Category Archives: Prototype

Ron and the Rhine – days 4 and 5

Meanwhile, back at the Rhine, day 4, the weather’s about as bad as the UK…. An overcast day with rain late afternoon. A long day today on a group trip. On 0854 to Bonn walked down to the Rhine to … Continue reading

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Ron and the Rhine – days 1 to 3

Ron’s back in Germany, so here are a few of his pictures  – concentrating on transport (but with a little tourism thrown in). Left home on 0558 to St Pancras to meet up with tour party and then caught 0855 … Continue reading

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Odd modelling ideas #3216

Sorry, but there hasn’t been much blogging time this week, as real life seems to have caught up with me! However, if you want a simple paint-only conversion for your layout, that will provoke comment from rivet counters – or … Continue reading

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Couple of links

Just returned from a rather windy and wet weekend in Wales (how about that for alliteration?)  Worst disruption on the roads, though, was following a large flock of sheep up a single track road.  So just a couple of links … Continue reading

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Thought of the day

Sound advice seen on the London Underground.  Mind you, a potato would be an improvement over some of our club members…..

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Extreme trainspotting

My youngest had given Maxine and I a Christmas present of an evening out at a comedy club.  Not quite our thing, and I was delighted to discover that we could swap it for something else.  A small cash adjustment … Continue reading

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All-terrain Ice Cream

Another little modelling challenge, if you have a spare Oxford models Land Rover available.  How about a conversion into an ice-cream van? See the O9 modeller blog for this idea!

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