Category Archives: expong

Well that was hectic

After a few late nights last week making and assembling the packaging for the kits it was onwards to ExpoNG, where there was a very positive reaction to NPL-001, and most of the little brown paper-wrapped boxes found owners. It … Continue reading

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I’ve been a lazy blogger

Pressures of work and other activities over the last few months have led to a pause in updates here – although that doesn’t mean I haven’t been up to anything of interest. Now I have a few days rest before … Continue reading

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Laptops and backscenes

What seemed to be a trend at ExpoNG this year was for layouts with no backscene or just a very low one. In the case of Gweek North Quay the rising ground behind the tracks serves to act a kind … Continue reading

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Own trumpet, blown

Award-winning Gweek North Quay by Falmouth MRC. Nameplates by Narrow Planet.

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ExpoNG 2010

The annual narrow gauge modelling extravaganza that is ExpoNG has come and gone, and once again there are plenty of photos to share. This year’s show felt very well rounded – although larger layouts seemed to be in the majority … Continue reading

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