Category Archives: ESNG meetings

ESNG meeting – 2 July 2020

No, we didn’t start (illegally) meeting, but we managed a Zoom meeting.  Good to see people, rather than just talk on the phone.  There seems to have been some modelling, and quite a lot of buying, going on amongst the … Continue reading

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ESNG PlayDay – 8 March 2020

Sunday’s PlayDay was well attended, with 10 members there, plus Sean’s Lucas.  Derek brought round the new club corners, to wire up some leads…. And also one of his new ‘super dashboards’.  This one will link up with Peter’s station…. … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 5 March 2020

Again, starting Monday’s fiddle yard session.  All track down, and all point motors fitted.  And we’ve learnt to fit point motors with just 2 ESNG members!  Next stop – wiring! And at Wednesday’s meeting, 8 hardy members braved the rain … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 19 February 2020

Starting today with Monday’s fiddle yard session.  And this week’s competition.  How many ESNG members does it take to fit a SEEP point motor?  Actually, 3 is pretty realistic.  One to hold the board vertical, one to make sure the … Continue reading

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ESNG miscellany

First, a photo I forgot to post from last week’s meeting.  Electric blue must be the all-time best livery for the LMR electrics – even though this is a modern repaint. More progress on the fiddle yard on Monday.  Most … Continue reading

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ESNG BuildDay – 9 February 2020

Sunday’s BuildDay was a little more selective – just the 4 members braved Storm Ciara to carry on with fiddle yard construction.  We did, of course start with a curry – it will take more than a little wind to … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 6 February 2020

A massive 13 members turned out on Thursday, plus visitor John.  It was very confusing – two Derek’s, two Simon’s, two John’s and two Paul’s!  Paul was looking forward to his rapidly approaching Japan trip, and running all the bullet … Continue reading

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Keep soldering on

Realising that NGSE is rapidly approaching, more work on the new fiddle yard was needed.  So I arranged to borrow the church hall for a couple of hours on Monday afternoons to get some track laid.  We got underway, fitting … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 January 2020

Following Sunday’s enthusiasm, just the 7 members turned up on Wednesday.  We made some more progress on the fiddleyard.  Danger, man at work!! We added all the brass screws that will have the track soldered to it at the board … Continue reading

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ESNG PlayDay – 12 November 2019

Sunday’s PlayDay also included an element of building.  After a healthy (??) curry, 12 members gathered to run trains.  TrackShack had delivered almost everything we needed for the fiddleyard (point motors still to be ordered.)  Their service is as good … Continue reading

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