Twenty Twenty, Motivation Monday, first one in.

It’s been a bit quiet of late on the blog, due to external influences both to do with the hobby and ‘life’, including a bit of man cave reconstruction! This year I’ve a couple of layout projects I want to do, Shelfie2 is very nearly complete, the cancellation of Scalefourum last year was possibly a blessing in disguise as it’s allowed a complete rethink and assembly of the lighting and backscene. Shelfie1 has been out on loan again to provide some lighting thoughts for a friend on his layout project which has some unique challenges.

The trees above will form the last bits of the woodland scenery for Shelfie2, and are the first examples of wire armature construction that I’ve used. So far I’m very pleased with them, they look like giving far greater flexibility that the plastic tree armatures I’ve previously used.

DMU’s have been featuring quite heavily in my behind the scenes messing about, I’ve always had the ‘Minories’ itch that needs scratching, and nicking a bit of another C.J. Freezer plan, might just get that done. 1967-1980 roughly fits the era I want to cover, Peco Bullhead Code75, and DCC sound operation, and an Urban Terminus, stepping away from trees for a while!

009 is also on the cards, a long felt desire to do a Snailbeach Railway layout is being given a ‘coat of looking at’ with a left field idea to make light railway looking track, that will still allow the use of ready to run stock. That too will be a ‘Shelfie’ series production with potentially a very different, and as far as I know, unique, (so far), display.

More on those projects in due course, in the meantime, happy new year, and thanks for staying the course!

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Tsunami2 885013 DCC sound (sold STC)

More mancave reductions! I have two TSU-PNP 885013 Soundtraxx sound decoders for sale. Unused and unopened looking for £55 each. Please contact via the blog or through the Facebook page.

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Warley News No3 Peco

Note the red tie bars are due to this being an assembly of test components, the model will feature regular colour tie bars.

Code 70 HO US track was on display.

The Peco Parkside range had EPs of the 13T hopper and Grain wagon. Due to the volume of people I wasn’t able to get updates on either of the Parkside releases, tomorrow’s another day!

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Warley News 2019 No2 Heljan

Also announced a GWR 2251 class in 7mm Scale, more details to follow.

Note: The brown railcar detail shots are 4mm Scale, the red EP is 7mm.

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Warley news 2019 no1 KR Models GT3

Looking very promising.

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Wordless Wednesday

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Class 156 Loksound for (sold STC)

Another escapee from the ‘to do’ pile!

Loksound 97418 sound chip including speaker. The original sound files have been replaced with V10 Legomanbiffo BR class 156. This is as supplied by D.C. kits, and has never been fitted to a model.

£85.00 including post and packing.

Please contact via the blog or Facebook page.

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