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by Dave John
Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: Modelling Q&A
Topic: 4mm locomotive lining - transfers?
Replies: 7
Views: 5893

Re: 4mm locomotive lining - transfers?

I have tried various methods over the years and have never been totally happy with any of them. If a manufacturer did produce a CR lining sheet I would be a customer.
by Dave John
Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Modelling Resources
Topic: R Y Pickering Traders Wagon in 4mm
Replies: 18
Views: 13959

Re: R Y Pickering Traders Wagon in 4mm

Excellent, many thanks Tony.
by Dave John
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: Modelling Q&A
Topic: Wagon Sheets
Replies: 11
Views: 12165

Re: Wagon Sheets

Interesting descriptions there, I too wonder about "black vegetables" . I guess boiling down veg which had gone off would give a starchy adhesive. I had a go with the exactoscale sheets, they ned to be soaked in water/pva to get them to conform. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dave_john/6811526207/in/p...
by Dave John
Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Modelling Resources
Topic: Stevens ground frames
Replies: 10
Views: 8933

Re: Stevens ground frames

I would certainly be interested in such an etch in 4mm.
by Dave John
Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: WAGON BOOK
Replies: 6
Views: 5827

Re: WAGON BOOK

I am looking forward to buying a copy when it comes out.

It would indeed be murphys law if the meaning of the mysterious mark surfaced post publication.
by Dave John
Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Structures, Equipment
Topic: Rail Chairs
Replies: 4
Views: 5116

Re: Rail Chairs

Interesting study. Thanks for the post.
by Dave John
Sat Sep 01, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Modelling Q&A
Topic: Does anyone recognise these models?
Replies: 9
Views: 6561

Re: Does anyone recognise these models?

I had a dig about, these are parts from the mwc kit, though the buffers and axleboxes might be from another source.
by Dave John
Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:23 am
Forum: Modelling Q&A
Topic: Lattice post signals in 4mm
Replies: 9
Views: 9265

Re: Lattice post signals in 4mm

Like Jim and Ross mine are from MSE and Caley coaches parts. I used servos to drive them, controlled from a module made by embedded controls of Perth, though they no longer seem to be making them. A nice unit, the speed of the signal arm is slow when pulling off and fast when returning. MERG do alte...