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by Admin
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Cinberbarrow
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: Cinberbarrow

As you should have seen, this event will now not take place, but it is hoped that a Friday - Saturday one will be organised for later in the year.
by Admin
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Mica B

Matt, I've not come across an underframe quite like this before, whilst the members are fairly standard for GWR (angle for crossbearers and longitudes), the use of 5 tie rods to take the draft forces is unusual. Each crossbearer has a large cast spreader plate on each side of it to transmit the load...
by Admin
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Mica B

Silver soldering it all would be the "proper" way, but can lead to buckling if the middle is heated much more than the outside, which is what I have done. The solution which I have since used is to silver solder the headstocks, and continue into the ends of the solebars and longitudinals. Then soft ...
by Admin
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Mica B

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by Admin
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Mica B

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by Admin
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

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by Admin
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Mica B

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by Admin
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Shildon 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 772

Re: Shildon 2020

Count me in, 29 to go.
Dave N.
by Admin
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: Saracen's Head
Replies: 2
Views: 554

Saracen's Head

This event will take place from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd September.
Will anyone wishing to attend please fill in the online entry form. Peter Layfield will collect names etc for the event.
For directions to the site, please contact Liz, who's details are in the front of the magazine.
by Admin
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: SHILDON 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

Re: SHILDON 2019

Thanks Eddie, any other takers?
by Admin
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: SHILDON 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

Re: SHILDON 2019

Would anyone with working signals which they are prepared to use for the duration at Shildon, please let me know what they have so that we can finalise the signalling system. Non working, ie fixed, distants would also be useful.
Thanks, Dave.
by Admin
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Radio-Controlled Locos
Replies: 15
Views: 1167

Re: Radio-Controlled Locos

Scrat, you say "the only critical path left would be the rc receiver or RC to 4QD adapter commanding full speed due to a hardware failure" and "I will not leave out a failure of the RC set that generates a seemingly valid input for the adapter or 4qd". BUT, you then correctly point out that "A simpl...
by Admin
Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help wanted by new guy please.
Replies: 5
Views: 739

Re: Help wanted by new guy please.

You're most welcome. Make sure to bring the finished model along to one of our events, and you can buy me a pint!
Dave.
by Admin
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help wanted by new guy please.
Replies: 5
Views: 739

Re: Help wanted by new guy please.

Ooops, sorry.
PM me your address, and I'll get it copied next week for you.
Dave.
by Admin
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help wanted by new guy please.
Replies: 5
Views: 739

Re: Help wanted by new guy please.

Hi David, and welcome to GL5.

LIz, our membership secretary, keeps the back numbers and should be able to help, though I think she's on holiday for the next week or so.
by Admin
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Rules
Replies: 0
Views: 481

Rules

This part of the forum is for personal sales or wants of strictly GL5 related items only. It is not to be used as an advertising medium for traders, any such entries will be removed.
by Admin
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Forum Information & Rules
Topic: Changing Topic or Post Order
Replies: 0
Views: 903

Changing Topic or Post Order

You can change the order of the Topics and Posts within those topics. Here is how to do it. Post or Topic Order - Non Permanent You may want to change the display order of posts in a topic so the last post shows first when you click on the topic link. To do this open the topic, scroll down to the bo...
by Admin
Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:35 am
Forum: Buildings & Signalling
Topic: Interested in a signal building group?
Replies: 297
Views: 79488

Re: Interested in a signal building group?

Eddyg wrote:Whoops, forgot to add the attachments and can't find a way to edit a post.
There should be an edit button top right similar the picture below.
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by Admin
Mon May 25, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Forum Information & Rules
Topic: Forum Updates
Replies: 0
Views: 2771

Forum Updates

As you can see the forum has a new look. It may take a while to get used to it but changes always do. At the top of each forum there are guides to posting video and images. If your stuck with anything else please use the FAQ button at the top right of the forum which contains information on how to u...
by Admin
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Stepping Aboard.
Replies: 1
Views: 2409

Re: Stepping Aboard.

Welcome to the forums Andy