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Letchworth show 2018

From the Cha(I)rman….. Spent the day with Sean and his layout Leonard at the Letchworth show. Nice one day show in a school with 3 classrooms and two hall. Plus a couple of items in passageways. And here are a … Continue reading

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In defence of the roundy-roundy

You may recall that I have recently been rather critical of continuous run (roundy-roundy) layouts, especially at exhibitions.  The criticism has perhaps been less of the concept, and perhaps more of the fact that there has been a ‘sameness’ between … Continue reading

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Uckfield MRC exhibition 2018 #2

I thought that I wouldn’t have to do any shopping at the show, but a scenic stand produced a variety of grass tufts and other bits and pieces for my modules.  Could have been worse, I guess…. I’d seen Dave … Continue reading

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Uckfield MRC exhibition 2018 #1

We’re definitely into the exhibition season now, so last Saturday I drove down to Uckfield for their annual show.  This is always one of my favourites, as it is very much a ‘fine scale’ show, usually with lots of quite … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC 2018 #2

Helmthwaite and Chapel Lane, in O gauge, is dominated by two large industrial buildings, Osborn Engineering and Helmthwaite Mills at one end of the layout. These also hide the staging for the high level Chapel Lane yard where there is … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC 2018 #1

Visited the Farnham club show last weekend.  It’s an easy 40 minute drive from home over the Hog’s Back, and they always put together a good show.  This year they had some fun and games when a full sized boxing … Continue reading

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Where is the ‘wow’ factor?

My visit to TINGS and the various forum discussions that followed provoked a certain amount of thought.  The NGF threads on the exhibition really just showed that everyone is different, and different people like different things.  So some people disliked … Continue reading

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