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Last post by lil chris - February 20, 2024, 08:42:21 PM
The image function is not working correctly. I loaded a image and the BB code had the g] missing off the end,l I had to put them on the end myself. I did try reloading the picture but it did the same again.
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General Discussion / Re: what are you listening to ...
Last post by port perran - February 20, 2024, 06:00:27 PM
Quote from: GroupC on February 20, 2024, 03:08:50 PMDan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip.
Just had a listen............not something I could sit back and relax to I'm afraid.  :D
General Discussion / Re: what are you listening to ...
Last post by GroupC - February 20, 2024, 03:08:50 PM
Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip.
General Discussion / Re: what are you listening to ...
Last post by Dorsetmike - February 20, 2024, 01:07:43 PM
Dutch swing college band
N Gauge Discussion / Re: Modifying old Grafar/ Unio...
Last post by Le Night ferry - February 20, 2024, 11:22:30 AM
Also, I inherited Grafar's class 43 from my father.
Did someone modified it like adding lights or repainting it?
N Gauge Discussion / Modifying old Grafar/ Union mi...
Last post by Le Night ferry - February 20, 2024, 11:20:33 AM
I want to announce Mr. Koh Yoshimura's processing photo of old Grafar's Clan line and Union Mills's J27.
He milled down molded pipe and atrached new brass pipe.
I found it few years ago, but how do you think about it?

Processing of Clan Line

and LNER J27

His DIY(non 3d printed) British Pullman set

Streamlined Duchess of Hamilton, also non 3d printed

LNER P2 2007 Prince of Wales, based on KATO's 2011 C55 chassis and Dapol's A4.

Seems like he mainly uses his own made decal.
I have some old Farish locos, so going to remake Blue Canadian Pacific somedays...
Is it worth to make Rebuilt WC/BoB via cutting Farish's MN?
General Discussion / Re: An Eventful Christmas at T...
Last post by Chris in Prague - February 20, 2024, 09:35:47 AM
Alone in her Chelsea mews flat, Lisa sat by the window, gazing out at the quiet streets below. The twinkling lights and festive decorations only served to accentuate her sense of loneliness on Christmas Eve. The warmth of the room did little to dispel the chill that seemed to settle deep within her.

Lost in her thoughts, she barely noticed the soft ringing of the telephone in the living room at first. It pierced through the silence, drawing her attention away from the melancholy scene outside. With a sigh, she rose from her chair and made her way to the source of the sound.

As she picked up the receiver, a mixture of apprehension and curiosity coursed through her. Who could be calling her on this quiet evening? With a flicker of hope in her heart, she brought the receiver to her ear, her voice barely above a whisper as she answered the call.

"This is Lisa Silverwood."

"Hello, Lisa. It's Giles Roskrow here."

"Giles! What a pleasant surprise. Is everything alright?"

"Yes, all is well, but I have some rather unexpected news, Lisa. I'll be picking you up after lunch on Christmas Day."

"Oh? Really? What's the occasion?"

"Well, we're going to RAF Northolt," Giles smiled.

"RAF Northolt? That's not too far from here. What's happening there?"

"You'll be boarding a helicopter from there to Trevelver Castle in North Cornwall, Lisa."

"Trevelver Castle? That's quite a journey for Christmas Day. What's going on, Giles?"

"It seems there's a rather urgent matter Lord and Lady Trevelver need your assistance with, and they have asked me to arrange things on their behalf. Please pack only a carry-on overnight bag. Everything you will need on arrival there will be provided as their guest, including, I've been assured, a suitable evening gown. The journey, door to door, should not take more than four hours. We should arrive in plenty of time for Christmas Day dinner, which is at 7 p.m. and is sure to be wonderful!"

"I understand. If Lord and Lady Trevelver have invited me, then count me in, Giles. I'll be ready and packed."

"Wonderful. I'll be there after lunch to pick you up. Say around 2 p.m.?"

"Yes, that'll be fine. Thank you for calling, Giles. See you on Christmas Day around 2 p.m."

"Yes. Take care until then, Lisa. Merry Christmas! Goodbye."

After receiving momentous Giles's telephone call, a wave of relief washed over Lisa, lifting the heavy weight of loneliness and depression that had settled upon her on her sombre Christmas Eve. His voice, filled with warmth and reassurance, had a comforting effect, dispelling the sense of isolation that had enveloped her.

In that brief exchange, Giles had offered her a glimmer of hope, a lifeline to pull her out of the depths of despair. The prospect of leaving her solitary Chelsea mews flat on Christmas Day for a journey to North Cornwall, especially by helicopter, seemed surreal, almost like a scene from an action movie.

Initially, incredulity washed over her as she processed the unexpected turn of events. The notion of departing from her familiar surroundings and embarking on such an unconventional journey on one of the most festive days of the year was both thrilling and daunting.

Yet, beneath the surface, a spark of excitement ignited within her. Despite the uncertainties and challenges that lay ahead, there was a glimmer of hope, an adventure waiting to unfold. The prospect of stepping outside her comfort zone and embracing the unknown filled her with a sense of anticipation she had not felt in quite some time.

Though the challenges she faced were far from over, knowing that her friend, Giles, who had always been very kind to her, would be accompanying her brought a sense of solace, unlike anything she had felt in recent days. With a flicker of optimism in her heart, Lisa allowed herself to believe that perhaps, just perhaps, there was still light to be found amidst the gloom.

With each passing moment, the initial surprise gave way to a growing sense of anticipation and curiosity. As she contemplated the journey ahead, a newfound sense of optimism began to take root within her, overcoming the shadows of doubt and loneliness that had clouded her thoughts.

Giles's unexpected invitation brought the promise of a Christmas Day unlike any other, a chance to break free from the confines of her solitude and embrace the adventure that awaited her. And so, with a mixture of apprehension and excitement, as she went about packing a suitable overnight bag, Lisa embraced the prospect of the journey ahead, ready to embark on a new chapter filled with possibility and hope.
N Gauge Discussion / Re: Revolution Offering Mk5 co...
Last post by Highlander 66 - February 20, 2024, 08:34:04 AM
Quote from: ntpntpntp on February 17, 2024, 12:40:09 PMI have no interest in the Mk5 coaches, but with this talk of drag from internal bearings it's interesting to note that my Kato ICE 4 12-car set has internal bearings on some of the coach bogies (not all), and those coaches are perfectly acceptable free-running. Stub axles with live bearings ready to take light bars if desired.

We've come to expect nothing less from the technical team at Kato. I have been so impressed with the running quality of my Azuma sets, and fitting the interior lighting couldn't be simpler, a truly quality-centric manufacturer.
General Discussion / Re: what are you listening to ...
Last post by Grassyfield - February 20, 2024, 05:48:55 AM
Yeah id be more in that category also, its more tinkering or short bursts not long hours or any thing really. Yeah improvisation im not to sure about, i think your right that's what it is, just making stuff up ur self on the spot i think.
General Discussion / Re: what are you listening to ...
Last post by Bealman - February 20, 2024, 03:05:56 AM
Yeah, I wouldn't say I play, but I do tinker a bit, bash out a few chords and play a few lead bits.

But I always thought that was what improvisation is... making it up as you go?
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