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  Topic: Puerto Paseo
shortliner2001

Replies: 314
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:12 am   Subject: Puerto Paseo
I notice they do cranes as well - not sure if they can be re-scaled and converted into low relief
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
shortliner2001

Replies: 314
Views: 108039

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:34 pm   Subject: Puerto Paseo
Giles - I don't honestly know if the firm that makes these still exists - but this link might be useful to you for ship models in Card
https://www.mdk-verlag.de/schiffe2.htm - I had serious thoughts ...
  Topic: Piko HO to On30
shortliner2001

Replies: 4
Views: 653

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:07 am   Subject: Piko HO to On30
Bob, FWIW I think the last lot I got, came from T J (or is it J T?) Prantle in the states via the Bay of E, at a very sensible price.
  Topic: 1:55th scale
shortliner2001

Replies: 97
Views: 12913

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:15 pm   Subject: 1:55th scale
Cannon blankets, Edgemoor & Manetta?
  Topic: Just 'cos I like it
shortliner2001

Replies: 130
Views: 53287

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:47 am   Subject: Just 'cos I like it
That beastie looks remarkably like a pair of Dock Authority shunters welded together, and plonked onto a plastikard frame, possibly on top of an old Athearn chassis - what an inspiration for a bashup!
  Topic: Another box challenge
shortliner2001

Replies: 2
Views: 2563

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 4:21 pm   Subject: Another box challenge
Simon - re the box and how to cut it - this may just help you
http://www.kdrail.com/proj/hoswitcher/pythagx.htm
  Topic: Relaunched Model Railway Express e-mag
shortliner2001

Replies: 5
Views: 3574

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:31 am   Subject: Relaunched Model Railway Express e-mag
First link takes you to a "Dead" page - second link takes you to an open page - you need to click in the "banner" at the bottom - at least you do on my PC
  Topic: 1860 and all that
shortliner2001

Replies: 315
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PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:27 pm   Subject: 1860 and all that
Giles - this thread might be of use to you, as you are considering the Mid-Shropshire in the mid 19th century http://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/74787-4mm-edwardian-figures/page-9#ent ...
  Topic: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
shortliner2001

Replies: 15
Views: 8161

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:30 pm   Subject: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
depends how tight a radius you need - the boxcabs would cope with a 12" radius
  Topic: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
shortliner2001

Replies: 15
Views: 8161

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 9:09 am   Subject: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
Units used in the HO scale Underground Ernie Locos are pretty good runners though being toys are inclined towards "Speediness". The twitchy eyes mechs remove easily. I used them to power the ...
  Topic: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
shortliner2001

Replies: 15
Views: 8161

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:14 pm   Subject: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
You should have no problem - the setrack wye is 16.8cm long and the code75/100 streamline small radius wye electrofrog are both 14.4cm long. The siding tracks at the rear of your wyes should be of a l ...
  Topic: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
shortliner2001

Replies: 15
Views: 8161

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:59 pm   Subject: A3 challenge from issue 48 page 321
If you are bothered about stalling, use small radius electrofrog wyes, make sure that you break between both the rails that join the points, and put an insulated joiner between them bot if you are on ...
  Topic: Mat Thumpers
shortliner2001

Replies: 3
Views: 3157

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:01 am   Subject: Mat Thumpers
Roger - it may have come as payment for something of yours that has been used - however the editorial address is on page 2 at the bottom, or in the ads on the last printed page
  Topic: Mat Thumpers
shortliner2001

Replies: 3
Views: 3157

PostForum: Article Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 4:21 pm   Subject: Mat Thumpers
"Modelling American Railroads" should be arriving on door-mats if you have ordered it
  Topic: personal challenge for layouts in future
shortliner2001

Replies: 8
Views: 4245

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 12:36 pm   Subject: personal challenge for layouts in future
Simon - downloaded it - send me an email to chacmool at lineone dot net
and I send it to you
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