Monthly Archives: April 2015

Why I carry a camera on every trip out and about

You never know what you are going to capture with your camera. Sometimes you’ll get a photo, and unprecedented access to things that you might never have believed would happen. Other times you manage to get a great series of … Continue reading

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Site Seeing – April 17

Extreme weathering on our models is sometimes criticised as being unrealistic, and to a degree I can understand why many people would say that. But, that is not always the case so long as you have a modelling situation, or … Continue reading

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Site seeing – April 15

While I am still on the mend, with one more surgery to complete, I’ve not been too interested in doing much of anything. However, today while looking for some inspiration for the HVL’s loco shed I came across a great … Continue reading

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O Scale switcher – the longest project in modelling history

In the beginning… A long time ago, in a modelling landscape far, far away… there was a UK Model Trains magazine (I cannot remember the issue) that described the conversion of the Atlas O scale Plymouth switcher; the aim being to turn it … Continue reading

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Site seeing – April 1st

No April Fool’s here!!! Today’s site seeing focuses on what I consider to be the best Australian freelanced, yet believable, model railroad system – the Dutton Bay Tramway. The only other narrow gauge line I can thnk of in the … Continue reading

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