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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #255 on: December 07, 2017, 01:40:19 pm »
Great stuff.
You have done an excellent job there.
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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #256 on: December 14, 2017, 09:36:56 am »
Red Imp portacabin & Skips




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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #257 on: March 23, 2018, 09:59:08 am »
Lightweight layout update 23 March 2018 No.42

Just to prove I don’t spend all of the winter on Mainland Spain or The Canaries  8) I have been doing a bit of gardening.





OOPS that padstone is a bit BIG




The little round bits in the next pic are the bases of the station canopy supports as in Reply #180



Also some ‘Kit Bits’ awaiting to be primed.




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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #258 on: March 23, 2018, 12:34:09 pm »
Welcome back Colin. Nice bit of detail. Think your paving could do with a bit of dirtying up.

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« Reply #259 on: March 23, 2018, 05:55:32 pm »
Excellent scenic work, Colin. Thanks for the update and the very good photos. The gardens look highly realistic.

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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #260 on: March 23, 2018, 07:27:17 pm »
Think your paving could do with a bit of dirtying up.

Nah, everyone wears carpet slippers outside and NO ONE parks on the pavement. Sorry, one of my pet hates.

Then I remembed my Nan every Saturday out on the front step with her scrubbing brush, galvanised bucket of hot water and Vim cleaning the front step, finishing off with Cardinal red polish.

After that slosh the water across the pavement and use a broom to clean it.

Granddad kept chickens in the back yard. Maybe I should add a chicken coop and a run.

 :offtopicsign: for a nostalgic look at the 1950s.
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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #261 on: March 24, 2018, 10:59:02 am »
Nice one Colin. Now get out your magnifying glass and recreate her.

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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #262 on: March 24, 2018, 11:59:31 am »
That's looking real good Colin, perhaps I should've got you to do some gardening when you visited.    :)

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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #263 on: March 29, 2018, 06:13:17 pm »
When you’ve got one of these.



And you have turned it around.



Then you need one of these.



So it can be fed and watered.





And that is what I have been doing instead of gardening. 

Now I'd better put the handrails on the turn table. :beers:
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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #264 on: March 29, 2018, 07:35:46 pm »
Lovely pictures.
Those 64xx tanks are lovely little models.
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« Reply #265 on: March 29, 2018, 09:01:04 pm »
Excellent Colin, looking good.  :thankyousign:

I too have the red imp portakabins, rather a good model.

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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #266 on: March 29, 2018, 09:35:48 pm »
As long as not doing the gardening might result in physical injury then, I agree, feeding and watering the pannier is far more enjoyable :D

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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #267 on: March 30, 2018, 09:37:02 am »
I agree the 64xx pannier tanks are lovely models. The water crane should be painted in (G)WR colours. Or is it but heavily weathered? You've done a superb job of the little hut. I particularly like the moss on the roof. I really need to do something similar to mine. However, shouldn't the hut door be dark brown rather than green?

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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #268 on: March 30, 2018, 10:13:52 am »
I like the rusting turntable - very realistic.

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Re: Ensbourne
« Reply #269 on: March 30, 2018, 10:14:51 am »
The pannier may have strayed onto Southern Region metals, Chris ;)
They are apt to wander.

 

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