: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
Typical of me Jack. I have electrofrog wye's in stock but no settrack point and I have already have the baseboard built at 24" long. How much long would I need to make the baseboard in order to u ...
  Topic: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
johno

Replies: 15
Views: 5364

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:05 pm   Subject: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
trams, inset track,plug!

For simple wiring, I always wire up my Peco points so that they are continental ..


So Simon I should use Peco's settrack points then. What about the stalling and 4 whe ...
 
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