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Re: A Table-Top Railway in British 'N' Gauge
« Reply #660 on: June 16, 2018, 08:48:18 pm »
A great improvement there John which makes a big difference.
I feel that I should do something similar with 1565.
It's you railway so build it as you want and run whatever you like. The only rule is - ENJOY :
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Re: A Table-Top Railway in British 'N' Gauge
« Reply #661 on: June 17, 2018, 05:04:06 pm »
Brassed Off
Proper modellers and those of a nervous disposition are advised to go to another thread immediately.  I suggest something like @Atso workbench thread to see how an expert craftsman goes about things.


Nothing wrong with what you're doing there John. Also I would refer to myself as another crazy bodger rather than an expert craftsman!

Your improvements to the D16/3 are great and your use of the masking tape is well thought out. You might consider going on more stage beyond the excellent work already done and consider lining the loco using Fox Transfers as well before giving everything a coat of matt varnish to blend everything together.

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Re: A Table-Top Railway in British 'N' Gauge
« Reply #662 on: June 19, 2018, 11:41:36 pm »
 :hellosign:   :greatpicturessign:  Many thanks John for your latest post`s, excellent modelling, those small details look superb.
     regards Derek.

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Re: A Table-Top Railway in British 'N' Gauge
« Reply #663 on: June 20, 2018, 09:17:41 am »
What-ho, Chums.

Many thanks indeed for the very kind comments and 'thank yous'.

These are hugely appreciated!

We have an Interior Decorator in the house at present and the train set room is full of stuff from other rooms.  But priorities are priorities and the Table-Top Railway is accessible, if only just.



Our good friend @Newportnobby has another thread on the Forum regarding the possible purchase of a motor bicycle.  How about one of these, Mick?  A BSA 'M20' combination.  You could have a layout in the sidecar!

Toodle-pip,

John and Poppy. 
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The Table-Top Railway is a train set trying and failing to be a model railway.

I believe that train sets and model railways are fun.

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Re: A Table-Top Railway in British 'N' Gauge
« Reply #664 on: June 20, 2018, 09:24:16 am »
The BSA is (quite rightly) dwarfed by the Duchess :goggleeyes:
My days of explaining "if it's leaking oil I know there's some in there" are long gone, John ;)

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Re: A Table-Top Railway in British 'N' Gauge
« Reply #665 on: June 20, 2018, 04:46:22 pm »
I wondered what the last photograph would look like in the (inimitable) style of the late Rt Rev Eric Treacy.



 :uneasy: :hmmm:

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« Reply #666 on: June 20, 2018, 05:25:35 pm »
Passing through Edge Hill cutting perhaps?
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Re: A Table-Top Railway in British 'N' Gauge
« Reply #667 on: June 20, 2018, 09:08:56 pm »
Passing through Edge Hill cutting perhaps?

Yes, indeed.  That's exactly what I thought of, which then made me wonder if I could do something similar.  The photographs that I recall are striking head-on views of 'Royal Scots' in original condition.  I don't remember if 'Princess Coronations' featured in these photographs.

Unfortunately, I cannot check any references as the book room is one of those that are subject to the attention of the Interior Decorator and the books are scattered throughout the house.

Thank you very much for recognising what I was attempting.

John
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(Acknowledgement: John Goodall Esq, Architectural Editor, 'Country Life'.)


The Table-Top Railway is a train set trying and failing to be a model railway.

I believe that train sets and model railways are fun.

 

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