Category Archives: man cave

Throwback Thursday, (Illuminating Shelfie2)

These images are about two years old, I find that surprising because sometimes time seems to stand still with a layout, despite progress being made. Shelfie2 has had a bit of a Byzantine journey, ranging from a North Wales DMU … Continue reading

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Warley images number 1 Peco

Peco’s new OO crossings as 3D EP prints. Latest news is in tooling, anticipated first quarter 2019.

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Lights, Camera, Action..

This week I’ve been scratching my head quite a bit. Shelfie2 is reaching the final assembly stage. I’ve decided to go ‘hands free’ operation and have spent a good bit of time getting Dingham couplings to work, which I’ll write … Continue reading

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Hattons 14xx Finale

Well here it is, the end game has been played for this one I think. It’s been a frustrating journey for such a pretty model. Starting with my initial thoughts here https://albionyard.wordpress.com/2017/03/01/hattons-djm-14xx-review-h1410/, and the subsequent trials and tribulations with the … Continue reading

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#justdoit the colours of autumn

It’s probably no great secret to long term readers of the blog that I like the Autumn or Fall season. I’m lucky in my occupation gives me time out and availability to capture and enjoy the seasons that perhaps nine … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday Trees

Earlier in the year I was in the Mancave looking at the changeover between the 3D model and the backscene. Today’s seen quite a change.. As we’re getting into the Autumn I spend a good amount of time looking at … Continue reading

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The numbers all go to eleven…

If like me going into the mancave has the potential for a bit of cheeky petrol sniffing, this’ll work for you… 919 record Porsche’s record breaking Nurburgring lap with an hybrid 919, unleashed, with everything turned up to eleven, and … Continue reading

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