Category Archives: Ian Futers

When you’re digging a hole…

Often said, when you’re digging a hole, know when to stop! I’d been pushing on with my Southern Electric project, and it wasn’t lighting my fire as it should. It’s at this point it’s a good idea to take stock, … Continue reading

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Southern Nouveau

With Shelfie out on loan, the space it occupied has been filled with another project. This one has been on the back burner for a while, and is very firmly influenced by Ian Futers. Ian’s layouts have consistently provided inspiration, … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, apple, Bachmann, blog, Branch Line, British Rail, Cameo, Cameo layout, Chris Nevard, DCC, dcc sound, Eastern Region, Exhibition, finescale, flying scotsman, Great Western, HO, hobbies, Hornby, iain rice, Ian Futers, Inspiration, iphone, laramie, Layout, life, media, Midland Region, Model Railroad, Model Railway, Model Railway Journal, modeling, Modelling, Modelu, n gauge, Nevard, O Gauge, o scale, OO Gauge, Oxford rail, Railex, Rapido Trains, research, Scottish Region, shelfie, social media, Southern, Southern Electrics, Southern Region, toy train, Toy trains, toytrainset, train set, trainset, Uncategorized, Western Region, wild swan | 13 Comments

Inspiration from Warley #1

   Well if you read the interweb too much it’ll range from, it’s too crowded there’s nothing to see there what’s all the fuss about, through to it’s the bestest thing evaaa!, and, an opportunity to engage in mortal hand … Continue reading

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Warley 2016 Grab Shots #1

                           More to come later

Posted in 2016, Bachmann, blog, blogging, Branch Line, British Rail, dapol, DCC, dcc sound, Eastern Region, Exhibition, finescale, flying scotsman, Great Western, HO, hobbies, Hornby, Ian Futers, Inspiration, iphone, Layout, LMS, LNER, magazine, media, Midland Region, Model Railroad, Model Railway, Model Railway Journal, modeling, Modelling, Modelu, n gauge, Narrow Gauge, O Gauge, o scale, OO Gauge | 2 Comments

Wordless Wednesday playing trains!

     

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Tracing Tuesday

   Wiring up continues with temporary switch locations for DC isolating sections. Once the sections are tested I’ll remove the switches and trace the wires into the main loom to the control panel.  The layout will be DC/DCC with the … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Bachmann, blog, blogger, Branch Line, British Rail, DCC, dcc sound, Eastern Region, finescale, Great Western, HO, hobbies, Hornby, Ian Futers, Layout, library, life, LMS, LNER, Midland Region, Model Railroad, Model Railway, Model Railway Journal, modeling, Modelling, Modelu, Nevard, OO Gauge, Oxford rail, trainset | 3 Comments

Throwback Thursday, better late than never …

A few weeks ago on a Thursday, I wrote about using double sided tape to hold down or rather ‘up’ Tortoise point motors. albionyard-back-on-track/ Well all went well overnight, or part of it. In the morning I arrived to find … Continue reading

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