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Stuttgart – 2022 #6 – A postscript

I thought that I had finished, but Duncan sent me some more pictures (with a leaning towards narrow gauge) and comments. Snow scene of the Harz narrow gauge in 6.5mm gauge. Interesting night-sky backscene with iluminated stars. Overall winner of … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 7 December 2022

A long afternoon this Wednesday, as we decided to have an afternoon working on the new fiddle yard before the evenings meeting.  And we made a lot of progress – a lot of steps forward, and just the few backwards. … Continue reading

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Stuttgart – 2022 #5

Final pictures from Stuttgart, with the other layouts and modular systems. I’m not sure from the hall plan whether these are modules or standalone layouts – but both are lovely models.  I think my show favourite is this model of … Continue reading

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Stuttgart – 2022 #4

I’ve often seen criticism of the Stuttgart layout and modular systems in general that (a) it’s unrealistic and visually poor to have different scenery from different locations on adjacent modules, and (b) that the total mix of trains is not … Continue reading

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Stuttgart – 2022 #3

One of the pleasures of the Stuttgart meet is operating a section of track – without any complex junctions and other pointwork.  You need to be alert enough to spot trains coming, and whether there is room down the line … Continue reading

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Stuttgart – 2022 #2

For the rest of the week, I’ll post some of Allan’s photos from the N-Club International meet at the Stuttgart Messe.  It will be a bit of a photo dump, as I wasn’t there, and I may confuse a few … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 27 November 2022

A busy Sunday afternoon, with nine members present.  Good to see both Chairman and Treasurer back in circulation.  And also a cake to celebrate Lucas’ birthday. The members were stocking the fiddle yard ready to run.  After said birthday, Stuttgart … Continue reading

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Stuttgart – 2022 #1

Whilst Maxine and I were in Berlin, Allan travelled to the NCI meet at Stuttgart.  I’d originally considered doing a triangular trip including both Stuttgart and Berlin, but this was just too difficult for my tired old brain!  Maybe another … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 16 November 2022

I’m back in circulation after testing negative on Tuesday.  And feeling much better, but still rather washed out. So it was off to the ESNG meeting, where six members braved a rather wet evening.  Not a bad turnout, as the … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 13 November 2022

I’m not sure what they got up to this afternoon, as I’m still being good and isolating myself.  But it was always going to be a small meeting, with me off with covid, the Treasurer avoiding people to avoid covid, … Continue reading

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