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Sorry if I may have missed something earlier... is that balsa over the bridge? I like the Peco bridges because they make it easy to curve the road surface. However, I used card, and over 30 odd years it has suffered from local wildlife!

Love the guards van two wagons behind the end of the train, BTW!  :thumbsup:
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On My Workbench / Re: HOBC / the missing link
« Last post by Morrissentinel on Today at 08:21:58 am »
Hi everyone
I have now posted a video on YouTube on the different stages of the MFS-D I hope you enjoy.
https://youtu.be/ydLcqz-4N8k
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Lovely to see proper mixed trains running!

Overbridge looks good. Be careful when you paint the white line on the road that you don’t make it too realistic thin.  :D
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Congratulations on the arrival of your new daughter. Put the layout on the backburner...  more important things to think about at the moment!  :thumbsup:
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Looking good. As you say rather frantic action, not very restful, but the loco looks very stable.  :uneasy:

However, it works really well.  :thumbsup:

 I had a play with a spare piece of flexi track, 9 inch diameter is really small. I appreciate the problems you are having with tension in the track!

I agree that manual point operation may be simplest. Either wire in tube or “moving scenery” operation would work well.
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American N Scale / Re: The Closet Branch - A layout in my closet.
« Last post by Bealman on Today at 07:56:34 am »
Agree with Webbo.  :thumbsup:
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Layout Construction / Re: The Train Shed Project - Marton Hinmarche
« Last post by Bealman on Today at 07:54:02 am »
Yeah, shame, that.



(Photo is of Bealman's freezer)
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American N Scale / Re: The Closet Branch - A layout in my closet.
« Last post by Webbo on Today at 07:52:54 am »
Thanks for the vids Rich - look great.

And Andy, I encourage you to keep going with your movie making as they are much appreciated by me.

Webbo
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Why not eliminate the point motor and use a mechanical solution?

That’s a fair point and something I will consider. Annoyingly it was all wired and working fine. It was only when I went to mount the switch on a temporary plate that bare cable twisted into the tabs at the back of the switch shorted.

Lots to think about now. I may give myself a few days off to consider things.
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Good looking plastering.

I would definitely cover the track, cheap kitchen towels work well for me. I agree that eliminating all of the holes is virtually impossible. I use ready mixed interior filler as a top coat. I apply it using a lolly stick. I find that magnum sticks are best, shame that you have to eat so many ice creams to ensure that stick stocks are adequate.  :beers:
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