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    Christchurch 43.5300 NZ
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    Early BR green diesel and the passing of steam,
    Modern day 00.
    Also have a foot in the 0gauge camp after building an 0-4-0 saddle tank just to test the water(fatal I know)

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  1. https://www.stuff.co.nz/marlborough-express/news/300399401/kiwirail-retrieves-locomotive-from-bottom-of-picton-harbour
  2. https://www.stuff.co.nz/marlborough-express/news/300397166/shunter-locomotive-and-railway-wagon-plunge-into-picton-harbour
  3. Hi always used 70.948 golden yellow to good effect steve
  4. I think a clarification on words used is required In modern new housing, as in roof void, not attic or loft. Modern roof trusses are not designed for storage loads. regards
  5. many thanks for the reply's all I need now is the time to get back to the boards, weathers getting better now were coming out of winter.
  6. Hi all, having just recently acquired the aforementioned, can you have two MP1's on one channel on the 4018. ie two opposite points on a junction? I know the current draw on the MP1 but can't find a quoted figure for the 4018? this would save me having to buy another 4018 . Steve
  7. I had to say "other type " as I have started a 4mm, 3m length Minores as a terminus for a full circuit of the garage. So once I have disposed of all the crap left over from the house rebuild I have a 6mx4m space. But there is the other O gauge shunter in the cupboard
  8. Royal Wolf still going strong web site
  9. posted on Dapol web site /digest https://digest.Dapol.co.uk/forum/o-gauge-models/rolling-stock-aa/bogie-bolster-e/7845-bogie-bolster-e-announcement https://digest.Dapol.co.uk/forum/o-gauge-models/rolling-stock-aa/turbot-ycv/7849-ycv-turbot-engineers-wagon-in-o-gauge
  10. There is always an etch for the stairs by langleys http://www.langleymodels.co.uk/shop/sh000001.pl?REFPAGE=http%3a%2f%2fwww%2elangley-models%2eco%2euk%2f&WD=stair&PN=Online_Catalogue_OO_Scale_Accessories_F172_to_F219___NEW_Items__18%2ehtml%23aF174#aF174 fiddly but worth it
  11. and yay un to the faithfull, Dapol came forth and gave there best http://www.ehattons.com/stocklist/1000396/1000588/1000637/1446730/Dapol_OO_Gauge_1_76_Scale_Wagons_UK_rail_era_9_Post_privatisation_1995_2011_1995_2011/prodlist.aspx happy days for one and all ps happy mid winters pps please scrole down
  12. Only an observation BUT!! two photos https://railsofsheffield.com/Dapol-4f-026-001-hia-aggregate-limestone-hopper-freightliner-heavy-haul-green-livery-pristine-369008-JJJA20214.aspx http://paulbartlett.zenfolio.com/freightlinerhia/h5c0898c2#h5c0898c2 a closer look at real life, new model not wishing to upset copyright, just wondering if a new market for decals/transfers has appeared edit for spelling edit for stupidity
  13. Did this as a trial piece many moons ago ( 5 years ish ) after it went milky made me think twice about pva saying that it has traveled. p.s. 3 thin coats of pva on acrylic paint steve
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