Category Archives: Misc

A TALE OF TWO SIGNALS

At the recent Liverpool exhibition a purchase was made from Keiran Ryan Models of an etched nickle silver lattice post signal. A few days after the excitement had died down I decided to start building it. The etches are nice … Continue reading

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RG4 Portescap motor/gearbox for sale

I have for sale 2 precision Portescap 16/16 motor gearbox combination for 1/8″axle, the width of the gearbox is 11mm which is suitable for OO EM and P4 chassis. They are both in unused condition and both run very smoothly … Continue reading

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Another quiet day

Since first building the layout 7 years ago there have been quite a few upgrades not only to the buildings but also the landscape so I thought of  posting an update of the approach to the terminus. There are still … Continue reading

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NEW SDS BOGIES UNDER AN OLD MLV

The first kits I bought back in 1989 were 2 Rails North  MLV’s so with the new SDS Models 2AE bogies I decided to install them to the vans, a bit of fettling to the bolsters and for $14 a … Continue reading

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SIGNAL AT CROOKWELL

As there are no modelling projects to share signals seem to be always a fascinating topic. On a field trip to Crookwell back in 2004, with good friend Richard Grace, to the extensive remains of the  Crookwell terminus, on the … Continue reading

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Trying out a new camera

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AUSTRAINS LHG GUARDS VAN

I have never been happy with the roof on this model maybe I’m picky but it just didn’t look right. After thinking about it for quite sometime I thought I would experiment with 10 mm wide yellow Tamiya masking tape … Continue reading

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