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Carpaccio of Celotex

Progress on the new layout has been slow over the past few months, but not non-existent. Having bought a large sheet of 100m thick insulation board (the yellow stuff) I’ve cut it down to form the three main baseboard sections. … Continue reading

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Giving a presentation

While rearranging the garage shelving to create a clear space for the new layout, I’ve been giving some thought to how to present it. Although it’s not intended for exhibiting I do like the idea of everything ending up fairly … Continue reading

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So where is it?

Now I know roughly what the new layout is going to be, the next question is: where is it? The original concept of the HWLR was for it to run north from Rye on the Sussex coast to Tenterden, where … Continue reading

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Fairlight 2.0: This time I mean it

Or, the realisation you actually had the right idea ten years ago When I came back to narrow gauge modelling in 2006, my first attempt at a new 009 layout was of a preservation-era railway built into a set of … Continue reading

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Let’s go round again

Having said in January I didn’t have anywhere to run my own product(s), its taken a further two months to rectify that. But here it is. You may note the Peco goods stock, picked up at Shepton Mallet while helping … Continue reading

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