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Living in the past

I came home from our last ESNG with a pile of old rail magazines, prototype and model.  Ian was offering them free to any takers, and what was left I offered to take home and have a browse then recycle … Continue reading

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Shelf layout design

An interesting clinic presented at the NMRA MCR “Thoroughbred Limited” Convention May 13-18, 2015 by Philip Gliebe.  It’s interesting as this is an American looking largely at UK branch line layouts for inspiration.  ‘Shelf layouts’ in the USA are often … Continue reading

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Swiss Redux #2

Another quiet day mountain train spotting…..

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How to do an undecorated model

I was delighted to receive my long ordered Rapido Osgood-Bradley coaches.  I was less delighted that they chose to take the money from my account just as the pound tanked after Brexit! The Rapido models are delightful, and full of … Continue reading

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Swiss Roll #2

Nice to see that England’s football team are firmly in the ‘Leave’ camp – but Brexit from Euro2016 with defeat by Iceland is just too much…..  

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MODELING- New Weathering Technique..for me

Originally posted on Gene's P48 Blog:
I have become a fan of plastic modelers who build armor and aircraft models. No, I am not building them but I am learning new techniques from this band of talented modelers.  I know many of…

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Fun? A little of what you fancy does you good….

“And she’ll have fun, fun, fun, till her daddy takes the t-bird away” (Beach Boys) “I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.”  (Dr. Seuss, The Cat … Continue reading

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