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  1. AJC liked david bigcheeseplant's post in the thread GWR Autotrailer Control Gear.

    I have drawn up and 3D printed the auto gear that goes under the driving end of autocoaches, I think it really makes a difference, I...

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  2. david bigcheeseplant posted a new thread.

    GWR Autotrailer Control Gear

    I have drawn up and 3D printed the auto gear that goes under the driving end of autocoaches, I think it really makes a difference, I...

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    Forum: Workbenches, including workshop techniques.

    9 August 2020 at 08:08
  3. Ressaldar liked bogusman's post in the thread It's been awhile.

    It's been too hot to start spraying the Bloater so started to letter and number the coal wagons. Pete [ATTACH]

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  4. Ressaldar liked oldravendale's post in the thread Building the JLTRT Rebuilt Royal Scot.

    Thanks Steph. As usual I misread your suggestion.:)) OK, I understand what you're saying, but I'll probably get the loco built up to...

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  5. Ressaldar replied to the thread Model Shops Remembered.

    I think that must have been his home address in College Town, behind the RMA at Sandhurst, just a few miles from the London Road shop....

    9 August 2020 at 07:22
  6. PMP liked Geoff's post in the thread 7mm Llangunllo to Bleddfa Road.

    Thanks Craig, best regards to you as well, glad you are still being inspired:-) We are staying well away from Bleddfa at the moment,...

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  7. PMP replied to the thread 7mm Llangunllo to Bleddfa Road.

    I'll have a fiver on the answer being yes.

    9 August 2020 at 00:30
  8. 3 LINK liked Geoff's post in the thread 7mm Llangunllo to Bleddfa Road.

    Thanks Craig, best regards to you as well, glad you are still being inspired:-) We are staying well away from Bleddfa at the moment,...

    P1170881 (2).JPG P1170884 (2).JPG 9 August 2020 at 00:09
  9. 3 LINK liked mickoo's post in the thread Building the JLTRT Rebuilt Royal Scot.

    Richard, you might be right, according to the records the majority of Royal Scot tenders were originally destined for Jubilees on order...

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  10. 3 LINK liked mickoo's post in the thread Building the JLTRT Rebuilt Royal Scot.

    Stanier engines have a low cab floor, Fowler engines have a high cab floor. For Black 5, Jubilee, 8F and almost certainly the rebuilt...

    9 August 2020 at 00:07
  11. 3 LINK liked Dikitriki's post in the thread Building the JLTRT Rebuilt Royal Scot.

    Hi Brian, IIRC, the rebuilt Royal Scots had their tender footplates built up further, rather than being rebuilt - ie, the original...

    Royal Scot.jpg 9 August 2020 at 00:06
  12. 3 LINK liked Dikitriki's post in the thread A Garden Railway Pipedream: the odyssey continues.

    Hi, Another hot running day yesterday. There was a distinctly southern feel in places. Here's a video of the live steam - M7 and...

    9 August 2020 at 00:05
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