Category Archives: Ian Futers

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

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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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Wordless Wednesday (The next project?)

  

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Red Alert! R3243 Box Opened …

I’ve remarked before on this blog and in conversations that over the past ten years or so, most of my ready to run purchases have gone to Bachmann. That has primarily been because hornby  (and others), haven’t been making the … Continue reading

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Time on your hands ..

I’ve often said it but time is the most valuable commodity we modellers have. It matters not if you ‘buy’ time, either literally by paying someone to do something for you, or making the best use of your own time … Continue reading

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Girls on Film (well two blokes actually)

Well that’s a wrap as telly and filum experts would say. Paul Lunn and I have just finished two days filming with Chris Walsh of Activity Media. The two days were quite intense with changes from layout to layout, Albion … Continue reading

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