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  1. Dog Star attached a file to the thread Did someone mention a Christmas quiz.

    Your turn Paul... [ATTACH] Both photos by George Campbell from the Malvern Industrial Archeology web site.

    5094_worcester.jpg 21 December 2014 at 15:01
  2. Compton castle replied to the thread 7mm Ranelagh Bridge The build has begun.

    Great pictures Thanks I still haven't made a trip up there yet !!! The cars are no substitute for castles and westerns

    21 December 2014 at 14:47
  3. Compton castle liked mickoo's post in the thread 7mm Ranelagh Bridge The build has begun.

    Coming to you live........Where am I;)[ATTACH] [ATTACH] I'll rotate the last one when I get home, stupid phone photos, have taken a few...

    20141221_115314.jpg 20141221_115329.jpg 21 December 2014 at 14:46
  4. OzzyO replied to the thread Did someone mention a Christmas quiz.

    Looks like a set of Castle or Star wheels to me, OzzyO.

    21 December 2014 at 14:34
  5. Dikitriki replied to the thread FS and S7.

    Tell you what, I could build to 31.5 and glue plastic card in the Vees:) I've got some S7 wheels that I shall try on 31.5 to find out. If...

    21 December 2014 at 14:00
  6. 3 LINK liked mickoo's post in the thread Now this is what you call a gear box.

    The I think the bearings are all flat roller bearings I.E. not thrust bearings so presume the gear angles must counter any such thrusts,...

    IMG_5547a.JPG 21 December 2014 at 13:53
  7. 3 LINK liked mickoo's post in the thread Now this is what you call a gear box.

    Part of this weeks work was to assist in replacing a main hoist gearbox (the last one went bang big style!), it's too big and heavy to go...

    IMG_5543a.JPG 21 December 2014 at 13:51
  8. 3 LINK replied to the thread 7mm Ranelagh Bridge The build has begun.

    I am surprised to see the old tenements are still standing :thumbs:. Martyn.

    21 December 2014 at 13:46
  9. 3 LINK liked Dikitriki's post in the thread FS and S7.

    Nah, going to be tough enough getting them to accept 31.5:) Richard

    21 December 2014 at 13:39
  10. JimG replied to the thread FS and S7.

    I think I remember Brian Lewis using Scale7 wheels on the 31mm variety of narrowed FS gauge but the 31mm gauge track standards are...

    21 December 2014 at 13:35
  11. ceejaydee liked flexible_coupling's post in the thread 4mm Super-speedy christmas trainset....

    My father and grandfather both model Welsh locations - preservation-era Llangollen (complete with a real-water river!) and 40's Abergavenny...

    21 December 2014 at 13:30
  12. ceejaydee liked flexible_coupling's post in the thread 4mm Super-speedy christmas trainset....

    I found myself itching for a little modelling this evening after watching a stunning success on telly for my football team, so I sat down...

    21 December 2014 at 13:28
  13. Steph Dale replied to the thread FS and S7.

    Dan, Not quite - they need to be a smidge wider to allow for the thinner flange... Steph

    21 December 2014 at 12:33
  14. Dog Star replied to the thread 7mm Ranelagh Bridge The build has begun.

    Ranelagh Yard although the Wizzos seem to be AWOL.

    21 December 2014 at 12:21
  15. djparkins liked hrmspaul's post in the thread Website Paul Bartlett's Wagon Photos - galleries restricted.

    Dear Brian Yes I guessed that. Although to the best of my knowledge Dave L has never taken colour photos and that is the important...

    21 December 2014 at 11:21
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