Tag Archives: Canon G10

XTC Throwback Thursday

A few Thursdays back I posted this on the Albion Yard Facebook page which likely seemed bit left field even for regular readers of the blog, so why has it and other XTC references appeared? Well, earlier in the year … Continue reading

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Some Might Say …

As remarked upon in my previous post there are a good number of people in the hobby that spend far too much time telling you how something should be done, what can be done and what can’t be done, with … Continue reading

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Business as Usual

Business as usual, being messing around with Panniers. Warley is this coming weekend and it’ll be the layouts last showing in public. I usually try and do a couple of new items, usually rolling stock or motive power, and this … Continue reading

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Fog in the Forest

I’ve had a couple of queries regarding the dry ice we used in some of the pictures for Model Rail 186. The photoshoot for Model Rail 186 was one of the most interesting and challenging sets I’ve ever done. The … Continue reading

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Is 42 really the answer to everything? …

Hornby in shock horror steam engine fiasco…. Hornby today released pictures of the ‘new’ 42xx which they claimed was all their own design. We can prove this is a lie and we the ‘foamati’ demand to know why at £119 … Continue reading

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Letters (and Numbers) from America

Many of us will be familiar with iconic American F series diesels, the streamlined nose, Santa Fe ‘Warbonnet’, Union Pacific, or Canadian National ‘Pacman’ or ‘Wet Noodle’ color schemes, as UK modellers we may not know what they are, but … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy

A recent meeting in London saw me catching up with a mate whom I hadn’t seen for a few years, and over a few beers the old war stories of the good old days were revisited. We used to work … Continue reading

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