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  1. JimG liked LarryG's post in the thread LarryG's general album.

    Class 25 No. 25147 with damaged front pulls through the station with empty ICI Hoppers en route to Peak Forest on 1st august 1977. The...

    WEB Chinley 10.jpg WEB Chinley 10B.jpg WEB Chinley 11.jpg 17 May 2021 at 01:14
  2. Yorkshire Dave replied to the thread 4mm Llanfair Road.

    In one respect it's a testament to how well the kits are designed so they 'fall together' without instructions.

    17 May 2021 at 00:14
  3. Compton castle liked LarryG's post in the thread LarryG's general album.

    Class 25 No. 25147 with damaged front pulls through the station with empty ICI Hoppers en route to Peak Forest on 1st august 1977. The...

    WEB Chinley 10.jpg WEB Chinley 10B.jpg WEB Chinley 11.jpg 16 May 2021 at 23:06
  4. Compton castle liked LarryG's post in the thread LarryG's general album.

    40 137 was out again te following day, 2nd August 1977, rolling downgrade through Chiney station with the Stavely Quarries limestone...

    WEB Chinley 7.jpg WEB Chinley 8.jpg WEB Chinley 9.jpg 16 May 2021 at 23:06
  5. Compton castle liked LarryG's post in the thread LarryG's general album.

    The sight of a class 31 at Chinley was a rarity for me. 31195 was heading the 13.27 empty parcels stock from Nunnery sidings to...

    WEB Chinley 4.jpg WEB Chinley 5.jpg WEB Chinley 6.jpg 16 May 2021 at 23:06
  6. Compton castle liked LarryG's post in the thread LarryG's general album.

    Billed as Britain's most modern railway in 1954, expenditure on electrification and new tunnels under Woodhead did not save the line and...

    WEB Chinley 1.jpg WEB Chinley 2.jpg WEB Chinley 3.jpg 16 May 2021 at 23:06
  7. Compton castle liked LarryG's post in the thread 4mm Llanfair Road.

    Bargeboards were cut from the thinnest fret while guttering is 40thou Plastikard rounded off at the leading edge.... [ATTACH] The...

    WEB Llanfair Rd box 6.jpg WEB Llanfair Rd box 7.jpg WEB Llanfair Rd box 8.jpg 16 May 2021 at 23:06
  8. Compton castle liked LarryG's post in the thread 4mm Llanfair Road.

    4mm scale Cambrian Railway signal box. A kit for Barmouth South Signalbox arrived today from Intentio. With no instructions, I laid the...

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  9. Scanlon liked oldravendale's post in the thread Prototype Tim Mills' Photos.

    Dave - thanks for the advice. I think the early part of 1964 would be correct. Simon, Dan and Martin. Aesthetically I have to agree...

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  10. Scanlon liked michl080's post in the thread 7mm Michaels odd new kit, a Prussian T18.

    here's a little update. The gearbox arrived, charges for customs and local forwarder handling are absurd, but that is what it is....

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  11. Alan liked Al Tait's post in the thread 7mm 7mm in the Great Outdoors.

    Well, after expecting the weekends weather to be a write off, significant progress was made in the landscaping yesterday and the track...

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  12. AJC liked Dave Holt's post in the thread 4mm Brassmasters Rebuilt Royal Scot, 46109.

    Thanks Terry. Inching ever forward, the steam pipe cover castings have been prepared by filing about 0.5 mm off the inside face, as...

    Scot_196.JPG 16 May 2021 at 22:26
  13. BrushType4 liked Al Tait's post in the thread 7mm 7mm in the Great Outdoors.

    Well, after expecting the weekends weather to be a write off, significant progress was made in the landscaping yesterday and the track...

    GL25.jpg GL26.jpg GL27.jpg GL28.jpg 16 May 2021 at 22:21
  14. daifly liked Rob Pulham's post in the thread Making a form tool to turn globe lubricators on the lathe.

    Further to my first post, when the brass bearings arrived I knocked one up into a lubricator to see how I would do it. It was a bit...

    16 May 2021 at 21:29
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