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  Topic: Model Railway Exhibition Accrington market hall 6th January
ruedetropal

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PostForum: Events   Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:24 pm   Subject: Model Railway Exhibition Accrington market hall 6th January
show went well. possibly not as many visitors as last year, but Acci Stanley were not playing in FA Cup. Last year we had a few Luton Town supported in. Round here you have to keep an eye on football ...
  Topic: Model Railway Exhibition Accrington market hall 6th January
ruedetropal

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Events   Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:53 pm   Subject: Model Railway Exhibition Accrington market hall 6th January
This Saturday 6th January is our one day local model railway exhibition upstairs in the Hub at Accrington Market Hall.

Open from abput 10am to 4pm

FREE entry , donations to Rossendale and Pendl ...
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
ruedetropal

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PostForum: Events   Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:29 pm   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
just been to exhibition, well worth it , much better that that one down at NEC last week.
I mentioned to one of the members that I thought there might be a better venue. I thought it was Foundation ...
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
ruedetropal

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PostForum: Events   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:01 pm   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
Sad, two cancelations due to ill health. At least the substitutes look interesting.
If anyone else cancels I can always bring my French boxfile layout.
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
ruedetropal

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PostForum: Events   Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:42 pm   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
Now that is worth getting up early!
Pity the exhibition web page has not been updated yet.

I seem to remember seeing something on building the working Bucyrus. Nice video herehttps://www.youtube.c ...
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
ruedetropal

Replies: 18
Views: 1801

PostForum: Events   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:28 pm   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
It is a shame, as it was something different, a rarity at some exhibitions these days. Hopefully it will be something 'different', not just another normal(even if it is excellent quality) layout.
Sa ...
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
ruedetropal

Replies: 18
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PostForum: Events   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:17 pm   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
Just noticed on another forum that the tram /incline layout has had be back out. Assume something will replace?
  Topic: Johns very varied workbench
ruedetropal

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PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:59 pm   Subject: Johns very varied workbench
I happened across some photos of part of the admin building for Huncoat Power Station, which I think was built in the 50s(confirmed started in 1950), and that was colonial/garden wall bond(every 6 row ...
  Topic: Johns very varied workbench
ruedetropal

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PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:29 pm   Subject: Johns very varied workbench
John, I cut upa few Peco points, and been amazed just how strong they are.
Anyway, I assume that building was relatively new, so had luxury of cavity walls , otherwise would not have expected stretc ...
  Topic: Bickersleigh Colliery 00, a north western scene
ruedetropal

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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:02 pm   Subject: Bickersleigh Colliery 00, a north western scene
nice layout, I have not seen it locally, which is odd, as some of the club layouts have done the rounds here.
Note that is is a a more reasonable table height, so someone can actually see what is ha ...
  Topic: Johns very varied workbench
ruedetropal

Replies: 6
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PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:19 pm   Subject: Johns very varied workbench
You disappoint me John, there is nothing wrong with Setrack, assuming it is Peco. For a sharp curved point try to find one of the original Peco ones which were ist radius.

It is a good effort, but ...
  Topic: Photobucket pay to view
ruedetropal

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PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:56 am   Subject: Photobucket pay to view
no such thing as a free lunch(assuming we want to live in a capitalist society), that is the problem. The warnings have been there for a while, certainly since that other photo sharing site collapsed. ...
  Topic: British outline HO?
ruedetropal

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PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:43 pm   Subject: British outline HO?
I am pushing on with my 3D printed designs. Easy to work initially in 7mm/ft then half it for 4mm/ft. I also resize to both 4mm/ft and 3mm/ft.
The challenge is finding suitable chassis for locos, bu ...
  Topic: 1860 and all that
ruedetropal

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PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Sun May 14, 2017 4:25 pm   Subject: 1860 and all that
Giles, I have the catalogue. The Merco slate one is on the list, along with Bovril adverts sheet and a sheet of doors and windows.
I am just about to order a lot of the Bilteezi sheets, because I s ...
  Topic: Bury electric stock and future ideas for 3D printing
ruedetropal

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PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 11:55 am   Subject: Bury electric stock and future ideas for 3D printing
test model received. will photo it when I have the chance.
 
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