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ESNG meeting – 16 September 2020

Zoom time once again.  Unfortunately missing the Cha(i)rman again, as he was unwell (not Covid-19).  We were also joined by Peter, and by Maxine to check up on us all.  Simon was showing off his 3-D printed Daleks.  Graham was … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #28

I’ve got back to the Lowfits, but nothing to report at the moment.  Really, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what to model next, and then trying to understand the government conditions for us actually to hold an … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – probably no?

Well, having read and reread the government guidance, I’ve reluctantly concluded that we can only entertain 6 members at a meeting at present.  If we have more than 6, we have to have 2 groups and they are not allowed … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – yes, no yes?

Plans were underway for the reopening of ESNG later this month.  We’d welcome a limited number of people to play trains, but make things as Covid-safe as possible. Then came yesterday’s government announcement limiting social gatherings again.  So, perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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More ESNG modelling

Some more projects underway by ESNG (to cover up the lack of progress on my part.) Simon is getting the hang of 3D printing….. One I did earlier. Chair car interior. But this project looks far more useful.  I rather … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 3 September 2020

Another good Zoom tonight.  Just the five of us, with apologies from a few members (especially the Chairman, who had been cornered for an early milkround.)  Good to see Martin this time around, too.  And Phil managed to master both … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #27

A little progress with the wagons.  I’ve 10 Peco Lowfits well on the way to completion.  The bodies have had their bolster bases scraped off with a knife blade and fine sandpaper.  They’ve been primed and a first coat of … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #26

Back to the loft! A few days ago, I posted this picture of some Messerschmitt bubble cars on flat wagons parked near Brighton.  I suggested that if one could find a suitable bubble car (not easy), these would make an … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 19 August 2020

And yet another successful Zoom meeting tonight.  Once again, the usual suspects found nothing to talk about for 90 minutes or so, including a fascinating conversation about cat litters. Highlight of the evening was John having part of Alpenbahn up … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #25

Has it really been a month since I did a Covid diary entry?  I’m really not sure where the time has gone.  I think that I’ve spent too much time reading and doing odd jobs here and there.  The hot … Continue reading

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