Category Archives: Prototype

Potpourri #1016

Not much to report on the railway front.  I was delighted to get my first covid-19 vaccination on Wednesday, but have felt a bit laid back for a couple of days after.  Nothing untoward – well within the normal day-to-day … Continue reading

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Rule 1…. and then some

We’ve all heard of Rule 1 – “It’s my railway…..”  But thank you RMweb for these additional rules, that we all know are very true! Rule 2:  “If it looks right, it is right” Rule 2a: “If it looks finished, … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

Happy Valentine’s Day! Thought for the day from Jeff Conover on Facebook: “I would just like to say, that in the midst of everything going on in this world, how incredibly fortunate I feel to be able to indulge in … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1015

It must be the snow and cold weather, as it is also the time for central heating failures.  So the last few days have been occupied by getting the church heating fixed, before the building freezes solid.  I suppose that … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1014

The central heating has been playing up, so that’s been a great excuse to spend more time in the loft, with an efficient electric fire, and King Crimson streamed loudly to work by.  I’ve been working with Plasticard to build … Continue reading

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Book review – yet again!

A day off modelling today – and too much reading taking place.  Also waiting for a few items to be delivered in the post (thoughthe drawer slides for the traverser are here.) Unfortunately I read the Lightmoor Press advert in … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1013

Usual selection of links and photos follow…. Three Bridges in the late 1950’s – judging by the newish Mk II Hillman Minx pulling out of the station yard.  And a Maunsell EMU – perhaps a 4COR or 6PAN in the … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1012

Firstly today, for ESNG members, I’ve been shopping again….. Any ideas? Well, it’s a second-hand Z21 DCC set, with wi-fi.  Just 6 months old, and spotted by Sean on the NGF emporium at a good price.  So, ESNG have invested … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1011 – Off to Taiwan

This delightful set of photos popped up on my Facebook feed.  All in Mandarin, so I am totally unsure of ownership, but nothing on the post.  Just a wonderful set of narrow gauge pictures.  Looks like an ore or coal … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1010

A visit to the January sales….. A new Jinty from NGF for a very reasonable price.  And some reasonably reduced items from The Model Centre.  They are usually expensive, but some good reductions here.  Two Bullied coaches, a Southern Railway … Continue reading

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