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On 24/09/2020 at 11:04, St Enodoc said:

That's impressive weathering but exactly the opposite of what I want when I'm blackening brass etches, DG couplings for example. I want a nice smooth dull blue/black finish. First I clean the etch using a nail buffer. I pour some Carr's Metal Black (other blackening fluids are available) into a flat shallow container and immerse the etch in it for no more than 30 seconds. I then take it out, dry it by dabbing with kitchen roll, rinse it well under the cold tap and let it dry. Once it's dry polish it up with more kitchen roll. Oh, and you can re-use the Metal Black several times before it loses its effectiveness.

 

No photo of the flat etch I'm afraid but here's one of a fret's worth of made-up couplings:

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When I saw this the the other day, I immediately thought @St Enodoc has dug out his copy of Fly Fishing by J R Hartley... :jester:

 

https://youtu.be/CeicexenTmU

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I hope you don’t mind me “putting it out there “ on ANTB Rob.....

Gall bladder ripped out this afternoon and I’m extremely happy with the op, as are all those involved, apparently they said I was a model patient! ( obviously don’t know me that well :yahoo:)

Early b/day present for a week today.....good timing.

 

Thank you NHS Staff and the RD&E

massive thank you ! 

 

G

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p.s. I would have thanked you through the medium of dance but there wasn’t a break-dance mat available on the ward ! :dancer:

 

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Oh! Just before I go to sleep forget the GMRC on C4

Lets see if the ANTB Challenge can come up with a suitable layout addition with these ......

 

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Right challenge set I’m off into the wee-wee hours for a kip ! Nighty nite chaps :D

 

G-all less 

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9 hours ago, bgman said:

Oh! Just before I go to sleep forget the GMRC on C4

Lets see if the ANTB Challenge can come up with a suitable layout addition with these ......

 

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Right challenge set I’m off into the wee-wee hours for a kip ! Nighty nite chaps :D

 

G-all less 

Sometimes I think of the nice times when I was a nurse, then some blighter reminds me of the reality.

 

Deposing of the full ones before the day staff came on duty.

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Such a shame that the WSR isn’t running during this pandemic as we would have patronised them today whilst in the area. A couple of vans sat forlornly at the entrance to Minehead station, one had a WD number.

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38 minutes ago, gwrrob said:

Such a shame that the WSR isn’t running during this pandemic as we would have patronised them today whilst in the area. A couple of vans sat forlornly at the entrance to Minehead station, one had a WD number.

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Not sure about the end door on the last one!

Hope they keep it locked whilst moving.......

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36 minutes ago, gwrrob said:

Nice lamp hut.

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Robin keeps discovering the secret entrances to the MiM's numerous underground facilities - he must have inside information;) 

 

And no, I'm not painting the exterior of my new workshop that colour :jester:

 

 

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Hope you checked on our caravan whilst you were there Robin.

 

We're not, this week, but missing the start of the Autumn Gala today.

 

At least the got the weeding done before you arrived, just not got enough brasso

to start on the railhead.

 

All the besy

TONY

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6 minutes ago, KNP said:

Very nice

Least your lamp fitted, more than mine did at first!!!!

 

Bachmann lamp irons are chunkier than Hornby's and can be a pain. It will be interesting to see what Dapol et al come up with on theirs.

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3 hours ago, Captain Kernow said:

Here's a nice family group on the edge of the village, with the Kingsbridge branch in the background:

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Wrong topic?

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