Sometimes you just have to admit that projects are not going to plan, or working as well as you had hoped. The easy way out is to adopt a ‘that will do attitude’ and carry on regardless. I suppose we have all been guilty of taking that approach at one time or … Continue reading One Step Forward, and Two Back…..
By rights I should have been working on the point rodding but after fitting the last of 124 fishplates I needed to give my eyes a rest. So I returned to doing more work on the scenery, starting with the road surfaces and cinder track. Rather than make things up I have … Continue reading A Question of Texture……
Another Cobalt lever switch failed last week, I thought something was amiss when the lever travel felt wrong and sure enough it failed soon afterwards. Though easy enough to repair I was fast losing confidence in them, so I took the decision to revert to plan B and use some DPDT toggle switches … Continue reading Groundwork……..
During my 4mm scale modelling days I built up a fairly large collection of locomotives, passenger coaches, and goods wagons. The idea behind that was to allow me to operate my various layouts in different era’s. For instance during the early 1950’s services would be handled by ex GWR locomotives and stock, then … Continue reading Talking Stock………..