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About snitchthebudgie

Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

End loop ideas

I have been continued to think about the best design of end loops for our N-club modules.  I was impressed by this loop next to us in Stuttgart this year, with its internal sidings.  I have also been spurred into … Continue reading

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ESNG BuildDay – 8 December 2019

This afternoon was the first ESNG ‘BuildDay’ and it has been a success, I think.  We had 8 members along, together with a number of projects to work on, observe and learn from.  Or one could just enjoy good company … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 6 December 2019

A little thin on the ground tonight, with just the six members present.  Poor excuses were received from some other members – work, hospital visit, and better half’s 60th birthday.  Well, the last one is valid I guess! So we … Continue reading

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More links

Weeks of timewasting profitable browsing with these two galleries of photographs. The late David Heys’ site has an informative text and is full of great photographs from all over the country.  Just browsing, I was surprised to find BR Co-Bo … Continue reading

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Happy birthday!

My eldest daughter seems to specialise in sending postcards rather than birthday cards.  This one was well chosen to reflect my interests and my recent Stuttgart visit.  Better than the one of Angela Merkle last year….. Thanks, Ruth!

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Stuttgart – 2019 – 2

As promised, a few pictures from Allan and Sean…. OK! What did Spanish Thomas say to the English Thomas? The usual suspects…. Vital supplies…. Back to running trains…. Can you spot the movie connections?  All from the German N-Track American … Continue reading

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Stuttgart – 2019 – 1

I made a shorter visit to the Stuttgart show this year – just the weekend – but Maxine and Michael flew out with me.  However, for some the show still started on the previous Monday when we loaded up Allan’s … Continue reading

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