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by commerlad
Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Non-oily steam generators
Replies: 8
Views: 4357

Cant remember who's but saw one diorama using a pond stye mini fogger with a 12 volt computer fan to blow it up a chimney
by commerlad
Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:39 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Small turntable-index lock?
Replies: 4
Views: 4816

All full size tables have a lock of some kind, From the simplest metal catch on a wagon turntable to elaborate electrical key systems on mainline stuff. If you put a disc under the center of your table. a sprung wire will locate and lock into holes on the disc to line up with the exit roads and stop...
by commerlad
Tue Dec 01, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Royal Enfield rail cycle
Replies: 4
Views: 3388

(F) Royal Enfield rail cycle

Royal Enfield (Yes they do make BIKES).

As a real prototype for anything picture, this may seem to be one of the daftest yet, but hey if it works?

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/photo/Llanberi ... age-30387/
by commerlad
Thu Nov 26, 2009 7:02 pm
Forum: Things I've done
Topic: Tidying up the 15" gauge posts fora (+insanity poll)
Replies: 9
Views: 18515

Ok who said they believe themselves to be sane

Own up there's only one of you

PS If you see a second hand or hear someone else saying me, you definitely are not :twisted:
by commerlad
Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: The GnOtters [Gn15]
Topic: GNotters on tour 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 15683

Still only me around then.

But I should bump into some faces at NEC this Saturday and will finallysee Shifting Sands at Retford on Sunday
by commerlad
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:31 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Furniture
Replies: 24
Views: 13998

Hi, Here are some links I regularly use to trawl for free printable downloads of buildings, bridges etc (There's nothing I have not found yet) http://miniatures.about.com/od/miniaturescalebuildings/tp/Printable-Scale-Buildings.htm about 400 + links from this page alone.Some are of particular railway...
by commerlad
Wed Aug 19, 2009 6:10 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pizza in Gn15. You order it - I'll cook it.
Replies: 39
Views: 18948

Anybody know of a 1/24th minisub?
by commerlad
Tue Aug 18, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Keeping Track Clean - Graphite stick
Replies: 33
Views: 14897

John New wrote: 1) As it conducts electricity obviously you have to make sure you don't bridge any isolation gaps and cause shorts. (The old pencil doen a spark plug trick comes to mind) Are there any other numpties mistakes to be avoided? I thought the pencil for the spark plug was a trade secret f...
by commerlad
Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:45 pm
Forum: GNine
Topic: Tiny and the elastic bands.
Replies: 3
Views: 5024

A good glue for resin kits that gives you more time to get it right than super glue is the old style white wood glue! yes it might sound mad but it really does work and holds like super glue when set.
by commerlad
Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Station Identification -- Help Required
Replies: 2
Views: 2206

I have found the society below very useful in the past at obtaining info on old/closed stations

http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/

Good luck with your quest!
by commerlad
Mon Jun 01, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Prototypes I found browsing
Replies: 3
Views: 3603

For a whole host of others; use the link below and type in battery loco in the search box (or whatever else takes your fancy).

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/photos-mines-quarries/
by commerlad
Mon Jun 01, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: The GnOtters [Gn15]
Topic: GNotters on tour 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 15683

It might look like I'm the only one posting on this topic but as I started it I feel I should at least put my own wanderings on here. Off to Devon at the end of this week for a fortnights hols, Staying in Seaton so the tramway is an obvious port of call, As will be Beer (Pecorama and opportunities t...
by commerlad
Fri May 15, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Generator
Replies: 13
Views: 5611

The yellow generators on the flat and the one in the link above (although it has had an extra tank fitted) all look to be the same as the load from certain Corgi 1/50 lorries but it is available separately, you could contact the spares department if it is that one you need. (Sorry I don't know the p...
by commerlad
Mon May 04, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Nick's G12 models
Replies: 139
Views: 51934

How did you do with the wheel weights? commerlad wrote: A good source for weights is the local fast fit tyre shops, For all the new alloy wheels the wheel weights are self stick blocks, Just call in and ask you may even get a load of old ones for free! Nick wrote: I'll bear that in mind I walk past ...
by commerlad
Sat May 02, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: The GnOtters [Gn15]
Topic: GNotters on tour 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 15683

IS THERE ANYBODY THERE?
by commerlad
Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:48 pm
Forum: The GnOtters [Gn15]
Topic: GNotters on tour 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 15683

GNotters on tour 2009

Ok then, Who's planning on going where (And more importantly WHEN) 8)
by commerlad
Sun Apr 26, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Nick's G12 models
Replies: 139
Views: 51934

A good source for weights is the local fast fit tyre shops, For all the new alloy wheels the wheel weights are self stick blocks, Just call in and ask you may even get a load of old ones for free! :lol:
by commerlad
Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: The GnOtters [Gn15]
Topic: Agnother Gnew Gnotter.
Replies: 8
Views: 10167

Just what are you trying to imply MOG, I can claim to be a true Gnotter (Born in Kings Mill just down the road from you) and have lived in Worksop, Carlton in Lindrick, Worksop (AGAIN) and only now in Creswell am I a mile and a half from where I should be! :roll:
by commerlad
Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: The GnOtters [Gn15]
Topic: Agnother Gnew Gnotter.
Replies: 8
Views: 10167

Agnother Gnew Gnotter.

Well Ive been let in to the Gnut house :D (No not the one at Southwell however you pronounce it). :lol: Should say that I live in Creswell (Which really is in Derbyshire ) :oops: but it says Notts on the address (But then again I have a South Yorkshire postcode) :cry: (No I'm gnot lost but I have se...
by commerlad
Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:55 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Randim Stackum & Wrackem Inc
Replies: 174
Views: 94801

Sorry Oz but was this you ?

http://forum.gn15.info/viewtopic.php?t=5062

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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