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NGSE – 2020 – Exactly a month to go!

All is on track for NGSE 2020.  We’ve lost a trader, but replaced them with two others. We’ve obviously had a couple of questions about coronavirus.  Obviously this needs monitoring carefully, but we’ll be going ahead unless the number of … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 19 February 2020

Starting today with Monday’s fiddle yard session.  And this week’s competition.  How many ESNG members does it take to fit a SEEP point motor?  Actually, 3 is pretty realistic.  One to hold the board vertical, one to make sure the … Continue reading

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ESNG miscellany

First, a photo I forgot to post from last week’s meeting.  Electric blue must be the all-time best livery for the LMR electrics – even though this is a modern repaint. More progress on the fiddle yard on Monday.  Most … Continue reading

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ESNG BuildDay – 9 February 2020

Sunday’s BuildDay was a little more selective – just the 4 members braved Storm Ciara to carry on with fiddle yard construction.  We did, of course start with a curry – it will take more than a little wind to … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 6 February 2020

A massive 13 members turned out on Thursday, plus visitor John.  It was very confusing – two Derek’s, two Simon’s, two John’s and two Paul’s!  Paul was looking forward to his rapidly approaching Japan trip, and running all the bullet … Continue reading

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Keep soldering on

Realising that NGSE is rapidly approaching, more work on the new fiddle yard was needed.  So I arranged to borrow the church hall for a couple of hours on Monday afternoons to get some track laid.  We got underway, fitting … Continue reading

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NGSE – 2020 January update

NGSE 2020 is getting close! We had another visit to Reigate College this week to check out a few things, and show a couple of club members the site.  I had invested in a laser measure, and was (a) impressed … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 January 2020

Following Sunday’s enthusiasm, just the 7 members turned up on Wednesday.  We made some more progress on the fiddleyard.  Danger, man at work!! We added all the brass screws that will have the track soldered to it at the board … Continue reading

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ESNG PlayDay – 12 November 2019

Sunday’s PlayDay also included an element of building.  After a healthy (??) curry, 12 members gathered to run trains.  TrackShack had delivered almost everything we needed for the fiddleyard (point motors still to be ordered.)  Their service is as good … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 2 January 2020

First meeting of the year and a respectable 9 members turned out to run trains.  I guess that most of us are too old to remember what a New Year hangover is like…. Plenty of trains in the fiddle yard…. … Continue reading

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