Tag Archives: ESNG

Covid-19 diary – Kuritu II – 11 – Finished!

Well, the Kuritu rebuild is finished.  There might be a few little things to do, but the layout is definitely ‘substantially complete’, as they say in the trade.  Overall, I’m very happy with the results – one of the best … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 5 May 2021

Well, it might have been a Zoom meeting, but we were practising for escaping lockdown and the dreaded ‘Rule of Six’ this evening.  The Cha(i)rman was missing, presumably already asleep ready for work in the morning.  Paul was running the … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary – Kuritu II – 10 – Lessons learnt

Perhaps it’s a little early for a ‘lessons learnt’ for Kuritu, but this seems a good time to reflect, as I haven’t got all that much done this week.  We took the opportunity to go bluebell hunting, finding a fine … Continue reading

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ESNG – a blast from the past!

Allan and Sean produced these excellent pictures.  Some very young looking people around!  First, setting up for a club night, over 20 years ago.  Bartlett junior in the background of the second picture!! Then Sean’s layout – same era, but … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary – Kuritu II – 9

A very pleasant few hours was spent adding people and cars and things to the layout.  Mostly done now, but a few more road signs to add, I think. I’ve now just got the final ballasting and scenery to complete … Continue reading

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One for the diary?

One for the diary in July – the N Gauge Forum virtual exhibition.  I’ve promised a short video of my American switching layout, and no doubt I can get a plug in for the ESNG club!  It’s amazing to thing … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 21 April 2021

Another Wednesday, another meeting….. Missing Mr Dawes tonight, due to his usual anti-social working hours.  We started with just the six of us (plus Phil’s cat at one point)…… Paul was busy rebuilding his station again.  Otherwise the topics were … Continue reading

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From the members…..

Allan commented on the photo that I recently posted….. Do like the closing photo of the two class 31’s.  Hand brake not put on fully. They rolled down the siding in Cricklewood and through a set of buffers and ended … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary – Kuritu II – 8

My last Tomytec temple building arrived today.  It took a whole 30 minutes to build, and I was able to lay out the buildings on the baseboard to get a reasonable appearance.  I’m sure that this doesn’t match how a … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary – Kuritu II – 7 – Downtown

I’ve had two or three days solid modelling, and the layout shows some real progress.  Having played around with the buildings, I chose what seems to be an interesting layout, and one that allows those with entrances on both sides … Continue reading

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