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Wordless Wednesday (Shelfie)

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Heljan’s O Gauge Class 50

Heljan have kindly sent across images of the engineering prototype for their O gauge British Rail Class 50. As usual at this stage, it’s an early prototype and subject to change. Some details have already been identified for improvement. Release … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday Heljan 07’s (2902 2911)

Posted in 2900, 2904, Bachmann, Branch Line, British Rail, Cameo, Cameo layout, dapol, DCC, dcc sound, Eastern Region, heljan, HO, hobbies, Hornby, Layout, Midland Region, model, model photography, Model Railroad, Model Railway, Model Railway Journal, modeling, Modelling, n gauge, Narrow Gauge, O Gauge, o scale, OO, OO Gauge, Oxford rail, Rapido Trains, review, scale, scale modelling, Scottish Region, Southern, Southern Electrics, Southern Region, toy train, Toy trains, toytrainset, train set, trainset, Uncategorized, Western Region, wordless wednesday | Leave a comment

Accurascale, Transformation Tuesday!

When your 21 year old daughter says ‘that looks nice, what is it?’ it’s an indication that the box, at the very least is ‘on message’. Not only that but SWMBO, or ‘the wife’ as I know her, mentions it … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday Transfer Transformers

A few years back my brother got hold of a couple of Kadee 40ft boxcars, and I weathered one. It was ok but not really one that I could get enthused about, so I tried doing a patched out livery. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday, Fifteen Minute Heroes, How to Gain Weight

It’s been a while since I posted a Fifteen Minute Hero, a couple of years at least! One of the things I want to do with Shelfie2 is to have it hands free operation, so with that in mind I’ve … Continue reading

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Notes from the Mancave, Dingham Delights

Today I’ve been putting together, and trial fitting Dingham electromagnetic couplers. These are them fitted to a Bachmann 08. They’re a bit fiddly to assemble, but the instructions are clear and give good hints and tips on their use. I’ve … Continue reading

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