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by david colley jnr
Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:59 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: Gnine 'industrial' prototypes?
Replies: 39
Views: 21782

I know this isn't the point of it all, but isn't it funny how everyone remembers the Lister for having a desil engine? They didn't start producing their air cooled engines, until 1954. Until this date they were powered by petrol engines of the JAP kind! The common type was a 600 c.c. version and the...
by david colley jnr
Tue May 29, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Hand laid points
Replies: 16
Views: 5815

I know it's only vaguly related, but seem to recall a company in Railway Modeller doing working locking frames in brass for what i thought was pretty good value for money. They also did a computer program to figue out which parts you needed for you layout's needs.
by david colley jnr
Mon Sep 18, 2006 4:21 pm
Forum: The GnOtters [Gn15]
Topic: Sherwood Forest Railway Gala 2006
Replies: 1
Views: 6746

Sherwood Forest Railway Gala 2006

Wow, hasn't that year gone by fast?! :P Well, here it is again, the time for our own little mini gala on the 30th Sept/ 1st Oct.! ! We'd like to extend a warm welcome to all those who read these pages, and beg you all to try and publicise the event as much as possible! This year, we will have Effie ...
by david colley jnr
Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:13 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: Engineer's Emporium Auto Trolley (I must be off mine!).
Replies: 24
Views: 20894

I believe the loco has a single cylinder engine, coupled to a hydrostatic gearbox. If i'm right, the single lever will go to this and the gearbox takes on the role of speed controller, direction control and brake... Very niffty little things, they have been around and have worked well in miniature l...
by david colley jnr
Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:01 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: (F) Overhead Lighting
Replies: 2
Views: 1701

I once used 12V car interior lights to light up a layout. Just wired them in parallel and away I went with inexspensive lighting. Have you thought about looking in a caravan and camping shop? Our clubhouse has three 12V strip lights that look quite handy, though they aren't flouresent. Personally, I...
by david colley jnr
Fri Aug 18, 2006 7:05 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: Gn Miniature
Replies: 155
Views: 101045

hey steve, been a while since i last caught up with ulysses, aka, sir humphrey davy, Where is she now? last time i heard of her, she was at the now abandond "ridon park", where she sported a green livery and a massivly enlarged cab to give better comfort for the driver... Always liked the ...
by david colley jnr
Wed Jun 21, 2006 8:09 am
Forum: The GnOtters [Gn15]
Topic: A Grand Day out?
Replies: 4
Views: 8525

Hi Martin, seem to now be an official Gnotter, so thought i'd better have my say on the Kirklees railway invasion... Yeah! Count me and Lianne in... always up for a look at the competition, hehehe By the way, who is John Kennard? Probably spoke to him some time down the line, but you know how rubbis...

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