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    Ham Radio, 10 Meters & Up. Aviation,Fishing, DIY.

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  1. Ordered from a seller on the 5TH, got an email to say dispatched with a tracking number, expected delivery today the 9TH. So I checked the tracker as I wanted to know if they would actually arrive today. The site showed still at the depot. Just after checking the postman arrived with the packet. Why use a tracker if it's not updated by anyone. Rob
  2. I found this interesting video on polar and non-polar cleaners https://youtu.be/nXH1_ZUfWCE So IPA is out and WD40 Switch cleaner or Lighter fluid are in. NOTE: WD40 SWITCH CLEANER and NOT the regular stuff which is POLAR. Rob
  3. This topic may help next time https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/130708-Hornby-tts-topics/ I update it from time to time, although new TTS subjects are becoming less frequent. The poor RMweb search facility also doesn't help find what you want. Glad it's fixed. Rob
  4. Hi, Some end of line items here https://www.dreamsteam.co.uk/bargainbasement.html Not sure if they are bargains or not. Rob
  5. Hi, Yes, I realise that, in fact I've bought a few back issues to read over the last few months. My point was the supermarkets seem to have prioritised women's mag's for home delivery , with very few men's ones available. It's not as if the mag's don't exist as they stock them in store. Seeing the £6.99 price tag I thought the cover price had increased, which would have been rather a steep one. So just pointing out a possible error. Rob
  6. During various lockdowns I've missed getting a railway mag' from the shops, as we are getting home deliveries. Although I can get umpteen womens mag's, puzzle books and kids mag's, there are virtually no mens magazines, and no railway mag's available for home delivery. Railway modelling is one of the biggest pastimes, second to angling(Angling Times is available), so this does seem a missed oppotunity for the retailers Before posting today I checked again and was pleased to see Hornby Magazine available through Tesco(our home delivery) for the 1st time. However the pric
  7. eBay have a discount code on until the 4TH Feb'. Selected sellers and categories. Doesn't seem like model railways is included, but you may find something you've been looking for reduced. "Save 15% - Use code PURCHASE15" Min spend £20 Max £60 off HTH Rob
  8. Most of these topics are diesel related, however this new topic, although relating to a steamer, is relavent in the CV settings recommended. See https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/161578-Hornby-tts-sound-decoder-not-working-well-on-Bachmann-2-6-4-br-tank/ Rob
  9. Amazon have a £5 off £25 offer on, use DISCOUNT 5P.
  10. Found this whilst browsing https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/blogs/entry/24001-starfighter/ Suggested it be moved here, Rob
  11. mezzoman253

    Starfighter!

    You may want to move this topic to here https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/42805-non-railway-modelling/ Rob
  12. I tend to stagger the joint by a few inches, it seems to put less strain on the joiners on reasonable radius curves. For tight radius Set-Track is better, as Chimer said above. Rob
  13. Just had a mail from Rails of Sheffield re class 37's, some regional exclusives for grabs e.g. https://railsofsheffield.com/products/38762/Bachmann-32-390sdds-oo-gauge-class-37-7-37710-loadhaul-diesel-locomotive-dcc-sound?utm_source=Mailing+List&utm_campaign=db196fe827-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_11_27_11_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_74d01bc2ed-db196fe827-5752093 HTH Rob
  14. Hi, You may want to look at this thread for some ideas. https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/122118-bachman-mauritania-sound-failure/ HTH Rob
  15. Better late than never from the Beeb https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-54250044 Rob
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